Student Only Sessions

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

ACADEMIC ADVISING APPOINTMENTS - 10:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. (locations vary)

  • Academic advising appointments are scheduled throughout the day. Students will receive their academic advising appointment three (3) business days prior to their scheduled STAR date at their email address. Students should be mindful of when their advising appointment is and where it is located (also notated in the email). Also note that this is a student-only experience. During this time guests will be attending interest sessions to learn more about how to support their Boilermaker.

HONORS COLLEGE MEETINGS - 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. (choose one time)- Beering (BRNG) 2291

HORIZONS- 10:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Class of 1950, Room 125.

PURDUE PROMISE/21ST CENTURY SCHOLARS- 10:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. KRCH, 4th Floor

COURSE PLANNING - 3:15 p.m. Students will plan their fall courses in specific labs (locations vary.) STAR Ambassadors will be outside interest sessions and other areas on campus to assist students in arriving to their lab.


While on campus for STAR, students will have an opportunity to take foreign language placement testing or to test out of COM 114.

  • Foreign Language Placement Testing
 - Stanley Coulter Hall (SC) 231, between 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m
    • Placement testing will be offered throughout STAR for French, German, Japanese, Latin, Russian, Spanish and Heritage Spanish. Exams vary in length with Japanese taking approximately 45-60 minutes, and other exams approximately 25-35 minutes. Results will be available at the conclusion of the exam.
  • COM 114 Testing - Beering (BRNG) 1260  (last exam begins at 2:00 p.m.)

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