Introducing Purdue Agenda
An Overview of Your Day
All times are Eastern Time
Catch the Bus
Don't be late. The last shuttle will leave the parking lot at 9:30 a.m.
Sign in at the Purdue Memorial Union and pick up the day’s schedule.
Speak with representatives from Purdue's academic colleges/schools. Learn about any of Purdue's nearly 200 majors and explore opportunities for students within these academic programs.
Learn about admission to Purdue and get details about the day's agenda.
Academic Interest Sessions
10:30-11:25 a.m. and
11:30 a.m.-12:25 p.m.
Not sure what you want to study in college? Take advantage of these two time slots to attend two different academic sessions. Advisors and students will share information about majors, internships, study abroad programs, career preparation, and more.
Presentations about Colleges of Agriculture, College of Education, College of Engineering, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, School of Management, College of Pharmacy, Polytechnic Institute of Technology, and College of Science will be offered.
The Exploratory Studies Program presentation will be offered at 10:30 a.m. only. Presentations about Aviation Technology, Entrepreneurship, Financial Aid, Pre-professional Careers and University Residences are offered at 11:30 a.m. only.
After the second academic information session, students and families are able to explore campus based on individual interests. Campus facilities and departments will open their doors for students to discover the resources and programs that will be available to them as Purdue Boilermakers. Use the information below to begin planning your day.
Lunch in the Union Food Court
11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Enjoy lunch in the Union Commons – a popular student hangout and award-winning facility that offers many dining options. Check out the flyer in your packet for a list of restaurants and a coupon.
University Residence open house tours
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Visit and tour student housing at the University Residences Guest Center.
Campus Walking Tours
1:30 & 2:30 p.m.
Forty-five minute walking tours led by Purdue students.
Tours and Information Sessions
The following are available throughout the afternoon.
Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering session and tour
Art & Design session and tour
Biomedical Engineering tour
Building Construction Management tour
Chemical Engineering tour
Civil Engineering session and tour
Computer Graphics Technology tour
Computer and Information Technology tour
Computer Science session and tour
Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences session and tour
Electrical & Computer Engineering tour
Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology tour
Engineering Facility tours
Health and Human Science Interdisciplinary Medicine
Health and Kinesiology session
Honors College session
Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science session
Manufacturing Engineering Technology tour
Mechanical Engineering Technology tour
Mechanical Engineering session and tour
Pre-veterinary/Veterinary Medicine/Veterinary Technology session
Teacher Education session
Technology Leadership and Innovation tour
Theatre open house
Recommended Attire - Dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather. Wear comfortable walking shoes.
Time Zone - West Lafayette is in the Eastern Time Zone year round. In April we are on Eastern Daylight Time.
Special Needs or Questions
If you require special accommodations, contact the Office of Admissions. Please allow us two weeks to make the appropriate arrangements.
Hearing impaired: 800-743-3333