Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend that you register early, as classes can fill up quickly. Please note that wait lists are not maintained for Pre-College Academy courses.
Online registration is the easiest and preferred method of registration. Use the link to your right to register online.
You can download a form for telephone, fax, mail, or in-person registration.
The paper Registration Form is located in the last pages of the Parsons Course Catalog PDF, posted
here. All students in grades 3–8 use the noncredit registration form. Students in grades 9–12 use either the noncredit registration form or the noncredit certificate form, depending on whether
they are pursuing our Pre-College Academy
Fax the form to 212.229.5648.
You can either register in person or mail the form to:
The New School
72 Fifth Avenue, 2nd floor
New York, NY 10011
If you have any difficulties or need assistance with the registration process, contact the Registrar's Office at 212.229.5620.
Before your course(s) begins, you will receive additional program information by mail. A billing receipt will be mailed under separate cover by New School Student Financial Services. During the fall and spring Saturday program, supply lists are distributed
on the first day of class. For the summer program, students will be emailed a supply list before the course.
Payment must be made in full at the time of registration.
Note: To ensure a smooth registration process, please check with your bank before submitting credit card information, especially if your credit card was issued by a non-U.S. bank. Make sure that the expiration date of the card
is more than two months after the date on which you are submitting your payment. Remember that credit and debit cards usually have limits on how much can be charged.
Online Registration: Payment can be made by credit card only. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted.
Paper Registration: Payment can be made by credit card, domestic check, or money order or in cash.
Payment by credit card: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted. Include your credit card number and expiration date on the registration form. Note: If you are registering by fax, only credit card payment
Payment by check: Checks submitted for payment must be drawn on a U.S. bank, with a U.S. bank routing number and account number Mica encoded on the check. Foreign checks are not accepted.
Payment by money order: International money orders such as American Express money orders designated in U.S. dollars are accepted.
Payment by cash: Cash should be used for in-person registration only; do not send cash in the mail.
Mail your payment along with the completed registration form or bring the registration form with payment to:
Refund processing takes approximately four weeks. If fees were paid by credit card, any refund will be credited to the same card.
Parsons Open Campus reserves the right to cancel courses. Courses are canceled most often because of insufficient enrollment or competition for space. Students enrolled in a canceled course will receive a full refund of tuition and fees unless they choose
to transfer to another course.
Fall and Spring Term Withdrawal Policy
Students who decide to drop a course must formally withdraw by written notice to the registrar in order to obtain a refund of tuition or remove any charges still due. Withdrawals and requests for refunds cannot be made by telephone. Mail the notice to:
Refunds are prorated on the basis of the policy outlined below and are calculated from the day written notice is received in the registrar's office.
One week before the first class meeting: tuition minus 10 percent
After the first class meeting: tuition minus 20 percent
After the second class meeting: tuition minus 30 percent
After the third class meeting: no refund
Note: Failure to attend class or notification of the instructor of your intentions does not constitute official withdrawal. Failure to make or complete payment does not constitute official withdrawal and will not cancel charges due. Withdrawal
from courses must always be made in writing.
Summer Course Withdrawal Policy
Students who registered online should withdraw using the online registration system. Students who registered using the paper registration form must submit a written withdrawal request. This should be sent by email to
firstname.lastname@example.org by mail to:
Parsons Open Campus
2 West 13th Street, room 506
New York, NY 10011
Summer refunds are prorated and are calculated from the date the written notice is received by the Parsons Open Campus office. Refund processing takes four to six weeks.
Before June 1: full refund of tuition
Before July 1: refund of tuition minus 20 percent
July 1 or later: no tuition refunds
Note: These are firm deadlines and no exceptions to this policy will be granted.