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.
Please note: beginning Monday, June 5th, and ending Friday, September 1st, summer hours will be in affect. Our office hours during this time will be Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-5:15pm.
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 summer tours 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 be held on the following dates. Registration will open soon.
Saturday, November 11th, 2017;
Friday, November 17th, 2017;
Sunday, November 19th, 2017;
Friday, December 1st, 2017;
Friday, December 8th, 2017
If you cannot attend a portfolio review on campus, please note that the School of Art participates in select National Portfolio Review Day events nationwide. See the full list of events the School of Art will be attending here.
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.
Summer tours will run Monday-Thursday at 11am. Tours will resume Monday, June 12th, and end Thursday, August 24th. Register online for summer tours.
If you have any questions about the application process or registering for the tours, please email email@example.com.