Diversity Resources

Academic Programs:

Educational Opportunity Program

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) and Merit Access Program (MAP) community at Purchase College provides the opportunity for a college education for students who have not reached their full academic potential because of limited financial resources and inadequate academic preparation. EOP at Purchase has a committed, dedicated staff who are eager to assist students succeed. Located in Student Services Building, Room 217.

 Cultural Student Organizations part of PSGA:

  • American Sign Language: Multicultural Center in Fort Awesome Thursdays 6-7pm
  • Complexuality: Commuter Lounge in CCN Tuesdays 10pm
  • Disabled Students’ Union
  • F.O.R.T.H.: Devoted to pursuing feminist causes. Humanities 2031 Thursdays 8-9:30pm
  • Hillel: CCN Room 0003 Wednesdays 12-2pm
  • Hip-Hop Club: CCN 0016 Mondays 10pm
  • Latinos Unidos: CCN 0016 Tuesdays 10pm
  • The Organization of African People in the Americas (O.A.P.I.A.): CCN 0016 Thursdays 10pm
  • Muslim Students Association: CCN 0016 Thursdays 3pm
  • Students of Caribbean Ancestry (S.O.C.A.): CCN 0016

PSGA Diversity Committee:

A committee made up of students part of the Purchase Student Government Association.

Student Affairs Diversity Committee:

The Student Affairs Diversity Committee will focus on planning and executing diversity programs and education in alignment with the strategic diversity efforts of the college. The committee will organize programs that concentrate on diversity topics, including but not limited to access, equity, identity, privilege, discrimination, systemic racism, vocabulary, civic programs and support departments in Student Affairs in planning and implementing diversity programs. Visit the Collaborate Page to view the Student Affairs Diversity Committee page.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee:

This is a standing committee of the Purchase College Senate that supports The Purchase College Diversity Plan.

Chief Diversity Officer