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Purdue Division of Financial Aid reminds students to submit a FAFSA

To receive priority consideration for federal, state and university-based financial aid, all current and prospective students planning to attend Purdue University West Lafayette in the fall of 2023 should submit the 2023-24 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) after Oct. 1, but no later than Purdue’s April 15, 2023, priority filing date.


2022-goldrushPurdue sets all-time student enrollment record in West Lafayette

Chukwuocha and the 50,000-plus students at Purdue University this year who are persistently pursuing a Purdue education have been influenced and shaped by several strategic decisions made by Purdue’s Board of Trustees and President Mitch Daniels.


Mitch DanielsPresident Daniels to grads: ‘I’m talking to you’

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels made these remarks during the university’s spring commencement ceremonies the weekend of May 13-15 in Purdue’s Elliott Hall of Music.


Celebrating graduatePurdue’s annual rite of spring: Happy grads cross Elliott stage during spring ceremonies

The small steps they’ve taken over the past few years culminated for many Purdue University students this weekend (May 13-15). They graduated into the next phases of their lives.


Weather update: Classes to move remote this afternoon, employees dismissed at 4 p.m.

Purdue University announced Wednesday (Feb. 2) that all in-person class meetings on the West Lafayette campus should be moved online or canceled beginning at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, and all non-essential personnel currently working on campus today are dismissed at 4 p.m.


Keith KrachTransformation, Trust: U.S. business leader tells grads they have ‘Purdue Equation’ the world needs

Keith Krach, businessman, Purdue alumnus, former U.S. undersecretary of state and former chairman of the Purdue Board of Trustees, made these comments during winter commencement ceremonies.


foundry-boostPurdue Foundry creates new entrepreneurial programming, could invest up to $300,000 in businesses

Up to 10 teams of entrepreneurs will develop relationships with industry mentors and receive business-building guidance, and could earn up to $30,000 apiece through a new Purdue Foundry program called Boost. The program runs Oct. 29 through Feb. 24, 2022.


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