Move-In and Schedule Details

This content was last updated on June 16th

Purdue University is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic, and is working to adjust the schedule and activities of BGRi for the upcoming fall in order to keep students safe and healthy. At this time, only limited information can be released.

Official Dates

This year, Boiler Gold Rush and Boiler Gold Rush International will be happening concurrently, and will run from August 18-22, 2020. Students will have the opportunity to move in to their residence hall or off-campus housing from August 14-18, prior to BGR/BGRi beginning.

In order to help ensure a safe environment for all students/families, incoming students will be asked to sign up for a specific day/time slot during which they may move in. Students will have the opportunity to sign up for their time slot beginning on or around July 23. Please continue to monitor this website and your Purdue email for more details on this process.

For more information on University Residences, please feel free to contact Purdue UR via email at or by phone at (765) 494-1000.

Finding Your Hall, Checking In

Information on check-in and parking is being provided on the Purdue University Residences website. We encourage you to read this page carefully, and reach out to UR if you have any questions.

Move-In / Check-In Info
'Protect Purdue' Plan at BGR

Before arriving, students will be given prep materials orienting them to campus, including new COVID-19-related expectations, such as possible required health screenings and/or COVID-19 testing. Please be sure to carefully read through all instructions and materials, and follow the given advice.

Learn more about 'Protect Purdue'
BGR/BGRi Schedule

The BGR schedule will be adapted to incorporate safety practices that de-densify activities that have traditionally been congested. At this time, the Purdue Orientation Team is working to finalize the schedule and events for BGR. More information about the schedule and activities will be released in the coming weeks.

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