Registration for spring 2017 programs will open December 8.
Summer 2017 registration will open November 15, 2016. If you have questions about a course, contact our office at 212.229.8933.
Fall 2016 classes: September 24 - December 10
Saturday mornings, 10:00 a.m.-12:50 p.m. (grades 3-12)
Spring 2017 classes: January 28 - April 15
Summer 2017 classes: August 7 - 18
Monday-Friday, 9:00-11:50 a.m. (grades 3-5)*
*Big Beat: Brazilian Drumming is available in the afternoon: 1:00-3:50 p.m. (grades 3-5)
Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-3:50 p.m. (grades 6-12)
All classes meet at our Greenwich Village campus, at
campus is easily accessible by public transportation. For detailed directions and student drop-off and pick-up instructions, see
Student and Parent Resources.
Parsons Pre-College Academy is a noncredit program. Students in grades 9–12 who plan to apply to colleges of art and design should consider enrolling in the noncredit
Faculty members expect Pre-College Academy students to complete short homework assignments that reinforce material presented in the classroom. This encourages students to develop their skills and work independently.
Senior-level (grades 9-12) Pre-College Academy classes may use nude models. Junior- and elementary-level (grades 3-8) classes will use only clothed models.
Art supply requirements vary by course. Students are responsible for providing their own art supplies. Supply lists are distributed on the first day of class in the fall and spring and are emailed to students before the course in summer. A list of local art supply stores is published on our
Student and Parent Resources page.