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Mission Statement

The mission of the Bursar's Office at Purdue University is to efficiently enable and assist students to meet financial obligations, with a focus on financial integrity and accountability. The Bursar's Office undertakes the management of key University financial resources and records, provides guidance towards establishing appropriate fiscal practices, and acts as a central collection point for University receipts.


The Bursar's Office at Purdue University will set the nationally recognized standard for Bursar Operations, including providing innovative and comprehensive services to the customers of the University, delivering complex University processes in simple, accessible, and intuitive means, and providing the necessary leadership and resources to eliminate financial barriers leading to student success.

Unit Values

Student Focus: We strive to provide helpful, knowledgeable assistance to students in a timely manner, and keep student interests in the forefront of our decision making.

Diversity: We value respect of all members of the community, and celebrate the contributions of all individuals to the University.

Integrity: We value high standards of ethical behavior. We demonstrate and expect responsibility and accountability.

Continuous Improvement: We promote innovative uses of resources on behalf of customers, and seek to encourage others to welcome change that results in positive outcomes and improvements.

Quality: We value the consistent delivery of accurate timely information required by our customers and seek to be proactive in providing services.

Collaboration: We promote the sharing of ideas, teamwork, and communication in support of operations and strategic priorities.