Our staff is working remotely during regular office hours (8:30am - 5pm), but the office is closed to walk-in visitors for the foreseeable future. To make an advising appointment about studying abroad, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are an international student with questions, please email email@example.com. Our staff looks forward to connecting via Zoom or phone to answer your questions and provide guidance.
Due to COVID-19, Winter and Spring 2021 study abroad and study away programs have been suspended across the SUNY system. Please consider your application for Fall 2021 or later.
International Students - Spring 2021 SEVP Updates
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) guidance established by the March 9 policy directive and the addendum issued on March 13 are still in effect for the Spring 2021 semester. The latest FAQs from SEVP are from August 2020. They contain information about the impact of COVID-19 on F and M students.
The Office of International Programs and Services (OIPS) is committed to assisting Purchase College in educating successful global citizens.
Whether you are a current international student on our campus, or you are looking to have your first international experience through a study abroad program, the Office of International Programs and Services is here to help!
We introduce current students to the many study abroad and study away opportunities available, and we help international students get to know each other and our campus during International Orientation.
We also host the annual Global Festival at Purchase College as a way to bring together art and culture from around the world right here on our campus.
Your time at Purchase is one to explore and connect and we’re here to help you get started! Stop by our office to learn more about taking the first step. You can find us on the 2nd floor of the Student Services Building or contact us here for more information.