• Employee Discounts

  • Art Supply Stores

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    A.I. Friedman

    44 West 18th Street (between Fifth and Sixth Avenues)
    10% discount for faculty and staff with a valid university newcard

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    DaVinci Artist Supply

    132 West 21st Street
    10% discount with valid faculty and staff with a valid university newcard


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    New York Times

    The New York Times is offering a 50% discount. So you can become a digital subscriber for as little as $7.50 per week or a home delivery subscriber for as little as $6.35 per week for home or office subscriptions to all faculty, staff, and students. Plus, you will be entitled to keep this special college rate as long as you continue to be a college faculty or staff member.

    With a digital subscription, you'll get unlimited access to nytimes.com — all the articles, video, blogs and breaking stories, 24 hours a day. Plus, you can choose subscription plans that include full access to our smartphone or tablet apps. With home delivery, you'll enjoy unlimited access to nytimes.com and our smartphone and tablet apps at no additional charge.

    To sign up for home delivery or a digital subscription at our special college rate, just visit nytimes.com/collegerate. If you prefer to order home delivery by phone, just call (888) 698-2655.

    Computer Hardware and Software

    Overall Computer and Software Deals

    Computer and software discounts are available to New School employees and include Adobe, Apple, Dell, Microsoft Software and free Anti-virus software, to name a few. For a complete listing of discounts available to you, visit Academic Technology's computer and software deals.

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    Microsoft Office Home Use Program

    As part of a new offer from Microsoft, employees are eligible to participate in the home use program. This program enables employees to get a licensed copy of most Microsoft Office desktop applications to install and use on your home computer. For complete information visit Academic Technology's Microsoft Office home use program.

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    Microsoft E-Learning Courses Online

    As part of a new offering from Microsoft, you are eligible to access E-Learning courses online at Microsoft.com. These courses are meant to help you keep up-to-date with the latest major software releases. For complete information visit Academic Technology's Microsoft E-Learning courses online.

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    Versitas Online Software Training

    University students, staff, and faculty are eligible for a 35% discount on 1-to-1 online personalized training. Concentrated learning sessions are delivered by an expert instructor in a live online environment via the Internet. Topics can be customized to your individual needs. For more information visit their website.


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    Liberty Mutual Home and Auto Insurance

    Liberty Mutual offers Auto, Home, Condominium and Renters Insurance. They also offer Umbrella Personal Liability Protection and Identity Expense Insurance, as well as Watercraft and Motorcycle Insurance coverage.

    As an employee of The New School, you are entitled to a discount on your premiums. If you purchase insurance through Liberty Mutual you will be billed directly by Liberty Mutual via an invoice at your home. You may cancel this coverage at any time. To learn more contact Ryan Fortier at 866.539.4532 x 50500. For more details you can also visit the Liberty Mutual website.

    Museums and Cultural Institutions

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    Hispanic Society of America

    Broadway and West 155th Street
    Free admission

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    Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

    11 West 53rd Street
    Between Fifth and Sixth Avenues

    To receive your free admission, go to the lobby information desk and show them your valid New School ID. Students, faculty, and staff receive one free admission for themselves. Faculty and staff with a valid faculty or employee New School ID are able to purchase 5 same day guest passes for $5.00 each.

    MoMA Film Tickets
    Students, faculty and staff can receive free same-day film tickets for themselves. Faculty and staff with a valid faculty or employee New School ID are able to purchase 5 same day guest passes for $5.00 each. Tickets can be obtained at the lobby information desk, beginning at 1:00 p.m. on weekdays and 9:30 a.m. on weekends, or at the film desk (through the doors east of the entrance on Fifty-third Street), weekdays after 4:00 p.m. and weekends after 1:00 p.m. Film tickets may also be obtained one week in advance of a screening for a $1.50 per ticket service fee.

    MoMA Corporate Shopping Discounts
    All Faculty and Staff save 20% on purchases at each of the MoMA Stores and at MoMAstore.org on special Corporate Member Shopping Days. This is offered approximately six times a year. A valid faculty or employee New School ID will need to provided at the time of purchase. Announcements of the next Corporate Shopping Day will be posted in MyNewSchool as an employee announcement.

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    National Museum of the American Indian

    1 Bowling Green
    Free admission

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    Rubin Museum of Art

    150 West 17th Street
    Between Sixth and Seventh Avenues
    Free admission

    Phones and Communication Plans

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    New School faculty and staff receive discounts of up to 20% on phones, devices, and plans. This is available for new and current AT&T customers. To receive discounts go to AT&T Premier website, where you will be asked to confirm your university employment by entering your New School email address. You will then be sent a confirmation email with the your personal link to the AT&T Premier discount store.

