The King's College

Visiting King's

AT THE KING’S COLLEGE WE PROVIDE PERSONALIZED VISITS FOR ALL OF OUR PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS. Our Admissions Office is open to guests Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm. We also hold multiple Inviso Visit Weekends per semester. Because New York offers limitless opportunities to learn and explore, our Admissions team is happy to refer local restaurants, provide subway directions and suggest various museums, tours, and other cultural exhibits. Also, be sure to browse our list of recommended accommodations for economical hotel options.

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Ways To Visit

INVISOLATIN. THE ACT OF VISITING, OR GOING TO SEE A PERSON, PLACE OR THING; A BRIEF STAY OF BUSINESS, FRIENDSHIP, CEREMONY, CURIOSITY, OR THE LIKE, USUALLY LONGER THAN A CALL. It’s no coincidence that The King’s College chose New York City as our campus. Not just any city, New York is the City — a hub of ideas and institutions that shape the culture of the entire world. Day in and day out, King’s students confront the challenges and realities of the world on our doorstep as well as the fun and excitement. At an Inviso Visit Weekend, you will experience life at The King’s College, New York City! Inviso Visit Weekends are open to high school seniors and juniors as well as college transfer students.

Upcoming Dates

2019

February 22–23

March 8–9

March 22–23

April 5–6

Schedule

Friday
  • 8:30AM – Breakfast & Welcome Meeting
  • 9:00AM – Class Visit
  • 10:30AM – Campus Tour
  • 12:00PM – Lunch
  • 12:30PM – Faculty Panel
  • 1:00PM – Mission & Vision of King’s
  • 1:45PM – Student Panel
  • 2:30PM – Housing Tour
  • 3:15PM – Entrance Interviews
  • 3:15PM – Athletics Information Session
  • 5:30PM – Dinner
  • 6:15PM – Alumni Panel
  • 8:00PM – Broadway Show
Saturday (optional)
  • 1:00PM – Tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art with a King’s professor

TOUR KING’S ON YOUR OWN SCHEDULE WITH AN INDIVIDUALIZED VISIT. YOU’LL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO SEE BIG IDEAS COME TO LIFE IN THE CLASSROOM. A typical campus visit lasts 4-5 hours. You’ll receive a tour of our space in the Financial District and our student apartments. You’ll also have the opportunity to sit in on a class and meet with an Admissions representative. Seniors or transfer students will also be able to have an entrance interview. Upon request, guests can meet with a faculty member and/or Financial Aid representative.

Personalized Visit Morning

  • 10:00AM – Meet with Admissions Counselor
  • 10:30AM – Class Visit
  • 12:00PM – Campus Tour
  • 1:00PM – Housing Tour
  • 1:30PM – Closing

Personalized Visit Afternoon

  • 1:00PM – Meet with Admissions Counselor
  • 1:30PM – Class Visit
  • 3:00PM – Campus Tour
  • 4:00PM – Housing Tour
  • 4:30PM – Closing
If you are visiting New York City with a group, we would love for you to stop by our campus for a personalized tour. We plan group visits to meet your specific needs and to help you understand the College’s mission. Please fill out a Group Visit Request in advance of your visit.

As a benefit to our Early Action Deposited students, we are pleased to invite you to celebrate Interregnum with your new House members. On Friday, students will attend a Great Speech, cheer on their house in Performing Arts, and witness the Final Debate and the awarding of the coveted House Cup. Read more about Interregnum.

How to Get Here
Manhattan By Plane

New York City has three major airports: LaGuardia (LGA), Kennedy (JFK), and Newark (EWR). Flying into any of them is easy, and you can get ground transportation from your airport to Manhattan with very little trouble.

We recommend that our guests fly into LaGuardia Airport (LGA). Catching a cab from LaGuardia to the Financial District is very simple and costs about $50.

Public transportation from LaGuardia is also an option, but it requires a transfer that can be difficult if you are carrying several bags. Take the M60 Bus from the airport to the Astoria Blvd/Hoyt Ave stop in Astoria. There, you can switch to the N or Q train.

