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bell-towerPurdue University Police Department to add body-worn cameras

The Purdue University Police Department will soon add a body-worn surveillance camera system for all of its officers on the West Lafayette campus, the university announced Thursday (July 22).


Purdue announces additional details for students on normal operations for Fall 2021

Purdue University Trustees on July 7 approved a resolution to open Purdue’s West Lafayette campus to normal operations for the 2021-22 academic year. On Saturday (July 17), Purdue communicated additional details relative to the student (undergraduate, graduate and professional) experience for Fall 2021 intended to preserve the wellness of the community and the continued operations of the University.


Campuswide tornado drill set for Tuesday (March 16)

Purdue University’s Emergency Preparedness and Planning Office will conduct a campuswide voluntary tornado drill at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday (March 16).


hail-purduePALS camp suspended for summer 2021

With limitations on the size of in-person gatherings in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual PALS camp on the Purdue University campus will not take place this summer.


Weather AdvisoryPurdue resumes normal operations

Purdue University returned to standard operations at 5 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 16). All employees should report for shifts as normal. The first Reading Day of the semester will be held as scheduled on Wednesday (Feb. 17). In-person classes will resume as scheduled on Thursday (Feb. 18)


Winter weather advisoryPurdue cancels in-person class meetings due to heavy snow; nonessential employees should not report for campus shifts

Purdue University announced Monday (Feb. 15) that all in-person class meetings on the West Lafayette campus should be canceled or moved online on Tuesday (Feb. 16).


Purdue fraternity placed on cease and desist following reported Protect Purdue violations

Alpha Tau Omega (ATO) fraternity at Purdue University has been placed on an immediate cease and desist by the Office of the Dean of Students, an interim action that mandates that all organizational activities be suspended until further notice. The action follows a reported basketball watch party for new members held Jan. 30 at the chapter facility.


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