Resources and Support
Academic support isn’t just for when you feel behind—it’s critical for staying ahead.
Purchase faculty and staff are dedicated to your success as a student, and also to your well-being as an individual.
While your faculty advisor will be your primary resource for academic advice, the staff at the Advising Center can help supplement their input or assist a transition from one major to another, as well as answer other academic-related questions.
Career Development Center (CDC)
The CDC provides personalized and comprehensive career-related services to help you through your college years and beyond with career counseling, job listings, and internship opportunities.
The Office for Global Education helps international students from the time they arrive in the U.S. through the completion of their studies. The office provides guidance on issues such as immigration, cultural adjustment, and student employment options.
This primarily peer- and group-based tutoring facility is committed to academic success. We offer a system of support that ranges from course-specific tutoring to broad instruction in writing and study skills.
Need help with a paper? Stumped on a project? Come by the Library and ask a librarian, search the stacks, and find space to focus on those big ideas.
Office of Disability Resources
For students with disabilities, Disability Resources works to ensure equal access to all programs, services, and activities at Purchase.
Need to review the academic calendar? Request transcripts? Wondering which courses fulfill your general education requirements? Visit the Office of the Registrar for all things course- and credit-related.
Student Financial Services
A college education is an extraordinary investment. Student Financial Services will help you devise a financial strategy and walk you through financial aid and billing processes.
The Success Network is a web of support that includes advising, monitoring, encouragement, and overall student advocacy with the single goal to ensure students do not fall “between the cracks.”