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.

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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 Award 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: 

View Printable PDF Financial Aid Notification 

  • Log in to myPurdue
  • Go to the Financial Aid tab
  • Under the green bar that reads Financial Aid Awards, click on Award Notifications
  • 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
  • Click the Financial Aid tab
  • Choose Award for Aid Year under the Financial Aid Awards section
  • Select the appropriate academic year from the drop-down menu
  • Submit
  • Select the Award Overview tab

Accept or Decline Financial Aid Awards 

  • Log in to myPurdue
  • Click the Financial Aid tab
  • Choose Award for Aid Year in the Financial Aid Awards section
  • Select the appropriate academic year from the drop-down menu
  • Submit
  • Select the Accept Award tab
  • Accept or decline awards 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
  • Choose Aid Requirements in the Financial Aid section
  • 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
  • Choose Award for Aid Year in the Financial Aid Awards section 
  • Select the appropriate academic year from the drop-down menu 
  • Submit
  • Select the Resources/Additional Information tab
  • 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
  • Click Important Messages in the Financial Aid section
  • Follow any instructions listed in the message or reference the information provided

Obtain a Copy of Financial Aid Eligibility 

  • Log in to myPurdue
  • Click the Financial Aid tab
  • Choose Award for Aid Year in the Financial Aid section
  • Select the appropriate academic year from the drop-down menu  
  • Submit
  • Click the Award Overview tab
  • Click Print above the Need Calculation heading at the top left of the display
  • An identical window will open. Right-click on the page in the new window. Select Print if a paper copy is needed. The Financial Aid Director’s signature will appear on the printed version.

Confirm Your Enrollment Each Semester to Secure Classes 

  • Log in to myPurdue
  • Click the Financial Aid tab
  • Click Confirm your enrollment for the coming semester under the Enrollment Confirmation section
  • If all requirements have been satisfied for the semester, a message will appear in green as a notification. If further action is required before you can successfully confirm your enrollment, a message will appear in red with additional information. 

View Academic Progress Status 

  • Log in to my Purdue
  • Click the Financial Aid tab
  • Choose Financial Aid Status in the Financial Aid section
  • Select the appropriate academic year from the drop-down menu
  • Submit
  • Read the message and view 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 

  • Log in to myPurdue
  • Click the Bills & Payments tab
  • Choose Setup e-Refund in the Student Account section
  • A new page will open, and you will be logged into TouchNet Payment Gateway
  • Select the eRefunds tab at the top
  • Enter bank account information
  • Authorize Purdue to be able to deposit excess financial aid into the account

Set up an Authorized User 

  • Log in to myPurdue
  • Click the Bills & Payments tab
  • Choose Setup Authorized Users in the Student Account section
  • A new page will open, and you will be logged into TouchNet Payment Gateway  
  • Select the Authorized User tab at the top
  • Enter the email address of the person you wish to authorize
  • The individual you selected will receive an email with a link and password to TouchNet. This information will give the Authorized User the ability to view and pay bills online. 

View How Professors Reported Your Class Participation 

  • Log in to myPurdue
  • Click Registration tab 
  • Choose Initial Course Participation in the Registration Information section
  • Select the appropriate semester 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