The Office of Student Involvement coordinates and helps students plan social, cultural, educational, and recreational programs and facilitates Orientation for incoming students. Student programs and events at Pratt are planned to contribute to each student's total education as well as to meet social and recreational needs. Students are responsible for managing their own group activities, thus gaining experience in community and social affairs and playing a role in shaping Institute policy. Students are represented on Institute decision-making bodies such as the Board of Trustees, trustee committees and the Student Judiciary.
The main functions of the Office of Student Involvement are:
•Advisement of Program Board
•Advisement of Inter Greek Council
•Allocation and administration of funds collected through the student activities fee
•Community Service efforts
•Oversee the Student Union student programming space
•Programming of student involvement
•Promoting leadership and professional development
•Student club and organization development
•Student Government mentorship
Check out some of the links below for more specific information.
For clubs and organizations check out the Club and Organization Handbook for policies, procedures, and helpful tips in running your organization.
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Emma Legge, Director
Overall responsibility and supervision of the Office of Student Involvement and Family Programming and advisor to the Student Government Association. Manages the day to day activities, plans and executes new student orientation.
Meredith Crain, Associate Director
Responsible for coordinating and planning Parent and Family Program initiatives, like Family Weekend and Parent Orientation. Responsible for leadership development efforts.
Alex Ullman, Assistant Director
Works with Clubs and Organizations, schedules the Student Union, plans and executes Club Day and the Student Leadership Awards and schedules and maintains the Student Union. Updates and publishes the Student Handbook.
Rollie Carencia, Intern & Fraternity/Sorority Life Advisor
Primary advisor to the the Inter Greek Council (IGC) and responsible for the development of fraternities and sororities. Serves as a secondary advisor to the program board and assists in all departmental events and activities.
Amber Lodman, Intern & Community Engagement Advisor
Serves as the primary liaison and developer of the community engagement board and developer of community service initiatives;and assists in leadership development efforts. She will assist in all additional department events and activities.
Ron Barhai, Intern & Program Board Advisor
Serves as the primary advisor to the Program Board. He is responsible for the 10 student staff members on Program Board and supervises the execution of their workshops, concerts, and events. He also assists in all additional departmental events and activities.
Wanda Chen, Intern for Parent and Family Programs & Peer Advisors
Responsible for helping to coordinate and plan Parent and Family Program initiatives, like Family Weekend and Parent Orientation. Also responsible for producing the Institute Insider, Pratt's family newsletter. Additionally, she is responsbile for overseeing the Peer Advisors, student leaders who help students become more acclimated to Pratt and contribute to student success.
Karen Smith, Office Manager
Oversees office management, supervision of student workers, budget management, vendors, etc.
Documents and Forms
- Risk Management Form
- Budget Reallocation Form (for Clubs and Organizations)
- Expenditure Request
- New Club Application
- Sample Constitution
- Club Update Form
- Classroom Reservation Request
- Student Union Reservation Request
- Advisor Handout
- Event Evaluation Form
- Event Planning Guide
- Posting Policy
NEW BELL CAR SERVICE VOUCHERS
Pratt is collaborating with New Bell Car Service to provide discount car service fares throughout the five boroughs and to NJ and $3 vouchers for rides between Pratt and locations in Clinton Hill and parts of Fort Greene and Bedford Stuyvesant in Brooklyn. The discount vouchers can be purchased in the Student Affairs Office on the lower level of the Main Building. Each voucher costs $3 and can be used for one ride for up to 4 passengers within the boundaries of Ashland Place, Flushing Avenue, Marcy Avenue and Fulton Street. The vouchers are for Pratt students only and each student is limited to buying 5 vouchers at one time. Please visit the Student Affairs Office. Also available are information cards that list the discount car service fares to many locations in the 5 boroughs.
The program is intended to assist students with safe transportation to and from Pratt to their homes in the local neighborhoods.