Accepted F-1 Students
Congratulations on being accepted to Purchase College!
We look forward to welcoming you to campus. Whether you have been accepted to a degree program or a short-term exchange program, the information on this page will help guide you through the I-20 request and visa process, International Student Orientation and key information to prepare for your arrival to campus.
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International Student Orientation
All new international students (exchange, undergraduate, graduate and transfer students) are required to attend the International Student Orientation (ISO) the week before classes start.
- Meals during ISO: Money, called “Flex”, is pre-loaded on your More ID card for lunch on Monday, August 24 (until 2:00PM) and breakfast on August 25. Dinner will be provided on Monday, August 24. Breakfast and Lunch will be served in Terra Ve. Meals plans start Tuesday, August 25.
- Shopping Trip: We will make a shopping trip on Monday, August 24 at 6:00PM to a nearby shopping center. If you would like to go shopping please add your name to the shopping van sign-in sheet when you check-in. Space is limited.
- Linens/sheets/towels: Linens/towels are not provided by Purchase College. The mattresses on campus are size ‘twin extra-long’, which means they are longer than a standard twin mattress.