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Destination Purdue

February 29, 2020.

ALERT: To ensure the health and safety of visitors, faculty, staff, and students, all on-campus Admissions events have been cancelled. You can find more information on the Protect Purdue page.
New Virtual Experiences for Prospective Students and Admitted Students are now available. These pages provide students and families with a variety of opportunities to engage with Purdue from the comfort of their own homes.
The Office of Admissions is prepared to answer any questions you might have by email, admissions@purdue.edu, or by phone, 765-494-1776.
Last updated August 6, 2020

All students are welcome to join us for Destination Purdue! This on-campus event is uniquely tailored for students who have a desire to learn more about diversity, inclusion and community at Purdue University. 

If you're here the night before, be sure to make plans to attend our Destination Purdue Cultural Center Expo — it's not a requirement, but it is lots of fun!

  • Meet face-to-face with current students to find out what being a Boilermaker is all about
  • Learn more about your academic program
  • Tour campus
  • Enjoy lunch with future classmates, current students, faculty and staff
  • Get to know Purdue's vibrant cultural centers
  • Get answers to all your questions
  • Go home with a taste of what life at Purdue is all about (and with some cool Boilermaker gear)

Recommended Attire

Dress casually and wear comfortable walking shoes. You will be outdoors for campus tours and many transitions between activities; be aware of the weather forecast.

UPDATE: Destination Purdue has reached capacity and registration is no longer available. Please take a look at our other admitted student visit opportunities here.


students eating in the dining court
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