You might not be new to college, but you’re new to Purchase and we couldn’t be happier!
There is an entire team of faculty and staff ready to assist in your transition to Purchase College. Whether that is to help you adjust to a new campus, navigate different buildings, or meet new people, we’re here! During your first few days at Purchase, there are some pretty important items for you to check off your “to-do list.”
Winter 2020 New Student & Transfer Orientation:
A Transfer Orientation Program will be held on Tuesday, January 21. Check-In begins at 11:30am, with the program beginning promptly at 1:00pm. This program will be held in the Music Building Lobby & Recital Hall and all new students who will be commuting should be in attendance as well.
Summer 2020 Transfer Orientation:
A Transfer Orientation Program will be held on Sunday, August 30. Check-In begins at 12:00pm, with the program beginning promptly at 1:00pm. This program will be held in the Music Building Lobby & Recital Hall and all transfers who will be commuting should be in attendance as well.
These program will include:
- Your transition to Purchase College
- Navigating Purchase and all of it’s auxiliary services
- Safety, security and Title IX information
- Opportunities to meet other new transfer students
If you still need to register for the event, please contact the Orientation staff at SAF.Orientation@purchase.edu and we will happily RSVP for you.
Resident Student Move-In Procedures
Resident students will be able to move into their respective housing placements prior to Orientation. All resident students will receive additional information from The Office of Community Engagement regarding moving in to their housing assignment on this day.
Commuter Student Attendance
All commuter students are encouraged to come to campus before the Orientation program in order to “take care of business” or visit any campus offices. For a full list of offices, their locations, and hours, please visit the Purchase College website.
Interested in Living on Campus?
Campus housing intentionally designed to create an environment that is inclusive, academically focused, and looks to bridge the connections between the students and the Purchase community. We even have specific resident assistants (RAs) who work closely with the Orientation program and create targeted programs for transfer students.
To learn more about Living on Campus, check out our buildings and residential experience.
Let’s Sign Up for Classes!
You will receive email communication from the Academic Resource Center regarding your registration process and how to sign up for the best courses for your academic area of study.
Just as a reminder…
- Spring 2020 classes will begin on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.
- Fall 2020 classes will begin on Monday, August 31, 2019.