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Calling All Volunteers—Join Us at This Free Celebration!

Come back to campus April 13–14 as we gather to celebrate our alumni volunteers, discover ways to give back, and learn about the lasting impact volunteers make for our alumni, students, and friends. Anyone interested in volunteering with the university is welcome!

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)


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!


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!


White Family Foundation Commits $50 Million to New Daniels School of Business

In the largest monetary contribution ever made to Purdue’s School of Management/Business, the Dean and Barbara White Family Foundation has committed $50 million to Purdue to name the undergraduate institute in the Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business. The institute will be named the Bruce White Undergraduate Institute.