Purdue Day of Giving

We. Are. Purdue. And on April 28, we come together to help the entire University take its next giant leap to build a better world. Join your Boilermaker family on Purdue Day of Giving!

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
  • contact information and other details (see My Profile)
  • options for communications preferences (see My Profile)

John Purdue Club points and Convos points to become available in late April.


Women’s Conference: “Design Your Journey”

On May 3–6, the Purdue Women’s Network presents an online conference designed to motivate, inspire, uplift, and connect Purdue women of all ages as they explore ideas, share insights, and design the life and career they want.


Volunteer Opportunities for You

Help students land a job. Serve with the alumni club in your area. Share your expertise through in-person and virtual workshops. Your options for volunteering are as wide open as your interests!


Honoring Engineering’s First Black Graduate

An anonymous $1 million gift will establish scholarships to recruit and retain Black engineering students—and memorialize David Robert Lewis, Purdue’s first engineering alumnus, who graduated with a bachelor’s in civil engineering in 1894.