Visit, experience & ‘View Purdue Calumet’
Saturday, Nov. 16
High school students, their parents, prospective transfers, would-be graduate students and others interested in learning more about the Purdue University Calumet experience are invited to attend View Purdue Calumet at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 16 in Alumni Hall of the Student Union and Library.
Free open house
Attendees of this free, comprehensive, morning open house and visitation program will gain insights about obtaining a value-filled, internationally-respected Purdue education at Purdue Calumet’s neighborhood Hammond campus.
“Purdue University Calumet is an exciting, thriving place to grow intellectually and personally,” Purdue Calumet Associate Director of Transfer Student Services Jose Reyes said. “It’s large enough, yet small and accessible enough for students to identify their success track and persist to a Purdue degree.”
Following a university overview, View Purdue Calumet attendees will have an opportunity to meet with academic advisors, faculty and staff members to learn more about study programs, admission qualifications, university affordability and scholarship availability, benefits of Purdue Calumet’s nationally respected experiential learning initiative, athletics, campus life and student housing.
Special session for transfer students
There also will be a session for transfer students and two other presentations focusing on career services and Purdue Calumet’s Honors Program. Campus tours will take place, as well. Additionally scheduled is an information fair staffed by students, faculty and administrators.
What’s more, for prospective students who decide to apply for admission to Purdue Calumet during View Purdue Calumet, their application fee will be waived.
“For anyone who would like to find out as much as they can about Purdue Calumet programs, services, opportunities and our commitment to partner with students persisting to a degree, spending the morning of November 16th on our campus will be extremely worthwhile,” Reyes said.
Registration and information
To register to attend, please go to the View Purdue website.
Purdue University Calumet is a comprehensive, regional university of more than 9,000 students. Graduates of Purdue Calumet earn Purdue University baccalaureate and master’s degrees in some 50 programs of study. Distinctive to the Purdue education Purdue Calumet offers is experientially-rich learning through discovery and engagement that occurs via such real world opportunities as internships, scholarly research, design projects, service learning, cultural immersion and cooperative education.
Purdue University Calumet is located three miles east of the Indiana-Illinois state line off Interstate 80/94, one-third mile north on Indianapolis Boulevard to 173rd Street and three blocks east. To access free parking at the Student Union and Library, continue east on 173rd Street to the traffic light and turn left/north. More information is available by visiting our website , or phoning 219/989-2213 or 800/HI-PURDUE, ext. 2213.