Late Registration and Late Payment Fees
following policy applies to all continuing degree students except
students returning from leaves of absence or mobility. It does not
apply to newly admitted students starting their first semester.
Students registered for the fall semester are required to make payment or approved payment arrangements by August 10. Failure to do so will result in a late payment fee of $150.00. If you register after August 10, you will be charged a late registration fee of $150.00.
Students registered for the spring semester will be required to make payment or approved payment
arrangements by January 10th. Failure to do so will result in a late payment fee of $150.00. If you register after January 10th, you will be charged a late registration fee of $150.00.
How to Avoid the Late Payment Fee and Late Registration Fee
at all possible, register for fall courses in April and for spring
courses in November. Advisors may not be available during the summer
months. Check with your department or school for advising availability.
the financial aid application process as quickly and efficiently as
possible. Do not delay in submitting critical documents. Check with Student Financial Services if you have any questions or concerns about your financial aid package.
- Sign up for the payment plan on time. Check with Student Financial Services if you need an application or have a question. New School for Social Research maintenance-of-status students are now eligible to join the tuition payment plan.
- Check your account via MyNewSchool on a regular basis to determine any outstanding charges. Take care of any charges promptly.
will be sent in early July for the fall semester and in early December
for the spring semester. Be sure to check your account via MyNewSchool
as well. If a balance remains on your account after tuition, housing,
and other fees have been charged, send the balance due by the payment
- If you will be receiving a third-party reimbursement, be sure to submit the appropriate documents to Student Financial Services by the payment deadline date.
If you are charged the late payment fee or late registration fee and
have extenuating circumstances that warrant a review of the fee, you
may appeal by writing a letter stating your case and attaching
appropriate documentation. The appeal must be received prior to October
15 for the fall term or prior to February 15 for the spring term. You
must pay the fee before the appeal can be reviewed. If the appeal is
granted, you will be issued a refund.
Please send the appeal to:
Late Fee Appeal Committee
c/o University Registrar
The New School
79 Fifth Ave., 5th floor
New York, NY 10003