International Student Services (ISS) welcomes you to our international community.
Please read the following important information. It includes policies that new international students need to know and information about activities during New Student Orientation.
A hold will be placed on the student accounts of any international students who fail to check in or attend the mandatory orientations. To prevent a hold being placed on your account, check in with ISS promptly and follow instructions about mandatory orientations. Also, remember that your completed immunization forms and required documentation must be received for you to register and attend classes.
All international students, professors, and scholars must officially check in with ISS every time they enter the U.S. and at the beginning of every fall and spring semester. Visit the ISS website for more information. Check-in Locations
January 16 through Friday, January 31, 20149:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.6 East 16th Street, lower lobby (entrance on East 16th Street between Fifth Avenue and Union Square West) Beginning Monday, February 3, 201479 Fifth Avenue, 5th floor (entrance on Fifth Avenue between East 15th and 16th Streets) Students must bring originals of the following documents with them to the ISS check-in:
Drop-in advising takes place on Monday and Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:45 p.m. at the ISS office. ISS advisors are available to see students for quick questions during drop-in advising. For complicated cases, please call the ISS office to schedule an appointment.
All new international students are required to complete the online orientation within their first semester. To access the online orientation, visit https://newschool.dormpro.com/forms/orientation.
Tuesday, January 21, 3:00–5:00 p.m. Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street, lobbyAll new international students are required to attend this orientation for an introduction to International Student Services, explanations of important immigration regulations, and tips for cultural adjustment. Parents of international students are invited to attend a welcome session with senior director Monique Ngozi Nri, who will discuss the international student experience at The New School, as well as university services and resources available to international students.
Tuesday, January 21, 5:00–6:00 p.m. Wollman Hall, 65 West 11th Street, 5th floorNew international students are invited to attend this reception to meet the International Student Services staff and fellow international students. Light refreshments are served.
Friday, January 24, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floorThis interactive session provides information and resources to help international students adjust to New York City and The New School. Learn about on- and off-campus student activities and get tips for successful social and cultural adjustment.
79 Fifth Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10003
9:00 a.m-5:00 p.m.
If you have any questions, contact an ISS Student Ambassador at firstname.lastname@example.org. Ambassadors are continuing international students who welcome and assist new international students. You can also join the ISS Circle on Facebook.