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Family Weekend Registration 2022


Family Weekend 2022 will take place October 14-16. Event information can be found on the Family Weekend website. Registration is now open to all Boilermaker Families for Family Weekend Events! Don't delay - registration closes at 12:00 p.m. (noon, Eastern) on Friday, September 30th.

Reminders about registration

  • You do still need to register your Boilermaker for the weekend, however there will be no registration fee for your Boiler. However, if you select to attend an event with an additional fee (for example the Boilermaker BBQ), you will need to pay for them. 
  • Kickoff for the Purdue Football game has yet to be announced, so the Saturday BBQ times are TBD
    • 12:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., or 8:00 p.m. kickoff - BBQ seating 1 begins at 3:30 p.m. (must be seated at the latest by 4:40 p.m.) seating 2 begins at 5:30 p.m. (must arrive by 6:40 p.m.)
    • 3:30 p.m. kickoff - BBQ seating 1 begins at 11:30 a.m. (must arrive by 12:40 p.m.) seating 2 begins at 1:30 p.m. (must arrive by 2:40 p.m.)

Questions about Family Weekend events can be directed to Parent & Family Connections via email- or our HelpLine at (765) 496-0524 (note – please leave a message if staff are on the line with other callers and we will return it as soon as possible).

Questions/issues with Family Weekend registration should be directed to

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As a central hub for innovation, Purdue attracts talented faculty who drive high-tech manufacturing and facilitate quality job placement for students. Projects including the High-Speed Propulsion Laboratory and the multifaceted Hypersonics Applied Research Facility (HARF) mark national security advances and reflect interest and investment by partners in industry and government. Read more.

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September 19, Last Day to Withdraw a Course With a Grade of W or to Add/Modify a Course With Instructor and Advisor Signature, learn more

October 3, Last Day For Grade Correction for Spring Semester 2021-22 and 2022 Summer Session

October 10, Schedule of Classes published for Spring 2023 Term

October 10-11, OCTOBER BREAK

October 19, Second Eight-Week Courses Begin

October 25, Last Day To Withdraw From a Course With a W or WF Grade & Last Day To Add/Modify a Course With Instructor, Advisor, and Department Head Signatures

2022-2023 Academic Calendar

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