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September 27 – October 2

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Homecoming festivities kick off on Monday, September 27, with offerings you can enjoy from home!

Join us virtually from 8 to 9 p.m. ET Tuesday and Wednesday for fun ways to celebrate being a Boilermaker.

On Saturday, October 2, join fellow Purdue alumni and friends by visiting Boilermaker Boulevard from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Then be at Ross-Ade Stadium at noon to cheer the Boilermakers on to victory.

Check back here for updates as more details become available.

Homecoming Events

Guests to campus are asked to comply with Protect Purdue guidelines.

Homecoming 2021 Pillars of Excellency

Established in 2019 as an update to Homecoming Royalty, the Purdue Student Union Board created this honor to recognize students who exemplify education and scholarship, service and leadership, and research and innovation.

Winners will be announced during halftime of the Homecoming football game!

Football Game

Homecoming week concludes on Saturday, October 2, when the Boilermakers face off against the Minnesota Golden Gophers at 12 p.m. ET.

Contact Us

Homecoming events, including Class of 1970 and 1971 reunion events, are administered by the Homecoming Steering Committee, which is led by Purdue for Life employees. Please contact us at homecoming@purdueforlife.org for more information or if you have any questions or concerns.

Frequently Asked Questions

Homecoming Information and Frequently Asked Questions