How to Use myPurdue

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myPurdue allows you full access to manage your financial aid, academics and more during your time at Purdue. Below are step-by-step instructions to get the information you need.

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Here are some step-by-step instructions that will get you the financial aid and related information you’re looking for on myPurdue. If you have recently been admitted to Purdue and have not yet done so, set up your career account. Use the Purdue University Identification (PUID) and setup/temporary password included in your offer of admission letter.

Instructions for students who have been offered admission to Purdue but have not accepted.

Instructions for continuing students and incoming students who have accepted their offer of admission.

Instructions for students who have been offered admission to Purdue but have not accepted.

Unless otherwise noted, 

  1. Log in to myPurdue at https://mypurdue.purdue.edu with your career account.
  2. Choose "View your Financial Aid Status"
  3. Select the appropriate aid year from the drop-down menu; submit
  4. Click the "Financial Aid" tab
  5. Click on "Important Financial Aid Messages", "Cost of Attendance", or "Federal Shopping Sheet" to view this information.

To view financial aid requirements,

  1. Follow steps 1-4 listed above
  2. Select "Eligibility"
  3. Choose "Financial Aid Requirements"
  4. Click on the hyperlinked documents to print, complete, and sign the forms and/or submit online documents listed.

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Instructions for continuing students and incoming students who have accepted their offer of admission.

Unless otherwise noted, log in to myPurdue at https://mypurdue.purdue.edu, click “Financial Aid” tab, then follow instructions below for each action.

View Financial Aid Awards

  1. Choose Award for Aid Year in the menu on the left.
  2. Select the appropriate academic year from the drop-down menu; submit.
  3. Select the Award Overview tab.

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Accept or Decline Financial Aid Awards

  1. Choose Award for Aid Year in the menu on the left.
  2. Select the appropriate academic year from the drop-down menu; submit.
  3. Select the Accept Award tab.
  4. Accept or decline awards as desired.
    (NOTE: Parent/Grad PLUS Loans or Private Loans shown as “GOAP” cannot be accepted through myPurdue — each requires a separate application online. Click on the Parent/Grad PLUS Loan to complete the application at www.studentloans.gov.)

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View Outstanding Financial Aid Requirements

  1. Select the Financial Aid Requirements section.
  2. Items with a red flag are outstanding and need to be completed; items with a green checkmark are already complete. Blue links mean there is a document for you to download and complete or a website for you to complete additional steps. Requirements listed in black mean we need the document(s) from you.

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Report Private Scholarships

  1. Choose Award for Aid Year in the left-hand column.
  2. Select the appropriate academic year from the drop-down menu; submit.
  3. Select the Resources/Additional Information tab.
  4. Report each private scholarship received. Scholarship amounts need to be entered for each semester. No more than one academic year scholarship (reported as two semesters) or two one-semester scholarships can be reported at a time.
  5. Submit the information; repeat these steps to report additional private scholarships.

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Read Financial Aid Messages

  1. Click Important Messages in the menu on the left.
  2. Follow any instructions listed in the message or reference the information provided.

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Obtain a Copy of Financial Aid Eligibility

  1. Choose Award for Aid Year in the menu on the left.
  2. Select the appropriate academic year from the drop-down menu; submit.
  3. Click the Award Overview tab.
  4. Click Print above the Need Calculation heading at the top left of the display.
  5. An identical window will open. Right click on the page in the new window. Select Print if a paper copy is needed. The Financial Aid Director’s signature will appear on the printed version.

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Confirm Your Enrollment Each Semester to Secure Classes

  1. Click “Confirm your enrollment for the coming semester” under the Enrollment Confirmation section.
  2. If all requirements have been satisfied for the semester, a message will appear in green as notification. If further action is required before you are able to successfully confirm your enrollment, a message will appear in red with additional information.

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View Academic Progress Status

  1. Choose Financial Aid Status in menu on left.
  2. Select the appropriate academic year from the drop-down menu; submit.
  3. Read the message and view the status.
  4. Satisfactory means no action is required; a warning means you are still eligible for financial aid but are at risk for becoming ineligible; a denial means academic progress requirements have not been met, and you are not eligible for financial aid. Students with a denial may complete an appeal to try to obtain a probationary semester of financial aid. Academic progress is reviewed after grades post at the end of each semester. Learn more about Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).

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Find Out if Holds Exist

  1. Choose Do I have any Holds? in the menu on the left.
  2. Select the appropriate academic year from the drop-down menu; submit.
  3. Any current holds will be listed and must be cleared to avoid financial aid or academic delays.

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Set up Direct Deposit for Financial Aid Refunds

  1. Choose Manage My Account on the right side under TouchNet Payment Portal.
  2. A new page will open, and you will be logged into TouchNet Payment Gateway. Select the eRefunds tab at the top.
  3. Enter bank account information.
  4. Authorize Purdue to be able to deposit excess financial aid into the account. 

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Set up an Authorized User

  1. Choose Manage My Account on the right side under TouchNet Payment Portal.
  2. A new page will open, and you will be logged into TouchNet Payment Gateway. Select the Authorized User tab at the top.
  3. Enter the email address of the person you wish to authorize.
  4. The individual you selected will receive an email with a link and password to TouchNet. This information will give the Authorized User the ability to view and pay bills online.

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View How Professors Reported Your Class Participation

  1. Log in to myPurdue at https://mypurdue.purdue.edu.
  2. Click “Academic” tab.
  3. Choose Initial Course Participation under Registration Tools on the left side.
  4. Select the appropriate semester from the drop-down menu; submit.
  5. View the information under the Initial Course Participation header.
  6. “Yes” means that the professor indicated you initiated class participation. “No” means the professor reported that you did not initiate class participation. No response means that the professor did not participate in ICP; you will not be penalized for this.

Contact your instructor for any courses listed with a “No” if you believe your status was reported incorrectly.

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