2016 Student Schedule 

Sunday, September 25, 2016

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm            Student Registration and Check-In

Purdue Memorial Union, Room 118

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm            Workshops, Rawls Hall (RAWL)

Researching Graduate Engineering Programs Using the ASEE Profiles, RAWL 1057

How to Obtain Solid Letters of Recommendation, RAWL 1062

How to Make Yourself Stand Out When Applying to Grad School - Panel, RAWL 1086

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm            Refreshment Break, RAWL 1011

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm            Workshops, Rawls Hall (RAWL)

Writing Your Personal Statement, RAWL 1057

Researching Graduate Programs, RAWL 1062

Graduate School Application Process - Panel, RAWL 1086

4:15 pm - 6:00 pm            Afternoon Activity

(See registration packet for locations and details.)

6:15 pm - 8:00 pm            Welcome Dinners (Dress is casual.)

Engineering:  North and South Ballrooms, PMU

Interdisciplinary Programs, Science, and Technology: Outside in the tent directly West of STEW, on the Memorial Mall

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm          Billiards & Bowling Social, Rack & Roll, Purdue Memorial Union (PMU)

(Lower level - use the stairs by the exit facing the Grant Street Parking Garage) 

Monday, September 26, 2016

 7:30 am – 11:30 am          Student Registration and Check-In

Purdue Memorial Union (PMU), Room 118

7:30 am – 9:30 am            Recruiter Check-In

Purdue Memorial Union (PMU) Room 118

Please enter the ballrooms through the South doors.

7:30 am - 8:00 am             Students only: Continental Breakfast - STEW 206

8:00 am - 8:30 am             Purdue Express Performance - Stewart Center (STEW) Fowler Hall

8:30 am - 9:25 am             Keynote Address - Stewart Center (STEW) Fowler Hall

Navigating Graduate School:  Policies, Processes and Politics

James L. Mohler, Ph.D., Associate Dean of The Graduate School, Purdue University

9:25 am - 9:30 am            Break

9:30 am - 12:00 pm          Graduate School Fair (Doors will open promptly at 9:30 am.) 

Purdue Memorial Union (PMU), North and South Ballrooms and PMU Lounges

Students enter through the South Ballroom's South doors.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm         Lunch

Students:  Lunch will be located in the tent directly west of STEW on the Memorial Mall.

Recruiters:  Lunch is on your own.  The $10 lunch voucher in your registration packet may be used at any restaurant on the lowest level of the Purdue Memorial Union (one floor down).

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm            Workshops, Stewart Center (STEW)

Graduate School Application Process - Panel, STEW 214

Life as a Graduate Student, STEW 218CD

Career Planning During Graduate School, STEW 218AB 

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm           Break

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm           Workshops, Stewart Center (STEW)

How to Make Yourself Stand Out When Applying to Grad School - Panel, STEW 214 ABCD

Paying for Graduate School, STEW 218AB

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm           Reception with Engineering Faculty - East & West Faculty Lounges, 2nd Floor (PMU)

for prospective engineering students and guests


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