Events & Programs

Span Plan offers a variety of programs that provide opportunities for our nontraditional undergraduate students to connect as a community, connect to campus resources and connect to programs that can help their success at Purdue. We hope to see you at one or more events by visiting our semester event pages (Spring 2020 Events and Spring 2020 Campus Connect). Please feel free to email with questions or suggestion for things you would like to see offered.

Spring 2020 Events

Spring 2020 Campus Connect

Past Sessions Spring 2019 and Summer 2019 – thank you to all that attended!

We’ve Gone Wild

Take a break from summer studies and join Span Plan at the Columbia Park Zoo! Bring your family as we meet at 10am and hop on the park train ride together at 10:30am. We’ll have plenty of time to see the sites and enjoy the day before we head over to Arni’s for lunch at noon. There is no fee for any of the day, but we do ask that you help us with our lunch headcount by registering the number that plan to attend no later than July 17th.

  • Friday, July 19, 2019: 10:00 am. Columbia Park Zoo/Arni’s

Wellness Workshop

Do you juggle competing priorities? Hope to reduce stress and find balance? June is national Emotional Wellness Month and Span Plan supports your academic goals and your pursuit of wholeness and balance. Join us for lunch, connect with your peers as we join with CAPS for a great discussion and information to empower you with tools to bring balance and wellness to every day life! Register now!

  • Thursday, June 20: 11:30-1:00 pm. Third Street Suites, Room 159

Power Up and Recharge for Finals – Study Sessions

Span Plan will provide an open and quiet study space in Third Street Suits, Room 159, designated specifically for Span Plan students to prepare and recharge for finals. Students may come and go as schedules allow and sign up to attend as many sessions as needed. To help us ensure enough refreshments are available to keep you energized and awake, we ask that you help us with a headcount by indicating your attendance here.

  • Friday, April 26: 1-5 pm
  • Saturday, April 27: noon-4 pm
  • Monday, April 29: 8 am-noon
  • Tuesday, April 30: 8 am – noon

Student Parent Meeting

Are you an undergraduate student parent at the West Lafayette campus? If so, we hope you will join us on Tuesday, April 2nd at noon for a luncheon to connect with your peers and have an open discussion about your experiences. This is intended to be the first of regular meeting times we hope to establish Please RSVP by using the link below. This event is limited to undergraduate student parents and will be held in KRCH, Room 148.

Student Parent Meeting RSVP

Scholarship Workshop

Have you ever wondered how to put your best self forward when applying for a scholarship? These workshops are for you! Plan to attend one of the upcoming scholarship workshops where time will be spent reviewing tips and strategies for composing effective scholarship essays. There will also be plenty of time to work on your scholarship essays for the 2019-20 Span Plan General Scholarship in this workshop. RSVP by clicking here to attend one or more of the sessions:

  • Wednesday, March 20 10-11 AM
  • Thursday, March 28 2-3 PM
  • Friday, April 5 3:30 – 4:30 PM
  • Tuesday, April 9 11 AM – noon

All sessions will be held in Hicks Undergraduate Library, G959.

Summer Funding and FAFSA Workshop

Learn about summer funding options and receive help completing your 2019-20 FAFSA. The program will begin with about 20 minutes of Summer info and continue with open lab time to work through your FAFSA and get you ready for the summer and next school year! Come for a portion or stay the whole time, whatever works best for your interests. RSVP by clicking here to attend a session:

  • Monday, February 18 9-10 AM
  • Tuesday, February 19 noon-1 PM
  • Wednesday, February 27 4-5 PM

All sessions will be held in Hicks Undergraduate Library, G959.

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