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Looking for Accommodations?

On campus: For a true “camp” experience at a very reasonable cost, reside on the Purchase College campus in an apartment with three of your colleagues/fellow Purchase College adult students.

Off campus: If you prefer something more spacious, you may opt to reside in a two-bedroom/two-bathroom suite (shared with one colleague/fellow Purchase College adult student) or a one-bedroom suite at the nearby Hyatt House—the official off-site residence.

On campus: Alumni Village

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For those individuals looking for the campus experience and those who welcome community living, single bedrooms in four-bedroom apartments are available in Alumni Village. Students share one bathroom, a kitchen with a refrigerator, stove, and dishwasher, a common dining and lounging area, and a washer/dryer with three colleagues/fellow Purchase College adult students. All apartments are air-conditioned and an easy walk to classrooms and the college cafeteria. A sheet set with a pillow, pillowcase, and blanket are included.

Please note: No plates, utensils, cups, etc. are provided. Dining options and hours at the college are limited during the summer. If residing on campus, it is advisable to have a car (in which case a parking pass is required) to travel to restaurants, stores, etc. Zipcars are available (no parking pass is necessary). Microwaves are not available for rent during the summer, but students may rent them on their own. There are microwaves in the college cafeteria and commuter lounge.

A single bedroom in an Alumni Village apartment is available at the flat rate of $1,125 for the period starting Friday, June 6, through Sunday, June 22, 2014. Full payment is due at the time of registration and is fully refundable if cancellation is received by Friday, June 5, 2014. You will use course number ASC1050 when registering; the early registration discount is not applicable, and accommodations may only be reserved for the full 16 nights. For more information, help with registering for on-campus accommodations, or requests to be allocated a room with a specific student, please email or call the School of Liberal Studies & Continuing Education at conted@purchase.edu, (914) 251-6500.

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Off campus: Hyatt House

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Two-Bedroom King/King Suite ($112 per person, plus tax):
Two-bedroom/two-bath suites at the Hyatt House are perfect for corporate travelers attending the same meeting or event. These large suites offer each traveler a high degree of privacy and functionality. Each bedroom in the two-bedroom/two-bath suite has its own bathroom, spacious closet, television, telephone line, and dedicated work space, including a full-size desk, dual-line phone, voicemail, and complimentary high-speed Internet access, ensuring that each guest can unwind and relax. Each suite also offers a living area with a sofa sleeper, TV and DVD player, and a fully-equipped kitchen. The option to bill each room separately is available upon request.

One-Bedroom King Suite ($176 per person, plus tax):
In addition to a separate bedroom with one king plush Hyatt Grand Bed™, separate bathroom, spacious closet, and TV, a one-bedroom suite offers a living area with an oversized Cozy Corner sofa sleeper, TV and DVD player, and a fully-equipped kitchen. The suite also has a dedicated work space, including a full-size desk, dual-line phone, voicemail, and complimentary high-speed Internet access.

Both types of suites come with the following:

  • Hair dryer
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Iron and ironing board

More amenities:

  • Complimentary full hot breakfast
  • Free transportation for Hyatt guests to Purchase College in a 13-passenger shuttle/van for travel within 5 miles (includes Purchase College and White Plains grocery store, White Plains commuter train station, etc.). Based on availability, reservations required.
  • Guest laundry facility
  • Same-day valet dry-cleaning service
  • Copy and fax services
  • New Borrows program, for items you forgot or just couldn’t fit in your luggage
  • Complimentary evening social, Mon.–Thurs.
  • Complimentary guest market with microwavable items
  • Complimentary grocery shopping
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Outdoor grilling area
  • Courtyard with outdoor seasonal swimming pool and Whirlpool/heated spa
  • 24-hour business center
  • Sport court

To secure your Hyatt House reservation at the reduced rate, please call or email either of the representatives below by Friday, May 2, 2014, and mention the Purchase College appraisal studies certificate program. A credit card is required to confirm your reservation:

Updated Feb 7, 2014

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