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You've Applied. What's Next?

Taking that next Giant Leap can be daunting. You likely have many questions and might be feeling overwhelmed with your options. We get it. This is big. Take a moment to think about where you want to be and what tools you need to get there, then let us guide you on your next steps here at Purdue University.

Your next chapter. Your new path.
Your countdown, launch and liftoff all begin here.


Letter of Acceptance

2-3 weeks after application

Once a decision has been made, you’ll receive an electronic letter from the Purdue Graduate School. The letter will guide you on how to accept your enrollment.  


Emails from Your Support Team

3-4 weeks after application

Once you are admitted and accept your enrollment, you will begin to receive email communications regarding next steps for your specific program. These will be sent to your personal email until your first semester begins. Be sure to check it regularly! These emails will include orientation announcements and instructions, financial aid information, a nd information on getting started on to-do items such as setting up your career account, BoilerKey and email access, as well as important program and academic contact information.


Welcome Aboard Message

Timeline varies by program

This is where the fun begins. We'll provide the introductions - to your courses, your instructors and your program as a whole, as well as the resources available to you as you begin your learning journey with Purdue University. From here you will be able to access the full spread of resources and tools available to you as a student at Purdue


In the Meantime...

Take a look at the resources available to you as a Purdue University student – we've selected those that may be of most help to you as a new Boilermaker.  

Academic Resources and Calendars

Academic Calendar University Registrar Office of the Bursar


Technology and Learning Management

ITAP BrightSpace Online Learning Quickstart

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