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New Student Orientation

  • Arthur Satz Auditorium, New York School of Interior Design 170 East 70th Street New York, NY, 10021 United States (map)

Tentative agenda*

10:00 to 10:05
Greeting from the President, David Sprouls

10:05 to 10:15
Greeting from the Office of Academic Affairs, Dr. Ellen Fisher

10:15 to 10:25
Academic Advising & Disability Services, Linda Sclafani and Shell Azar
Career Services, Nansi Barrie
Counseling, Dr. Penni Morganstein

10:25 to 10:30
Portal Overview & Registration, Jennifer Melendez
10:30 to 10:40
Canvas Overview, Freya van Saun

10:40 to 11:15
Academic Computing, Dan Truong and Duc Se

11:15 to 11:30
Introduction to the Library, Billy Kwan    

11:30 to 11:40
Writing Center & Peer Tutoring, Shell Azar 

11:35 to 11:45
Access, Safety & Security, Zeke Kolenovic        

11:45 to 3:00
Lunch / Photo ID’s / Financial Aid Presentation/ Travel time to Graduate Center

1:00 to 2:00
Financial Aid Presentation- required for all students receiving financial aid, Financial Aid and Financial Aid Officer

Sessions for MFA and MPS students only
3:00 to 4:30
MFA 1 & MFA 2, Graduate Center

The Graduate Center is located at 401 Park Avenue South at 28th Street. Please enter on Park Avenue and take the elevator to the 3rd floor. 

MPS- Lighting Design: Room 401, 70th Street
MPS- Sustainable Design: Room 405, 70th Street

If you have any questions or would like further information please email or call 212-472-1500, ext. 205.

*Agenda subject to change