Public Engagement

Graduate School Events

  • Admission advisors are waiting to talk to you about your plans and needs and to discuss whether The New School has the right graduate program for you.

  • On-Campus Information Sessions

    Explore our graduate programs through a variety of information sessions. These information sessions provide an introduction to academics and admission requirements and are ideal for those interested in applying to The New School's graduate programs.

    Class Visits

    We're proud of our distinguished faculty and exceptional students. Experience a class for yourself by sitting in on a current course. Class visits are available in the fall and spring terms while classes are in session. Please review the Graduate Approved Class Visit Schedule (PDF) for a list of available classes. 

    To confirm your visit to an approved class, please contact the Graduate Admission Office at

    Visit Us on the Road

    The Graduate Admission team travels across the country and around the globe to attend recruitment events and speak about the various graduate programs offered at The New School:

    Idealist Grad Fair - Washington, DC
    Tuesday, September 27 RSVP

    Idealist Grad Fair - Houston
    Wednesday, September 28 RSVP

    Idealist Grad Fair - Chicago
    Wednesday, October 5 RSVP

    QS World Grad School Fair - Stockholm
    Monday, October 10 RSVP

    QS World Grad School Fair - Copenhagen
    Thursday, October 13 RSVP

    QS World Grad School Fair - London
    Saturday, October 15 RSVP

    Idealist Grad Fair - Los Angeles
    Monday, October 17 RSVP

    Idealist Grad Fair - San Francisco
    Wednesday, October 19 RSVP

    QS World Grad School Fair - Mumbai
    Saturday, November 26 RSVP

    QS World Grad School Fair - New Delhi
    Wednesday, November 30 RSVP

    Graduate School Fairs

    Graduate admission representatives will also be attending the following graduate school fairs (each available only to students who attend the university):

    St. Lawrence University 
    SUNY Potsdam 
    Clarkson University 
    SUNY Plattsburgh 
    Virginia Tech 
    James Madison University 
    University of Virginia 
    Wells College 
    Ithaca College 
    Cornell University 
    SUNY Binghamton 
    Colby College 
    Bates College 
    Bowdoin College 
    SUNY Albany 
    St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) 
    John Jay College 
    Houghton College 
    Alfred University 
    SUNY Geneseo 
    Rochester Institute of Technology 
    St. John Fisher College 
    Penn State 
    Rutgers University 
    Dickinson College 
    Franklin and Marshall 
    Gettysburg College 
    McGill University 
    CUNY York College 
    New Jersey City University 
    SUNY New Paltz 
    SUNY Purchase 
    St. Francis College

    Individual Admission Counseling

    Prospective graduate students are strongly encouraged to meet one-on-one with an admission counselor, either before or after submitting an application.

    One-on-one appointments can be scheduled Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except when the university is closed for holidays or recesses.

    The Admission Office holds graduate walk-in hours at the University Welcome Center Monday through Friday, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Call 212.229.5150 or email to schedule a counseling appointment.

    Campus Tours

    Student-led tours provide a unique view of our New York City campus in Greenwich Village. All tours include an introduction to the university and a walking tour of our academic facilities. Campus tours are ideal for applicants or those interested in an introduction to study at The New School.


    The Office of Admission offers interactive admission information sessions online, several times a year. As in on-campus information sessions, representatives of our academic programs join with admission counselors to answer your questions.