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On-Campus Group Visits

Thank you for your interest in bringing your students to explore Purdue! Group Visits with the Purdue Office of Admissions are designed for middle school and high-school-age students.

Before you register, here’s what you need to know

  • Group Visits are currently offered most Wednesdays at 10:00am EST from January through April.
  • Group size should be at least 15 and no more than a total of 45 visitors. There will be room for 3 groups to register per each group visit, so if your group is larger than 45, you are welcome to register as two groups if the space is available.
  • Groups should include at least 1 adult chaperone for every 15 students.
  • All tours start at 10:00 a.m. from the Boilermaker Welcome Station. You’ll begin with a 30-minute admissions presentation and end with a 90-minute campus tour.
  • There’s lots of walking, so wear comfortable shoes. Dress appropriately for rain (bring umbrellas) and snow.
  • We are unable to show student residence rooms or lectures halls on our tours.
  • You are welcome to plan ahead so that after the campus tour and presentation, your group can enjoy lunch at one of our student dining courts. For costs and availability, contact: dining-reservations@purdue.edu.
On the Day of Your Visit
  • Leave for Purdue early, allowing enough time for possible delays. Keep in mind that West Lafayette is on Eastern Time year-round. (West Lafayette recognizes Daylight Saving Time.)
  • Arrive on time. Call if you are running late, 765-494-1776, so we can attempt to adjust your visit itinerary. Please realize that facilities and staff schedules are limited. In the event of a late arrival, some of the scheduled activities may need to be canceled.
  • Encourage your students to ask questions so that they get the most out of the visit.
  • Ensure that everyone in your group is respectful of Purdue students, staff, facilities, and personal property. Failure to do so could result in early conclusion of the visit and limited availability for future visits by your organization.
  • Enjoy your time on campus!
Register Online
Additional Activities

Your Office of Admissions group visit concludes at 12:15 p.m., if you would like to organize additional activities, you may use the contact information below to explore availabilities.


Enjoy lunch at our award-winning dining courts. For costs and details, contact: dining-reservations@purdue.edu

Purdue University Residences

During your campus visit be sure to sign up for a tour of University Residences and learn about the many benefits of on campus living.  
Contact us URguestcenter@purdue.edu or call 765-496-0278 for your housing tour. 

Purdue University Cultural Centers

Interested in visiting one of our Cultural Centers? Check out their Resource page for contact information. 

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