Frequently Asked Questions

Here you will find a list of our frequently asked questions about this upcoming summer. This page will continue to be updated as more information becomes available. Don't see your particular question? Feel free to fill out the form on our home page to request more specific information, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Top Questions


When will the BGR and BGRi schedules be released?

Details on the BGR and BGRi schedules will be released later this summer via email and on this website.

What will Boiler Gold Rush (BGR) and Boiler Gold Rush International (BGRi) be like?

Purdue plans to deliver Boiler Gold Rush (BGR) this Fall as it has for over twenty-five years. Although the purposes of these programs will remain the same, there will be necessary modifications made to support Protect Purdue. The duration of BGR is planned to be similar to past years. More details about the program are expected to be announced publicly mid-June.


What if I have other questions?

If you have more questions regarding BGRi – please contact Orientation Programs at or call (765) 494-9328

For questions regarding immigration/international student visa etc., please contact the Office of International Students and Scholars (ISS) at or call 765-494-5770 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For questions regarding your admissions status, please visit this Frequently Asked Questions page for important information or contact the Office of Admissions at or call 765-494-1776.



If I am participating in BGRi, how do I get to Purdue from the airport?

If you arrive in Chicago, Illinois or Indianapolis, Indiana you can make a reservation with one of the following transportation services. Each service will drop you off at Purdue University.

Chicago O'Hare International Airport

Indianapolis International Airport

Student Success at Purdue, KRCH 4th Floor, 1198 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN, 47907, 765-494-9328

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