• Dining and Catering

    The university has institutional relationships with several food, beverage, and catering vendors, listed below. These vendors recognize the university's tax-exempt status and may offer additional pricing or service considerations. Select vendors choose to accept the university's newcard for payment, allowing for additional ease of payment. We are happy to pursue additional relationships if interest warrants.

    For answers to common questions please visit the FAQ page.

  • Continental Breakfast or Coffee Break

    Coffee, tea, and bagels are normally delivered in insulated boxes, in large serving containers, served in a style designed for enjoyment by a larger group. Additional setup, delivery, and service options require coordination with the vendor.

    Le Pain Quotidien (12% standard charge for delivery and order setup)

    Breads Bakery (offers 10% New School discount)

    Feel Food (accepts Newcard Cash)

    Murray's Bagels

    Sandwiches and Light Entrees

    Please confer with vendors on order cut-off times, as they vary. Delivery options, setup, and pickup options vary by vendor as well.

    Pret a Manger

    Grey Dog 10% delivery and setup fee, will never exceed $15)

    'wichcraft (7% gratuity fee for order delivery and setup)

    Feel Food (accepts newcard cash)

    Budget Friendly

    Cost-effective vendors offering catering packages for smaller groups, easy snack options, and customer self-pickup.

    Whole Foods (accepts newcard cash)

    Trader Joe's (does not offer catering services)

    Bravo Pizza

    Fresh Direct

    Full-Service Catering

    Planning a seated, plated white-glove dinner? A cocktail reception with hors d'oeuvres and drinks passed around? These vendors typically offer full-service catering complete with staffing, event setup and breakdown, and linen and other necessary service items.

    Restaurant Associates
    Mary Dearborn
    Vice President, Catering

    Connell Hoyt

    Naturally Delicious


    Carry-Away Service

    Grab-and-go sandwiches, salads, coffee, and pastry for small gatherings are always available at all campus dining venues. A list of campus dining locations can be found below. To facilitate ease of payment, departments can request a dedicated newcard that will be funded with a specified FOAP. Instructions can be found at the departmental newcard page.

    On-Campus Dining Locations

    Schwartz Commons65 Fifth Avenue, 2nd floor
    Lang Café65 West 11th Street
    Arnhold Hall Café55 West 13th Street, lobby

    Lang Cafe is available for small-group catering. Additional to-go sandwiches, bottled beverages, breakfast pastries, and Box of Joe are available for hosts to pick up for their meetings. Please visit the cafe; one of the campus dining associates would be glad to assist with your to-go order.


    If a vendor is unable to provide staffing services for your event or you prefer to coordinate your own, you can contact the following company for ancillary waiter, bartending, and front-of-house services:

    Segue Staffing
    Nadine Widener
    Executive Vice President
    Office: 212.878.2032
    Mobile: 917.318.6614


    If a vendor is unable to provide rentals for your event or you prefer to coordinate your own, you can contact the following company to rent linen, china, tables, and catering equipment:

    Party Rental Ltd.
    Aaron Verdesca

    Please email them with detailed information about your event to receive rental pricing. Party Rental Ltd. accepts both university-issued purchase orders and credit cards for payment.

    Broadway Party Rentals

    The university has an established account with Broadway Party Rentals. They accept both university-issued purchase orders and credit cards for payment. Pricing requests can be submitted to the following representatives:

    Packaged Ice and Equipment

    The following vendors provide delivery of packaged ice and rental of ice storage equipment:

    Apple Ice
    171 East Industry Court
    Deer Park, NY 11729

    New York Beverage
    515 Bruckner Blvd.
    Bronx, NY 10455