Student Affairs Office- 718-636-3636 or

The Student Affairs division is led by the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Assistant Vice President and departmental directors across the division. Together with the Student Affairs department staff they are dedicated to student advocacy, support and well-being. Drop in to Main Building, lower level or email us anytime with questions and concerns, suggestions and ideas. 

Food Pantry

The Pratt Pantry is a resource for students facing food insecurity, otherwise known as inconsistent access to food due to financial limitations, time constraints, or the unavailability of nutritious food options. Students can access the Pantry during open hours and retrieve shelf-stable items like canned goods, grains, snack foods, and microwaveable meals as well as hygiene products at no cost to them. 

The Pratt Pantry is open by appointment and is located in Chapel Hall. To find our current hours of operation, appointment process, or to make a donation, email us or click here ( for the Food Insecurity Program resource page.

Farm to Campus

Fresh fruits and vegetables are delivered to campus for purchase every Wednesday: 10-15lbs of produce for $14 per bag. Pickup is 11am-2pm; email to sign up. 

Pratt Health Promotion

Events, programming and support for students on how to manage their health and wellbeing while at Pratt. Follow us on instagram @HealthyPratt or email for training, assistance, or resource referrals.

Add the Wellness Calendar to your Google calendar to stay updated on health and wellness-related events happening throughout the year. 

Student Advocacy and Care Team-718-399-4546, or 

The Student Advocate and Care Coordinator (SACC) within Student Affairs works to help students overcome obstacles that stand in the way of personal and academic success at Pratt Institute. You can share your concerns, requests and needs for aid with us anytime, simply email or drop-in to the office in Main, Lower Level.

Counseling 718-687-5356 or

Confidential individual and group counseling services are available by virtual or in-person appointment to all enrolled Pratt students. Licensed mental health professionals including psychologists (Dr. Caroline Kasnakian, Dr. Olga Poznansky, Dr, Josiane Moise, Dr. Pinchus Feintuch) and clinical social workers (Jernee Montoya) provide and supervise all services. Pratt also consults with a psychiatrist to provide further evaluation for psychotropic medications for students in crisis. Crisis counseling is also available 24/7 by calling us at 718-687-5356. Reach out to us, we are here for you.

Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - 718-687-5326 or

Among other initiatives and supports, the office includes: The Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) Allies Training Certificate Program educates the Pratt community on important terms and concepts integral to an in-depth understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion; and The Center for Equity and Inclusion which educates, empowers, and advocates for students, faculty, and staff to raise critical consciousness around diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice.

Learning/Access Center   718-802-3123 or

The Learning/Access Center (L/AC) has staff and tools available to support all Pratt students who are working toward academic success. To that end, at the L/AC, students can meet with a tutor or a peer advisor, explore assistive technology, and take part in student success programming.  Study rooms are also available.

The L/AC also provides academic and special housing/dining  accommodations for students with disabilities, including learning disabilities, mental health conditions, chronic illnesses, as well as physical, sensory, and mobility disabilities. 

Resilience, Wellness and Wellbeing -

The Resilience, Wellness and Well-Being Council celebrates a holistic approach to education and student / alumni success by expanding awareness of the pathways, support and opportunities to build and sustain resilience, wellness and well-being for all of Pratt’s community members. We have many ways to begin and sustain your self care journey. Join the community and be well at Pratt. Learn more at

Health Services-  718-399-4542 -

Pratt Health Services is here for you, we are open and happy to assist you in your health and wellbeing. We have in-person services (limited) and virtual telehealth visits during regular hours. Our dedicated staff continues to provide our students with excellent care.

Pratt Chapel
Chaplaincy -

The Pratt Chapel is the setting for meditation, inter-denominational and denominational activities, all to note important events for the entire campus community. Any group wishing to reserve the Pratt Chapel may contact Student Involvement. You can also contact the Rabbi to discuss activities for the Chapel, whose only requirement is respect for the space and its purpose.

