• Schedule a Visit


    We invite you to visit The New School's New York City campus in person to experience our distinctive academic programs and beautiful facilities. The information below will help you plan your visit. The New School's Welcome Center, located at 72 Fifth Avenue, is the first stop for visitors to our Greenwich Village campus. It is open for regular business hours Mondays through Thursdays, 9:00 a.m.-5:45 p.m.; Fridays, 9:00 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; and Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Information of value to campus visitors can also be found at self-service stations in the Welcome Center.

    Tours are available Mondays through Saturdays when campus buildings are open. If you don't see a tour available on your desired date, please contact us for assistance.

    Admission tours do not include housing. Housing tours are offered as open houses and do not require preregistration. More information about on-campus residences can be found on the Student Housing website.

    To register online for the on-campus events listed below or additional off-campus events, visit our Undergraduate Events and/or Graduate Events websites.

    Undergraduate School Tours

    School campus tours include a 20-minute university overview/welcome session and a 60-minute tour of the school's academic facilities.

    Parsons School of Design Campus Tour

    Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 2:00 p.m.

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts Campus Tour

    Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

    School of Jazz Campus Tour

    Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 2:00 p.m.

    School of Drama Campus Tour

    Wednesdays and Fridays at 2:00 p.m.

    Mannes School of Music Campus Tour

    Mondays at 2:00 p.m.

    General Undergraduate and Graduate Tours

    Program campus tours include a 60-minute tour of the university's academic facilities for either all undergraduate programs or all graduate programs.

    Undergraduate Programs at The New School

    Mondays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 12:00 p.m.

    Graduate Programs at The New School

    Scheduled to resume July 1.

    Information Sessions

    Information sessions are 45- to 60-minute presentations by admission staff, ideal for students interested in applying for admission.

    Parsons School of Design - Undergraduate Programs

    Wednesdays and Fridays at 1:00 p.m. Scheduled to resume June 1.

    Parsons School of Design - AAS Programs

    Fridays at 12:00 p.m. Scheduled to resume June 1.

    Parsons School of Design - Graduate Programs

    Scheduled to resume in September.

    Class Visits

    Experience a class for yourself by sitting in on a current class.

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts Class Visits

    Scheduled to resume in September.

    To inquire about an undergraduate or graduate class visit to one of our other schools, email the Office of Admission.

    Directions to Campus

    We encourage visitors to use public transportation whenever possible. Please use the links below to plan your visit.


    Drivers can park at one of the many garages near The New School. Listed below are a few options. Please note that The New School is not affiliated with nor does it endorse any of these garages.

    Parking Garages Address Hours Phone
    PARK-IT Ronel Parking Corp. 25 West 13th Street Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, closed 212.229.0548
    Central Parking System of NY 20 West 13th Street Monday-Sunday, open 24 hours a day 212.352.8628
    Hertz Corporation 12-16 East 13th Street Monday-Sunday 6:30 a.m.-11:00 p.m. 212.486.5915
    12th Street Garage 17-19 East 12th Street Monday-Sunday, open 24 hours 212.929.9879
    GMC Brevoort Garage 21 East 12th Street Monday-Sunday, open 24 hours 212.924.1604
    Iimperial East 14th Garage Corp. 7 East 14th Street Monday-Sunday, open 24 hours 212.929.8529

    Hotel Options

    Below are some hotel options for out-of-town visitors. Please note that The New School is not affiliated with nor does it endorse any of these businesses.

    Hotel Name Address Distance from Campus/Neighborhood
    Larchmont Hotel 27 West 11th Street 0.2 miles/Greenwich Village
    Washington Square Hotel 103 Waverly Place 0.4 miles/Greenwich Village
    W New York - Union Square 201 Park Avenue South 0.6 miles/Union Square
    Chelsea Inn 46 West 17th Street 0.8 miles/Chelsea
    Hotel 17 225 East 17th Street 0.8 miles/Union Square
    Gramercy Park Hotel 2 Lexington Avenue 1 mile/Gramercy
    Maritime Hotel 363 West 16th Street 1 mile/Chelsea
    Mercer Hotel 147 Mercer Street 1 mile/SoHo
    American Dream Hostel 168 East 24th Street 1.1 miles/Gramercy
    Comfort Inn 18 West 25th Street 1.1 miles/Gramercy
    Hampton Inn - New York 108 West 24th Street 1.1 miles/Gramercy
    Chelsea Center Hostel 313 West 29th Street 1.4 miles/Chelsea
    Gershwin Hotel 7 East 27th Street 1.2 miles/Gramercy
    Chelsea Lodge 318 West 20th Street 1.3 miles/Chelsea
    Off SoHo Suites 11 Rivington Street 1.4 miles/NoLita
    Hampton Inn Manhattan 54 Watts Street 1.5 miles/Tribeca
    SoHo Grand Hotel 310 West Broadway 1.7 miles/Tribeca
    Affinia Shelburne 303 Lexington Avenue 1.8 miles/Murray Hill
    Homewood Suites by Hilton 312 West 37th Street 1.8 miles/Garment District
    Marriott Marquis 1535 Broadway 2.1 miles/Midtown
    Millennium Hilton 55 Church Street 2.2 miles/Financial District
    Hampton Inn 320 Pearl Street 2.3 miles/South Seaport
    Waldorf Astoria, Waldorf Towers 100 East 50th Street 2.3 miles/Midtown East
    Best Western Seaport Inn Downtown 33 Peck Slip 2.4 miles/South Seaport
    Gild Hall 15 Gold Street 2.4 miles/Financial District
    Ritz-Carlton NY, Central Park 50 Central Park South 2.5 miles/Midtown
    JW Marriott Essex House New York 160 Central Park South 2.6 miles/Midtown
    New York Marriott Downtown 85 West Street 2.6 miles/Battery Park
    St. Regis New York 2 East 55th Street 2.7 miles/Midtown East
    Wall Street Inn 9 South William Street 2.8 miles/Financial District
    Renaissance Hotel 57 130 East 57th Street 2.7 miles/Midtown East
    Q&A Hotel 70 Pine Street 2.7 miles/Wall Street
    Ritz-Carlton NY, Battery Park 2 West Street 3 miles/Battery Park
    The Plaza Fifth Avenue at Central Park South 3.5 miles/Upper East Side