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  • the new school is a community of innovators dedicated to new approaches, new ways of thinking, and new solutions. today we are called to live these values, to bring our campus and community together in inspiring new ways, and to reimagine our educational experience in the 2020–2021 academic year. as we all continue to confront the ongoing challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, one thing remains constant: the value of a new school education.

    this coming academic year will certainly look different, and we know that some students – particularly those from international locations – may be unable to travel to new york city. as a result, we are finalizing plans which will follow guidelines from the city and state of new york and will ensure a rigorous, relevant, and uniquely new school experience for every one of our students, regardless of where they are or what in-person access we have to our campus. 

    Guiding Principles

    every decision about on-campus, online, and hybrid learning opportunities and university activities in the coming year is guided by three principles:

    • Protecting the health and safety of the entire New School community — students, faculty, and staff — and the neighbors with whom we interact
    • 大发体育官方网址maintaining the highest-quality teaching, learning, research, and cultural expression in every college, department, and specialty 

    • ensuring equitable access to classes and other learning activities for all students

    Enduring Benefits

    Although some aspects of teaching and learning will evolve in the months to come, we will continue to deliver an educational, cultural, and social experience that is rigorous, exciting, and truly New School. The benefits include:

    • Prominent and passionate faculty whose trailblazing ideas and individualized mentorship help students reimagine the future  
    • purposeful innovation that combines research, creativity, and technology with an innate commitment to sustainability, social justice, and health and wellness to create immediate impact in the real world 

    • powerful networks that give students the opportunity to learn from prominent guest experts and engage in projects with industry, nonprofits, and other partner organizations and the greater global community

    • supportive communities that maintain close connections with students — both in the classroom and through extracurricular interactions, from discussions and performances to office hours and advising

    The 2020–2021 Academic Experience

    大发体育官方网址the new school will be in session, with a full offering of courses and programming, throughout the 2020–2021 academic year. our plan for the year ahead involves a high level of flexibility that meets the needs of students, wherever they are. our faculty — in every college and department — are developing plans and reimagining curricula to meet the demands of the moment and offer a range of new opportunities that will take learning beyond the traditional classroom environment regardless of when, where, or how that learning takes place. 

    Fall 2020 

    fall classes at the new school will begin, as scheduled, on monday, august 31. resuming on-campus, in-person education as soon as possible is our foremost goal; however, present realities indicate that the fall 2020 semester will inevitably include some education offerings that are delivered remotely. we are committed to enabling every new school student to start or continue their education no matter where they are in the world through remote instruction. 

    Assuming that the state’s guidelines for higher education are delivered in June, as expected, we anticipate sharing more information about the use of campus spaces and plans for the fall semester around July 1. 

    Flexible Options for Every Student

    below are some of the key elements of our flexible approach that will enable students and their families to determine how, where, and when during the coming academic year they will embark on their path to the new school. 

    • this summer, some colleges are offering free online opportunities to new students to help them get a head start and begin connecting with future classmates.

    • for fall 2020, efforts are under way throughout our schools and colleges to offer classes in multiple modalities (for example, in person or online). we anticipate that some courses or parts of courses will be offered only online.

    • we are adjusting program curricula so that classes with extensive performance-based or studio components can be moved to the spring 2021 term.

    • 大发体育官方网址we will provide some students outside the united states with opportunities to start the academic year in their home country, through our global offsite semester option (details below). 

    rest assured that class schedules for courses that are offered online will accommodate time zone differences and other time commitments.

    Global Offsite Semester Option

    Recognizing that many international students may not be able to travel due to visa restrictions if we open campus in the fall, The New School is developing an innovative program that enables new first-year students outside of the United States to start the academic year in their home country. This offering is based on relationships with international partner institutions and will allow students to access space resources and/or courses with the partner in addition to online courses with The New School. 

    eligible students will receive an email from the admission office with further details. in the meantime, if you would like to express interest in the global offsite semester, please .

    Alignment with City and State Regulations

    on june 8, new york city hit an important milestone, as it officially entered the first phase of a mandatory after meeting the state’s seven required metrics. other parts of new york state had begun reopening several weeks earlier; new york city was the last area to receive clearance. educational institutions are covered in phase four of the state’s plan.

    大发体育官方网址by the end of june, all colleges and universities in the state of new york expect to receive mandatory guidelines from governor andrew cuomo detailing how and in what capacity institutions of higher education can reopen their campuses for in-person teaching, learning, and community activities. each academic institution in new york must conform to these guidelines in order to open for in-person instruction and activities.

    Future Updates

    this page will be updated on a regular basis as we finalize the specifics of our fall 2020 offerings and other plans for the coming academic year. in addition, the message feed on this page will feature updates from the president and/or provost of the new school.

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