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  • International Student and Scholar Services
  • Welcome to International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS).

    Welcome back, continuing students! And a warm welcome to all new students arriving for fall programs.   

    We are pleased to announce that ISSS is open for in-person services while continuing to provide virtual services. Please see the side bar for details of office hours and services.

    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 FAQ 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
    [email protected]

    212.229.5592

    Front Desk and Phone Hours
    Weekdays, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    Closed on Wednesdays for processing

    ISSS One-on-One Virtual and In-Person Advising
    Enrolled students: Sign up through Starfish.
    Non-enrolled students: Call the office to schedule.

    Virtual Drop-In Advising
    Tuesdays, 2:00–4:00 p.m. Enter meeting here.

    In-Person Drop-In Advising 
    Thursdays, 2:00–4:00 p.m.

    Emergency Phone (After Hours Only)
    212.229.7001 

    Closed
    November 24 and November 25 (Thanksgiving break)
    December 24–January 2 (winter closure)

  • 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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