New College Independent Studies Courses provide an opportunity for individual students to pursue a research project with a faculty supervisor. For further information, see our Frequently Asked Questions.

Applications should be made using our application form. You may need to download Adobe Reader here to view this application form. Completed applications must be submitted to the Program Office for approval by July 15 for the Fall or Fall/Winter session; November 15 for for the Winter Session or by April 15 for the Summer Session. If any of these dates fall on the weekend, the deadline will be the following Monday.  Students will be notified of the acceptance or rejection of an application.