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Graduate School Events

  • Admission advisors are waiting to talk to you about your plans and needs and to discuss whether The New School has the right graduate program for you.

    Visit Us on Campus

    Information Sessions

    Recommended for prospective students who have not yet applied. Meet members of the faculty and admission staff of our graduate school programs. Get answers to all your questions about admission and degree requirements, financial aid, career services, and more.

    Creative Writing Information Session

    Monday, October 6, 2014 - 6:00 p.m.

    Documentary Media Studies Information Session

    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 6:00 p.m.

    Media Studies and Media Management Information Session

    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 6:30 p.m.

    Milano School Programs Information Session

    Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 6:00 p.m.

    See the schedule and sign up for a graduate school information session.

    Student-Led Tours

    Prospective students can take an hour-long walking tour of the New School campus in Greenwich Village led by current graduate students, following a brief orientation by admission counselors. Advance reservations are encouraged but not required. We recommend the campus tour to all prospective students, whatever their application status.

    Individual and Group Admission Counseling

    Prospective graduate students are strongly encouraged to meet one-on-one with an admission counselor, either before or after submitting an application. 

    One-on-one appointments can be scheduled Monday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except when the university is closed for holidays or recesses. 

    On Fridays during the school year, the Admission Office holds group advising sessions. These events occur monthly during the summer on Wednesdays. See the schedule of upcoming information sessions.

    Call 212.229.5150 or email to schedule a counseling appointment.

    Visit a Class in Session

    We're proud of our distinguished faculty and exceptional students. Experience a class for yourself by sitting in on a graduate seminar session. Class visits are available in the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy and the School of Media Studies.

    Meet Us Where You Are

    If you can't come to The New School, we can come to you.

    Online Admission Webinars

    The Office of Graduate Admission offers interactive admission information sessions online several times a year. As in on-campus information sessions, representatives of our academic programs join admission counselors to answer your questions.

    Fall 2015 webinars will be posted as they are confirmed.


    We May Be Coming to You

    Every fall and spring, New School admission counselors travel to many parts of the United States to look for promising students for our graduate degree programs. Our travel schedule will be posted as events are confirmed.

    October 2014

    Saturday, October 4, 2014, 3:00–5:00 p.m.
    QS World Grad School Tour - London, England 

    Monday, October 6, 2014, 3:30–5:30 p.m.
    Colby College Graduate School Fair 

    Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 11:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
    Bates College Graduate School Fair 

    Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 3:30–5:30 p.m.
    Bowdoin College Graduate School Fair 

    Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 3:00–6:00 p.m.
    Dartmouth Graduate School Fair 

    Thursday, October 9, 2014, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
    UC Berkeley Graduate School Fair 

    Saturday, October 11, 2014, 3:00–5:00 p.m.
    QS World Grad School Tour - Paris, France 

    Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 5:00–7:00 p.m.
    Skidmore Graduate School Expo 

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
    SUNY Albany Graduate School Fair 

    Thursday, October 16, 2014, 5:00–8:00 p.m. 
    New Orleans Idealist Grad Fair 

    Thursday, October 16, 2014, 12:00–2:00 p.m. 
    St. Joseph's College Graduate School Fair

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. 
    York University Graduate School Expo

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 5:00–8:00 p.m. 
    Minneapolis Idealist Grad Fair – Learn more

    Thursday, October 23, 2014, 5:00–8:00 p.m. 
    Chicago Idealist Grad Fair – Learn more

    Saturday, October 25, 2014 
    Texas Book Festival - Austin

    Sunday, October 26, 2014 
    Texas Book Festival - Austin

    Monday, October 27, 2014, 5:00–8:00 p.m.
    QS World Grad School Tour - Cologne, Germany 

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 5:00–8:00 p.m. 
    Washington, DC, Idealist Grad Fair – Learn more

    Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 5:00–8:00 p.m. 
    Baltimore Idealist Grad Fair – Learn more

    Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. 
    UMASS Amherst Graduate School Fair

    Thursday, October 30, 2014, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
    University of Southern California Graduate School Fair

    November 2014

    Monday, November 3, 2014, 5:00–8:00 p.m. 
    Seattle Idealist Grad Fair – Learn more

    Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 5:00–8:00 p.m. 
    Portland Idealist Grad Fair – Learn more

    Thursday, November 6, 2014, 5:00–8:00 p.m. 
    San Francisco Idealist Grad Fair – Learn more

    Monday, November 10, 2014, 5:00–8:00 p.m. 
    Los Angeles Idealist Grad Fair – Learn more 

    Dates and locations will be added as they are confirmed.