Policy Statement and Purpose

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, changes to normal campus access have been instituted to ensure the safety of the campus community and to comply with state and local guidelines. Until further notice, Pratt’s Brooklyn and Manhattan are open and accessible only to current registered students, faculty, and staff.

Policy Guidelines – Access

Brooklyn Campus

  • The 200 Willoughby Avenue Main Gate entrance is the sole entry point to access the main campus. All other gates and turnstiles providing access to the main campus will remain closed for campus entry. ALL turnstiles are however available for exit. Please note access to Higgins and Myrtle Halls are available at designated building entry points. 

Manhattan Campus

  • The main entrance located at 144 West 14th Street remains the sole entry point to the building/campus. 

All students, faculty and staff entering either campus must produce a valid Pratt ID card or digital ID, submit to a temperature screening and complete the PrattSafe App Daily Health Questionnaire. Further information on the campus access in response the coronavirus response can be found on Back To Pratt.

Faculty, staff and registered students will have access to property under the control of Pratt Institute between the hours of 7am and Midnight, 7 Days a week. All persons with the exception of essential staff must vacate the campus grounds and buildings by midnight unless other arrangements have been made in advance with Public Safety.

Visitors/Guest - Access

Visitor access to campus is strictly limited to reduce exposure and the potential  spread of COVID-19. Visitors to campus should be limited to the hours of 7am-Midnight, 7 days a week. There must be a legitimate business purpose for the visit (e.g. a contractor performing required maintenance or repairs). Visitors must receive a pre approval before coming to either campus. Faculty/Staff requests for visitors should be sent via email to guestrequests@pratt.edu

Vendor access should be sent to vendorrequests@pratt.edu.    

The email request should contain the following information:

  • Requestor's Name, title, phone number, and email

  • Guests Name and contact phone number

  • Date/Time and location of visit

  • Duration of visit

  • Indicate If visitor will be requesting parking (Brooklyn Only)

Visitors will be required to submit to temperature screening, verbal health screening questionnaire upon arrival and must have a valid photo ID.

Until further notice, students are not allowed visitors/guests to campus.