New Residence Hall at SUNY Purchase Opens Its Doors to Students

Masthead Wayback House 1872 Edit 1 2
Purchase, NY

September 10, 2019, The Purchase Phoenix

After breaking ground in April 2018, construction of the Wayback is virtually complete, with twenty early-arrival students moved in.

“We have a temporary certificate of occupancy, which means that all life safety systems are functioning and we passed all inspections, so it’s a safe building to live in and work in,” said Mario Rapetti, Assistant Dean of Student Life.

One of the students already living in the Wayback, Andrew Miranda, a sophomore Theater and Performance major, has had positive things to say about his experience thus far.

“It looks like a hotel with beautiful rooms and beautiful detailing,” Miranda said. “The single is a bit smaller than I expected, but with some rearranging I made it work.”

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