Graduate Gateway: Send-Off

Congratulations on your graduation from Purdue University, and welcome to the Boilermaker alumni family!

Check out this page for Graduate Gateway: Send-Off celebration details and for information from your college, Career Services, and community partners to help you with life after Purdue. You can also read more about commencement and deadline information.

Attend the Event

As our way of congratulating you for being a member of Purdue’s May 2022 graduating class and preparing you for life as an engaged Boilermaker alum, the Purdue for Life Foundation invites you to our Graduate Gateway: Send-Off celebration!

Wednesday, April 13
11 a.m.–2 p.m. ET
The Armory
812 Third Street // West Lafayette

During the event, you can stop by the Armory to pick up your commemorative pint glass and other free swag, learn about ways to volunteer as an alum, and receive alumni information from campus departments and partners.

If you cannot attend Graduate Gateway: Send-Off during these times, you can pick up your commemorative glass at Boilermaker Station Welcome Center in Room 102 of Stewart Center during Senior Week or Commencement weekend. Please note that glasses will not be mailed.

Claim Your Pint Glass

Update your information below to claim your Purdue Alumni commemorative pint glass! You must update this info in order to receive your glass.

Update Your Info

Please add your new address after graduation and your non-Purdue email.

  • Your Purdue email will be deactivated and we want to keep in touch!
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Stay Engaged

There are many ways you can stay connected and get involved as a new graduate!

Purdue Ties

Create an account on Purdue Ties to begin networking with alumni across the country and around the globe. Purdue Ties is the premier networking and mentoring platform of the University.

Clubs and Networks

Connect with a club (U.S. or international) near where you’ll live after graduation or a network that fits your interests. After you research all the opportunities available, please complete a survey that will help us connect you with the clubs and networks that interest you. You will then be contacted directly by members of those groups.


Want to give back to Purdue but don’t know how? Were you involved as a student and want to continue your involvement after graduation? Check out several volunteer opportunities available to alumni and sign up today! A representative from our office will be in touch with more information.

Support Purdue Athletics

Boilermaker fans who have graduated within the last five years have the opportunity to join the John Purdue Club at a significantly discounted rate. Become a member of the Young Professionals group to support student-athletes and receive exclusive benefits.

This year’s Graduate Gateway is sponsored by Balfour.

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From Your Colleges and Schools

Click on your college/school to watch special messages, learn about additional resources for life after college, and access special offers for recent graduates.

Post-Graduate Finances

Purdue Federal Credit Union can be your financial institution even after you leave campus. Visit the Purdue Federal website for more information and some special offers. special offers from Purdue Federal include a visa credit card with 5000 bonus points, an auto loan with 90 days until your first payment, and up to $100 emergency savings courtesy of purdue federal

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