Office of the Dean of Students

Dean of Students

This department aims to empower all students to discover, pursue, and achieve their personal and educational goals and this is based on four principles: student support, student advocacy, student engagement, and student success.  They strive to promote a holistic learning experience through programs and services that develop students intellectually, socially, and ethically.

Assistance and Counseling

Counseling staff offer a variety of services and support to Purdue students and their families. If you or someone you know would benefit from these services, call for an appointment, (765) 494-1747. Counseling services are located in Schleman Hall, Room 207.

Boiler Volunteer Network

The Boiler Volunteer Network helps students, student organizations, faculty, and staff find community engagement and service opportunities in Tippecanoe County and beyond. If you or your fraternity, sorority, cooperative, or student organization wants to get involved in volunteering email us or come to our office in Stewart Center, Room G4.

Disability Resource Center

Committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive campus community, the Disability Resource Center provides academic adjustments and services to eligible students with disabilities.  The specialized staff, in collaboration with the wider university community, facilitates equal access and equal opportunity for students with disabilities so they can fully participate in all university sponsored programs, events and activities. The services provided include exam accommodations, use of scribe and/or use of reader, sign language interpreting, CART, TypeWell, note taking, alternative print materials, consulting with campus faculty and staff regarding the provision of accommodations.

Horizons Student Support Services

As a Federally funded TRiO program on Purdue’s campus, the mission of Horizons Student Support Services is to retain and graduate its participants at the highest possible rate with the highest possible grade point average from Purdue University by assisting students in developing academic, social, and personal skills that will contribute to a well-rounded and successful educational experience.

Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities

A civil environment provides the best learning environment! The mission of the Office of Students Rights and Responsibilities is to promote responsibility and encourage honesty, integrity, and respect among Purdue students through education, compliance with behavioral standards, and support of individual rights.

Span Plan Adult Student Services

Span Plan Adult Student Services offers an array of support services for adult nontraditional students at Purdue University.  The Purdue University definition of an adult non-traditional student includes any student meeting one or more of the following criteria:

  • Two year break from school
  • Married or in a domestic partnership
  • A parent
  • A veteran
  • A graduate or professional student

Student Activities and Organizations

Student Activities and Organizations, commonly known as B-Involved, has the vision to engage every Purdue student in a meaningful co-curricular learning experience that leads to success at Purdue University and beyond.