• Visit The New School


    Visit The New School and our New York City campus in person to decide if we're right for you. Visit our Undergraduate Events and Graduate Events websites to register for an on-campus tour, information session, or other event, and use the information below to help plan your visit. Tours are available Mondays through Saturdays when campus buildings are open. If you don't see a tour available on your desired date, please for contact us for assistance.

    The New School's Welcome Center, located at 72 Fifth Avenue, is the first stop for visitors to our Greenwich Village campus. It is 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.-4:00 p.m. Information of value to campus visitors can also be found at self-service stations within the Welcome Center.

    Please note

    Admission tours do not include housing. Housing tours are offered as open houses and do not require preregistration. More information about on-campus residences can be found on the Student Housing website.

    The Welcome Center will operate the following campus visit programs during the spring term, beginning Monday, January 25: 

    Spring 2016 Campus Tour Schedule

    Parsons School of Design

    Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.

    Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 2:00 p.m.

    School of Jazz

    Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays at 2:00 p.m.

    School of Drama

    Mondays & Fridays at 2:00 p.m.

    Mannes School of Music

    Mondays & Thursdays at 2:00 p.m.

    Graduate Programs at The New School

    Mondays & Fridays at 2:00 p.m.

    Tuesdays & Thursdays at 5:00 p.m.

    Undergraduate Programs at The New School

    Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays at 12:00 p.m.

    Spring 2016 Information Session Schedule

    Parsons School of Design - Undergraduate Programs

    Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays at 1:00 p.m.

    Parsons School of Design - AAS Programs

    Fridays at 12:00 p.m.

    Parsons School of Design - Graduate Programs


    Spring 2016 Class Visits

    We're proud of our distinguished faculty and exceptional students. Experience a class for yourself by sitting in on a current class. To schedule an undergraduate class visit, email the Office of Admission.

    Directions to Campus

    Plane | Train/Bus | Subway | Car

    Campus Map


    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.

  • Garage Information

    Parking GaragesAddressHoursPhone
    PARK-IT Ronel Parking Corp.25 West 13th StreetMonday-Friday, 7:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, closed212.229.0548
    Central Parking System of NY20 West 13th StreetMonday-Sunday, open 24 hours a day212.352.8628
    Hertz Corporation12-16 East 13th StreetMonday-Sunday 6:30 a.m.-11:00 p.m.212.486.5915
    12th Street Garage17-19 East 12th StreetMonday-Sunday, open 24 hours212.929.9879
    GMC Brevoort Garage21 East 12th StreetMonday-Sunday, open 24 hours212.924.1604
    Iimperial East 14th Garage Corp.7 East 14th StreetMonday-Sunday, open 24 hours212.929.8529

  • 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 Information

    Hotel NameAddressDistance from Campus/Neighborhood
    Larchmont Hotel27 West 11th Street.2 miles/Greenwich Village
    Washington Square Hotel103 Waverly Place.4 miles/Greenwich Village
    W New York - Union Square201 Park Avenue South.6 miles/Union Square
    Chelsea Inn46 West 17th Street.8 miles/Chelsea
    Hotel 17225 East 17th Street.8 miles/Union Square
    Gramercy Park Hotel2 Lexington Avenue1 mile/Gramercy
    Maritime Hotel363 West 16th Street1 mile/Chelsea
    Mercer Hotel147 Mercer Street1 mile/SoHo
    American Dream Hostel168 East 24th Street1.1 miles/Gramercy
    Comfort Inn18 West 25th Street1.1 miles/Gramercy
    Hampton Inn - New York108 West 24th Street1.1 miles/Gramercy
    Chelsea Center Hostel313 West 29th Street1.4 miles/Chelsea
    Gershwin Hotel7 East 27th Street1.2 miles/Gramercy
    Chelsea Lodge318 West 20th Street1.3 miles/Chelsea
    Off SoHo Suites11 Rivington Street1.4 miles/NoLita
    Hampton Inn Manhattan54 Watts Street1.5 miles/Tribeca
    SoHo Grand Hotel310 West Broadway1.7 miles/Tribeca
    Affinia Shelburne303 Lexington Avenue1.8 miles/Murray Hill
    Homewood Suites by Hilton312 West 37th Street1.8 miles/Garment District
    Marriott Marquis1535 Broadway2.1 miles/Midtown
    Millennium Hilton55 Church Street2.2 miles/Financial District
    Hampton Inn320 Pearl Street2.3 miles/South Seaport
    Waldorf - Astoria, Waldorf Towers100 East 50th Street2.3 miles/Midtown East
    Best Western Seaport Inn Downtown33 Peck Slip2.4 miles/South Seaport
    Gild Hall15 Gold Street2.4 miles/Financial District
    Ritz-Carlton NY, Central Park50 Central Park South2.5 miles/Midtown
    JW Marriott Essex House New York160 Central Park South2.6 miles/Midtown
    New York Marriott Downtown85 West Street2.6 miles/Battery Park
    St. Regis New York2 East 55th Street2.7 miles/Midtown East
    Wall Street Inn9 South William Street2.8 miles/Financial District
    Trump International Hotel and Tower1 Central Park West2.9 miles/Upper West Side
    Renaissance Hotel 57130 East 57th Street2.7 miles/Midtown East
    Ritz-Carlton NY, Battery Park2 West Street3 miles/Battery Park
    The PlazaFifth Avenue at Central Park South3.5 miles/Upper East Side