RESIDENCE LIFE


Housing room rates for 2014-2015

**Room Rates for 2015-2016 have not been finalized at this time.  Please stay tuned for more information**

We have 5 traditional residence halls on campus.  Here is some brief information about each! Please click on the name of the residence hall to be directed to individual hall sites.

Big Haus: Our largest residence hall on campus! This hall is home to about 400 first year, Sophomore and Junior students! Traditional double rooms, triple rooms, suites, and even some singles are available in Big Haus!

Crossroads: One of our primarily first-year student residence halls! Crossroads is home to about 285 first year students at Purchase and provides double, triple, and suite style-living for these students!

Farside: One of our primarily first-year student residence halls! Farside is home to about 250 first year students at Purchase and provides double, triple, and suite style-living for these students! Farside is also home to some of our college’s Learning Communities.  A learning community is a great opportunity to get involved!

Outback: Our smallest, but extremely dynamic residence hall! Home to 180 students with a focus on holistic health and wellness.  Outback is home to substance free living, which is completely outlined in the Residence License Agreement!

Fort Awesome: is called home by 309 Upperclass students. The Fort has double and a handful of triple rooms, with a private bathroom within each room. Each floor contains a study lounge.

 

Residence Hall (by assignment) 2014-2015 Rates
Location Cost per semester
Residence Hall - Single Room $4,450.00
Residence Hall - Double Room $3,980.00
Residence Hall - Design Triple Room $3,490.00
Residence Hall - Converted and Temp Triple Room $3,225.00

 

 

Residence Hall - Deluxe Suite*

$4,538.00

Residence Hall - Deluxe Double*

$4,450.00

Residence Hall - Super Double** $4,716.00
Residence Hall - Super Triple** $4,136.00

 

*Outback Only

**Fort Awesome Only

See each area description for rates.


Students living in the Residence Halls are required to purchase one of the following meal plans. Apartment residents may choose a meal plan if they wish, however it is not mandatory.

MEAL PLAN OPTIONS: 2014-2015

Residence Hall Meal Plans Cost per semester
19 Meals per week/50 SuperFlex $2,136.00
265 Meals per Semester/85 SuperFlex $2,238.00
240 Meals per Semester/110 SuperFlex $2,238.00
175 Meals per Semester/175 SuperFlex $2,238.00
65 Meals per Semester/850 SuperFlex $2,238.00

 

Apartment / Commuter Meal Plans Cost per semester
150 Meals per Semester/200 SuperFlex $1,702.00
75 Meals per Semester/400 SuperFlex $1,702.00
75 Meals per Semester/200 SuperFlex $1,014.00
250 Dining Dollars $250.00


The Commons: is  home to around 400 students and staff of Purchase College.  The Commons has three different styles of apartments to fit your needs!  The first is a 3 person apartment, with a shared kitchen, living room, and full bathroom. The second is a 4 person apartment, with 2 roommates sharing 1 bedroom each; the third is a 6 person apartment, with 2 roommates sharing 1 bedroom each.   These two apartments also come with a shared kitchen, living room, and between 1 1/2 -2 bathrooms.

Alumni Village: is our newest apartment complex and is home to 419 upperclass students at Purchase.  Alumni provides residents with a dynamic living situation, with 4 roommates sharing a living room, kitchen one bathroom, washer/dryer, and central air.  In addition, each roommate is given a single room!

 

Apartment (by assignment)

2014-2015 Rates

Location Cost per semester
Apartment - Deluxe Single* $5,243.00
Apartment - Single Room** $5,128.00
Apartment - Double Room *** $4,666.00
Apartment - Triple Room****

$4,521.00

* Alumni Village only
** The Olde only
*** The Commons, The Olde
**** The Commons only


Purchase Residence Extension Program (PREP)
Location                                                      Cost per semester
PREP - Single                               $6,379.00 + Summer Rate
                  if staying 12 months


Summer Rates Summer 2014
Location Cost                                   
Apartment - Double Room – Summer School $274.00 (per week)

PREP- Single Room (Alumni Village)

$4,373.00

Please note that any change in room assignment may result in a different room cost. For example, a student moving from an Apartment Double to an Apartment Single will be liable for the difference in price. However, switching to the same room type will result in the same price.