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    Verizon Wireless

    New School faculty and staff receive discounts of up to 6% on phones, devices, and plans. This is available for new and current Verizon customers. To receive discounts go to the Verizon Wireless website, where you will be asked to confirm your university employment by entering your New School email address. You will then be sent a confirmation email with the your personal link to the Verizon discount store.

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    Verizon FiOS

    Verizon Connections is an exclusive program for employees providing discounts up to $10 off per month on FiOS and High Speed Internet service bundles for the home. New School employees ordering through the Verizon Connections website receive exclusive offers not available to the general public! Orders placed by phone or any other method do not qualify for the above offer.

    Ordering new service bundles through the Verizon Connections website provides:

    • Exclusive employee discount of up to $10 per month
    • Additional online order discount
    • Internet activation fee waived with online order (a savings up to $69.99 value)
    • Plus access to current promotions for new customers!

    Existing Customers
    Existing customers may be eligible for monthly discounts on bundles ordered after January 17, 2010, bundles ordered prior to this date may require upgrade to qualify.

    • $10 off per month on qualifying Triple Play Bundles
    • $5 off per month on qualifying Double Play Bundles

    Signing Up Is Easy

    • Visit verizon.com/connections and enter your New School email address
    • You will receive a confirmation email from Verizon Connections. Follow the instructions in the email to start saving!

    Theater and Performances

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    Theatre Development Fund

    Why pay $167, when you can pay $28-$47 for Broadway shows and $22-$32 for Off-Broadway shows? An inexpensive way to enjoy the best of New York culture is to join Theatre Development Fund (TDF).

    To be eligible, you must be a full-time student or teacher, senior citizen (62+), civil servant, union member, staff member of a not-for-profit organization, performing arts professional, or member of the clergy or armed forces. Annual membership fee is $30.00 and you can join online.

    A small sampling of performances recently available to TDF Members for $11-47 per ticket include:
    The Crucible, American Ballet Theatre, Big Apple Circus, London Philharmonic at Lincoln Center, Bright Star, Fun Home, New York City Ballet, New York Philharmonic, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Eclipsed, The Phantom of the Opera, Radio City Christmas Spectacular - and dozens more concerts, theatre and dance productions.

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    Plum Benefits

    As a member of The New School, you have access to exclusive entertainment benefits through Plum Benefits! From theater and dance to sports and comedy, you can use this benefit to save time and money when ordering tickets for great seats to the hottest events in town!

    Log on 24/7 to enjoy:
    Exclusive offers for premiere entertainment discounts of up to 50% off access to hard-to-get seats. To receive helpful customer service which includes cost-free service, no ticket-ordering obligations, easy ticket ordering, visit www.plumbenefits.com, call 212.660.1888, or email contact@plumbenefits.com

    Already Signed Up to View Your Entertainment Benefits Online? Log in now at www.plumbenefits.com to view this month's entertainment offers.

    Not Yet Signed Up to View Your Entertainment Benefits Online? Simply visit www.plumbenefits.com, click the "Sign-Up Now" button and follow the on-site instructions to create your profile and password. Registration is free and takes just a few moments-all you need is your groupwise email address.

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    Corporateoffers.com provides discounts to Broadway shows and other live entertainment shows In the New York Area. As an employee you can get access to these exclusive offers, that are up to 70% off the face value of tickets.

    This week's top sellers are located at: http://www.corporateoffers.com/offers.php.

    The full list of all offers is located at: http://www.corporateoffers.com/corporateaccess/offers/broadway.php. If you have any problems using this website, please contact corporateoffers.com at 212.203.1818.

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    The Laughing Devil Comedy Club

    4738 Vernon Blvd.
    Long Island City, NY 11101

    Receive $5 off admission to any non-special event show by using the code NEWSCHOOL. You must present your New School ID at the door.

    For more information and show schedule visit: www.laughingdevil.com.


    Zip Car


    Special Deal for The New School Faculty & Staff:

    • Application Fee Waived (a $25 value)
    • New Annual Memberships Only $15
    • Current Discounted Weekday Rates:* Discounted Hourly Rate: $10.75
      Business Day Rate (7am-7pm): $76
      24-Hour Day Rate: $86
      Overnight Rate: (6:00 p.m.-8:30 a.m.) $39
      Zipvan Daily: $134

    All rates include gas, insurance and 180 miles/day ($0.45/mile thereafter). These special rates cover all vehicles except BMWs and convertibles. Weekend rates vary, depending on metro area and length of reservation.

    Join today at www.zipcar.com/universities/the-new-school. Make sure you have your driver's license and credit card handy to get started.

