Although we do not have on campus housing, we do have great connections to student housing facilities that will make your student experience in New York City one that is welcoming, comfortable and enjoyable.

Education Housing Services

EHS has dormitory housing for students studying at various colleges and universities. They offer options for single, double or triple living spaces with 24 hour security.  Call them at (800) 297-4694. 

Student Housing Works

Student Housing Works has partnered with different real estate managements firms through New York City that allows you to live in safe personal student housing. Speak with a representative at (908) 977- 6253.


Tribe helps you find a group of people to live with that is most aligned with your interests. The spaces are furnished and many other services are included. If you enter the referral code 'nyschoolofdesign" you can get a $100 off the first month.

Cell Phone Providers

CampusSIMs SIM cards are distributed to every international student who has been accepted to our programs. CampusSIMs allows international students to make international and domestic calls once entering in United States. There is no contract required and hassle-free mobile plans designed for the convenience of international students.

Shopping in the Garment District

NYSD has over the years collected a list of our favorite places to shop for fabrics, trims, buttons, etc. in the garment district.  These stores visited by local designers abroad have everything you need for your classes at NYSD and beyond!