Boiler Cold Rush 2025 Program Details

Purdue plans to deliver Boiler Cold Rush this January for all incoming Spring admitted students. Boiler Cold Rush traditionally takes place the weekend before spring classes begin, and Purdue encourages all incoming students to take part as well as any student new to the residential experience in the spring.

Program Dates

  • Boiler Cold Rush will take place on January 10-11, 2025. 
  • Registration for Boiler Cold Rush is expected to open in October 2024. 
  • Students will be able to move in to their residence halls two days prior to the start of Boiler Cold Rush.

Finding Your Hall, Checking In

Information on checking in to your specific location is still being finalized. Please continue to check your Purdue email and this website for updates at we get closer to the start of Boiler Cold Rush.

Program Cost

If you are participating in Boiler Cold Rush in person, your student account will be billed for the in person program fee of $150 for on-campus students (those living with University Residences) and $200 for off-campus students (those not living with University Residences).

The Boiler Cold Rush fee will be posted to student accounts in early January. The student account can be accessed by going to the myPurdue Portal and clicking on the “Bills & Payment” tab.

For more information about registering for Boiler Cold Rush, visit our Before You Arrive page

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