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Calling All Alumni Volunteers!

Join us July 28 and 29 as we celebrate our alumni volunteers during the 2022 Alumni Leader and Volunteer Conference! You’ll discover new ways to give back and learn about the impact volunteers make for our alumni, students, and friends. Anyone interested in volunteering with Purdue is welcome to attend this free event!

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!


Join the Premier Networking Platform at Purdue

Purdue Ties is the University’s premier networking and mentoring platform, and it’s available for alumni, students, and anyone else who wants to support Purdue. Sign up today to expand your network, engage in mentorship, and discover new career opportunities!


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.