Family Day 2015

Mark your calendars! Family Day is will be Saturday, September 19th. The Exploratory Studies Family Day will be from  9:30 am – 11:00 am (EST) in Stewart Center 302-306 (3rd floor). There will be a light breakfast and refreshments during the event.

All incoming students, current students, and families are invited! Be sure to RSVP at http://tinyurl.com/EXPLFamilyDay15 no later than August 31st!

Why should you all come to our Family Day celebration?

  •  Meet and chat with your student’s academic advisor
  • SWAG! Door prizes will be drawn! Games! Hilarity!
  • You will already be here for the big weekend of fun – check out the AWESOME campus events here http://www.union.purdue.edu/studentevents/events/specialevents/FamilyDay.html
  • Free food and coffee, need we say more?!
  • Honoring scholarship recipients with certificates beginning at 10:15 am
  • Get some Purdue face paint before the big game!

If you have questions, please e-mail Colleen Brown at brownce@purdue.edu. We hope to see you there!

Suggested College School Supply List

Although there is no *official* list of school supplies published by Purdue, here is a list of items that the advisors in Exploratory Studies suggest they purchase:

  • 3-hole punch
  • Apps: Amazon Student, Boiler Guide, Purdue IPhone App, CityBus Routes, notetaking (like Evernote), time management (like RescueTime), flashcards (like Quizlet), and dictionary and thesaurus apps (like Merriam-Webster).
  • Backpack or messenger bag
  • Big envelopes for keeping nice papers neat
  • Binders or notebooks
  • Calculator (wait until after the first day of math class to purchase)
  • Cold and allergy medicine
  • Colored pencils
  • Folders
  • Glue sticks
  • Headphones
  • Highlighters
  • Laptop and external hard drive backup/cloud backup (not required; Purdue has a lot of computer labs)
  • Markers – a pack of multiple colors (also good to have at least one black Sharpie)
  • Note/index cards – lined or unlined
  • Paper – both printer paper and lined paper for your binder
  • Paper clips
  • Pencils and erasers
  • Pens – standard blue and black, as well as wilder colors
  • Planner (Mortar Board planner available at Wal-mart and bookstores) or calendar app
  • Plastic sleeves for binders
  • Post-its
  • Rubber bands
  • Scissors
  • Stapler – both standard sized (for your desk) and mini (for your backpack)
  • Staples (standard and mini)
  • Tape
  • Umbrella and rain boots
  • USB/thumb drive (4GB or higher)
  • White out
  • Winter clothing & jacket (flip-flops and a hoodie are NOT Indiana winter attire)

Week 4 of STAR 2015

Here’s the pictures we have from Week 4 of STAR!

**Please note: We do our very best to have a picture from each Track but there are some days we are unable to take pictures of all of them. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Monday, July 6

Track 1

Track 2

Track 4

Tuesday, July 7

Track 2

Track 4

Wednesday, July 8

Track 3

Track 4

Thursday, July 9

Track 4

Week 3 of 2015 STAR

Here’s the pictures we have from Week 3 of STAR!

**Please note: We do our very best to have a picture from each Track but there are some days we are unable to take pictures of all of them. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Monday, June 29

Track 1

Track 2

Track 3

Track 4

Tuesday, June 30

Track 1

Track 2

Track 3

 

Track 4

 

Wednesday, July 1

Track 2

Track 4

Thursday, July 2

Track 1

Track 2

Track 3

Track 4

 

 

 

Week 2 of 2015 STAR

Here’s the pictures we have from Week 2 of STAR!

Monday, June 22

Track 1

Track 2

Track 3

Track 4

Tuesday, June 23

Track 1

Track 2

Track 3

Track 4

Wednesday, June 24

Track 2

Track 3

Track 4

 

Thursday, June 25

Track 1

Track 2

Track 3

Track 4

 

**Please note: We do our very best to have a picture from each Track but there are some days we are unable to take pictures of all of them. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Week 1 of 2015 STAR

Here’s the pictures we have from this week’s STAR days!

Monday, June 15

Track 1

Track 2

Track 3

Tuesday, June 16

Track 1

Track 2

Track 4

Wednesday, June 17

Track 1

Track 1

Track 2

Track 2

Track 3

Track 4

 

Thursday, June 18

Track 1

Track 2

 

Track 3

Track 4

Please note: We do our very best to have a picture from each Track but there are some days we are unable to take pictures of all of them.