    Already a Member? Email Allen Strong, astrong@zipcar.com with your Zipcard number.

    *excludes specialty vehicles

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    Vamoose Bus Discount Plan

    Vamoose Bus Company provides bus service between New York City (31st and 7th Ave in front of the Capital One Bank across the street from Penn Station), Arlington, VA and Bethesda, MD.

    Please access the website at www.vamoosebus.com or call the Customer Service Center at 212.695.6766 to book your discounted tickets. All fares based on one-way trips. Please insert The New School unique Customer Code (NSU10) on the website checkout page before finalizing your purchase. If you book through the Call Center, please inform your Customer Service Representative that you are using The New School code (NSU10) before making the reservation. There are no blackout dates.



    AVIS Car Rental
    With special employee discounts and the highest levels of service there's never been a better reason to rent with Avis!
    Offer: Up to 25% off
    Code: (AWD) code: D134100



    HERTZ Car Rental
    Hertz offers savings and benefits wherever you rent — with 1,000 airport locations and over 1,000 locations across the country.
    Offer: Up to 15% off
    Code: CDP#: 1742729


    BUDGET Car Rental
    Budget-Rent-A-Car is one of the leading, most trusted providers of affordable and reliable car rental for the value-minded consumer.
    Offer: Up to 25% off
    Code: BCD number: Z408900



    Athletics and Recreation

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    New York Health & Racquet Club

    New School faculty and staff can enroll for only $85 per month, with no initiation fee (with just a 12-month commitment). To enroll, go to workfit.nyhrc.com. Must provide TNS ID card and either class schedule or pay stub to prove current affiliation.

    Receive a FREE personal training session with membership.

    Nine locations; closest to campus: 24 East 13th Street (between University Place and Fifth Avenue).
    Contact Jorel Chow Young at jchowyoung @nyhrc.com or 212.220.0639 with questions or to set up a tour/trial.

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    McBurney YMCA

    125 West 14th Street
    Between Sixth and Seventh Avenues
    212.741.9210 www.ymcanyc.org/mcburney $74.40 per month (which is a 20% discount). The initation fee is reduced by 50%. You must present your valid university newcard and a recent pay stub to receive the discount.

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    Chelsea Piers Sports Center

    Special Pricing For New School, Faculty and Staff $110/month (waived initiation fee, just a 12 month commitment) Regularly $185/month with $300 initiation fee.

    Membership Benefits

    • One (1) complimentary Personal Training session of your choice.
    • 50% off your first purchase of a 3-pack of Personal Training sessions.
    • A complimentary Belayer Certification Course.
    • A 10% Discount on your first Spa treatment, as well as permanent discounts for members on services and products.
    • Complimentary Guest Passes for friends.
    • 6-lane, 25-yard indoor swimming pool; 1/4-mile indoor running track; Cycle Studio with 30+ bikes; 11,000 sq-ft indoor rock climbing wall; NYC's only indoor sand volleyball court.
    • 20,000 sq-ft of cardio and strength training equipment.
    • Boxing ring and circuit 3 indoor basketball/volleyball courts.
    • 2 Hudson River sundecks.
    • 100+ group fitness classes weekly.

    For more information or to join, contact Stacey Demar at Chelsea Piers: Sports Center by phone 212.336.6074 or by email demars@chelseapiers.com

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    CLAY Health Club + Spa

    Combine the perfect blend of health, fitness and beauty within a 20,000 square foot facility. Amenities include: State-of-the-Art Equipment, personal Training with NYC's elite professional trainers, Small Group Fitness Classes with access to over 50 classes per week, Pilates Studio, Full-Service Spa, access to our certified in-house nutritionist, a capped membership base, Loyalty Program, and complimentary concierge services by Abigail Michaels. Reach out to Perry in Member Services for preferred rates at 212.206.9200 x138.

    New York Sports Club


    Whether you're looking to train for your first 5K, lower your cholesterol or fit into your skinny jeans, our goal is to help you make it happen. Our team of fitness professionals is standing by ready to offer their motivation, guidance and support - whatever it takes to help you succeed.

    Access to more than 160 locations where you live and where you work that feature:

    • State-of-the-art cardio equipment with personal TVs
    • Stress-melting group exercise classes such as Pilates, Spinning, yoga and more
    • Exclusive programs such as Vbarre and UXF cross-training
    • Certified personal trainers
    • Swimming pools, basketball and racquet sports
    • Sauna and steam rooms
    • Baby-sitting, kids programs and more

    $0* enrollment fee (reg $99.99)
    $49.95 monthly dues (reg. $79.99)

    Month to Month Membership

    Access to all locations and classes

    Enroll: Melynda.Egenberg@tsiclubs.com/646.553.3351
    *A $49.95 annual fee applies. 30 days notice to cancel. Spouses, domestic partners and children 14+ are eligible.

