New Students Website

Visit our website for incoming students and get answers to your questions about Bard.


Faculty: Susan Aberth

Susan Aberth

Susan Aberth is an associate professor of art history, specializing in Latin American surrealism, and has been on the faculty at Bard since 2000. She is a recipient of the professional development fellowship from the College Art Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the author of Leonora Carrington: Surrealism, Alchemy, and Art (2004).
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Forms & Resources

You've paid your enrollment deposit, made any necessary arrangements for transfer credit or advanced standing, and arranged for your international student visa if necessary. Now is the time to prepare for the coming months by getting ready for the Language and Thinking Program; reading up on student health, residence life, and finances; and returning some important paperwork to the College.

Please visit the New Students Website if you have further questions, or feel welcome to contact our staff.

Matriculation Forms

Enrollment Agreement

Due January 1, 2015 for spring transfer students and exchange students:

Due January 1, 2015 for spring transfer students and exchange students:
Due January 1, 2015 for spring transfer students and exchange students:
Click here for more information on Bard's health insurance plan, including the brochure for Bard College's student health insurance plan.

Additional Information on health insurance for international students:
All international undergraduate students are automatically enrolled in the Accident and Sickness Insurance Plan as described in the Bard health brochure unless you obtain a waiver by presenting evidence of insurance coverage from one of three different commercial providers. (A list of the three different commercial providers are in the "Health Insurance Comparison Chart" document below). The Health Insurance Comparison Chart is a comparison of the costs of these alternative plans versus the cost of the Bard plan and a table showing significant plan differences between one such plan and Bard’s.

1. Click here to waive Bard's insurance

Parent Forms