Online New Student Orientation

Fall 2014 Online New Student Orientation 

Congratulations and welcome back to Purdue University Calumet! We are very excited to see you return as a student at Purdue University Calumet.  As a student, we understand that you may be well acquainted with Purdue University Calumet.  To better serve you as a previous Purdue University Calumet student,   we decided to create an Online New Student Orientation for you! The Online New Student Orientation is created with the same information that you will receive, if you attend an on-campus orientation. The only difference is that you can complete the orientation from the comforts of your own home! 

Please click here to learn more if you have a documented disability and need accommodations.

Please read this important information before signing up for the online New Student Orientation.

  • How To Login: The Online New Student Orientation is set up through Purdue University Calumet Blackboard system. You will need your Purdue University Calumet username & password to access your Blackboard. Please visit to login to your Blackboard. Once you are logged into Blackboard, please click on the course titled “Fall 2014 New Student Orientation”.
  • How Do You Complete the New Student Orientation? Once you successfully access the course, click on the “New Student Orientation” link to begin. The orientation is setup in modules, to complete each module, you will have to watch all content and complete a 5 question assessment in each module. After you complete the assessment, the next module will appear.
  • I’m Complete, What’s Next? Once you have completed the New Student Orientation, you will be instructed to contact our office at 219-989-2358. We will verify that you have completed the orientation and remove your New Student Orientation hold. You will then be able to register for classes!

Please Note: The online orientation access process takes a minimum of 24 hours AFTER you receive your confirmation email. If you do not have access to the online orientation after the 24 hour period, please give our office a call for assistance. 

 If you have any questions regarding New Student Orientation and our processes please feel free to contact our office at 219-989-4160 or 219-989-2358 for more information.


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