Life at Purdue

Finding or Changing Housing

It can be challenging to find the right housing for you and your family. Many scholars use these websites to arrange housing before their stay at Purdue:

At some times, dormitory housing may be available. For more information, call 765-494-1000.

Some graduate housing is also available. You can email ( or call (765-876-3062) to find more information.

If you don't find what you need through these options, there are more resources below.

Home Services, Neighborhoods, Property, and Rentals

Packing Calculator

Career Opportunities and Tips

Many international scholars' spouses or partners are interested in volunteering or pursuing career opportunities while they are here. If your spouse or partner has status that permits them to work, they can contact Faculty Dual Career and Relocation Services at Purdue.

Here are some other helpful links for work and volunteer opportunities.

Vacant Positions at Purdue

Career-Seeking Tips

Collaboration/Entrepreneurship Resources

Job Search Sites

Staffing Agencies

Volunteer Opportunities

Education Job Sites

Lafayette/West Lafayette Community Resources

There are many things to learn and do in Lafayette, West Lafayette, and surrounding areas. The links below can help you find what you are looking for.

If you don't see what you need here, please reach out to any time and we will help connect you to the right resources.

City and Government Offices, Facts, Figures, and Media

Health Care

Family Programs and Services

Community Resources

Child and Elder Care and Services

Youth Camps and Learning Opportunities


Greater Lafayette Area Schools

Private Schools

Surrounding Area Schools



Airport Shuttles

Bureau of Motor Vehicles

Car Rental & Other Transportation

Places to Worship

Food and Finance

Social Groups and Networks

Local Guides

Performing and Visual Arts

Historical Museums, Places, and Sights

Entertainment, Events, and Attractions


Other Cities/Towns

Athletic Pursuits

Volunteer and Donation Opportunities