Welcome Parents!


What to Expect

Parent Orientation for Transfer students is a 1-day session in June, July, or August.  Parent Orientation consists of programming that introduces parents to campus life, resources on and off campus, academic programs, and a chance to meet faculty, staff, and other parents.



Breakfast and Lunch are provided during Transfer Orientation.  If you have special dietary needs, please contact us to make special arrangements.


Feedback from parents about Parent Orientation

--  "More than met my expectations.  Excellent Orientation program."


--  "The Orientation was so helpful and beyond what I expected.  I am thrilled that my son will be attending Purchase.  I saw him several times in passing on Friday and the joy in his face made me cry."


--  "The Orientation staff was very friendly & helpful."


--  "Based on the Orientation, it seems to be a terrific opportunity to learn and grow with lots of resources, surprisingly nurturing atmosphere, especially for a state school."

 For additional parent resources at Purchase College, please visit the college‚Äôs Parent Resource page