After the recent attacks in Paris and Beirut, our hearts go out to the victims of terrorist acts across the world. Pratt Institute is a global community with members from over 80 countries, and the Student Affairs office extends its support to friends and families affected by these tragedies. Counselors from Health and Counseling Services are available in Willoughby Hall to speak with those in need of assistance. The office is open Monday–Thursday, 8 AM–5 PM, 9–5 on Friday, and can be reached by calling 718.399.4542.

The Student Affairs division includes the Office of the Vice President and the departments of:

The Office of the Vice President is located in the lower level of Main Building, room 008. It is a good place to visit if you have questions. We are experts at guiding you through what may sometimes feel like a maze!

Helen Matusow-Ayres
Title: Vice President for Student Affairs

Grace Kendall
Title: Director of Special Projects/Asst to VP Student Affairs
Phone: 718.636.3722

Nadine Shuler
Title: Administrative Assistant
Phone: 718.636.3639

As a partner in the academic enterprise, the Student Affairs Division:

  • provides programs and services that promote student personal and professional development
  • fosters a campus environment that is conducive to student learning
  • advocates for and supports students as they meet the challenges of the Pratt experience
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