Recent Updates: The New School has released its academic plan for 2020-21 and a phased reopening plan for its New York campus. Please check the Parsons Paris website for information about our Paris campus. Learn more.

  • Health & Wellness

  • Heath and Wellness
  • Coronavirus Information

    Student Health Services is following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local health authorities regarding the coronavirus known as COVID-19. You can find the most up-to-date coronavirus information on the CDC website.

    For more information or questions about COVID-19, call the New York State Department of Health Coronavirus Hotline at 888.364.3065.

    For campus implications, email Jayne Jordan-Levy, director of Medical Services

    Counseling Services

    Sometimes you need to talk to someone who will listen in a supportive and nonjudgmental manner. Our counselors are here to help you clarify issues and explore feelings and to discuss problem-solving strategies. We also offer group counseling sessions.

    Health Insurance

    The Student Health Insurance Plan is an integral part of the university's efforts to promote the well-being of our students. All eligible students need to enroll or waive the plan by the waiver deadline. See the Gallagher Student Health site for more information about plan details.

    Suicide Prevention

    If you or someone you know is feeling suicidal, you can get help by calling the Suicide Prevention Life Line at 1.800.273.8255 or going to your nearest hospital emergency department. If you would like to talk with a counselor, visit the Student Health Services portal to schedule a telecounseling appointment.

    Student Support & Advocacy

    We work with students who are struggling with nonacademic challenges, distressing experiences, and crisis situations by providing support and advocacy and connecting students to resources in and outside of the university.

    HIV/AIDS Prevention & Services

    We provide resources and programs that can help prevent transmission of and infection with HIV. We ground our services in harm reduction, with a nonjudgmental, sex- and body-positive framework, and we focus on reducing risk and supporting positive health changes.

  • Contact Us

    Student Health Services
    Phone: 212.229.1671
    Fax: 212.598.0059

    Counseling Services
    Phone: 212.229.1671, option 1
    Nurse Response will answer the phone after hours.  

    Campus Security
    Phone: 212.229.7001 (24 hours)

    If a student is in danger of hurting self or others, call any of our numbers above or: 

    New York City Police and EMS
    Phone: 911 (24 hours) 


  • Take The Next Step

Submit your application


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.


To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.