Purdue for Life Foundation

The Purdue for Life Foundation helps alumni and friends of Purdue University stay connected, get involved, and give back. Take your next giant leap as a Boilermaker!

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)


Fall Signature Events

Don’t miss out on all the unique Purdue for Life Foundation events taking place this fall, including reunions, tailgate parties, dinner celebrations, special ceremonies, online events, and much more!


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!


A Legacy Continued: Phillips leaves $2.8 million to Biological Sciences

Dr. Bill Phillips (S’78), whose mind for science was matched only by his lifelong passion for Purdue, had already established a legacy of generosity when he passed away in 2019. But he had more planned: a $2.8 million gift supporting undergraduate and graduate students in the biology department.