Congratulations! We are thrilled to invite you to join the Purchase College community. We encourage you to explore the college and take advantage of the many Accepted Student Events we have to offer. If you cannot make it to campus then be sure to connect with us on the Purchase Facebook and Twitter fan pages.
If you have not yet received your decision, please check out our other visit opportunities.
Accepted Student Days are filled with activities designed to give you a true sense of Purchase College. You will have a chance to participate in lively discussions with our faculty and students, discover unique majors, clubs, and opportunities for involvement, explore the campus with our students on a guided tours and find out why Purchase faculty and staff are serving students pancakes at midnight!
REGISTER NOW! Accepted Student Events are scheduled for:
Friday April 4, 2014
For a more personalized experience, attend one of our Test Drive Days. Test Drive Days offer students the opportunity to experience a college class, have coffee with a current Purchase student, meet with a faculty member, and receive a tour.*
*Not all Boards of Study offer tours. We will do our best to accommodate all requests.
Test Drive Days feature classes in the Liberal Arts and Sciences only. Visual or Performing Arts courses are not featured as part of Test Drive Days.
Registration for Test Drive Days is currently unavailable. Registration will open in mid-February.
Wednesday, March 12, 4:30PM - Visual Arts Building | Room 1016
Artists Lecture Series
Martin Kersels (MFA Visiting Artist)
Martin Kersels is an American contemporary artist born in 1960 in Los Angeles. Kersels' work is often installation based and incorporates sculpture, photography and video. He was the Co-Director of the Art Program at the California Institute of the Arts and is currently Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Sculpture at Yale University School of Art.
Wednesday, March 19, 4:30PM - Visual Arts Building | Room 1016
Artists Lecture Series
Keltie Ferris (MFA Visiting Artist)
The School of Art+Design Visiting Artist Lecture Series brings to campus noted artists, curators, critics and historians who share their perspectives and expertise on their own work and provide insight into current issues facing the contemporary artist and designer.
Wednesday, March 19th, 4:30PM - Student Services Building,"Red Room", FREE
2014 Mary Edwards Memorial Lecture
Vice Dean, Professor of Law
Cardozo School of Law
Professor Mary Edwards was a founding member of the Purchase College faculty and was instrumental in developing the Women’s Studies Program. Following her death in 1994, at the age of 48, her family and friends created an endowment to fund an annual lecture in Women’s Studies to honor Professor Edwards’ commitment to her students and to the elimination of social and political inequality.
Saturday, April 5th, 8:00PM- Performing Arts Center
For Tickets call: 914-251-6200
Chanticleer is a cappella at its best, a seamless blend of male voices, ranging from counter-tenor to bass, a chance to rejoice in the magic and majesty of the human voice. The first vocal ensemble ever inducted into the American Classical Music Hall of Fame, Chanticleer’s “vocal literature” takes audiences on a journey from Renaissance to jazz to gospel and beyond.
Tuesday, April 8th, 7:00PM- Performing Arts Center PepsiCo Theater, FREE
Henrietta Lacks and HeLa Cells: Impact on Biological Research and Informed Consent
Dr. David Spector
Professor and Director of Research
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cell biologist and cancer researcher Dr. David L. Spector brings his knowledge, experience and perspective about HeLa cells – the star of Rebecca Skloot’s best-selling book “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” – to a dynamic and timely lecture and discussion. You will get a glimpse of the tremendous impact this cell line has made on medical research and the discoveries that it contributed to around the world. Dr. Spector will also discuss the issues of bioethics and informed consent raised by the book, and how they affect current research.
Wednesday, April 9, 4:30pm - Visual Arts Building | RM 1016 FREE
Artists Lecture Series
Barnaby Furnas (MFA Visiting Artist)
Barnaby Furnas, (born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1973), is an American painter and former graffiti artist who currently lives and works in New York City. The School of Art+Design Visiting Artist Lecture Series brings to campus noted artists, curators, critics and historians who share their perspectives and expertise on their own work and provide insight into current issues facing the contemporary artist and designer.
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IN TOWN FOR A WHILE?
Enjoy a show at the Performing Arts Center
Visit our Neuberger Museum of Art.
Explore the attractions and shopping of Westchester County.