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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.

Summer Visit Days

Summer Visit Days are exciting full-day events in June for admitted students and their families to feel prepared, connected, and get excited about attending Purdue!

Daily Visit - Indianapolis

A Daily Visit to Purdue in Indianapolis will introduce you to Purdue's comprehensive urban campus! Start with an Admissions Information Session and then explore campus with a student tour guide.

Daily Visit - West Lafayette

Daily Visits are a great way to see life at Purdue! Start with an Admissions Information Session and then explore campus with a student tour guide.

Purdue's for Me - West Lafayette

Specifically for students who have been admitted to Purdue University in West Lafayette, this event will cover next steps like accepting your offer, answer any questions, and show you what it's like to live and study at Purdue!

Purdue's for Me - Indianapolis

Specifically for students who have been admitted to Purdue University in Indianapolis, this event will answer any questions, cover next steps like accepting your offer, and show you what it's like to live and study at Purdue!

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.

International Information Sessions

These virtual information sessions are for admitted international students. Topics of discussion will include the student visa process, international student orientation and being a part of the Purdue community.

Transfer Tracks

A virtual visit opportunity designed just for transfer students! If you are a transfer student that wants to learn more about Purdue and the transfer process or would like to meet with one of our admissions counselors, this is the visit for you!

Have questions about your admission decision?

Connect with a Counselor

Can't make it to campus?


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 information 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.

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

University Residences Housing & Dining Tours

Indianapolis Students

Visit days at Purdue University in Indianapolis will include a residence and dining hall tour!

West Lafayette Students

Planning to visit the West Lafayette campus? Sign up for a University Residences Housing & Dining Tour below! Learn about our facilities and accommodations, leadership opportunities, delicious food and incredible student experiences. All tours are led by current students and include stops in at least one residence hall showroom, a dining court, and community spaces.

Register Here 

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 700 incoming students took advantage of summer courses last year. 

 Sign Up Now

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. 

Learn more

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. 



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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