Discounts and Special Offers

The following are some of the organizations that provide discounts and special offers to employees of The New School. For information on all discounts and offers available to employees, as well as more information on those highlighted below, go to

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA): Present your university ID for free admission for yourself and other discounts.

YMCA McBurney Branch, 125 West 14th Street (between Sixth and Seventh Avenues): Present your university ID for discounts on memberships and reduced initiation fees for yourself and your family.

The New York Times: Discount on a subscription to the New York Times.

Liberty Mutual Home and Auto Insurance: Discounts on auto, home, condominium, and renter's insurance and more.

Long Term Planning Associates, LLC: Long Term Planning Associates, LLC, assists in assessing long-term care needs and helps you obtain the coverage that is right for you. They can be reached on 203.331.1818.

Bank of America at Work® Program:  We have teamed up with Bank of America to bring you an exclusive package of banking products and services. To learn more about the benefits included in the Bank of America at Work® program, visit Bank of America, Bank at Work program

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'll 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 or call AFCU at 914.923.3608.

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