When using an acronym or initialism in second references, include it in parentheses after the first reference: Campus Technology Services (CTS) supports a variety of services for faculty and students. Most CTS computer labs are open from 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 p.m.

See Acronyms and Initialisms and Ampersands under General Style Preferences for related information.

The following list is subject to change and will be updated as needed. The central list of campus offices is available here.

  • Academic Resource Center
  • Admissions, Office of
  • Advising Center
  • Affirmative Action, Office of
  • Bookstore, Purchase College; second reference: campus bookstore, bookstore
  • Campus Card Services (More Cards)
  • Campus Technology Services; second reference: CTS, the department
  • Capital Facilities Planning, Office of
  • Career Development Center
  • Center for Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics
  • Center for Production Services
  • Children’s Center
  • Communications and Creative Services, Office of
  • Community Engagement, Office of
  • Community Standards, Office of
  • Conference Planning, Office of
  • Counseling Center
  • Disability Resources, Office of
  • Enrollment Services, Office of
  • Environmental Health and Safety, Office of
  • Facilities Management, Office of
  • Human Resources, Office of
  • Institutional Advancement, Office of
  • Institutional Research, Office of
  • International Programs and Services, Office of
  • LEAD Center (note the use of an acronym in this name, which stands for Lead, Education, Advocacy, and Diversity)
  • Learning Center
  • Library, Purchase College; second reference: the library
  • More Store; second reference: the store
  • Neuberger Museum of Art; second reference: the museum (or, in certain museum communications, the Neu)
  • New York State University Police (NYSUP)
  • Ombudsman, Office of the
  • Parking and Card Office (includes Campus Card Services – also referred to as the More Card Office – and the Office of Parking and Transportation)
  • Parking and Transportation, Office of
  • Performing Arts Center (PAC)
  • Purchase Writers Center (PWC)
  • President, Office of the
  • Provost and Academic Affairs, Office of the
  • Purchase College Association Inc. (PCA)
  • Purchase Student Government Association (PSGA)
  • Purchasing and Accounts Payable, Office of
  • Registrar, Office of the
  • Sponsored Programs, Office of
  • Student Health Services, Office of
  • Student Financial Services, Office of
  • Sustainability, Office of
  • Teaching, Learning, and Technology Center (TLTC)
  • Wellness Center

Updated April 27, 2017