Residential Life  (718) 399-4551 -

The mission of Residential Life and Housing is to efficiently and effectively administer a housing program in a learning centered environment that challenges and supports students. New students have the opportunity to apply for housing once they’re accepted and returning students apply for housing in April of the year prior to their residency. Want to live on campus? Reach out to us!

Student Financial Services- 718-636-3599 - 

The Office of Student Financial Services strives to provide students with financial resources and the related services, to help them reach their educational goals. We are committed to providing an accurate, user-friendly, responsive and respectful service to students and their families.

Center for Career and Professional Development - (718) 636-3506 -

The Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) provides life-long access to career management education, inspiration, and support for students and alumni to develop their full potential as creative practitioners with clarity, competence and confidence. Drop in anytime or make an appointment with a career strategist. We are here for you for life!

International Affairs-  (718) 636-3674

The Office of International Affairs (OIA) works with F-1 and J-1 visa holders throughout their academic and immigration journeys. We strive to enhance their experiences at Pratt and in the United States with our immigration services. We serve incoming students in preparing to arrive in the US, current students in maintaining their immigration status while studying, and alumni in maintaining their immigration status while on work permission.

Public Safety- (718) 636-3540 

The Pratt Institute Department of Public Safety provides 24-hour-a-day protection to the campus. Public Safety Officers are charged with the enforcement of Pratt Institute rules and regulations. They are staff employees and are responsible for a full range of services, including preparation of crime and condition reports, response to emergencies, conducting fire drills, and any other situation requiring security assistance. Call us anytime.

Title IX - 718-687-5369

The Institute is committed to providing a prompt, fair, and impartial investigation and resolution to all allegations of sexual misconduct. Incidents of sexual misconduct should be reported to the Institute’s Title IX Coordinator. If an incident of sexual misconduct is reported to another Institute employee, with the exception of those employees designated above as confidential, such employee will report the incident to the Title IX Coordinator. Need to talk about it? Email us anytime.

Bias Reporting

Pratt Institute is committed to fostering an inclusive and welcoming campus environment for all students, faculty, and staff. At Pratt, we actively denounce xenophobia, racism, bigotry, prejudice, bullying, anti-semitism, anti-Muslim hatred, and religious intolerance of any kind. If you have experienced an incident of bias, discrimination, harassment or sexual misconduct, or would like to report an incident regarding a student, faculty, or staff member, please fill out the Bias, Discrimination & Sexual Misconduct Incident Form.

Pratt Athletics and Recreation – 718.636.3774 -

Pratt Rec is committed to supporting the creative exploration and holistic development of the Pratt Institute community through exercise, yoga, and fitness. Through quality programming, facilities, and unity, we encourage active, inclusive, and participatory activities. Join us in the fitness center, work out, take a class, join a team, all are welcome. Come by the ARC ! 

Clubs & Organizations - 718.636.3422 -

To find the most current listing of student organizations and club sponsored events at Pratt, sign in to with your one key. Clubs and organizations will look for new members throughout the school year. If you don’t see something of interest contact Student Government Association or Student Involvement and we will see what we can do to help you find your niche at Pratt.

Pratt Manhattan Student Union -

The 7th floor of Pratt’s Manhattan campus, the Pratt Manhattan Student Union provides a space for students to relax, create, or collaborate. The space includes a comfortable lounge with couches, tables, and a Micromart which has a vast selection of food and beverages. In addition, the 7th floor is staffed on a rotating basis with student services personnel to assist students with individual needs. Have a question? Contact the Student Involvement Coordinator anytime! The student services offices that host hours on the 7th floor include:

Academic Advising
Tuesday 9am to 5pm

Student Involvement (Student Activities) 
Monday, Wednesday 2pm to 5pm
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9am to 5pm

Counseling Services 
Monday - Friday 9-5 by appointment.

Center for Career and Professional Development 
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Learning /Access Center 
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