Boiler Gold Rush
Welcome to Boiler Gold Rush (BGR), Purdue's orientation program that occurs the week before classes begin. The purpose of this site is to give a general overview of the BGR new student orientation program and to introduce you to the student staff structure.
Official BGR 2013 programming begins Sunday, August 11, 2013! GET EXCITED!!
BGR 2013 August 11-August 18, 2013
(Move in will be August 10 and August 11, 2013)
To learn more about Boiler Gold Rush, click here.
Click here to preview a tentative schedule of BGR 2013
Click here to see the BGR 2012 Transfer Transition Program Schedule.
If you are an International Student, check out our additional programing for BGRi.
Are you going to be living off campus and wondering if you
should participate? You should! Click here for some information!
Welcome to the West Lafayette/Lafayette Community Fair
BGR is proud to partner with the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce to host a fair with businesses and non-profits in our community!
If you are a business, click here.
If you are a non-profit, click here.
**Note to student organizations: BGR will no longer have an Activity Fair during the week of BGR. We encourage all organizations to participate in the GetInvolved Boilermaker Fair on Saturday, August 17, 2013. This event will be hosted by the Office of the Dean of Students Student Activity and Organization (SAO) Office. To register, simply go to the GetInvolved website or contact Cheryl Brantley in the SAO office.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at 765-494-9328.
- BGR Staff
Purdue University is a proud member of the National Orientation Directors Association (NODA). For more information about this organization and general orientation information, please check out the NODA website at http://www.nodaweb.org/