Visit the Gershon Kekst Graduate School

Important Update as of August 2021:

JTS Admissions is excited to announce the return of individual campus visitation for prospective students beginning in the fall 2021 semester. In concordance with the most up-to-date health and safety guidelines, as well as institutional policies, we are currently requiring all visitors to submit a COVID-19 vaccination record and waiver form prior to visiting. Please be in touch with the Admissions Office for further information and to plan your visit.

What makes studying at the Gershon Kekst Graduate School so captivating? Our renowned faculty—representing unparalleled depth and breadth in Jewish studies—write the award-winning books that set the standards for other scholars. In addition to studying with JTS professors and fellow graduate students, you will grow in a community of creative thinkers, including students from JTS’s four other schools.

Join Us On Campus

  • Organize an in-person or virtual visit: We encourage you to talk to our Admissions Office about organizing a customized visit to our campus. Fill out this form to arrange an information session with our Director of Admissions, a meeting with a faculty member, or a conversation with a current student. 
  • Attend a virtual information session:Join us for our fall or spring open house to get a comprehensive overview of our curriculum and to talk with current students and faculty about what to expect from the Gershon Kekst Graduate School experience.

The Kekst Graduate School Comes to You

If you can’t visit in person, we’ll help you find the best way to connect from home.

Admissions on the Road: Request an information session at your current campus or in your city. These visits are a wonderful opportunity to learn more about our diverse programs, ask questions, and meet other prospective students.

Talk to the Admissions Director: If you are looking for more information about our programs, we can organize a conversation with our admissions director via phone or Zoom.

To request an information session or virtual conversation, please contact the Admissions Office at gsadmissions@jtsa.edu.