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  • Welcome Center Team

  • Welcome Center at The NewSchool
  • Since 2009, the university Welcome Center has been the first stop for visitors to our campus. The members of our professional team interact with prospective applicants and families at admission events, in email and phone conversations, and through social media, including our Welcome Center Instagram account and Admitted Student Facebook groups. We look forward to welcoming you to our campus community and helping you navigate the university’s admission process!

  • Anita Christian - Associate Director of Admission Events

    Anita Christian

    Associate Director of Admission Events

    Anita Christian - Associate Director of Admission Events

    Anita Christian

    Associate Director of Admission Events
    Contact: admissionevents@newschool.edu

    Degrees Earned: Graduate Certificate in Media Management and MA Media Studies, Schools of Public Engagement, The New School; BA Art History and Africana Studies, Rutgers University 
    When Not at Work: Cook, bake, and sing (music is my life!).
    My Favorite Spot in New York City: There are many! But I love the going to the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens.

    Susan Forte - Associate Digital Content and Communication Strategist

    Sue Forte

    Associate Digital Content and Communication Strategist

    Susan Forte - Associate Digital Content and Communication Strategist

    Sue Forte

    Title: Associate Digital Content and Communication Strategist
    Contact: admission@newschool.edu

    Degrees Earned: BS, The New School
    When Not at Work: Hike, kayak, paint, knit, and bake — basically any activity that gets me out into nature or inspires me to create!
    My Favorite Spot in New York City: Not in NYC, but just an hour away by train or bus — Harriman State Park!

    Ardit Marku

    Ardit Marku

    Welcome Center Admission Counselor

    Ardit Marku

    Ardit Marku

    Title: Welcome Center Admission Counselor
    Contact: markua@newschool.edu

    Degrees Earned: BA Literature and Linguistics, Hunter College
    When Not at Work: Paint, read, write, travel, hike, run by the beach or some kind of body of water, and watch horror movies right before bed and then promptly regret it.
    My Favorite Spot in New York City: Central Park. I know everyone says it, but it is so ICONIC. That feeling of being in the middle of the city but still feeling like you're in nature will never get old to me.

    Anthony Murisco

    Anthony Murisco

    Manager, University Welcome Center

    Anthony Murisco

    Anthony Murisco

    Title: Manager, University Welcome Center
    Contact:muriscoa@newschool.edu

    Degrees Earned: MILS (Library and Information Science), Queens College; BA Cinema and Cultural Studies, Stony Brook University
    When Not at Work: Go see a movie! There's so many iconic movie theaters in New York City (IFC Center, Quad, Angelika, Anthology Film Archives) as well as fantastic new ones (Roxy, Alamo Drafthouse). Either that or think about visiting amusement parks.
    My Favorite Spot in New York City: A tie between the birthplace of cult cinema (IFC Center, formerly The Waverly Theater) or The Little Red Lighthouse in Fort Washington Park

    Noah Simes - Coordinator, Admission Events

    Noah Simes

    Coordinator, Admission Events

    Noah Simes - Coordinator, Admission Events

    Noah Simes

    Title: Coordinator, Admission Events
    Contact: simesn@newschool.edu

    Degrees Earned: BA Theater, UMass Amherst
    When Not at Work: Lend my voice to characters on the queer sci-fi noir audio drama The Penumbra Podcast!
    My Favorite Spot in New York City: Bethesda Terrace in Central Park, because I am the most basic of Angels in America fanboys

  • Contact Us

    Office of Admission
    72 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10011
    admission@newschool.edu

    212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040

  • 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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