Admitted Student Next Steps – Special Populations  

Following are your next steps to enroll at Purdue.


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Reentry or Dean of Students Readmission Students

Reactivate your online student account v

Visit the account activation website. View a PDF of how to activate your career account (Size: 464 KB).

  • You must activate your online career account to access your online myPurdue portal, through which you will conduct much of your future business with the University: course registration; fee payment; financial aid award review and acceptance, and more. Career account activation also creates your @purdue.edu email address.

  • To activate your career account, you will need your Purdue University ID (PUID) number and your career account setup password, both of which are provided in your admission offer letter.

Apply for financial aidv

File a FAFSA as soon as possible.

Learn more about campus housing v

Students interested in on-campus housing in University Residences should visit the housing website for information about availability and contracting. Information about off-campus housing, including cooperative housing, fraternities and sororities and area rental properties also is available online.

Register for classesv

Contact your academic advising office to make plans for class registration. Visit the Office of the Registrar website for the class registration schedule. Students reentering after more than five years may be eligible for Academic Renewal. If you qualify, you may discuss this option with your academic advisor.

Watch for fee statementsv

Fee statements will be sent to your @purdue.edu email address and accessible through myPurdue.


College of Technology Statewide Program Students

Activate your online student career accountv

Visit the account activation website. View a PDF of how to activate your career account (Size: 464 KB).

  • You must activate your online career account to access your online myPurdue portal, through which you will conduct much of your future business with the University: online course registration, fee payment, financial aid award review and acceptance. Career account activation also creates your @purdue.edu email address.

  • To activate your career account, you will need your Purdue University ID (PUID) number and your career account setup password, both of which are provided in your admission offer letter.

Apply for financial aidv

File a FAFSA as soon as possible.

Register for classes v

Contact the Statewide Program Coordinator at the location to which you have been admitted to make plans for class registration and to learn about your next steps. Students reentering after more than five years may be eligible for Academic Renewal. If you qualify, you may discuss this option with your academic advisor.

Watch for fee statements v

Fee statements will be sent to your @purdue.edu email address and accessible through myPurdue.

Get online v

Visit the College of Technology Statewide website for more information.

Provide any Final Grades/Transcripts v

Purdue requires final grades from any coursework completed prior to enrollment, and it is your responsibility to ensure we receive official documentation (including any final transcripts). Purdue's expectation is that admitted students will maintain a consistent level of academic performance, and we reserve the right to rescind an offer of admission to any student who demonstrates a significant decline in grades between admission and enrollment.


Veterinary Technology Distance Learning Students

Activate your online student career accountv

Visit the account activation website. View a PDF of how to activate your career account (Size: 464 KB).

  • You must activate your online career account to access your online myPurdue portal, through which you will conduct much of your future business with the University: online course registration and participation, fee payment, and more. Career account activation also creates your @purdue.edu email address.

  • To activate your career account, you will need your Purdue University ID (PUID) number and your career account setup password, both of which are provided in your admission offer letter.

Get online v

Visit the Veterinary Technology Distance Learning website for information on next steps for admitted VTDL students.

Provide any Final Grades/Transcriptsv

Purdue requires final grades from any coursework completed prior to enrollment, and it is your responsibility to ensure we receive official documentation (including any final transcripts). Purdue's expectation is that admitted students will maintain a consistent level of academic performance, and we reserve the right to rescind an offer of admission to any student who demonstrates a significant decline in grades between admission and enrollment.

Watch for fee statementsv

Fee statements will be sent to your @purdue.edu email address and accessible through myPurdue.