• Full payment of tuition and fees is required at the time of registration. Housing charges are separate; go to the Housing page for information and application. Registration fees may apply.

    Credit: $7,450 for 6 credits. Academic records are maintained and transcripts are available for credit students.

    Noncredit: $4,700. Please note that permanent academic records are not kept and transcripts are not available for noncredit students.

    Financial Aid

    If you are matriculated in an undergraduate degree program at The New School, contact Student Financial Services to see if you are eligible for financial aid for the Summer Writers Colony. If you are visiting from another college or university, contact the financial aid office of your home institution.

    Registration Policies

    Enrollment is on a first come, first served basis; registrations are processed in the order in which they are received. Once you have registered, you must notify the Creative Writing Program of your three salon choices by emailing summerwriters@newschool.edu or calling 212.229.5611. Early registration is advised, as both workshops and salons fill up and enrollment limits will not be overridden. Tuition and registration fee must be paid in full when you register. (See information on withdrawal and refund policy below.)

    If you need advisement or help with registration, contact the Creative Writing Program at summerwriters@newschool.edu or 212.229.5611.

    Please note that matriculated students in any degree program of The New School who wish to apply the Summer Writers Colony toward their degree requirements must obtain permission from an academic advisor before registering.

    How to Register

    First select a workshop from the three classes below. After you've registered for your workshop, choose one literary salon for each week and email your choices to summerwriters@newschool.edu.

    Fiction, Section A - Noncredit, General Credit
    Sharon Mesmer

    Nonfiction, Section B - Noncredit, General Credit
    Madge McKeithen

    Multi-genre, Section C - Noncredit, General Credit
    John Reed

    To register online, use either the Noncredit or the General Credit link next to the course title to sign up for your workshop. Online registration requires a credit card.

    You can also register in person at the Registrar's Office.

    The New School Office of the Registrar
    72 Fifth Avenue, lower level
    New York, NY 10011

    Phone: 212.229.5720
    Fax: 212.229.5648

    Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
    Friday, 10:00 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

    See the academic calendar for university closing dates. If you are registering in person, you can pay by credit card, check, or money order.

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    Summer Writers Colony
    66 West 12th St.
    New York, NY 10011
    summerwriters@newschool.edu
    212.229.5611

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    Multi-genre
    Credit, Noncredit

    Nonfiction
    Credit, Noncredit

    Fiction
    Credit, Noncredit

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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

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