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. 

    Class visits can be arranged with two weeks' notice. To request a 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 Graduate Fair - Atlanta
    Tuesday, September 24 RSVP

    QS World Graduate School Fair - Istanbul
    Saturday, September 29 RSVP

    Idealist Graduate Fair - Washington DC
    Monday, October 1 RSVP

    QS World Graduate School Fair - Moscow
    Monday, October 2 RSVP

    Idealist Graduate Fair - Minneapolis
    Wednesday, October 3 RSVP

    QS World Graduate School Fair - St. Petersburg
    Monday, October 4 RSVP

    Idealist Graduate Fair - Chicago
    Wednesday, October 4 RSVP

    QS World Graduate School Fair - London
    Saturday, October 6 RSVP

    Idealist Graduate Fair - San Francisco
    Monday, October 8  RSVP

    Idealist Graduate Fair - Los Angeles
    Wednesday, October 10 RSVP

    Idealist Graduate Fair - Seattle
    Monday, October 15 RSVP

    Idealist Graduate School Fair - Denver
    Thursday, October 18 RSVP

    NYC Employees Mayor's Graduate Scholarship - New York City
    Monday, October 22 RSVP

    QS World Graduate School Fair - Milan
    Saturday, October 16 RSVP

    QS World Graduate School Fair - Mumbai
    Saturday, December 1 RSVP

    QS World Graduate School Fair - New Delhi
    Wednesday, December 5 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):

    University of New Mexico
    SUNY Potsdam 
    Atlanta University Center Consortium
    SUNY Plattsburgh 
    Evergreen State College
    University of Washington
    University of Vermont
    Duke University
    McGill University
    Ithaca College 
    Cornell University 
    SUNY Binghamton 
    Colby College 
    Bates College 
    Bowdoin College 
    Elmira College
    SUNY Albany
    Emory University
    University of North Carolina
    John Jay College 
    SUNY Cortland
    Georgia State University
    SUNY Oneonta
    Temple University
    CUNY York College
    Penn State 
    Rutgers University 
    University of Evansville
    SUNY Oswego
    Gettysburg College 
    McGill University 
    CUNY York College 
    Binghamton University
    SUNY New Paltz 
    SUNY Purchase 
    Indiana University

    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.