Family Calendar

The Family calendar is filled with important University dates, deadlines, holidays, and events to help you stay connected to what is happening on campus. Incoming families receive a copy at STAR. Any additional calendars will be available starting in August in Schleman 207 until Family Weekend, then will be made available at Family Weekend check-in while supplies last.

Monthly Newsletter

Keep up-to-date with campus news and events through our newsletter subscription — delivered monthly to your inbox.


Parent & Family Facebook

Join the Purdue Parent & Family Facebook page to stay up to date with campus events, photos and news.

Parent & Family Handbook

This handbook was created as a quick reference tool to help you assist your student shall the need arise.

Incoming Parent & Family Support

The family transition from high school to college can be difficult whether it is your first, middle, or last student going to college. Parent & Family Connections offers extra communication resources specifically for supporters of incoming Purdue students.

  • Social Media — In conjunction with the Admissions department, Parent & Family Connections hosts a special closed Facebook group for parents and family members to ask questions during their student’s transition to campus life. “Pro” Purdue Parents and campus partners are there to help answer questions, and offer guidance. If not already part of the group, send a request to
  • Weekly Newsletters —Newsletters sent from May through move-in with topics ranging from Doing Business Boilermaker Style to Safety on Campus written by campus experts, OnBoard also offers weekly talking points to aid in the transition from high school to college. If you are not receiving the newsletter, email and we will be sure to add you to the distribution list and get you caught up on the newsletters you missed.

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