Graduate Gateway


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

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

Attending the Event

As our way of congratulating you and preparing you for life as an engaged Boilermaker alum, the Purdue for Life Foundation invites you to our Graduate Gateway celebration.

APRIL 20–22 and APRIL 27
11 a.m.–2 p.m. ET
Boilermaker Station | Stewart Center Room 102

Stop by to pick up your commemorative pint glass and other free swag, learn about how to volunteer as an alum, and receive alumni information from campus departments. In compliance with Purdue’s COVID-19 protocols, this event is being held over several days and a limited number of participants will be allowed in the space at one time. Here is the schedule:

  • April 20: College of Liberal Arts, University Residences, Center for Career Opportunities
  • April 21: College of Engineering, College of Health and Human Sciences, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • April 22: College of Science, Purdue Polytechnic Institute, Purdue Federal Credit Union
  • April 27: Krannert School of Management, Balfour, Krannert Professional Development Center

If you cannot attend Graduate Gateway during these times, we will be open during Senior Week and Commencement weekend to hand out commemorative glasses. Glasses WILL NOT be mailed.

Claiming 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.

Staying Engaged

Your first small steps toward continued engagement include:

This year’s Graduate Gateway is sponsored by Balfour.

Buy your ring today

A Message For You

Alumni Volunteer Opportunities

Want to give back to Purdue, but don’t know how? Were you involved as a student and want to continue your involved 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. Visit the John Purdue Club to join the young professionals network for benefits and to support our student athletes.

Learn more

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 can be your financial institution even after you leave campus. Click here 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

Show Your Purdue Pride

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