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Family Day—Visits and Tours

College of Agriculture – Jay Akridge, Dean

9:00–11:00 a.m.

Memorial Mall - tent on the north end of the mall

Enjoy pancakes and sausage served by Ag Council and other ag student leaders. College of Ag departments and student organizations will have exhibits in the tent, and faculty and staff will be on hand for visiting.

Register to win cool Purdue prizes. You do not have to be present to win, and we’ll mail prizes to the winners so that you don’t have to take anything back to your car before the game.

There is not a formal program, but Dean Jay Akridge and Associate Dean Marcos Fernandez will make brief welcome remarks at 10:00 a.m. Feel free to drop in any time during our serving hours and stay as long as you like to enjoy the food and the fellowship. 

Contact Name: Kelly Lough
Phone Number: (765) 494-8481

College of Education – Maryann Santos de Barona, Dean

9:00 a.m.

Stop by the College of Education’s Homecoming tent on Stadium Mall from 9:00-11:00 am. Visit with our Dean, our faculty, staff, student ambassadors – and pick up your gold and black spirit beads!

Contact Name: Georgia Leavitt
Phone Number: (765) 494-7962

College of Engineering – Leah H. Jamieson, John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering

9:00–11:00 a.m.

The schools and programs within the College of Engineering will provide opportunities for parents and students to meet with the Purdue Engineering family, including faculty, staff and students representing each school.  Representatives from the Women in Engineering program (WIEP) and the Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) will also be available.  This is an excellent opportunity for undecided engineering students to learn more about the variety of engineering disciplines and programs offered at Purdue University.  Tours of selected buildings and labs will be available.

Please visit the following schools in the Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering Kurz Atrium and in the College of Engineering tents at the east end of Stadium Mall:

Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Construction Engineering and Management

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Environmental and Ecological Engineering

Engineering Education (Engineering Leadership @ Purdue)

Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS)

Materials Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Nuclear Engineering

Women in Engineering Program (WIEP)

Contact Name: Kim Yoder
Phone Number: (765) 494-0900

College of Health and Human Sciences – Christine M. Ladisch, Dean

9:00–11:00 a.m.

HHS Homecoming Tent on Stadium Mall

HHS Families are invited to tailgate with HHS alumni, faculty and staff from the following academic units:

  • Consumer Science
  • Health and Kinesiology
  • Health Sciences
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Psychological Sciences
  • Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences

Come join in the HHS Family Day and Homecoming festivities.  RSVP to hhsundergrad@purdue.edu or 765-494-8533.

Contact Name: Teresa Eloff
Phone Number: (765) 494-8533

School of Nursing

9:00–11:00 a.m.

Join the School of Nursing, fellow alumni, friends and family as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary.  Tour the Center of Nursing Education (JNSN 108) and meet faculty, staff and current nursing students.  Reconnect with fellow classmates, see what is new within the School of Nursing and on campus.  Make plans to join us as we celebrate our golden anniversary!  Like us on facebook!

Contact Name: Roxanne Martin
Phone Number: (765) 494-4003

College of Liberal Arts - Irwin Weiser, Dean

9:00–11:00 a.m.

Stop by the College of Liberal Arts Homecoming tent from 9:00 - 11:00 am on Stadium Mall.  We will have advisors on hand to talk with parents and students.

Contact Name: John Crosby
Phone Number: (765) 494-6502

Krannert School of Management – P. Chris Earley, Dean and James Brooke Henderson Professor of Management

9:00–11:00 a.m.

Krannert Families are invited to stop by the Krannert School of Management Homecoming tent on Stadium Mall.

Contact Name: Lou M. Underwood
Phone Number: (765) 494-0901

College of Pharmacy – Craig K. Svensson, Dean

9:00 a.m.

The College of Pharmacy will host a Scholarship Recognition Program for freshman pre-pharmacy & B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences students, their families and pharmacy faculty and staff.  Pharmacy will congratulate the scholarship recipients on their scholastic achievements. This is an excellent opportunity for parents and students to converse with College of Pharmacy Academic Advisor's, pharmacy student representatives and faculty and staff. An informal reception for families and students will be held in the lobby of Forney (FRNY G-140) at 9:00 a.m., prior to the recognition event. (Refreshments will be served)

Contact Name: Deborah Lewis
Phone Number: (765) 496-6353

College of Science – Jeff Roberts, Dean

9:00–10:00 a.m.

The College of Science will host a reception for students and families in the commons of Lawson Computer Science building.  Faculty, Academic Advisors, and student representatives will be on hand to answer questions.  Light refreshments will be served.  

Contact Name: Janelle Musch
Phone Number: (765) 494-1857

College of Technology – Gary R. Bertoline, Dean

10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Please stop by the College of Technology Family Day / Homecoming tent from 9:00-11:00 am.  Visit with our faculty, staff and students.  More detailed information will be available on our College of Technology Homepage at www.tech.purdue.edu

Contact Name: Jacqueline Brown
Phone Number: (765) 496-3659


Exploratory Studies (formerly USP) - Susan K. Aufderheide, Director

9:00–11:00 a.m.

Exploratory Studies will host a reception in STEW 306 for all current and former USP students and their family members. We will also be recognizing our scholarship recipients at 10:00 a.m.  Please join the Exploratory Studies academic advisors for conversation and breakfast-style refreshments.

Contact Name: Jennifer McDonald
Phone Number: (765) 494-0843