Our Admissions Office is open to guests Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm.
We also hold multiple Inviso Official Visit Events 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.
Monday - Friday
ways to visit
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 Inviso, you'll join high school seniors and transfer students for a weekend to investigate The King's College, New York City.
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 also meet with a faculty member and/or Financial Aid representative.
During a Shadow Visit, you will have the opportunity to: Experience King's first hand, just like the students already attending. With your student ambassador, you'll go to classes; stay as a guest for two nights in King's apartments; experience New York City; learn where students shop, eat, and hang out.
We will work with you to accommodate the day you are able to visit. If you would like to schedule a shadow visit, please contact the visit coordinator at 212-659-3610 or VisitCoordinator@tkc.edu.
(Please schedule Shadow Visits at least 2 weeks in advance. We are unable to guarantee accommodation any sooner than that.)
upcoming visit events
Inviso VIMarch 27-28
Inviso VIIApril 17-18
class visit/aid seminar
Students experience what it’s like to learn first hand from outstanding faculty while visiting a class. Aid Seminar: Parents are invited to attend a financial aid seminar guided by the Director of Financial Aid.
Current students at King’s guide prospective students and parents through a tour of the campus and nearby attractions in Wall St.
Students and parents sit down for a casual lunch with distinguished faculty from each department. Guests are invited to ask questions as faculty share information about their experiences in New York and King’s.
An admissions representative leads a faculty panel through various questions as they address a wide range of topics regarding King’s.
welcome from president thornbury
President Thornbury speaks about the vision and mission of The King’s College. A question and answer time takes place directly after his speech.
current student panel
Enjoy a cup of coffee from our favorite local coffee shop as you meet current students and learn more about student organizations.
Sit down with your admissions counselor to discuss how your goals match with King’s mission. Get any remaining questions you have answered and discuss the next steps in your admission process.
This coffee hour is open to the entire student body, and representatives from a variety of student organizations will be present, along with our Parent's Association Advisory Committee (PAAC) hosts.
dinner in times square
Enjoy a sit-down dinner at a great restaurant in Times Square’s Theatre District. You’ll have the opportunity to chat with other prospective students as well as current students and staff.
After dinner, experience the finest of New York City’s culture with a world-class production on Broadway.
Enjoy a catered brunch and hear Alumni tell how their King’s experience helped launch their careers.
Visit one of our current student's apartment to get a first-hand look at the residential experience. Fresh-baked Insomnia cookies will be available for a snack while you’re waiting to go on your tour.
Spend time with current students as they take you to some of their favorite places in the City. Take a tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art one of the world's largest and finest art museums OR visit the trendy High Line Park and Chelsea Market.
Return to Campus and Departure
Return to campus to collect your belongings before heading home to tell your friends about your NYC experience at King's.
upcoming visit events
Inviso VIMarch 27-28
Inviso VIIApril 17-18
getting around manhattan
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 $35 (including a 15% tip).
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.
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.
PATH Trains are available from New Jersey into Manhattan. Use the Christopher Street stop if you are coming directly to our campus.
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.
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.
As a worldwide destination, New York City has hundreds of 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 finding prices on TripAdvisor.
We also have the following connections with hotels:
Club Quarters – World Trade Center: 5 Minute Walk to Campus. Mention The King’s College or use this link to make the most of our corporate discounted rates. Be sure to select “New York, World Trade Center”. (If asked for a code please use "TKC.")
The Double Tree – Stone Street: 5 Minute Walk to Campus. Use this link to obtain our corporate discount.
Hotel 373 – Midtown Manhattan: On 5th Avenue & 37th St. this hotel is just blocks away from student housing in Midtown and a 15 minute subway ride to campus. To use King’s Corporate 15% discount you must contact Kiara Ortega by phone (917) 464-3058/(212) 213-3388 or email email@example.com.
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