Wednesday, January 28, 2015: 7:00 a.m.
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  • New Student Orientation

    Tuesday, January 20, through Friday, January 23, 2015

    All new students are expected to attend New Student Orientation

    New Student Orientation for undergraduate and graduate students beginning studies in the spring 2015 semester takes place January 20–23, 2015. Orientation is intended to help students become members of our university community. Students receive important information about academic policies and the course registration process for their division of the university. In addition, workshops introduce students to resources and services available at The New School.

    Download an Orientation Schedule

    Please print a copy and bring it with you when you arrive on campus.

    Access the Orientation Schedules on Your Phone

    Bookmark the Sched app for customized schedules, a campus map, and more:

    1. Visit the mobile orientation schedule on your smartphone.
    2. Bookmark the app and add it to your home screen (learn how).
    3. View your school’s schedule and the university-wide events schedule.
    4. Sign up for a free Sched account to create a personalized orientation schedule and add events to your calendar.

    Please Note

    Attendance at certain orientation sessions is mandatory. Carefully review the schedule for your school or program and note the required events.

    New Students in Public Engagement’s School of Undergraduate Studies (BA, BS, and BFA)

    • Plan to attend the academic orientation session on Thursday, January 15, 2015.
    • Refer to The New School for Public Engagement orientation schedule for other events during orientation week.

    ESL + Design Certificate Students

    • ESL + Design students have their own orientation.
    • For detailed schedule information, contact the English Language Studies office at or 212.229.5372.