New Students

Welcome new and returning students!

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Building on the successes of this year, Spring 2022 at Pratt will offer as much in-person learning and campus life as possible. Several opportunities for international students are also planned.

Campus Access

Current campus access protocols include strict COVID-19 testing requirementweekly on-campus testing, temperature checks, and a shared social contract for all students, faculty, and staff who help keep our Pratt community safe and healthy.

Teaching and Learning

Pratt is committed, as always, to delivering a world-class education with our renowned faculty. Our Teaching and Learning page outlines current learning modalities, plans, in person, remote, and hybrid, and the exciting technology resources available to all students.

Student Life

Students have remained active, both in person and virtually, this academic year with engaging clubs and organizations, mindful and wellness resources, safe social and work space, and recreational activities in person and online.

Residence Halls

Maintaining a low-risk environment, the residence halls are open with reduced density. Housing is guaranteed for all first-year undergraduate students who choose to live on campus, who deposit by May 1. Learn more about the current COVID-19 protocols for residence students.


Have questions? This searchable database covers a wide range of COVID-19 topics, including COVID-19 vaccine, campus access, contract tracing, and more. International students can find additional FAQs through the Office of International Affairs

Recent Communications

Want to stay up to date before you are enrolled? Our recent communications page features announcements sent to current students, faculty, and staff, including our weekly Back to Pratt newsletter. Speeches, letters, and responses to recent events from Pratt President Frances Bronet can be found through the Office of the President.

About Back to Pratt

The Pratt community has navigated the COVID-19 pandemic as responsibly, nimbly, and creatively as always. Since February 2020, the Back to Pratt website and e-newsletter have been the centralized resources for all info related to Pratt’s pandemic response, remote learning and work, and safe and healthy access to our campuses. We encourage all new and returning students, faculty, staff, and extended community to stay informed by reading your Pratt email and checking the Back to Pratt website for updated information.

Get an inside look at the student experience through highlights from in-person and remote learning, campus activities, and our health and safety protocols in action!


Social Media

Want more? Get inspired by new ideas and innovative work from faculty, students, alumni, and more in this weekly roundup of news from our virtual and physical campus at the Daily Hub.

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