Visit Cooper Union
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Admissions Office Hours
The office, located on the third floor of 30 Cooper Square, is open Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm. Walk-ins are welcome. We are closed on weekends and major federal holidays.
Contact us by phone at 212.353.4120 or email at email@example.com
Cooper Union holds regular tours for prospective students. Each of the three schools- Architecture, Art, and Engineering- holds respective tours and has a separate tour schedule. Registration is required for all tours. Please see below for details regarding each school's tour.
Please note that due to security concerns, Cooper Union's buildings, including 41 Cooper Square and the Foundation Building, are not open to the public unless otherwise stipulated (i.e. an exhibition open to the public). Walk-in visitors to the academic buildings are not permitted. Please also note that all tours listed below are geared toward prospective applicants and, as such, the content covered during each tour will concern that respective academic program.
Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Tours and Open House
The School of Architecture hosts small group tours during the academic year on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Pre-registration is required for these tours. Please call 212.353.4220 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a tour. Please note that the content covered during this tour concerns The School of Architecture academic program and is not an architectural tour of Cooper Union's campus.
School of Art Tours and On-Campus Portfolio Reviews
The School of Art hosts small tours for prospective art students. Registration is required. Tours will meet in the lobby of the Foundation Building located at 7 East 7th Street, New York, NY 10003. Please note: tours do not include a portfolio review. The tour schedule and online registration for spring are now available online.
The School of Art holds a series of Art Portfolio Review Days in the fall. This event provides prospective art applicants the opportunity to bring portfolios for review as well as the opportunity to learn more about the School of Art from faculty, current students, and alumni. The Art Portfolio Review Day consists of an orientation, a guided tour of the facilities, and an individual portfolio review by faculty or alumni of the School of Art.
On-campus portfolio reviews will resume in November 2017.
Albert Nerken School of Engineering Tours and Preview Day
The School of Engineering hosts small tours for prospective engineering students and their families. Registration is required. Tours will meet in the lobby of the New Academic Building located at 41 Cooper Square, New York, NY 10003.
Regular tours run on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays, with some additional availability during school holidays. Tours will begin when spring semester opens in late January and run through April. Registration is required; sign-up here.
Aspiring female engineers: join us for our annual Women in Engineering event on Thursday, March 9th, at 5:30 pm. Registration is now open.
If you have any questions about the application process or registering for the tours, please email email@example.com.