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    Contact The New School

    General information: 212.229.5600
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    Official mailing address

    The New School
    66 West 12th Street
    New York, NY 10011

    Welcome Center address

    72 Fifth Avenue (corner of 13th Street)
    New York, NY 10011


    Admission and financial aid information

    212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040
    View contact information for each division of The New School at the Office of Admission.

    Self Service Help

    Self Service (formerly known as Alvin) is a secure online service that allows members of The New School community to access their personal records. For more, visit


    If you are having problems with your user name, PIN, or logging in, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 212.229.5662 x3784, Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., or by email at Click here to access the Alumni FAQ.


    Check your application status. If you are having problems logging in to the status page, contact University Admission at 212.229.5150, Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–4:45 p.m., or by email at

    Current Students

    Current students may access Self Service through MyNewSchool. If you are having problems logging in, call the University Registrar’s Office at 212.229.5620, Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–4:45 p.m., or by email at

    Continuing Education Courses

    • For questions about continuing education at Parsons School of Design, call 212.229.8933.
    • For questions about continuing education at Mannes School of Music call 212.580.0210 x4802.
    • For questions about continuing education classes at the Schools of Public Engagement, call 212.229.5615 or email If you have a course-specific question, please use the appropriate number below.
    • Business courses: 212.229.5961
    • English language studies courses (including grammar and editing, speech, English as a second language, and teaching English to speakers of other languages): 212.229.5372
    • Foreign language courses: 212.229.5676
    • Humanities courses (including cultural studies, history of the arts, literature, philosophy, and religion): 212.229.5961
    • Media studies and film courses (including media and culture; media practices; film studies; film, video, and inter-media arts; and screenwriting): 212.229.8903
    • Social science courses (including history; politics, economics, and the law; anthropology; sociology; and psychology): 212.229.5124
    • Visual and performing arts courses (including visual arts, photography, acting and movement, and creative arts therapy): 212.229.5108
    • Writing courses (including literary forums, fundamentals, poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and journalism and feature writing): 212.229.5611

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    University Registrar

    Visit the Registrar’s Office for information about academic transcripts, registering for courses, withdrawing from classes, getting a refund, and petitioning to graduate.

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