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Grandparents University
Schedule of Events

Please note: This is the tentative schedule for both sessions.

Bus doodle

Wednesday

4–6pm

Early registration
Dauch Alumni Center

4–6PM

Early registration
Dauch Alumni Center
Bus doodle

Thursday

8–10AM

Registration
Stewart Center—West Foyer

10–11:30AM

Campus field trips
Various locations around campus

11:45AM–1PM

Opening session and lunch
Purdue Memorial Union Ballrooms

1–1:30PM

Transition to majors
Leave from Memorial Mall

1:30–4:30PM

Class time
Various locations around campus

4:30–5PM

Transportation to Block Party

5–7PM

Boilermaker Block Party
Memorial Mall

7–8PM

Free Time
Optional activities will be arranged

Friday

7:30–8:30AM

Breakfast
Purdue Memorial Union Ballrooms

8:30–9AM

Transportation to majors
Leave from Memorial Mall

9–11:30AM

Class time
Various locations around campus

11:30AM–Noon

Transportation to lunch

Noon–1PM

Lunch
Purdue Memorial Union South Ballroom

1–1:30PM

Processional to Graduation
Leave for Elliott Hall of Music

1:30–2:30PM

Graduation
Elliott Hall of Music

Pricing

Registration Fee

Includes: Grandparents University curriculum, five meals, GPU T-shirt, cinch bag, water bottle, and more!

Grandparents // $210 per person
Grandchildren // $190 per child

Lodging

  • On Campus
    Frieda Parker Hall // $140 per night
    Union Club Hotel // $159–$169 per night

  • Off Campus
    Hilton Garden Inn // $119 per night

Packing List

Check out our list of packing essentials!

Questions?

Office of Special Events // 765-494-0900 // specialevents@purdueforlife.org

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QUESTIONS? CONTACT US!

Office of Special Events 

Phone: 765-494-0900

Question mark hexagonal icon

QUESTIONS? CONTACT US!

Office of Special Events 

Phone: 765-494-0900

Email: specialevents@purdueforlife.org