How do I register for BGRi?

After accepting your admission, log in to myPurdue, go to the New Student tab and follow the instructions to register for Boiler Gold Rush (BGR). After you register for BGR, you will be able to register for Boiler Gold Rush International (BGRi).

If I am attending BGRi do I still need to sign up for a Mandatory International Student Check-In (MISCi) Session?

The Mandatory International Student Check-In (MISCi) session is incorporated into BGRi. If you will be attending BGRi, you do not need to sign up for a MISCi session.

Is there an International Parent’s Welcome for parents and guests?

Yes! For more information on the International Parent’s Welcome please visit

Can my parents participate at BGRi with me?

Yes! We have an International Parents Welcome Program designed just for your parents. They will attend this program, while you are participating in BGRi and connecting with your Team Leader International (TLi) and other BGRi participants. You will be participating in activities designed to help students adjust to Purdue. The International Parents Welcome Program is for your parents to learn more about Purdue, go on a campus tour, attend information events, enjoy meals with other parents and guests, and during a few special times both the student and parents will get to enjoy an event together. For more information on International parent orientation, visit

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