Basic Drafting

at The New School - Greenwich Village

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Course Details
Price:
$816 3 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Jun 03, 7:00pm - Jul 10, 9:30pm (12 sessions)

Location:
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
63 5th Ave
At E 13th St
New York, New York 10003
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this architecture design class:

An introduction to the preparation of drawings for architectural purposes. Topics covered include identification and use of drafting equipment, drafting in scale, basic lettering, line weights, and standard notation conventions. The emphasis is on orthographic projections related to floor plans, elevations, and ceiling plans. Trade information related to the practice of architectural and interior design is integrated throughout the curriculum. Learn the skills and techniques necessary to express any design concept graphically. 

Drafting tools are required. Materials cost approximately $100.

You will learn:
Create a full set of formal drawings including floor plan, elevations, reflected ceiling plan

Benefits:
  • Understand plans and elevations and general concepts of architectural drawings
  • Understand use of drafting tools
  • Understand line weights and graphic symbols
  • Understand orthographic projection
  • Learn basic concepts for surveying and drafting the information
  • Learn trade information and sequence of design and construction 
  • Gain the skills and techniques necessary to express any design concept graphically
Note: Class price includes a $40 one-time registration fee.

Location:
Course locations are TBD and subject to change. Exact locations will be communicated prior to the class.

Important: 
This course is offered through Continuing Education at The New School. Students who have already created an online account at the New School should register for classes directly on NewSchool.edu/continuing-education/classes

School Notes:

How to Get Your Newcard:

The Newcard will provide students with a host of additional benefits. In order to claim your New School ID, please visit our office, located at 72 Fifth Avenue, lower level. You will have to present another valid form of photo ID, like a driver's license or passport. Your name must be spelled the same way on your driver's license (or other form of ID) as it is in the New School database; any discrepancy will result in delays in issuing a card.

You may not receive your ID card in time before class. You can print a copy of your registration from my.newschool.edu (Academics Tab -> View Class Schedule and Locations) and present it to security with a photo ID in lieu of the ID card.

Once you receive your ID card you should go to accounts.newschool.edu to obtain your NetID using your N# which is on the ID card. Once you have your NetID you can reset your password. Then using your Net ID + Password, you can log into my.newschool.edu to view your class location, course schedule, and New School announcements.

Alternatively you can call the Reg office (212.229.5620) and they will give the N# to you over the phone after you answer some identifying questions.

Course locations may change up into the first week of classes. Students are usually asked to check their room location the day of or night before their first class. Usually when there is a location change after the first day of class the instructor will send out an email notifying all students on the roster. This is less likely to happen though.

You can also check a location by going to Class Meeting Locations (on www.newschool.edu/registrar, under the Related Links section on the lower right side of the page). You will need to know your subject's subject code or select all subject codes to search.

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Refund Policy
All refunds are subject to a $40 non-negotiable cancellation fee. You will then be refunded based on the remainder of the course fees paid & the following refund schedule:

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Below is a simplified Refund Schedule for Open Campus courses:

Course Length: 12-Week Courses Start 2/4/19
Refund Start Date | Refund End Date | Tuition Refund %
05-Nov-18 | 10-Feb-19 | 100% refund
11-Feb-19 | 17-Feb-19 | 75% refund
18-Feb-19 | 24-Feb-19 | 50% refund
25-Feb-19 | 03-Mar-19 | 25% refund
04-Mar-19 | 05-May-19 | 0% refund 

Course Length: 12-Week Courses Start 2/11/19
Refund Start Date | Refund End Date | Tuition Refund %
05-Nov-18 | 17-Feb-19 | 100% refund
18-Feb-19 | 24-Feb-19 | 75% refund
25-Feb-19 | 03-Mar-19 | 50% refund
04-Mar-19 | 10-Mar-19 | 25% refund
11-Mar-19 | 13-May-19 | 0% refund

Course Length: 11-Week Courses Start 2/19/19 
Refund Start Date | Refund End Date | Tuition Refund %
05-Nov-18 | 25-Feb-19 | 100% refund
26-Feb-19 | 04-Mar-19 | 75% refund
05-Mar-19 | 11-Mar-19 | 50% refund
12-Mar-19 | 18-Mar-19 | 25% refund
19-Mar-19 | 13-May-19 | 0% refund

Course Length: 11-Week Courses Start 2/25/19 
Refund Start Date | Refund End Date | Tuition Refund %
05-Nov-18 | 02-Mar-19 | 100% refund
03-Mar-19 | 08-Mar-19 | 75% refund
09-Mar-19 | 14-Mar-19 | 50% refund
15-Mar-19 | 20-Mar-19 | 25% refund
21-Mar-19 | 13-May-13 | 0% refund

