At Purchase, you’ll find opportunities to hear a WIDE array of new voices and ideas—not all of which will come from your classes.
Do you sometimes get confused when trying to figure out who the student clubs are on campus? Do you often question when student run services like Mount Olympus or PTV operate? Do you struggle to find out the student events on campus?
Do you want to discover others who are passionate about anime, economics, or recycling. Meet up with students who share a common background, or, challenge your worldview. Help run the art co-op, bike shop, or radio station. Learn about cheese, sign language, or even gaming?
The goal of this club is to engage with students about D/deaf culture and their community through weekly lessons and activities.
Anime Club provides a safe environment for students to met and bond over anime, manga, and other related media.
The Anthro/Media Studies Club is dedicated to opening students up to different cultures and media forms. We primarily have guest speakers and screenings.
The Art Tripping Club is committed in assisting all students interested in the study of contemporary art, in growing personally, professionally, and academically. By organizing trips to artist studios, equipment and material manufacturers, art galleries, museums, and by organizing network events, amongst other unique interactions between professional artists and our members.
Arts Management Club connects artists with student arts managers on campus and plan cool events!
An organization created to introduce students to gourmet cheeses and their effective pairings. The club is open to all who wish to explore the wonders of cheese!
We provide an environment where new and old cosplayers can come together and share their love of cosplay and costume making!
A place where a large college gaming community can meet to discuss and play video, card, tabletop, board, et al. games, create new social bonds, and enjoy the best possible gaming experience.
A student club that focuses on the education of the Hapa culture through events and programming.
Hillel is the hub of Jewish life here at Purchase. With committed students and dedicated staff, Hillel is a growing presence on campus served by three full-time professionals. We seek to address all aspects of Jewish life. Hillel offers opportunities to take part in Jewish Education, Israel programs, tzedek (social justice) efforts, and Jewish prayer and festival celebrations. Each semester we welcome a variety of Jewish bands, speakers, and cultural performers. We are open for students to spend time on our cozy overstuffed couches or in our kosher kitchen. Please stop by and visit us! Free bagels and lox lunch at every meeting.
Hip-Hop Club is an organization founded by Luis Mercedes in 2009. The club builds on teaching the Purchase Community that there is more to hip hop than just a music video or a song played on the radio. They strive to educate on the misconceptions that Hip-Hop is not always ignorant and it still makes a huge impact in today’s society.
History Club is a student club of lovers of history to meet each other.
Hello internet-surfing improv enthusiast! The Improv Club is a fun group of friends who meet to polish their ‘prov skills and have a good laugh in the process. Come on in for a big batch of completely improvised comedy.
The ISA allows people from around the world to meet, make friends and offer each other support while on campus.
L.U. is here to create a community up in Purchase College. We discuss various Latino issues around the world and the influence it has on American culture. It is an opportunity for students of Hispanic and non-Hispanic descent to learn and interact with one another, sharing heritages, cultural backgrounds, and different identities.
A safer space for queer-identified people and allies to break stereotypes. We are sex positive and study alternative sexualities. We host speakers, workshops, and discussions, and share knowledge of our own experiences as queer and trans students on campus.
An academic club that focuses on literature.
A club that offers a wide variety of Musical Theatre Performance opportunities for students on campus. Anything from Cabaret Performances, Shadow Casts of beloved shows, play festivals, or full-fledged productions of Musicals.
This club has a focus on discussion and activity surround the tabletop roleplaying culture.
We work to further the acceptance of African culture in America while promoting the unification and celebration of all people. We endorse empowerment and fight ignorance.
A club that focuses on exploring philosophy.
Planned Parenthood is a club that works towards promoting sexual health and reproductive freedom.
A club designed for students who are interested in psychology. The focus is to make psychology fun while also providing resources needed to get into grad school.
We meet weekly to discuss the many values of graphic mediums and shatter preconceptions on the notions of comic-fanhood. We are open to all who are interested.
A community of Christians from multiple denominations to grow in faith through Bible Study, fellowship, worship, and service projects.
This club focuses on educating on the medical field.
This organization is focused on educating and supporting the needs of queer people of color in the community. It is an attempt to start a space where people of color who happen to be queer can share their thoughts, ideas, and experiences about their identities and oppressions through meetings and events. We recognize that mainstream queerness has been associated with whiteness and it is our goal to create a space where POC are heard first.
Rough Secs brings together multi-disciplinary mediums through motion graphics. This club challenges its members to creatively solve weekly problems within a time span of five seconds.
We are here to promote Caribbean culture and to encourage diversity.
A club where students provide a supportive environment to develop stand-up comedy productions.
We are committed to assisting all students interested in the study of economics and personal growth.
The Purchase UNICEF Club partners with UNICEF USA to activate our local community by advocating, building community, fundraising, and speaking out for UNICEF’s child survival work in over 190 countries. Our mission is to educate fellow students on global issues, as well as get them involved in volunteering in order to help communities in need.
This is a space for writers to come together and share work, become exposed to up and coming writers, and to build new friendships and networks.
The Alternative Center aims to educate, advocate, and celebrate several things including body positivity, safe sex practices, and sexual orientation/gender identify development.
The Forum Art Space is an art gallery that provides space and support for Purchase student artists to display their work. The gallery also offers internships that work along with the co-directors.
The FreeNew is a move in/move out service that focuses on diverting waste and subverting consumerism.
The Purchase Free Store is a sustainability service dedicated to reducing waste, subverting capitalism, and providing a space for the Purchase community to organize around ecological and social justice issues.
This student run magazine focuses on highlighting student articles that are based on a variety of cultures.
Mt. Olympus is a screen printing shop that is open for student use. The shop also offers students the opportunity to act as monitors to help others build experience with screen printing equipment.
The Phoenix is the online publication within the Purchase Media Group. The staff covers breaking news, arts, sports, and other campus-related activities. We also incorporate video pieces into our stories.
PTV is the student television station that focuses on producing and promoting student projects. The stations also offers internships in three departments including programming, live production, and public relations.
The Rocket is a compost system located behind Campus Center North.
We curate and publish student/faculty/alumni-submitted work such as paintings, photographs, sculpture, music, video, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, et al.
WPSR is the campus radio station that facilitates a space for students to create their own shows that range from music to podcast. The station offers internships in four departments including station management, station engineering, programming, and marketing.