As a currently enrolled degree or credit-seeking student or faculty you have access to reserving suites at The New School. Find the answers you need with this FAQ.

How can I reserve an Arnhold Hall suite?

You can reserve a suite by agreeing to the guidelines and reserving a suite through Web Checkout

Where are reservation stations and suites available at the New School?

Reservable suites are exclusively available at Arnhold Hall 55 W 13th St, 8th flr.

What can my reservations include?

  • Audio or Video suites

  • i818-Voiceover Recording Booth (for use with i817-Audio04)

Who can reserve Arnold Hall stations and suites?

Degree or credit-seeking students currently registered and faculty.

How far in advance should I reserve a station?

At least six hours of lead time are required to create, modify or cancel a reservation. This is so a person working before you on a station has at least 6 hours to finish their session.

How long can a station or suite be reserved?

Up to six hours

Can I stay past my reservation time?

Reservation may only be made during Lab Hours. If you'd like to stay past your reservation end time, ask the reception staff to make sure there is no reservation starting after the end of yours.

When must I return all in-house equipment?

You must return all in-house equipment in person 30 minutes before the lab closes. Wait while the staff tests the equipment. This may take up to 30 minutes. After testing, the staff member and you will both initial the contract. You may request a copy for your records.

Any missing or damaged item is noted and investigated. If investigation determines you are clearly at fault, you will be notified to repair or replace the item(s). Until you do, you will be restricted from making reservations.

Is training available for station or suite reservations?

You should have prior knowledge of the station or suite requested. No training is provided. To assist you, there is workflow information available on-site.

Am I supposed to sign in to use the stations?

Yes, Present your valid New School ID, and sign in at Arnhold Hall, 8th floor reception to record your attendance.

What happens if I am late for my reservation time?

There is a 30 minute grace period past your start time. If you are more than 30 minutes late, you will forfeit your reservation and the station may be released to other users.

Are scanning accessories and remote available?

Scanning accessories and remotes are available for check-out at 8th floor reception. Pick up studio audio gear and lighting gear at the Equipment Center, 55 West 13th St, Room 921.

What should I do when checking out in-house equipment?

You are fully responsible for in-house equipment. Check all items and test them thoroughly before signing the contract. If any item is missing or problematic, alert the staff, who will replace it or make a note on the contract. No insurance is provided by the university.

I am TNS faculty and need a suite for my course

You can make a reservation through the portal for a single reservation or for multiple days.
You can have multiple reservations for multiple suites at the same time.
If you have questions or would prefer assistance with making a weekly reservation, please contact

If you would like to reserve for an upcoming semester (for which the hours have not been posted yet), please contact

I am TNS faculty and need to book i820-Audio03 with the i821 classroom

i820-Audio03 and the i821 classroom cannot be reserved in the suite reservation system (Webcheckout).
They can only be booked via 25Live.
You can either enter a request in 25Live directly, or you can contact your divisional or departmental scheduler.

Note that the Voiceover booth is not booked automatically with the i820-Audio03\i821 classroom booking.
If you want to use the Voiceover booth you will have to book it via the reservation system (Webcheckout).

Details of how each resources is reserved and how it work with other resources

Suite or room Resource type Reservation system Can be use with Accessing on day of reservation
i807-Audio01 Audio Editing Suites Only itself i802-Rec desk
i812-Audio02 Audio Editing Suites Only itself i802-Rec desk
i813-Transfer01 Transfer Room i813-Transfer02 i802-Rec desk
i813-Transfer02 Transfer Room i813-Transfer01 i802-Rec desk
i814-Video01 Video Editing Suites Only itself i802-Rec desk
i815-Video02 Video Editing Suites Only itself i802-Rec desk
i816-Video03 Video Editing Suites Only itself i802-Rec desk
i817-Audio04 Audio Recording Suites i818-Voiceover i802-Rec desk
i818-Voiceover Voiceover Booth i817-Audio04 OR i820-Audio03 i802-Rec desk
i820-Audio03 Audio Control booth 25Live (only by booking i821) i818-Voiceover AND\OR i821 Classroom i802-Rec desk
i821 Classroom Classroom 25Live i820-Audio03 Open Access