Introducing Purdue Agenda  

An Overview of Your Day

All times are Eastern Time


Catch the Bus
8:00-9:30 a.m.

Don't be late. The last shuttle will leave the parking lot at 9:30 a.m.

8:30-9:30 a.m.

Sign in at the Purdue Memorial Union and pick up the day’s schedule.

Academic Fair
8:30-9:30 a.m.

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.

Opening Session
9:40-10:15 a.m.

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.


Open to Visitors

The following facilities and departments are open to visitors throughout the day:

Office of Admissions, Athletic facilities, Purdue Bands and Orchestra, Black Cultural Center, Center for Career Opportunities, Office of the Dean of Students, Disability Resource Center, Discovery Park Nanotechnology, Division of Financial Aid, Engineering offices, Hicks Undergraduate Library, Latino Cultural Center, Liberal Arts Academic Advising, Native American Educational and Cultural Center, Office of Professional Practice (Co-Op), Purdue Musical Organizations, Recreational Sports Center, ROTC, Student Affairs - Student Activities and Organizations, Study Abroad and University Residences.

Special Needs or Questions

If you require special accommodations, contact the Office of Admissions. Please allow us two weeks to make the appropriate arrangements.

Phone: 765-494-1776
Hearing impaired: 800-743-3333