CCO Open House for Students with Disabilities (March 30)

CCO Open House for Students with Disabilities
Hosted by the Center for Career Opportunities (CCO) and the Disability Resource Center (DRC)

Monday, March 30, 2015
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Young Hall (YONG), Room 186
No Registration required

Purdue Students with Disabilities are invited to come to an open house at the CCO to learn about the services CCO offers students with disabilities.  During the open house there will be FREE PIZZA, tours of the CCO, and discuss tips for disclosing your disability in the hiring process.  Karen Nielson, DRC Director, and Ali Mears, Career Services Consultant and Liaison to the DRC, will lead this fun event for Purdue students with disabilities.

ISS: Indianapolis Indians Baseball Game (April 10)

GO Purdue! Indians Baseball Game!
Fri, Apr 10, 5:30 pm
Meet at the Schleman Parking Lot

The Indianapolis Indians play the Columbus Clippers on Fri, Apr 10! This week is your last chance to buy tickets at Stewart Center Box Office. Tickets are $21 and cover the cost of transportation and admission. You can purchase your ticket from Stewart Center Box Office. Buses leave Schleman at 5:30 pm and arrive back at 11:30 pm. You must have your ticket to board the bus.

Driving 101 (March 18)

Driving 101
Wed, Mar 18, 2015, 7:00pm
Co-Rec Boilermaker Room

Purdue Campus Police are hosting a free session for any drivers in the area. They will address “need to know” info on driver’s licenses, vehicle registration, insurance and laws about bikes, mopeds and motorcycles on campus. They will also cover how to handle traffic stops and car accidents. No sign up required.

Summer Sessions – Visualized!

At your registration appointment your advisor may be using new vocabulary to explain the differences between summer sessions at Purdue.  Below is an infographic showing Purdue summer session options, as well as when they begin and end.  Some tips when registering for summer courses:

  • Scheduling Assistant chooses among sessions randomly – as long as they fit into your schedule.  So ALWAYS check the dates of the course before you submit!
  • To see all of the courses in a given session: MyPurdue > Academic Tab > Look Up Classes > Summer 2015 > Advanced Search.  Then select all subjects by clicking on the first subject, holding the Shift key, and clicking on the last subject.  Select your desired “Part of Term.”

Summer School sessions*, ** Courses are listed as ending on August 4 in MyPurdue.

Camp Riley Immersive Summer Course (EPCS 49000, May 18 – June 12)

EPICS (Engineering Projects in Community Service) is offering a three-week immersive design experience during the “Maymester” (May 18 – June 12, 2015) working with the Camp Riley team in Bradford Woods at Martinsville, IN.

Although the camp is very accessible, this EPICS course will focus on designing ways to overcome barriers that still exist at this site for children with disabilities.  Cost is tuition for the course plus $340 to cover transportation, accommodation, and meals at Bradford Woods.  All majors are welcome, but instructor approval is required!  Please e-mail for additional information at epics@purdue.edu.