The Student Success at Purdue department, a division of the Office of the Provost, empowers and inspires all students to embrace a sense of life-long learning by providing nationally-recognized, student-centered, pre-college preparation and college success initiatives and services. These initiatives assist students in their preparation for, transition into, and success in a college environment. The department’s various interconnected programs assist students in progressive stages of development; and have as their ultimate goals an increased rate of student degree completion, future employment or study, dedicated citizenship, and responsible leadership in the state, nation, and world.

Student Success at Purdue is made up of the following functions, units, programs, initiatives, and services. To learn more about each, visit our websites or download our Program Overviews.

21st Century Scholar Support / Scholarcorps Website
Academic Success Center Website
Boiler Gold Rush (BGR) Website Program Overview
Boiler Gold Rush International (BGRi) Website Program Overview
Boiler Guide app Website
Disability Resource Center (DRC) Website Program Overview
Horizons Student Support Services Website Program Overview
New Boilermaker Handbook Website
Span Plan Adult Student Services Website Program Overview
Purdue Promise Website Program Overview
Spring Welcome Website Program Overview
Summer Transition, Advising, and Registration (STAR) Website Program Overview
Virtual STAR (VSTAR) Website Program Overview
Supplemental Instruction (SI) Website Program Overview
Tutoring Website
Testing Center Website Program Overview
Veterans Success Center Website Program Overview

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