Course Length: 10-Week Courses Start 1/22/19 
Refund Start Date | Refund End Date | Tuition Refund %
05-Nov-18 | 27-Jan-19 | 100% refund
28-Jan-19 | 02-Feb-19 | 75% refund
03-Feb-19 | 08-Feb-19 | 50% refund
09-Feb-19 | 14-Feb-19 | 25% refund
15-Feb-19 | 07-Apr-19 | 0% refund

Course Length: 10-Week Courses Start 2/4/19 
Refund Start Date | Refund End Date | Tuition Refund %
05-Nov-18 | 09-Feb-19 | 100% refund
10-Feb-19 | 15-Feb-19 | 75% refund
16-Feb-19 | 21-Feb-19 | 50% refund
22-Feb-19 | 27-Feb-19 | 25% refund
28-Feb-19 | 21-Apr-19 | 0% refund

Course Length: 9-Week Courses Start 1/22/19 
Refund Start Date | Refund End Date | Tuition Refund %
05-Nov-18 | 28-Feb-19 | 100% refund
29-Feb-19 | 04-Feb-19 | 50% refund
05-Feb-19 | 11-Feb-19 | 25% refund
12-Feb-19 | 31-Mar-19 | 0% refund

Course Length: 9-Week Courses Start 3/4/19 
Refund Start Date | Refund End Date | Tuition Refund %
05-Nov-18 | 09-Mar-19 | 100% refund
10-Mar-19 | 15-Mar-19 | 75% refund
16-Mar-19 | 21-Mar-19 | 50% refund
22-Mar-19 | 27-Mar-19 | 25% refund
28-Mar-19 | 13-May-19 | 0% refund

Course Length: 7-Week Courses Start 1/22/19
Refund Start Date | Refund End Date | Tuition Refund %
05-Nov-18 | 26-Jan-19 | 100% refund
27-Jan-19 | 31-Jan-19 | 50% refund
01-Feb-19 | 05-Feb-19 | 25% refund
06-Feb-19 | 03-Mar-19 | 0% refund

Course Length: 6-Week Courses Start 3/25/19 
Refund Start Date | Refund End Date | Tuition Refund %
05-Nov-18 | 30-Mar-19 | 100% refund
31-Mar-19 | 05-Apr-19 | 50% refund
06-Apr-19 | 11-Apr-19 | 25% refund
12-Apr-19 | 13-May-19 | 0% refund

The New School reserves the right to cancel courses or adjust curriculum. Courses are typically canceled because of insufficient enrollment, withdrawal of the instructor, or inability to secure appropriate instructional space. If your course is canceled, you will be notified by the Registrar's Office and asked whether you wish to transfer to another course or to receive a full refund of tuition and fees. If you are in a certificate program, please consult with a program advisor if a required course is canceled. 

MAKE-UP POLICY

We do not have a policy for make-up classes. Students are advised to attend every class when possible just like any other university course. For more information on making up a missed session, this student can reach out directly to the faculty letting them know ahead of time and coordinate directly with the faculty. 

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Wed, Jun 05 7:00pm - 9:30pm TBD
Mon, Jun 10 7:00pm - 9:30pm TBD
Wed, Jun 12 7:00pm - 9:30pm TBD
Mon, Jun 17 7:00pm - 9:30pm TBD
Wed, Jun 19 7:00pm - 9:30pm TBD
Mon, Jun 24 7:00pm - 9:30pm TBD
Wed, Jun 26 7:00pm - 9:30pm TBD
Mon, Jul 01 7:00pm - 9:30pm TBD
Wed, Jul 03 7:00pm - 9:30pm TBD
Mon, Jul 08 7:00pm - 9:30pm TBD
Wed, Jul 10 7:00pm - 9:30pm TBD

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Question from anonymous
Hello, I am interested in taking the Basic Drafting class. The description states: Drafting tools are required. Materials cost approximately $100. Does this mean the cost of the materials is not included in the price? If so, when will I receive this list of materials I need to purchase? Thank you.
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Question from Elizabeth K.
Are there any prerequisites for this class?
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Hi! This class is designed for Beginners so there are no prerequisites other than you should be a first-time Student at The New School in order to signup through CourseHorse. Students who have already created an online account at the New School should register for classes directly on NewSchool.edu/continuing-education/classes.
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