• New Student Orientation

    Tuesday, January 19, through Friday, January 22, 2016

    All new students are expected to attend New Student Orientation

    New Student Orientation for undergraduate and graduate students beginning studies in the spring 2016 semester takes place January 19–22, 2016. 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 school. In addition, workshops introduce students to resources and services available at The New School.

    Download Your School's 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 at
    2. Bookmark the app and add it to your home screen.
    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.

    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.