• New Student Orientation

    Monday, August 18, through Friday, August 22, 2014

    All new students are expected to attend New Student Orientation

    New Student Orientation for undergraduate and graduate students takes place August 18–22, 2014. 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 Your Division's Orientation Schedule

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

    New Student Orientation and Welcome Weekend schedules can also be viewed online. Visit our mobile site from your desktop browser to view them.

    Please Note

    Attendance is mandatory at certain orientation sessions. Carefully review your division's schedule and note the required events.

    New Students in the School of Undergraduate Studies (BA, BS, and BFA)

    • Plan to attend the academic orientation session on Thursday, August 14, 2014.
    • 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.