Our undergraduate, graduate, and student teams host a wide range of admission events throughout
the year. You can learn all about our programs, the process of applying or transferring, preparation of a portfolio or audition repertoire, and life inside our classrooms and on our New York City campus.
Our Welcome Center building is located at 72 Fifth Avenue, on the corner of 13th Street, and is currently open to external visitors. Effective March 1, guests and visitors to The New School no longer need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative
test results. For more information, visit our COVID-19 Community Guide.
Our in-person offerings include pre-scheduled admission counseling appointments, information sessions, and campus tours accommodating a maximum of ten prospective students with one guest each. Visitors without appointments can interact with Welcome Center staff in the Welcome
Those interested in learning more about our academic programs, admission requirements, or campus life are invited to connect online with a Welcome Center student assistant through our Welcome Center Virtual Desk. Virtual desk hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST Monday through Friday. No appointment is necessary.
If you are unable to schedule an in-person tour, we encourage you to take our virtual tour and connect with us through one of our many additional online events.
Anyone interested in connecting with a student currently studying at the College of Performing Arts is invited to email [email protected] to request a virtual meeting.