The learning environment and residential living are central to the Purchase College experience.
The Office of Community Engagement collaborates with the Office of Disability Resources to coordinate accessible campus housing for students with disabilities that impact one’s living situation.
Please visit the Office of Disability Resources Accessible Campus Housing website for more information.
Required Submission Dates
Housing spaces at Purchase College are limited. In order to assure availability, requests for housing modifications are asked to adhere to the below submission dates. However, if the request for accommodation is made after the above submission dates, Purchase College cannot guarantee that it will be able to meet the individual’s accommodation needs during the first semester or term of occupancy.
Spring 2019 Semester submit by: November 30, 2018
Summer 2019 Session submit by: April 1, 2019
Fall 2019 Semester submit by: June 1, 2019
The individual making the request for an accessible housing accommodation should complete and provide both Sections A and B of the Request for Accessible Housing form as soon as practicably possible before moving into College housing.
If the need for accessible campus housing arises when an individual already resides in College housing, they should contact ODR and complete the steps to request a housing accommodation as soon as practicably possible. Purchase College cannot guarantee that it will be able to meet the accommodation needs during the semester or term in which the request is received.
Students that qualify for disability-related housing accommodations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the subsequent Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 as amended in 2008, will receive any such accommodations without any additional charge.