Whether pursuing current interests or exploring new ones, students make friends and establish their on-campus community by getting involved. As a Big Ten university with nearly 30,000 undergraduate students from across the country and around the world, there are literally thousands of things to do at Purdue.
Athletics - The Big Ten is Big Time for varsity athletics. But you don't have to be a world class athlete to participate. Club and intramural sports offer dozens of opportunities to play - from inner tube water polo to gymnastics as well as some sports you may have never heard of.
Arts and Culture - Convocations attracts top-drawer shows and performers. Purdue Galleries brings artistic collections. Purdue Bands and Purdue Musical Organizations offer instrumental and vocal performance opportunities for talented students and exceptional entertainment for all of campus.
Greater Lafayette - Two great cities, one great University. Life on and around campus.
Building Community - Creating a home away from home is all about making connections, and here are just a few resources that help Purdue students find their Purdue home.
Black Cultural Center - Cultural arts series, performing art ensembles, student research trips, an exceptional facility for all of campus and so much more.
Cooperative Housing - Students with similar interests who enjoy great friendships while pitching in with household chores to keep their living costs down.
Fraternities and Sororities - Philanthropy, leadership, personal development lifelong brothers and sisters. About 16% of Purdue student "Go Greek."
Latino Culture Center - Todos Son Bienvenidos. All are welcome to gather, learn, share and support Latino cultures at the LCC.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Center - Programming to engage the University and community on LGBTQ issues.
Native American Educational and Cultural Center - Resources and support for all tribal nations - plus a welcoming home to meet new friends and for friends to meet.