Interest Session Descriptions

The following sessions took place during STAR 2017. Check back in May for an updated list of interest session topics for 2018. 

PAYING FOR PURDUE

This session covers tuition billing, payment options, account access, how Financial Aid credits student bills, steps necessary to utilize loans, and work-study information.

TECHNOLOGY & BOILERMAKER BUSINESS

Learn how students will navigate Purdue systems to take care of buisness as a Boilermaker.

**Note - students will be assisted with course planning and associated systems**

B-INVOLVED & B-SUCCESSFUL

Build your personal success at Purdue and your career preparation by participating in internships, research, leadership experiences and campus activities. Sponsored by the Center for Career Opportunities and Student Activities and Organizations.

UNIVERSITY DINING

Learn about dining spots, policies, and meal plans.

RESIDENTIAL LIFE

This session will focus on information about the residence hall system and how the staff of Residential Life promote personal growth, community, and intellectual curiosity.

HEALTH, WELLNESS & SAFETY

This session covers campus physical and mental health care and onsight pharmacy resources, recreational opportunities, safety, and emergency response and notifications.

Q&A PANEL

This session features a panel of current Purdue parents/family members and students who will answer your questions from their own perspective.

THE PURDUE TRANSITION

The office of Parent & Family Connections will discuss the transition process from high school to Purdue, what families can expect, and how families can best support their college students (for parents/family members while students plan their fall courses).

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