Recent Updates: Visit our COVID-19 Community Guide for information about in-person teaching and learning this fall. 

  • International Student and Scholar Services
  • Welcome to International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS). ISSS is currently operating remotely. We take phone calls through our regular phone line. You can schedule a virtual ISSS advising appointment through Starfish or meet with an advisor during virtual Drop-In Hours, on Tuesdays from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.register here. You can also continue to submit your requests through iGlobal.

    Please visit this webpage as well as the accompanying webpages for information and resources related to F-1 and J-1 immigration status and benefits. It is students' and scholars' responsibility to maintain legal status in the United States at all times and to fully comply with New School policies and procedures. You should always consult an ISSS advisor about your specific situation.

    You can find answers to many of your questions in our FAQs below:   

    International Student Advocacy

    ISSS continues to work with other universities and professional associations to urge our government representatives and related government agencies to take into consideration the far-reaching impact of COVID-19 on students. We will keep students informed as we learn more.

  • Contact Us and Office Hours

    International Student and Scholar Services
    72 Fifth Avenue, 3rd floor
    New York, NY 10011
    iss@newschool.edu
    212.229.5592

    Emergency Phone (After Hours Only)
    212.229.7001

    Office Hours 
    Mondays and Fridays: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
    Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 1:00-5:00 p.m.

    Virtual Drop-In Advising Hours
    Tuesdays, 2:00-3:30 p.m. Register here.

    University Closures
    November 25-26, 2021
    December 24, 2021-January 2, 2022 

  • Take The Next Step

Submit your application

Undergraduates

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.

Graduates

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

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