Talk About a Giant Leap!

Check out our first-ever annual impact report. Together, more than 80,000 alumni, friends, and fans—including faculty, staff, retirees, students, and parents and families—gave a record-shattering $542.1 million to Purdue during the fiscal year that ended June 30.

We’ll say it again and again and again: Thank you.

What is the Purdue for Life Foundation?

The Purdue for Life Foundation is your way to stay connected, get involved, and give back. We offer exciting ways for alumni and friends to engage with Purdue across a lifetime, plus countless opportunities for anyone who loves Purdue to provide support through private giving. That includes our President’s Council and John Purdue Club members!

PURDUE CONNECT: Your go-to destination for these resources and more

  • alumni directory
  • events registration
  • giving history and tax receipts
  • John Purdue Club points
  • Convos points
  • contact information and other details (see My Profile)
  • options for communications preferences (see My Profile)


Incentives Draw Remote Workers to Make Purdue Their Home

Interested in becoming neighbors with one of the world’s top universities? A new program called Work From Purdue is rolling out the welcome mat to remote workers with a benefits package that could be valued at over $8,000. Now is the perfect time to make Purdue your home!


2022–23 Board Nominations

The Purdue Alumni Association Board of Directors is seeking applications for prospective board members. Any Purdue Alumni member may run for an open position. Nominations must be submitted in writing by November 1, 2022.


The Last Straw? Generous Donation Brings Biodegradable Straws to Campus

As students returned to campus for the start of the spring 2022 semester, they found many updates awaiting them on the ground floor of the Purdue Memorial Union. Thanks to the generosity of dedicated alumni Dave and Judy Hale, students may have also found themselves drinking from a straw that will completely bio-assimilate in as little as one to two years.