How To Use myPurdue

myPurdue is where you manage your financial aid, academics and more during your time at Purdue. Below are step-by-step instructions to view financial aid on myPurdue.

myPurdue Help

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. 

Accessing myPurdue 

Instructions for students who have been admitted to Purdue but HAVE NOT accepted their offer of admission: 

If you have not applied for or are not receiving aid, there will be no “Financial Aid Status” link as referenced below.

View Printable PDF Financial Aid Notification

  • Log in to myPurdue
  • On your New Student Task List, click on Printable Version of Award Notification
  • In a new tab, you will see your award notification that can be downloaded in PDF 

View Financial Aid Award Summary 

  • Log in to myPurdue
  • Choose View your Financial Aid Status
  • Select the appropriate aid year from the drop-down menu
  • Submit

Instructions for continuing students and incoming students who HAVE accepted their offer of admission: 

  • Log in to myPurdue
  • Click on the “Financial Aid” tab
  • Under the Financial Aid Information section, located at the bottom center of the page, select “Aid Notification Letters
  • Identify the most recent notifications letter, which will appear at the bottom of the list, and click on that
  • Once the PDF document is displayed, you will find the option to initiate the printing process in the upper right side of the screen

View Financial Aid Offer Summary 

  • Log in to myPurdue
  • Click the Financial Aid tab on the left.
  • In the Financial Aid box, select the appropriate academic year from the drop-down menu.
  • Click on 20XX-XX Aid Offer
  • It will take you to the Award Offer tab. Scroll down to see the details

Accept or Decline Financial Aid Awards 

  • Log in to myPurdue
  • Click the Financial Aid tab on the left
  • In the Financial Aid box, select the appropriate academic year from the drop-down menu
  • Click on 20XX-XX Aid Offer
  • It will take you to the Award Offer tab. Scroll down to “Options to Pay Net Cost”
    • In the drop-down box, accept or decline aid offers 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 studentaid.gov.

View Outstanding Financial Aid Requirements 

  • Log in to myPurdue
  • Click the Financial Aid tab on the left
  • In the Financial Aid Requirement box, select the appropriate academic year from the drop-down menu
  • 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. 

Report Private Scholarships 

  • Log in to myPurdue
  • Click the Financial Aid tab on the left
  • In the Financial Aid box, select the appropriate academic year from the drop-down menu
  • Click on 20XX-XX Aid Offer in the Financial Aid section 
  • Scroll to Additional Payment Options, click on Add/View Resource
  • 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.
  • If you are unable to locate the name of the donor, please select Other – Not in List at the bottom of the resource descriptions, then enter the donor or scholarship name in the text box on the right.
  • Submit the information; repeat these steps to report additional private scholarships

Read Financial Aid Messages 

  • Log in to myPurdue
  • Click the Financial Aid tab on the left
  • In the Financial Aid box, select the appropriate academic year from the drop-down menu
  • Click on 20XX-XX Messages in the Financial Aid section
  • Follow any instructions listed in the message or reference the information provided

Confirm Your Enrollment Each Semester to Secure Classes 

View Academic Progress Status 

  • Log in to my Purdue
  • Click the Financial Aid tab on the left
  • In the Financial Aid box, select the appropriate academic year from the drop-down menu
  • Click on 20XX-XX Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • Review the status 
  • Satisfactory means no action is required; a warning means you are still eligible for financial aid but are at risk of 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 aboutSatisfactory Academic Progress(SAP). 

Set up Direct Deposit for Financial Aid Refunds 

Set up an Authorized User 

View How Professors Reported Your Class Participation 

  • Log in to myPurdue
  • Click Registration tab on the left
  • Click Initial Course Participation in the Registration Information box
  • Select the appropriate term from the drop-down menu; submit
  • View the information under the Initial Course Participation header
  • “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
  • Log in to myPurdue
  • Click the Financial Aid tab on the left
  • In the Financial Aid Awards box, select Debt Letter