Orientation

Welcome Fall 2016 New Students! We look forward to meeting you at Orientation. The Fall Orientation will take place at NewSchool during the first week of October - and we have two separate orientations for undergraduate and graduate students. Graduate students orientation will take place on October 3rd and undergraduate students will have orientation on October 4th - 5th.

New Student Orientation: GRADUATE STUDENTS

Please register for Graduate Student Orientation here.

Monday, October 3rd at 1pm - 5pm
Venue: NewSchool of Architecture & Design
705 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

  • Welcome
  • Policies Overview / Catalog
  • Program Chair Session
  • Faculty Expectations and Studio Culture
  • Academic Advising/IT Services
  • Library/Materials Lab Overview
  • Student Services Fair
  • Money Matters Session
  • Form Frenzy
  • Welcome Reception with Faculty, Staff and Students

New Student Orientation: UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Please register for Undergraduate Student Orientation here.

Day 1: Tuesday, October 4th at 10am - 2pm
Venue: NewSchool of Architecture & Design
705 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

  • Welcome: President, Executive Director Student Affairs
  • Meet Your Orientation Leaders
  • Policies Overview / Catalog
  • Program Chair Session
  • Lunch/Student Services Fair
  • Money Matters Session
  • Form Frenzy

Day 2: Wednesday, October 5th at 1pm-5pm
Venue: NewSchool of Architecture & Design
705 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

  • Welcome- Part 2
  • Being a NewSchool Citizen
  • Academic Advising/IT Services
  • Library/Materials Lab Overview
  • Academic Integrity and Success
  • Faculty Expectations and Studio Culture
  • BBQ at Balboa Park

New Student Orientation: INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

In addition to the Graduate or Undergraduate Student Orientation, all international students are required to attend the International Student Orientation on Thursday, October 6 from 10:00am-2:00pm. Please RSVP for International Student Orientation when you register for New Student Orientation.

For more info, contact Ashley Wagner, Student Life Manager at awagner@newschoolarch.edu