• The basic Safe Zone training is offered once per semester. This training familiarizes participants with the aims and goals of the university's Safe Zone program. Topics covered include:

    • Common experiences of the LGBTQIAGNC population
    • Commonly used LGBTQIAGNC terms
    • Stereotypes commonly associated with the LGBTQIAGNC population
    • Heterocentrism, heterosexism, cissexism, transphobia, and homophobia
    • The sharing of multiple identities
    • On-campus resources for LGBTQIAGNC students
    • External and Web-based resources for LGBTQIAGNC students
    • The role of a person trained in Safe Zone
    • Intersectionality and how our multiple identities interact with power and privilege
    • Ways for non-LGBTQIAGNC-identified people to further their development as allies

    The fall 2018 Safe Zone workshop, which is open to university community members, will take place Friday, October 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There will also be an Anti-Oppression workshop on Thursday, October 25, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. To participate or obtain more information, email safezone@newschool.edu.

  • Contact Us

    Student Health and Support Services
    80 Fifth Avenue, 3rd floor
    New York, NY 10011  
    212.229.1671, option 4

  • Suicide Prevention Hotlines

    Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    Trevor Lifeline
    LGBTQ Suicide Prevention Hotline

    Crisis Hotline for NYC Residents
    English: 800.543.3638
    Spanish: 877.298.3373
    Korean and Chinese: 877.990.8585

    Trans Lifeline
    Trans-Run Suicide Prevention Hotline

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Submit your application


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Graduates and Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctural, Professional Studies Diploma, Graduate Certificate, or Associate's programs, or to apply to the Bachelor's Program for Adult and Transfer Students, complete and submit the New School Online Application.