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The Boilermaker Ball Beckons—Don’t Miss the Boat!

Beyond the shimmering sands and silvery sea, underwater wonders await. Answer the alluring call of the waves, and chart your course for the 2023 Boilermaker Ball!

What is the Purdue for Life Foundation?

The Purdue for Life Foundation—created in 2020 by uniting the Purdue Alumni Association and the University Development Office—helps people who love Purdue stay connected, get involved, and give back. Keep an eye on our upcoming events portal, and keep in touch through the email preference center and by following us on social media, joining Purdue Ties, and visiting our website often, where you can enjoy Alumnus magazine content, news, and more. And if you’re a President’s Council, John Purdue Club, or Purdue Alumni Association member, there are even more ways to stay connected.

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)


Celebrate Purdue and Make Memories in Sunny Naples, Florida!

Join your Boilermaker family February 8–12 to celebrate another groundbreaking year for Purdue! You won’t want to miss our lineup of fun activities—including exciting new excursions—as you make memories to last a lifetime with fellow alumni and friends.


Memberships Offer Opportunities to Strengthen Purdue Bonds

Through membership in the Purdue Alumni Association, President’s Council, John Purdue Club, the brand-new Purdue Parents & Families Club, or Purdue Alumni Student Experience, you can enhance your connection with the university we all love. Find your fit, and take your next giant leap as a Boilermaker!


Surprise Estate Gift Will Fund Decades of Cancer Research

Two casual but enlightening conversations over golf led to an unexpected bequest from late Purdue faculty member John Capaldi that has unlocked new opportunities for Purdue cancer researcher Philip Low.