August 2020 International Student Orientation Dates

Move-In Date: Monday, August 24, 12–4 pm, Campus Center North Lobby, for students who will be living on campus only. Commuter students do not need to arrive until Tuesday.

Please see the campus map for directions. Please note that Purchase College cannot accommodate students who arrive early to campus; there are no housing or meals before Monday, August 24, at noon. If you arrive to the USA earlier than this date, you are responsible for any hotel and/or meal costs. Please plan your flight and travel time to campus accordingly, and if need be, arrive the day before and book a local hotel; here are some local hotel and lodging options.

Mandatory International Student Orientation: Tuesday–Thursday; August 25–27, 2020
9:00am-5:00pm: New Student Orientation in the Durst Humanities Building

English Success Assessment: Tuesday, August 25
3:00-5:00pm in a location TBD
*Student need to bring a pencil and eraser

Make-up English Success Assessment
For those who arrive to campus after August 25.
2:00-4:00pm, Learning Center located in the lower level of the Library
*Student need to bring a pencil and eraser

Phase TWO Orientation Events: Friday, August 28–Sunday, August 30
Required events for new-undergraduate students on campus
Graduate students, please see this page.

We look forward to having you here on campus with us! Please be sure to check your email for detailed information from the Office of International Programs and Services!