Getting Started

Welcome to The New School and welcome to Tech Talk! Since you are just getting started, here is a list of useful information to know about tech at The New School:

Accessing New School WiFi Students, faculty, and alumni have access to the New School WiFi. This site shows you how to set it up on your computer or smartphone.
ID Photo This is your go-to site for reviewing photo requirements for your NewCard and checking its status.
Tech discounts and deals The New School has paired up with many providers to offer deals on computers and software. Click the link to find out how to get discounts on products from Microsoft, Apple, and Dell.
Lab locations This site provides a list of all of the computer labs available on campus.
Print Anywhere With Print Anywhere you can print from any computer or mobile device on or off campus for basic black and white and color printing.
Printer locations This site provides a list of all the printer locations on campus.
Wireless printing In order to print wirelessly from your computer to any of The New School’s printers, install this printing application on your computer.
IT Central information IT Central is the place to go if you need help installing Adobe, can’t access your email, or have any tech questions that need to be answered. IT Central is located at 72 Fifth Avenue.
Google Drive As a New School student, faculty, staff, and alumni you have access to Google Drive which includes the Google Apps like Gmail and Docs, plus unlimited storage for your documents.
Apps Anywhere With The New School’s Apps Anywhere you can run applications that were formerly only available in labs, specific classrooms, or other specific locations around campus from your personal or other campus computers running different operating systems.
Downloading Adobe Creative Cloud The full Adobe Creative Cloud program is available to Parsons students and select Lang majors.
Downloading Office 365 Office 365 is available to all New School students. Click the link if you want to download programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Downloading VMware The New School has partnered with VMWare to offer students and faculty a suite of software via the VMWare Academic Program for academic and research use.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) As a New School student and faculty you have access to AWS Educate, Amazon’s global, grants-based initiative that gives students and educators hands-on experience with AWS technology, cloud training resources, course content and collaboration forums.
Setting up New School email on mobile device Follow the instructions on this site to set up your newschool.edu email account on your mobile mail app.
Account services If you need to change or reset your password, head over to account services to do so.
Equipment Center Cameras, tripods, computers, and more are available at the Equipment Center for rental. Request your rental using the link.
Adding funds to NewCard Click here to log into your NewCard account and add funds.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Check the IT homepage for a full list of The New School’s tech services.

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