At Orientation you will be a part of a group of talented graduate students in the arts who are excited to start their Purchase journey. For the majority of the day, you will participate in program meetings and finish up any advising and registration. You will also have the opportunity to complete any last-minute business before the start of classes on August 25th.
If you are going to be living on campus for the Fall semester, please plan on checking in at your place of residence between 9:00am-11:00am on August 22nd. There will be staff available at each apartment complex to assist with check-in. Orientation check-in will take place between 11:00am-12:00pm on August 22, 2014. Follow the signs on campus directing you to park in the W-2 Parking lot and check-in at the Music Building. Orientation begins with a formal luncheon with faculty and staff and will wrap up by 4:00pm that afternoon.