Our Valiant

We are Valiant Strong!

Our Valiant (affectionately known as VAL) is unique to Manhattanville.  There are bull dogs, rams, and a variety of mascots in higher education - but we are the only VALIANTS!

OUR "VALIANT WAY"

What is a Valiant?
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Leadership & Involvement

With 40+ student clubs and organizations, there's a group for every Valiant to discover. CSIL supports and encourages extracurricular learning activities, providing students an opportunity to meet others who share their interests.

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Diversity & Inclusion

The Center for Inclusion fosters a campus culture that supports, values, and respects every Manhattanville student, faculty, and staff regardless of race, class, gender, age, sexual preference, abilities, nationality, religion, or beliefs.

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Community Service

The Sister Mary T. Clark Center coordinates tens of thousands of hours of student community service initiatives each year.

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Religion & Spirituality

Manhattanville’s commitment to religious diversity is reflected in the multiple faiths served by Campus Ministry based in The Clark Center.

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Athletics & Recreation

A competitive small college program, the Athletics Department sponsors 21 intercollegiate teams competing in NCAA Division III as well as recreational intramural sports. #RollVals

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Health & Counseling

Student Health and Counseling (SHAC) is a safe, confidential place where students can receive comprehensive medical treatment and speak with professional clinicians.

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Transportation

On-site parking and easy access to public transportation are available for students on our well-located Purchase, NY campus.

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Residence Life

The Office of Residence Life is committed to preparing students for an ever-changing global community by promoting a safe, secure, and inclusive residential community in our four halls. Double and suite-style accommodations are available.

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Commuter Life

Commuting students can take advantage of multiple lounge spaces as well as dedicated lockers.

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Career Development

Partner with the Center for Career Development as you explore and expand your passions, skills and career goals. It’s never too early!

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Orientation

Our Valiant Up! orientation program offers events, activities, and academic information sessions to acclimate you to the Manhattanville campus.

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Commencement

A Manhattanville Commencement is full of pageantry and tradition. Celebrate your achievements with family and friends in front of our castle, Reid Hall!

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Study Abroad

The college offers cooperative exchange programs with a number of universities overseas.  We also have program partners with some of the best study abroad providers in the country.

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Dining Services

Dining Services by Chartwells has got you covered from a to-go cup of coffee to a lazy Sunday brunch in the Dining Hall. Check out your options.

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International Services

Manhattanville has a long history of hosting international students.  We have offices and staff to support our international population