• When traveling internationally or within the United States, all international students and exchange visitors must carry the proper travel documents, described below. If traveling internationally, you should make sure you have a valid travel signature on your I-20 or DS-2019 before departing from the United States.

    Please click on your current visa status below to see what travel documents you need to re-enter the United States. You can also see more details in the High-Risk Travel Periods section. Please speak with an ISSS advisor about any travel concerns.

    Documents Needed for Travel to the United States

    International students, exchange visitors, and dependents in F or J status need to carry the documents listed below in order to enter the United States in lawful F or J status. If visitors are missing any travel documentation, they may face problems when entering the United States. Please note that admittance to the United States is granted solely at the discretion of Customs and Border Protection (CBP), even for visitors with complete travel documentation.

  • Contact Us & Office Hours

    72 Fifth Avenue, 3rd floor
    New York, NY 10011
    [email protected]
    212.229.5592

    Phone and Front Desk Hours
    Weekdays, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    Closed on Wednesdays

    Emergency Phone (After Hours Only)
    212.229.7001

    One-on-One Virtual Advising
    Enrolled students sign up through Starfish.
    Non-enrolled students call the office to schedule.

    Virtual Drop-In Advising
    Tuesdays, 2:00–4:00 p.m. Meeting Link

    In-Person Drop-In Advising
    Thursdays, 2:00–4:00 p.m.

    Closed
    January 16 and February 20

  • 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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