Queer Pratt strives to create a safe & supportive community for all persons of the Queer & Ally spectrum at Pratt Institute. Through education, outreach, activities, meetings, and campus wide events, Queer Pratt works to promote an accepting & supportive campus environment that learns and grows from the efforts of our cultural student organization, cultivating the member community as well as the greater Pratt community.
Its goals are to improve members’ experience at Pratt Institute, encourage self expression, provide opportunities to learn more about the queer history and create a stronger community at Pratt. Bi-weekly meetings include discussions of various queer community related topics, social events, lectures from inspirational speakers.
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 to enhance self-understanding, value community responsibility, and learn from their experiences.
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.
The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion works with partners across the Institution to create an equitable and inclusive environment at Pratt. It defines equity as fair treatment, access, opportunity, and advancement for every student, staff, and faculty member. It defines inclusion as the active involvement, participation, and empowerment of each individual in our community.
The Center for Teaching and Learning fosters a collaborative faculty community that builds on current best pedagogical practices across all disciplines and teaching modalities at Pratt: classroom, studio pedagogy, experiential learning, group-work, field-trips, and more. The Center aims to create an interdisciplinary and reflective learning environment to address important and often difficult issues in a diverse classroom. The CTL’s guiding values are community, reflection and action.
The Institute does not tolerate any form of sexual misconduct. The Institute adopts the standard of affirmative consent to sexual activity set forth in the NY Law. The Pratt Institute Sexual Misconduct Policy can be found at the link above.
The Institute’s designated Title IX Coordinator is:
Esmilda Abreu, Ph.D., Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs & Title IX Coordinator
200 Willoughby Avenue
Willoughby Hall 1, Room 104
Brooklyn, NY 11205
phone: 718.636.3639 | fax: 718.399.4239
A Preferred/Chosen name is a name that you use that is different from your legal name. When you select a Preferred/Chosen name, it will appear instead of your legal name on some institute related records and documents. This link provides the policy description and a link to the webform to request this change.