• Health & Wellness

  • The waiting room of the Student Health Services office.
  • Student Health Services continues to monitor COVID-19 developments and adjust our recommendations accordingly. Student health and well-being is our top priority.

    We are in direct contact with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and are closely following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization, and local health departments. 

    For the most up-to-date  information on the university’s COVID-19 policies, please visit the COVID-19 Community Guide. For general information on COVID-19, visit the CDC website or call the New York State Department of Health Coronavirus Hotline at 888.364.3065.

    Medical Services

    Medical Services provides telehealth and in-person appointments for all eligible students. To schedule a telehealth appointment, please go to shsportal.newschool.edu. For in-person appointment requests, please contact us at 212.229.1671, option 2.

    Counseling Services

    Sometimes you need to talk to someone who will listen in a supportive and nonjudgmental manner. Our counselors are here to help students clarify issues and explore feelings and to discuss problem-solving strategies. We also offer individual mindfulness sessions, Problem Management Plus sessions, Ear Acupressure Kits, and a variety of support groups.

    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.


    All degree-seeking students are required to meet the university’s immunization requirements for measles, mumps, rubella, meningitis ACWY, and COVID-19.

    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
    [email protected]

    Student Health Insurance
    [email protected]

    Office Hours
    Monday–Thursday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
    Friday 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
    Closed daily from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
    Closed on university holidays

    Limited same-day counseling appointments available. Telehealth counseling sessions available after 5:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday.

    Online Scheduling
    Some medical, mindfulness, and brief counseling appointments can be scheduled online through the Student Health Services portal.

    After-Hours Nurse Advice Line
    Monday-Friday After 5 p.m.
    Weekends 24 hour

    FONEMED is an after-hours nurse advice line available to students in the U.S. whenever Student Health Services is closed. Experienced nurses will provide you with medical guidance, health information, assistance in decision making, and referrals. Call 212.229.1671 and press option 1 or 2.

    Students living outside of the U.S. should use emergency and after-hours services in their local communities.

  • 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.