• Registering for Classes

    Academic advising begins with the selection of classes for your first semester and continues throughout your time at The New School. Academic advisors are here to help you define your goals, identify unique learning opportunities, and map a personalized path to prepare you to lead creative innovation. Your advisor will be assigned to you on the basis of your college, program of study, or major. In some cases, your advisor may also be assigned on the basis of your last name, year level, or specific area of interest.

    The registration process varies by program. You will be contacted via your New School email account with more information and registration instructions specific to your program. Below is general information to assist you in planning.

  • Schools of Public Engagement

    Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students

    Advising and registration for new students begins May 8, 2017, and continues throughout the summer. You will need to speak with an advisor before registering for classes. If you can travel to campus, you will meet with an advisor in person for 30 to 45 minutes. If you cannot travel to New York City for advising, you will meet by telephone or over Skype. Contact the Bachelor’s Program Office at 212.229.5119 or sus@newschool.edu to set up an advising appointment as soon as possible.

    School of Media Studies 

    Registration for Media Studies begins May 1, 2017. Before you can register for classes, you’ll need to speak with an advisor. You will receive an email with registration information, including how to contact an advisor.

    For program information and degree requirements, visit newschool.edu/public-engagement/school-of-media-studies.

    Master's Program in Creative Writing

    Registration for MFA Creative Writing students begins June 6, 2017. All new MFA students receive fall 2017 course choices from the Creative Writing Program at the beginning of May. Registration for new students will take place the week of June 5, 2017.

    For program information and degree requirements, visit newschool.edu/writing

    Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy

    Registration for Milano programs begins June 5, 2017. Fall 2017 advising and registration information will be emailed to MA, MS, and Post-Master’s Certificate students who have received their place. Be sure to check your New School email for this information.

    For more program information and degree requirements, visit newschool.edu/public-engagement/milano-school.

    Master's Program in TESOL

    You will register starting May 8, 2017. You will receive an email from the director of the master’s program in TESOL containing information about registration. Be sure to check your New School email account for this information. You will then meet the director for advisement.

     For program information and degree requirements, visit newschool.edu/public-engagement/ma-teaching-english-to-speakers-of-other-languages

    The New School for Social Research

    Registration for NSSR programs begins May 15, 2017.

    You will receive an email from the Office of Academic Affairs at your New School email address. This email introduces you to your academic advisors and provides instructions for registering and scheduling an advising appointment. All new students have a hold on their accounts preventing registration until they have discussed course registration plans with their academic advisor. Only academic advisors can remove holds on accounts. 

    Parsons School of Design

    New student advising and registration vary according to degree program and major. You will receive an email introducing you to your academic advisor and providing you with registration details. Be sure to check your New School email for this information. 

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    All Lang students are assigned a team of advisors, including a faculty advisor and academic advisor. Your faculty advisor is a full-time professor who provides academic mentorship and guidance during your undergraduate education. Your academic advisor provides information to help you navigate university systems and campus support services.

    You will receive an email introducing you to your academic advisor and providing you with registration information. Be sure to check your New School email for this information. Registration for first-year students (freshmen and freshman transfers) begins June 5, 2017. Registration for sophomore transfer, junior transfer, and visiting students begins May 9, 2017. 

    Mannes School of Music

    Advising and registration for new Mannes students begins May 22, 2017, and continues through June 30, 2017. If you live in the New York City area, you can meet in person with your advisor to register; if you do not, you can meet by phone or over Skype. Advising sessions last from 15 to 30 minutes. Your advisor will help you register for required classes during your advising appointment. Please check your New School email for updates regarding placement testing sessions and to receive updated new student orientation information. 

    School of Jazz

    Advising and registration for new Jazz students begins May 22, 2017, and continues through June 30, 2017. If you live in the New York City area, you can meet in person with your advisor to register; if you do not, you can meet by phone or over Skype. Advising sessions last from 15 to 30 minutes. Your advisor will help you register for required classes during your advising appointment. Please check your New School email for updates regarding placement testing sessions and to receive updated new student orientation information. 

    School of Drama

    Registration begins May 31, 2017, and continues through June 14, 2017. An email with advising and registration information will be sent to you. Be sure to check your New School email for this information. 

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