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.”
Fall 2018 Transfer Orientation:
Transfer students who will be living on campus are eligible to move-in on Saturday, August 25 to their assigned housing placements. Placements will be assigned during the summer.
After moving in, a Transfer Orientation Program will be held on the afternoon of Sunday, August 26th. Specific times and locations will be sent to all incoming transfer students via email. All transfers who will be commuting should be in attendance.
Sessions during this 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
Parents and Family Members
If you’re still in town or close enough to visit; you’re more than welcome to attend.
Interested in Living on Campus?
We even have have an entire living community dedicated to transfer students!
The transfer community is 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…
- Fall 2018 classes will begin on Monday, August 27, 2018.