Important message to new and transfer undergraduate students who will register for classes at the Purdue main campus for the first time in January 2014:


To be advised for coursework for the Spring 2014 semester, students must complete the online Virtual STAR program then contact their academic advising office to schedule an appointment (click here for contact information). Students admitted for the spring term will be enrolled in Virtual STAR beginning November 1st and will receive a message with information for accessing the course. Students may register for coursework during the open registration period, which starts on November 25, 2013. Students may also choose to attend the Spring Welcome program, scheduled for Monday, December 2, 2013.  

Spring Welcome is a free orientation program for new and transfer undergraduate students who will begin their Purdue careers in the spring term. The goal is to help these students make a smooth transition into their first semester at Purdue.

During Spring Welcome, students will be able to receive academic advice, create/modify their course schedules, become familiar with the campus, get their ID card and take care of other important business.

Spring Welcome will be held on Monday, December 2, 2013.

To register for Spring Welcome, click here!

Tentative schedule, click here!

**International students are not required to attend Spring Welcome on Dec 2nd.

**You will be required to register for your Mandatory International Student Check-in (MISC) through International Students and Scholars (ISS). Please click here to register for your MISC session.

Driving Directions: The Purdue Welcome Center provides a campus map and travel directions on by clicking here.

Parking: For your convenience, we recommend that you park in the parking garage located on Grant Street across from the Purdue Memorial Union.

Students who need assistance during Spring Welcome, due to a disability or medical condition, should contact Purdue's Disability Resources Center (DRC) at least two working days before arriving on campus in order to request accommodations.  The DRC ( can be reached at 765-494-1247 (V/TTY) or at

If you need additional assistance or have specific questions, please contact the Student Success at Purdue office at (765) 494-9328 or

*In accordance with Purdue policies, all persons have equal access to Purdue University's educational programs, services and activities, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran. For a more complete statement of Purdue's policies of equal access and equal opportunity, Click Here. If you have any questions or concerns regarding these policies, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Human Relations at or 765-494-5830.

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