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Meet Parsons admission counselors on campus, on the road, and online.

On Campus

Grad Expo Open House - Saturday, November 15  Register now. 

The Grad Expo Open House gives you the opportunity to learn about the admissions process, how to finance your education, and how to advance or change your career. Faculty members from each department, admissions counselors, and current graduate students will answer your questions and offer an inside look at the more than 40 graduate degree programs offered at The New School.

Information Sessions

Join us at an information session in New York City and learn about the diverse and exciting graduate programs offered by Parsons The New School for Design. Hosted by the Office of Admission, information sessions offer a brief overview of each program, admission requirements, and the application/financial aid process.

Evening Information Sessions

Wednesday, October 22, 6:00–7:30 p.m. EST Register now.

Wednesday, December 3, 6:00–7:30 p.m. EST Register now. 

Morning Information Sessions

Friday, October 17, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 noon EST Register now. 

Friday, October 24, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 noon EST Register now.

Friday, November 7, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 noon EST Register now.

Friday, November 21, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 noon EST Register now.

Friday, December 12, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 noon EST Register now.       

View the schedule and register for an information session.

Campus Tours

Tours of the campus depart weekdays at noon from the lobby of the Welcome Center. Tours are not offered on national holidays or days when the university is closed. To register for a campus tour, click here and select The New School - Graduate Programs in the category drop-down menu. There you will find the graduate admission daily tour offerings, where you can RSVP. Please note that tours of the campus do not include visits to individual departments or facilities at Parsons.

On The Road

Parsons admission counselors and members of the faculty travel to many cities in the United States and other countries to meet prospective graduate students.

QS World Grad Fair - Cologne, Germany
Monday, October 27, 5:00–8:00 p.m. RSVP here.  

Information Session - Parsons Graduate Programs - Los Anegles, CA
Wednesday, October 29, 6:00–7:30 p.m. RSVP here. 

QS World Grad Fair - Shanghai, China
Saturday, November 1 RSVP here.
Panel discussion: 2:15–3:00 p.m.
Fair: 3:00–5:00 p.m.

QS World Grad Fair - Beijing, China
Sunday, November 2 RSVP here.
School presentation: 1:30–2:15 p.m.
Fair: 3:00–5:00 p.m.

Information Session - Parsons Graduate Programs - Tokyo, Japan
Tuesday, November 4, 6:00-7:30 p.m. RSPV here.  

Additional off-campus events will be posted soon. Please continue to check back.

Graduate admission counselors from The New School also attend various college fairs throughout the United States. To see a complete list of the graduate admission fairs we will be attending this year, click here and search the We May Be Coming to You drop-down menu.   


For those who cannot come to New York City or meet us on the road, Parsons offers online webinars and opportunities to chat with a graduate admission counselor.

Admission Webinars

Thursday, October 16, 12:00–1:00 p.m. EST RSVP here.

Thursday, November 20, 12:00–1:00 p.m. EST RSVP here.

Thursday, December 11, 12:00–1:00 p.m. EST RSVP here.

Graduate National Portfolio Days

New York, Chicago, and San Francisco are the host cities for 2014 Graduate National Portfolio Days. Registration details are posted on our Graduate National Portfolio Days page.

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