    Please contact Corporate Rep. with any questions or to enroll.


    Bar 6

    502 6th Avenue, (Between 12th and; 13th Street)
    10% discount for faculty and staff with a valid university newcard
    (Mention discount before bill is received)


    21 East 7th Street
    15% discount for faculty and staff with a valid university newcard
    Valid for dinner Monday–Thursday and brunch Saturday–Sunday
    Not valid Friday and Saturday evenings
    (Mention discount before bill is received)

    Banking and Financial

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    Academic Federal Credit Union

    The Academic Federal Credit Union (AFCU), chartered in 1979, is a nonprofit financial institution that provides the same services as a bank except that profits earned are provided to credit union members in the form of higher dividends on savings accounts and lower interest rates on loan products and credit cards. Once you become a member you enjoy member benefits for life. Your immediate family members are also eligible for membership.

    Services and products offered include savings accounts, money market accounts, term share (CD) accounts, share draft (checking) accounts with no minimum balance or monthly charge, debit cards/free ATM access at the Allpoint ATM network (the largest in the country), online/mobile banking, electronic bill pay, loans with competitive rates (auto,installment, mortgage, home equity line of credit), VISA credit cards with no annual fee and low annual percentage rates (APR), and much more.

    To join you need to provide a copy of a photo ID, a copy of your employee ID card, and a completed signature card. Activation of a savings account requires a $20 deposit for the minimum balance requirement and $5 for the one-time activation fee. To become a member or obtain additional information visit www.academicfcu.org or call AFCU at 914.923.3608.

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    Bank of America at Work Program

    The Bank of America at Work program is a comprehensive package of banking projects and services at discount prices, which is made available to New School employees. In order to access the program, you must sign up for Direct Deposit of your net pay. You will then be eligible for free checking and a variety of banking services, accounts and special discounts.

    You can enroll Bank of America's at Work Program by visiting your local Bank of America banking center. You can also go to their website for more information.

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    TIAA Direct

    TIAA Direct® is based on a simple premise — that you come first. That's part of their heritage. TIAA Direct's roots are in serving those who serve others. And that's what you can expect from them, whether you're saving for the future, buying a home, or managing your day-to-day finances. TIAA Direct banks with commitment, excellence, respect, and integrity. Millions of people all over the country trust the TIAA group of companies with their retirement and day-to-day banking needs. To take advantage of their great new banking and borrowing offers, visit the TIAA Direct website and open your account today!


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    The Mandell Scholar’s Program

    The program is offered to degree granting institutions of higher education within the 5 boroughs of NYC.

    Who is Eligible
    Full and Part Time University faculty and staff / Only parents and legal guardians working for the university are eligible for the discount. 25% discount does not change if more than one parent works for the university.

    25% Discount on our PreK (4’s) – 8th Grade program.

    Financial Aid
    Applicants who are eligible to receive the 25% discount are also able to apply for FA. The FA award and 25% discount cannot be combined. Applicants can receive either the 25% discount, or the FA award, whichever is greater.

    Siblings Policy
    Families with more than one child are eligible to receive 25% off tuition for each student.

    Current Mandell Families
    The program is not retroactive, but will be available to eligible current Mandell families for the 2015-2016 school year.

    Faculty and Staff that would like to be considered for this program should apply to The Mandell School on the website www.mandellschool.org and follow all the regular admissions guidelines. Proof of paystub or work ID card required for reduced tuition.

    For questions regarding the program and eligibility for specific circumstances, please contact Mandell Admissions at 212.222.2925 x5502

    Other Discounts

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    Working Advantage

    Working Advantage is the premier savings portal for more than 8,000 companies and organizations and their ten million employees and members nationwide.

    Discounts include:
    Amusement park tickets, Broadway Theatre, movie tickets, ski tickets, sporting events, family events, recreational activities, hotels, zoos and aquariums, museums, merchant gift certificates, online shopping and service discounts with select partners.

    To register go to the Working Advantage website, click on the registrar button and then under employee registration enter The New School company member ID: 99042345.

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    Hyatt Union Square New York

    132 Fourth Avenue New York, NY 10003

    Receive a discount of up to 20% by entering CR14982 under Corporate/Group # on www.hyatt.com or call 1.800.233.1234 to book your promotional rate.

    The brand new Hyatt Union Square New York is conveniently located in the heart of the fast growing Digital District. Union Square offers distinguished restaurants, the world-famous Greenmarket, and countless shopping and entertainment options. Renowned interior designer Paul Vega created a unique urban space that blends high design with natural elements.