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DATES TO KNOW

Liberal Studies and Continuing Education Orientation Dates:

June 18, 2015

July 9, 2015

July 30, 2015

Aug 13, 2015

WHAT TO EXPECT

The Liberal Studies Orientation is a fast-paced program designed to introduce you to campus life, resources on and off campus, Liberal Studies staff, and your fellow classmates. Orientation is strongly recommended. Obtain useful transfer student information and learn about your new community.

SCHEDULE

STUDENT SCHEDULE

8-9:00AM Check-in, Continental Breakfast & Purchase Fair
Social Sciences Building Lobby
9:00AM Welcome
Social Sciences Building, Rm 1001
9:15AM P.C. Essentials
Social Sciences Building, Rm 1001
10:00AM “By the Book”: Title IX & Community Standards Social Sciences Building, Rm 1001
11:00AM Small Groups
Follow Your Student Orientation Leader
11:30AM Pre-Advising Meetings
Music Building, Rm 0089
12:00PM Lunch
Campus Center North, “The Hub”
12-4:00PM Advising Appointments
Music Building, Rm 0089
2-4:00PM Campus Tours
Leaving from Campus Center North Lobby
(O-Central)

PARENT SCHEDULE

8-9:00AM Check-in, Continental Breakfast & Purchase Fair
Social Sciences Building Lobby
9:00AM Welcome
Social Sciences Building, Rm 1001
9:15AM P.C. Essentials
Social Sciences Building, Rm 1001
10:00AM Student Services Panel
Student Services Building, Red Room
11:00AM “By the Book”: Title IX & Community Standards
Student Services Building, Red Room
12:00PM Lunch
Campus Center North “The Hub”
1:30PM Parent Q&A with Student Leaders
Social Sciences Building Classrooms
2-4:00PM Campus Tours
Leaving from Campus Center North Lobby
(O-Central)

RSVP

Please find the links to RSVP for your chosen Orientation date below:

June 18, 2015

July 9, 2015

July 30, 2015

August 13, 2015

 

FAQ

I never received an email about Orientation. What do I do?
All orientation communications are being sent to your Purchase email account. If you have checked your purchase email account and do not have an email about Orientation, please contact us at (914) 251-6332 or orientation@purchase.edu.

*If you just paid your deposit to the College, it may take 3-4 business days for you to receive your invitation to orientation.

Do I need to come to Orientation?
All new students are highly encouraged to attend New Student Orientation. However, we do not force any student to attend. Students who do attend get a chance to meet their peers, meet their advisors, learn more about what Purchase is all about, and begin their academic experience!

Can I bring a friend with me to Orientation?
No. We do not allow new students to bring friends to orientation. Orientation is your opportunity to meet new students who will become your friends for years to come.

What do I need to bring with me to Orientation?
To prepare for your visit:

ü Bring your driver's license or other government-issued photo identification

ü Wear comfortable clothes and shoes

ü Bring a sweater/sweatshirt for rooms with AC

ü Bring your schedule so that you know what books to buy and can find your classrooms

I am having problems setting up my Purchase email account!
Contact CTS at (914) 251-6460 or visit the CTS email website for assistance.

I have a question that is not listed here!
E-mail SAF.Orientation@purchase.edu or call us at (914) 251-6332

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about Orientation, please do not hesitate to contact our knowledgeable Orientation staff. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00AM-5:00PM.

Phone: 914-251-6332

Email: SAF.Orientation@purchase.edu




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