There are more than 60,000 people in the world who have the privilege of being New School graduates. As a New School alumnus or alumna, you are part of a warm and vibrant community. Whether you live in New York, another part of the United States, or another country, you are entitled to benefits offered exclusively to the New School alumni community and can take advantage of New School public programs, libraries, and other services.
Careers and Connections
AlumniLink, the New School Online Directory
AlumniLink is a searchable database of New School alumni that helps you stay in touch with friends and classmates, expand your professional network, and find new ways to connect with The New School. To access AlumniLink for the first time, you will need your AlumniLink Access Code, which you can find on the bottom of the emails you receive from the New School Alumni Association or by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
New School Career Services and offices in every division provide support to alumni launching careers, navigating through a career transition, or looking for networking opportunities. Visit Career Services to learn more about and take advantage of the services the career offices offer alumni.
Application Fee Exemptions for Alumni Nominees (Accepted July - December)
The Offices of Admission and Alumni Engagement have teamed up to offer New School alumni an opportunity to help us identify the best and brightest prospective students. Alumni are invited to submit the names of up to four prospective students they think would thrive in one of The New School's degree programs. The Office of Admission will send these students application materials and inform them that if they choose to apply, the application fee will be waived thanks to their nomination by an alumnus or alumna.
Nominate a prospective student today.
Kaplan Comprehensive Course Discount
New School alumni can get a discount of 10 percent on any Kaplan
Comprehensive course option (private tutoring, on-site, anywhere) for
any of the following graduate-level exams: LSAT, GRE, GMAT, MCAT, DAT,
OAT, and PCAT. Enroll online at kaptest.com or call 800.KAP.TEST and use the promotional code nsalum10.
Alumni Discount on Post-Master's Professional Development Certificates
Continue your education at The New School with a 25 percent tuition discount on any of the university's three post-master's certificates: Leadership and Change, Organizational Development, and Sustainability Strategies. Offered by the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, these professional development programs give you the skills you need to advance your career.
This offer is being made exclusively to all university alumni (with a degree from The New School) holding a master's degree from The New School or another accredited university. In addition to receiving the discount, you will have your application fee waived and the admission process streamlined. New students are admitted in both the fall and the spring semesters. Learn more.
Auto and Insurance Perks
Liberty Mutual Insurance Discount
Liberty Mutual offers auto, home, and renter's insurance programs for New School alumni. Visit www.Libertymutual.com/newschool for more information.
Need a car? Zipcar has thousands of cars you can rent by the hour or the day. New School alumni can join Zipcar for only $25 per year, a 66 percent savings. Visit www.zipcar.com/newschoolalumni to obtain your New School alumni discount.
Dollar Rent A Car
The New School Alumni Association is working with Dollar Rent A Car to offer competitive New York-area rental rates to New School alumni. To request access to the New School Alumni Association's corporate discount code, send an email to email@example.com containing your full name, year of graduation, mailing address, and contact phone number.
Local and Cultural Benefits
Entertainment Discounts: Plum Benefits
New School alumni can save up to 50 percent on entertainment tickets through Plum Benefits. To sign up, visit www.plumbenefits.com/signup, select the Access Code option, and enter your exclusive New School code: ac1229050.
Barnes & Noble
Barnes & Noble's 18th Street store now offers New School alumni with a valid Alumni Association card a 10 percent discount on merchandise. (This offer excludes convenience items such as beverages and candy, health and beauty merchandise, magazines, gift cards, clearance merchandise, and shipping fees.)
Admission to Public Programs
New School public programs are opportunities for continued learning and a way to maintain a connection with your alma mater. Admission to most public programs is free for alumni with an Alumni Association card. To see a calendar of upcoming public programs, go to University Events.
Alumni who have received a degree or diploma from The New School, including a post-graduate certificate from Milano or a certification of graduation from Parsons, are entitled to reading privileges in school libraries with an alumni card. (This privilege does not extend to NYU's Bobst Library or other consortium libraries.) Visit New School Libraries for more information about campus libraries and library services. Learn what library resources alumni can access here.
Hyatt Union Square
Alumni can receive a discount of up to 20 percent on guest rooms. To request access to the corporate discount code, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org containing your full name, year of graduation, mailing address, and contact phone number.
Each August, alumni email accounts are created for all conferred graduates of the previous academic year. Alumni have access to their student email accounts for eight weeks after the creation of their alumni email account to transfer any needed content.
Campus Wireless Access
Alumni have free wireless access everywhere on the New School campus. Log on using your Net ID as your username and your MyNewSchool password as your wireless password.