• Employment On-Campus

    • Any on-campus employment, including research assistantships, teaching assistantships, and teaching fellowships, must be authorized for J-1 students.
    • Please follow the instructions on the handout.
    • Once you submit the document to ISSS and the request is processed and approved, you will receive a letter of employment authorization from ISSS and your employment will be placed in your J-1 immigration record.
    • You must be authorized to work on campus before beginning work.
    • On-campus employment authorizations are valid only for up to 12 months and are job specific. If your job changes or ends or you take another position, you must apply for additional on-campus employment authorization.

    Employment Off-Campus

    • Off-campus employment for J-1 students is called academic training. Academic training is related to students' field of study.
    • Please follow the instructions and read through the eligibility information on the academic training handout.
    • Once you submit the document to ISSS and the request is processed and approved, you will receive a letter of employment authorization from ISSS and your employment will be placed in your J-1 immigration record. You will also receive a new DS-2019 with a notation of the academic training.
    • You must be authorized to work off campus before beginning work.
    • Academic training is not open-ended work authorization; it is job specific, If your job changes or job ends or you take another position, you must apply for additional academic training authorization.
    • After completing academic training, you must fill out a self-evaluation. The self-evaluation form is on the last page of the academic training handout.
  • Contact Us and Office Hours

    International Student and Scholar Services
    72 Fifth Avenue, 3rd floor
    New York, NY 10011
    iss@newschool.edu
    212.229.5592

    Emergency After-Hours Phone
    212.229.7001

    Front Desk Advising Hours
    Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  

    Drop-In Advising Hours
    Monday and Thursday, 2:00-4:30 p.m.

  • 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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