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Purdue Orientation Programs

All Aboard for Orientation!

Congratulations on your admission!

Purdue Orientation Programs would like to congratulate newly admitted Fall and Summer 2021 students to Purdue University! All students who plan to attend Purdue starting this Summer or Fall, please review our information about VSTAR (required program begins in May, no registration necessary) and Boiler Gold Rush (BGR) and Boiler Gold Rush International (BGRi) (registration opens in March, program takes place in August).

Discover Our Programs

Purdue Orientation has programs for every semester, and is now working to bring them to students both in-person and virtually. Click any of the programs below to learn more.

VSTAR Required Online Orientation Boiler Gold Rush Welcome Week Before Fall Classes Begin Boiler Gold Rush International International Student Orientation Before Fall Classes Begin Boiler Cold Rush Welcome Weekend Before Spring Classes Begin

Contact Us

Have a few questions you need answered, or just looking for a little extra assistance? Fill out the form below to send an email to Orientation Programs, and we will respond as soon as we can.


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