• 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

    Wait times for visa appointments at U.S. embassies and consulates are based on workload and staffing and can vary from week to week. Students can schedule an appointment up to 365 days before their program start date of their I-20 or DS-2019. ISSS recommends scheduling your visa appointment as soon as possible. 

  • Contact Us & Office Hours

    72 Fifth Avenue, 3rd floor
    New York, NY 10011
    212.229.5592
    iss@newschool.edu

    May 28–August 16

    Phone Hours
    Weekdays, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
    Closed Wednesday

    Virtual Drop-In Hours
    Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon 
    Meeting Link

    One-on-One Virtual Advising
    Enrolled students sign up through Starfish.
    Non-enrolled students call the office to schedule.

    Emergency After-Hours Phone
    212.229.7001

  • 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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