• Visit The New School

    Welcome Center

    Visit The New School and our New York City campus in person to decide if we're right for you. Register for an on-campus tour, information session, or other event and use the information below to help plan your visit.

    The New School's Welcome Center (pictured above), located at the corner of 13th Street and Fifth Avenue, is the first stop for visitors to our Greenwich Village campus. It will be open for regular business hours Mondays through Thursdays 9:00 a.m.-5:45 p.m., Fridays 9:00 a.m.-4:45 p.m., and Saturdays 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

    Directions to Campus

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    We encourage visitors to use public transportation whenever possible. However, drivers can park at one of the many garages near The New School. Listed below are a few options. Please note that The New School is not affiliated with nor does it endorse any of these garages.

    Parking Garage Address, Hours, and Telephone Number

    Parking Garages Address Hours Telephone Number
    PARK-IT Ronel Parking Corp. 25 West 13th Street (bet. Fifth and Sixth Avenues) Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, closed 212.229.0548
    CENTRAL Parking System of NY, Inc. 20 West 13th Street (bet. Fifth and Sixth Avenues) Monday-Sunday, open 24 hours a day 212.352.8628
    HERTZ Corporation--EAST 13 Street 12-16 East 13th Street (bet. University Place and Fifth Avenue) Monday-Sunday 6:30 a.m.-11:00 p.m. 212.486.5915
    12th Street Garage 17-19 East 12th Street (bet. University Place and Fifth Avenue) Monday-Sunday, open 24 hours a day 212.929.9879
    GMC Brevoort Garage 21 East 12th Street (bet. University Place and Fifth Avenue) Monday-Sunday, open 24 hours a day 212.924.1604
    IMPERIAL East 14th Garage Corp. 7 East 14th Street (bet. Union Square West and Fifth Avenue) Monday-Sunday, open 24 hours a day 212.929.8529

    Hotel Options

    Below are some hotel options for out-of-town visitors. Please note that The New School is not affiliated with nor does it endorse any of these businesses.

    Hotel Names and Location Information

    Hotel Name Address Distance from Campus/Neighborhood
    Larchmont Hotel 27 West 11th Street .2 miles/Greenwich Village
    Washington Square Hotel 103 Waverly Place .4 miles/Greenwich Village
    W New York - Union Square 201 Park Avenue South .6 miles/Union Square
    Chelsea Inn 46 West 17th Street .8 miles/Chelsea
    Hotel 17 225 East 17th Street .8 miles/Union Square
    Gramercy Park Hotel 2 Lexington Avenue 1 mile/Gramercy
    Maritime Hotel 363 West 16th Street 1 mile/Chelsea
    Mercer Hotel 147 Mercer Street 1 mile/SoHo
    American Dream Hostel 168 East 24th Street 1.1 miles/Gramercy
    Comfort Inn 18 West 25th Street 1.1 miles/Gramercy
    Hampton Inn - New York 108 West 24th Street 1.1 miles/Gramercy
    Chelsea Center Hostel 313 West 29th Street 1.4 miles/Chelsea
    Gershwin Hotel 7 East 27th Street 1.2 miles/Gramercy
    Chelsea Lodge 318 West 20th Street 1.3 miles/Chelsea
    Off SoHo Suites 11 Rivington Street 1.4 miles/NoLita
    Hampton Inn Manhattan - SoHo 54 Watts Street 1.5 miles/Tribeca
    SoHo Grand Hotel 310 West Broadway 1.7 miles/Tribeca
    Affinia Shelburne 303 Lexington Avenue 1.8 miles/Murray Hill
    Homewood Suites by Hilton 312 West 37th Street 1.8 miles/Garment District
    Marriott Marquis 1535 Broadway 2.1 miles/Midtown
    Millennium Hilton 55 Church Street 2.2 miles/Financial District
    Hampton Inn - Seaport - Financial District 320 Pearl Street 2.3 miles/South Seaport
    Waldorf - Astoria, Waldorf Towers 100 East 50th Street 2.3 miles/Midtown East
    Best Western Seaport Inn Downtown 33 Peck Slip 2.4 miles/South Seaport
    Gild Hall 15 Gold Street 2.4 miles/Financial District
    Ritz-Carlton NY, Central Park 50 Central Park South 2.5 miles/Midtown
    Jumeirah Essex House 160 Central Park South 2.6 miles/Midtown
    New York Marriott Downtown 85 West Street 2.6 miles/Battery Park
    St. Regis New York 2 East 55th Street 2.7 miles/Midtown East
    Wall Street Inn 9 South William Street 2.8 miles/Financial District
    Trump International Hotel & Tower NY 1 Central Park West 2.9 miles/Midtown West
    Ritz-Carlton NY, Battery Park 2 West Street 3 miles/Battery Park
    Plaza, The Fifth Avenue at Central Park South 3.5 miles/Upper East Side