Admitted Student Next Steps – Spring Enrollment

As a student admitted for the Spring semester, below are your next steps to accept your offer and enroll at Purdue. Click on each step for more detail.


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Schedule your campus visit.

myPurdue is the online portal through which you will conduct business with the University now and once you are enrolled. Your portal provides a "new student task list" and indicates when you have completed the necessary steps to enroll. To gain access to your myPurdue portal, you must activate your online career account via the account activation website. You will need your Purdue University ID (PUID) number and your career account setup password, both of which were provided in your admission offer letter.

Accept your admission offer as soon as possible and no later than December 15. (Students admitted after December 1 have 21 days or until the start of the spring semester to accept.) A nonrefundable $400 deposit will be required to accept your offer. The deposit will be applied toward first-semester fees and the housing contract fee (if you contract with University Residences).

File a FAFSA as soon as possible.

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.

Prior to course registration, you will be required to demonstrate your ability to succeed in math. SAT and ACT math scores as well as Purdue's ALEKS math assessment are among the resources your academic advisor can use to determine whether you are academically prepared to succeed in the first math course required for your major's plan of study. The Math Department website provides information about the ACT, SAT or ALEKS scores necessary for placement in various math courses. You may refer to the University Catalog to find your major's plan of study. If your ACT or SAT math score is not high enough for placement in your required math course, you may take the free, online ALEKS assessment (accessible via your myPurdue portal prior to your registration period).

Contact your academic advising office to make plans for class registration. Visit the Office of the Registrar website for the class registration schedule.

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

Online registration for Spring Welcome will be available via myPurdue prior to the start of the spring term and after you have accepted your admission offer.

Purdue requires final grades from any coursework completed prior to enrollment, and it is your responsibility to ensure we receive official documentation (including 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.

Get connected and be involved. Find out what's going on at Purdue via BoilerLink. View the academic calendar.

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