• 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, temporarily located in the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at 2 West 13th Street in Room L101, 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.

    Please note that 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 following tour schedule begins August 31, 2015 and runs through December 18, 2015. 

      Campus Tour Schedule (Fall 2015)

      Parsons School of Design

      Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays at 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m., Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

      Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

      Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays at 10:30 a.m., Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays at 2:30 p.m., Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

      School of Jazz

      Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays at 2:30 p.m.

      School of Drama

      Wednesdays & Fridays at 2:30 p.m., Saturdays at 2:00 p.m.

      Mannes School of Music

      Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at 2:30 p.m.

      Graduate Programs at The New School

      Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays at 12:00 p.m.

      Information Session Schedule (Fall 2015)

      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

      Fridays at 11:00 a.m.

      Class Visits (Fall 2015)

      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