Storm Warning

Monday, January 26, 2015: 11:00 a.m.
Due to expected severe weather conditions, The New School will close early today, Monday, January 26, 2015 at 6pm. All classes and activities beginning after 6pm are canceled, any classes that begin before 6 but are scheduled to continue beyond 6 are also canceled. learn more

  • Useful Links

    Ready New York

    Ready New York offers information designed to help New Yorkers better prepare for all types of emergencies.

    Ride Safe, Ride Smart

    Ride Safe, Ride Smart, a MTA New York City Transit website, provides decals in diagrams, tips, and a video detailing how to evacuate a train in the event of an emergency.

    Are You Ready? A Guide to Citizen Preparedness

    Are You Ready is a step-by-step guide from FEMA on how to prepare a disaster supply kit, emergency planning for people with disabilities, how to locate and evacuate to a shelter, and even contingency planning for family petsCenters for Disease Control and Prevention

    American Red Cross


    Family Disaster Plan and Disaster Supplies

    Family Disaster Plan and Disaster Supplies is the organization, Citizen Corps, links to its own disaster-related publications, as well as to outside resources.

    Mental Health and Traumatic Events

    The Mental Health and Traumatic Events Website, from The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides information on dealing with exposure to traumatic events. Tips for parents, families, first responders, and teachers.

    Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response

    Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is a compilation of resources on preparation and planning for emergency situations, including information for the general public and links for businesses and healthcare facilities, legal information, and local, state, and national preparedness information. gives guidelines on making an emergency supply kit and developing an emergency plan from the Department of Homeland Security.

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency for Kids

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency for Kids was created for children by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, this website teaches children how to prepare for disasters. Children can read a story, play games, take quizzes, and earn a FEMA Disaster Action Kid Certificate.


    Trauma resources compiled by the American Psychological Association to aid the general public, health practitioners, rescue workers, and parents cope with trauma related mental health issues.