• The 2020 University Commencement will be held on Friday, May 15, at 11:30 a.m. Venue details will be released soon.

    Directions and accessibility seating information will be available soon on the Venue page.

    Cap and Gown

    If you are planning to attend the university commencement ceremony on May 15 and/or the Lang recognition ceremony, you must purchase a cap and gown. You can order your cap and gown through MyNewSchool beginning in March. Watch your email for more details.

    Graduate Arrival Information

    Watch this space for further information.

    Greening Commencement

    The New School's commitment to environmental responsibility extends to Commencement. At Commencement, all students will wear regalia made from 100 percent post-consumer recycled plastic bottles! Part of the university's effort to remain green, the line of graduation wear — called GreenWeaver — is made of fabric spun from molten plastic pellets. An average of 23 plastic bottles were used to manufacture the cap and gown of each New School student walking at Commencement. With some 60 million plastic bottles going into U.S. landfills every day, The New School is helping to turn trash into keepsakes.

    Graduates can also consider taking the Graduation Pledge of Social and Environmental Responsibility, a pledge to be mindful of the social and environmental impact of their employment as they enter the workforce or continue their education. You can sign the pledge online.

    #NewSchoolGrad

    Share your tweets, photos, and videos on social media using the official Commencement hashtag.


  • Take The Next Step

Submit your application

Undergraduates

To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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