Recent Updates: We're excited to begin the new academic year. More information about our health safety policies can be found on our COVID-19 Community Guide.

  • Travel
  • International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) is pleased to welcome all international students and exchange visitors to The New School and help them enhance their cultural experience by engaging in travel to other parts of the United States as well as internationally. Travel may include short trips while classes are in session or extended travel during academic breaks and vacation periods.

    All international students and exchange visitors should plan any travels to avoid missing classes, exams, and/or other required academic activities. The New School has a strict attendance policy. Failure to adhere to university attendance policy may affect final grades and credit hours, which may affect an international student or exchange visitor's F or J status.

    To avoid risks during travel, all international students and exchange visitors should maintain F or J status and take time before traveling to understand:

    For questions related to travel, please contact ISSS before traveling.

    U.S. Visa Services

    U.S. embassies and consulates continue to assess their visa services during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the situation in each country improves, embassies and consulates are increasing the number of visa appointments, including appointments for F-1 and J-1 students and scholars. Please contact the U.S. embassy or consulate nearest you for more information, as service will vary on the basis of available resources and overall health and safety.

  • Contact Us and Office Hours

    International Student and Scholar Services
    72 Fifth Avenue, 3rd floor
    New York, NY 10011
    [email protected]

    212.229.5592

    Front Desk and Phone Hours
    Mondays: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
    Tuesdays: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. 
    Wednesdays: Closed for processing
    Thursdays: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
    Fridays: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

    ISSS One-on-One Virtual and In-Person 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. Enter meeting here.

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

    Emergency Phone (After Hours Only)
    212.229.7001 

    Closed
    Monday, September 5

  • 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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