Information Security & Privacy

Services (5)

Virtual Private Network (VPN) for Faculty & Staff

The New School offers a virtual private network (VPN) enabling faculty, staff, and other authorized individuals to access internal computer systems from off-campus.

VPN (Virtual Private Network) for Students

The New School’s VPN allows students to connect to The New School’s educational resources and secure off-campus access to global websites.

Multi-factor Authentication

To keep information secure, The New School requires that all students and employees use multi-factor authentication when accessing certain university systems that may contain sensitive and/or Personally Identifiable Information (PII). This additional layer of security ensures that even if your password information is compromised, there is a second step of verification to help prevent unauthorized account access.

Secure File Transfer (Secure Send)

The New School operates a secure file transfer service,, to securely transfer sensitive information from one person to another, both inside and outside the university.

Information Security Policies and Standards

The New School Information Security and Privacy Program (ISPP) has been established to promote a university-wide approach to implementing and managing information and information technology security and privacy in a manner that respects the privacy rights of individuals, ensures the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information resources, and complies with applicable laws and regulations.