Manhattan By Train

New York City has two main rail stations in Midtown: Grand Central Terminal (on the east side) and Penn Station (on the west side). Each is also served by numerous subway lines. Grand Central is served by Metro-North Railroad, which goes to NYC suburbs in New York and Connecticut. Penn Station is served by the following: Long Island Rail Road, Amtrak, and NJ Transit.

Metro North is available into Grand Central Terminal in midtown.

Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), NJ Transit, and Amtrak Trains are available into Penn Station in Midtown.

PATH Trains are available from New Jersey into Manhattan. Use the Christopher Street stop if you are coming directly to our campus.

Manhattan By Bus

There are a number of affordable, convenient bus lines that travel to New York City from around the United States and parts of Canada. These include BoltBus, Megabus and Greyhound.

All Greyhound and New Jersey Transit buses arrive at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in midtown Manhattan. Easy access is available via cab or subway to hotels and The King’s College campus.

BoltBus and MegaBus often offer cheaper options than Greyhound and drop off at various street-side locations in Manhattan.

Manhattan By Car

If you are traveling to NYC for only a day or two, traveling by car is a good option. While parking is limited, parking garages offer discounted rates over the weekend.

Driving directions to our campus can be found on Google Maps. If you need information about taxis and car services, please click here.

Parking options and discount coupons can be located using BestParking.com.

TRAVELING ALONE TO NYC? HERE ARE STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS.

Hotels

Depending on the season, location, and hotel style, prices vary greatly. To find a comprehensive list of hotels in Manhattan and New York City, consider reading reviews and consulting prices on TripAdvisor. We also have connections with the following hotels:

Holiday Inn Hotel
Holiday Inn Manhattan – Financial District

5 minute walk to campus. Reserve a room at the Holiday Inn – Financial District.

  • Inviso IV: February 21–24, 2019, use code “KCF” to reserve a single room for $119/nightly or double room for $129/nightly. Prices increase to “Best Available” on January 21, 2019.
  • Inviso V: March 7–10, 2019, use code “KMM” to reserve a single room for $149/nightly or double room for $159/nightly. Prices increase to “Best Available” on February 7, 2019.
  • Inviso VI: March 21–24, 2019, use code “KMV” to reserve a single room for $159/nightly or double room for $169/nightly. Prices increase to “Best Available” on February 21, 2019.
  • Inviso VII: April 4–7, 2019, use code “KCA” to reserve a single room for $169/nightly or double room for $179/nightly. Prices increase to “Best Available” on March 4, 2019.
  • Commencement: May 10–12, 2019, $189 Single per night, $209 Double per night.
ac hotel
AC Hotel New York Downtown

10 minute walk to campus. 

  • Inviso IV: $129 per night. Thursday, February 21, 2019 to Sunday, February 24, 2019. Prices increase to “Best Available” on February 14th.
  • Inviso V: $159 per night. Thursday, March 7, 2019 to Sunday, March 10, 2019. Prices increase to “Best Available” on February 14th.
  • Inviso VI: $169 per night. Thursday, March 21, 2019 to Sunday, March 24, 2019. Prices increase to “Best Available” on February 19th.
  • Inviso VII: $179 per night. Thursday, April 4, 2019 to Sunday, April 7, 2019. Prices increase to “Best Available” on March 5th.
  • Commencement: $199 per night. Thursday, May 9, 2019 to Sunday, May 12, 2019. Prices increase to “Best Available” on April 9th.

Book your corporate rate for The King’s College.

the wagner hotel
The Wagner

8 minute walk to campus. Use this link to receive 20% off your stay.

DoubleTree Hotel
The Double Tree – Stone Street

5 minute walk to campus. Visit the DoubleTree website to obtain our 12% off corporate discount.

Commencement: $179.00 plus taxes and applicable fees for King Room. $199.00 plus taxes and applicable fees for Double Room. Book online or call 800-445-8667 with dates and group code: TKC.

Fairfield Hotel
Fairfield Inn – Front Street

15 Minute Walk to Campus. Visit the Fairfield Inn website to make the most of our corporate discounted rates. After you choose your Check-In & Check-Out dates, click on Corporate/Promotional code under Special Rates, and enter promo code “K4C” to receive 15% off our Best Available Rates.

Things to Do in NYC

Here are our recommendations of things to do while you’re in New York City!

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