• New Student Orientation

    August 22-27, 2016

    New Student Orientation for on-campus undergraduate and graduate students beginning studies in the fall 2016 semester takes place August 22–27, 2016. Orientation is intended to help students become members of our university community. Students receive important information about academic policies and the course registration process for their school. In addition, workshops introduce students to resources and services available at The New School. All new students are expected to attend New Student Orientation.

    Note: Attendance at certain orientation sessions is mandatory. Carefully review the schedule for your school or program and note the required events. 

    Download Your School's Orientation Schedule

    Please print a copy and bring it with you when you arrive on campus.

    ESL + Design Certificate Students

    • ESL + Design students have their own orientation.
    • For detailed schedule information, contact the English Language Studies office at or 212.229.5372.