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SPOTLIGHT

  • Alternative Service Trip Information Sessions

    2020 Purchase Alternative Service Trip
    May 17-24, 2020
    Parismina, Costa Rica

    In order to apply and receive the program application, interested students MUST attend one of the following information sessions.

    • Friday, February 14: Humanities 1032 at 3:00-4:00pm
    • Wednesday, February 19: Humanities 2047 at 2:00-3:00pm
    • Thursday, February 20: Student Services Building Red Room at 11:00-12:00pm
    • Monday, February 24: Social Sciences Building 1001 at 5:00-6:00pm

    Additional sessions will not be added.

    Information on past program locations and stories can be found on the Alternative Service Trips website.

    If you have any questions, please contact CEG.Service.Trip@purchase.edu to contact a trip advisor.

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  • The Lighthouse Program

    Purchase College Wellness Center's Lighthouse Program

     

    The Lighthouse Program is a part of the Wellness Center that lives in Fort Awesome room 138, a lounge we call “The Harbor.” The Lighthouse Program is an inclusive community that prioritizes creating a safe and welcoming environment for students in or exploring recovery to build a healthy and sustainable lifestyles using intentional resources, support, service, events and companionship.

    The Lighthouse Program is staffed by six student workers, also known as Wellness Peer Mentors, whose aim is to model and support Purchase students in this community. We want to enhance student’s wellness and help facilitate their pursuit of personal and academic goals. In The Harbor, students can enjoy a range of services and opportunities. Hours that The Harbor is open for events and hanging out:           

           Thursdays: 8:00pm - 12:00am
           Fridays: 7:00pm - 1:00am
           Saturdays: 7:00pm -1:00am
           Sundays: 7:00pm - 12:00am

    Additional drop in hours:

           Tuesday: 9:00am-12:00pm        
           Thursday: 12:00pm-3:00pm 

    Come by and have a look and see if this program is something that fits for you. If you have any questions or want to know how to get involved, please email recovery@purchase.edu.

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  • Career Center Mobile Hours

    Step out of your room and find our friendly Career Development staff in Wayback Offices to answer quick career questions, give resume and cover letter tips and more!  We are there every Friday from 1:00pm - 2:30pm.  

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  • Housing Selection for 2020-2021

    Housing selection for 2020-2021 is beginning soon. Review all of the steps, room selection dates, and FAQ’s to be in the know about the process. 

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  • The 2020-2021 FAFSA is available.

    Fill out your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online ASAP!

    Please visit www.fafsa.ed.gov to get started.

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  • Board Members Needed!

    The Office of Community Standards is seeking students, faculty, and staff to serve on the hearing board.  For more information, please email saf.conduct@purchase.edu

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SPOTLIGHT


FREESOURCES

Take advantage of the the assortment of free resources or Freesources available to you as a member of the Purchase community.  Each Freesource featured on this page is designed to improve your experience at Purchase and guide you to long-term success.  Check out this week’s Freesources on “Study Group Tips”.


COMING UP

  • New Drop-in Tutoring in Wayback!

    Begins September 3!

    Tutors will be available several evenings a week for drop-in help with writing and basic math courses in the Wayback 1st floor study lounge. This is open to all Purchase students, not just Wayback residents– no swipe access necessary! 

    Sundays: 6-9PM

    Mondays: 7-9PM

    Tuesdays: 7-9PM

    Thursdays: 7-10PM

    These hours are for drop-in help only, which means they are not on the WCOnline tutoring schedule. The first day of tutoring in both the Learning Center and Wayback will be September 3. 

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  • Purchase In The City

    In an effort to provide opportunities for our students to experience the cultural capital of the world—New York City, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, in partnership with the academic areas, and the Purchase College Association, will sponsor a weekly bus trip to New York City on Saturdays, called Purchase in the City

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  • Free HIV Testing

    Walk-in service for HIV testing is available every Wednesday from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm in the mobile van parked in the circle between Big Haus/Wayback/Fort Awesome.  Services are free and confidential and results are reported in 20 minutes.  

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RESOURCES

  • Flu Season Has Arrived

    Health Services strongly encourages all students to get vaccinated annually against influenza.

    Vaccination is the first and most important step in protecting against influenza and its potentially severe complications.

    The vaccine is available at Health Services. The cost is $25 which can be billed to the school health insurance plans or your student account.

    Please call 914-251-7925 to schedule an appointment.

    Visit cdc.gov for more information on influenza and its prevention.

    FLU SEASON HAS ARRIVED

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  • Getting Along with Your Roommate

    Check out some resources to help address roommate issues proactively and help build lifelong friendships.   

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  • Financial Literacy

    Financial Literacy is a tool that can help students make informed money management decisions. Students can get a greater understanding of topics such as budgeting, borrowing, repayment, savings, and more. SUNY is committed to offering the resources needed to help students along the way by offering financial literacy tools found here: https://www.suny.edu/smarttrack/literacy/.

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  • Assistant Dean Mobile Hours

    The Assistant Deans represent all students across the whole campus in both Liberal Arts and the School of the Arts. If you need advice about changing majors, need something signed, are worried about your GPA or just have general questions about your academic program this is a great place to start!  We will be located in the first floor study lounge of Wayback on Tuesday’s from 2 - 3 pm.  

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  • Wellness Center - Mobile Hours in Wayback

    Visit the Wellness Center Staff in Wayback on Tuesday’s and Thursdays from 1:00 - 2:00 pm. for resources and questions about wellness initiatives and support.  

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  • Get involved - join a student club!

    Check out the new PantherLink platform for information on clubs and student programs.  Want to start your own club?  Log onto PantherLink for details.

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Puppy Therapy! Courtesy of Psychology Club, Hillel, and the Office of Community Engagement

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