The New School for
Jazz and Contemporary Music

Accepted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music! We look forward to welcoming you to the campus.


In order to become a jazz student, please complete the steps below:

  1. Reserve Your Place in the Class/Pay Your Admission Tuition Deposit
    To accept your offer of admission and reserve your place in the class, visit and use the online system to pay your admission tuition deposit by the date stated in your acceptance letter. First time users, look up your net ID for your user name and enter your date of birth as your password (MMDDYY format). Returning users, please use your current log in information. In either case, should your password not work, click the link that says Reset Your Password.

    Already submitted your deposit?
    Visit the New Student Website for steps required to complete the enrollment process along with information about housing, registration, and orientation.

    Need to pay by mail?
    If you are unable to use the online system, you may pay your $500 tuition deposit by mail with a check or money order. Download the Admission Reply Form (PDF) and send it with your payment by the date stated in your admission letter.

    Special circumstances regarding the tuition deposit?
    If you paid your deposit in a previous term or belong to a special program that is exempt from submitting a deposit, please return the intent to enroll form that was included with your acceptance letter.

    Not planning to attend?
    We understand that plans can change. If you need to cancel your admission application, please complete this online form.

  2. Check Your Financial Aid Status
    In order to receive financial aid, U.S. citizens and eligible non-citizens must submit the Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA) at The New School code is 002780. Read carefully all the comments on your Student Aid Report (SAR) and follow up as necessary. Information about applying for financial aid and financing options available for all students can be found on the Student Financial Services website. If you have been awarded a scholarship and/or are eligible for financial aid and have a completed application on file, you can check the status online at Log in using the instructions above.

  3. International Students, Begin the International Student Application Packet
    International students who need the I-20 or DS-2019 form to obtain a visa will receive a link to the online International Student Application Packet in their acceptance letters or they may access the link via the Accepted Student tab in MyNewSchool. This web page includes information about applying for the I-20 or DS-2019, guidelines for providing financial documents, instructions and procedures for F-1 transfer students, and other important forms and information. For more information, visit the International Student Services website.

Campus Events  

Accepted Student Week
We hope that all accepted students who are able to visit the week of April 17th-21st will be able to take part in one of our accepted student events. During these events, students will get the feel of everyday life here at The New School with the opportunity to join a current student as they go about their daily routine. These events are open to any accepted student, but you must RSVP here

Concert and Recital Series
Accepted students are welcome to attend the Concert and Recital series, a program of student performances presented by The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. The series is free and open to the public. Find a full listing of concert and recital performance dates on the events calendar



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