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Admitted Student Experiences

Are you ready to become a Boilermaker? Your small step towards your next giant leap begins at Purdue University.

Purdue's for Me

Offered on multiple dates during the spring semester, Purdue’s for Me is designed to answer all your questions about your next steps for accepting your offer, and to show you and your family what it is like to live and study at Purdue.

Purdue Diversity Day

A full-day visit program designed to welcome our admitted minority students and their families. Meet with representatives from each of our academic colleges, tour campus, visit our nationally-ranked cultural centers, and more!

Boilermaker Bound

At these receptions in your area, you can meet alumni and learn about their Purdue experiences, speak with an admissions counselor, meet representatives from Purdue academic colleges and learn about the next steps to becoming a Boilermaker!

Real Talk Diversity Chats

Experience the Purdue community virtually through the eyes of our students! Learn about social justice, connecting with professors, transitioning from high school to college, or how to find the best coffee on campus.

Daily Visits

Purdue Daily Visits are the best way to experience student life on campus. Take a tour, enjoy a presentation with one of our admissions counselors, and explore what Purdue can offer you!

Virtual Tour

If you are unable to make it to campus in person, we have you covered! Take a (virtual!) walk around campus and explore what it is like to be a student at Purdue!

Have questions about your admission decision?

Connect with a Counselor

There are many visit opportunities being offered from areas all around campus. Explore the tabs below to find live panels, Q&A's, one-on-one custom visits, recorded infromation sessions and more. Whatever you're looking for - whether in-person or virtual - we've got it! 

The Division of Financial Aid

The Division of Financial Aid is happy to meet with you in person to discuss any financial aid questions you may have. Counselors are available Monday – Friday to see students on a first-come, first-served basis.

We value the safety of our Boilermaker community, on and off campus. If you'll be attending a Purdue event, you'll be expected to follow the updated Protect Purdue Pledge and adhere to current masking protocols.

You may continue to contact us via email at facontact@purdue.edu, or call 765-494-5050, Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET to speak with a counselor.

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New Student Orientation

Purdue's Orientation Programs team is here to help you experience a successful academic and social transition to Purdue! We are excited to help make your transition as smooth as possible.

Orientation and Transition Website


Student Housing

Purdue University Residences provide an environment that will make you feel right at home, while being in the middle of campus life!  Review the University Residences website to learn about our housing and dining options, unique leadership and academic initiatives, student employment opportunities and daily residence hall tours.

Housing Options

Dining & Culinary

 


Summer Programs

One-on-One Custom Visits 

Students and families have the opportunity to meet with a staff member for 45 minutes to find out more about Early Start or Summer Start.  We will schedule your visit around other campus activities (for example, Daily Visits with Admissions, information sessions, and 1-1 visits with academic majors).  One major benefit is that students save an average of $54,400 by using summer courses to graduate early.  More than 1,000 incoming students took advantage of summer courses last year. 

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Early Start 

Earn up to 9 credit hours before the fall semester.  Students can complete the program online or on-campus.  This program is open to students admitted to the fall semester. 

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Summer Start 

Some students are admitted directly to Summer Start by the Office of Admissions.  This residential program provides access to a success coach through graduation, involvement in a learning community, and much more.  This program is only offered in the initial admissions letter from the Office of Admissions. 

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The award-winning and Princeton Review ranked Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program is designed to turbocharge any Purdue undergraduate degree. In this program, you will earn a credential similar to a minor by completing five courses, some of which may overlap with requirements in your major.

Click the link below to learn how this program might fit with your major and MORE!

Turbocharge Your Degree

The Data Mine is a living, learning and research-based community created to introduce students to data science concepts and equip them to create solutions to real-world problems. Members of The Data Mine will be part of a team, living, studying and ultimately, performing data-driven research together. The Data Mine is part of Purdue University’s Integrative Data Science Initiative, which is designed to train students across all majors with the data literacy needed to succeed in a data-driven world.

 

Explore Campus

Take a 360-degree look at campus and stop along the way to check out campus facts, photos and videos of the places that you'll frequent as a future Boilermaker!

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