• We know that parents and family members play an important role in the success of their students, and we want to help you stay engaged in the academic process and connected to the university. On Facebook? Join the New School Families group, where we share regular updates, tips, deadlines, photos, and more. Prefer to have the news come to you? Sign up to receive the New School Families newsletter, sent quarterly to your email.

    Family Orientation

    Show your New School pride during our welcome parade on August 18, 2019, and get to know the administrators and faculty members who will be supporting your student during a special day of workshops for families on August 19, 2019.

    For the workshop schedule and event registration, visit our New School Families Event Guide.

    Family Weekend

    Join us October 4-6, 2019, for Family Weekend, when you can connect with other New School families and enjoy events such as a jazz brunch, a field day at Governors Island, group tours of Ellis Island, and more! And explore The New School's past, present, and future during the Centennial celebration, The Festival of New.

    For a schedule of events and event registration, visit our New School Families Event Guide.

    New School Gear

    Don't yet have your New School gear? Visit The New Store in the lobby of the University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue. You can also shop a special collection for families and pre-purchase for pickup when you arrive on campus!

    Additional Resources

    A parent or other family member can access a student's billing accounts and financial aid information only if the student has granted the family member access to their account as an authorized user through MyNewSchool.

    To find other resources to help you support your student at The New School, visit the Parents Hub.

  • Important Dates

    On-Campus Housing Move-In: August 16-17, 2019

    New Student Orientation: August 18-25, 2019

    Family Orientation: August 18-19, 2019

  • 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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