The Purchase Alternative Service Trip (P.A.S.T.) is a joint collaboration between the Purchase Student Government Association (PSGA) and the Office of Student Life & Community Partnerships. The trips are completely student planned by the P.A.S.T. Committee, chaired by the P.A.S.T. Coordinator. This is a paid position that plans all aspects of the trips from the site selection to participants and is advised by the Assistant Director of Student Life.