Advocacy and Support Center
Part of the Office of the Dean of Students, the Advocacy and Support Center offers a variety of services and support to Purdue students and their families including: case management, class absences, direction to appropriate campus and community resources, emergency loans, grief absence notification, and assistance in withdrawing from the University.
The Bursar's Office can answer questions about a variety of issues related to money and payment including: current semester billing, account holds related to payment, making a payment, return of loan money, installment payment plans, 1098T's, and refunds.
Counseling and Psychological Services
CAPS strives to enhance the psychological health and personal effectiveness of students, thus empowering you to maximize your personal adjustment and individual accomplishments. In providing services, the staff attends to remedial, developmental, and situational concerns, recognizing that the interaction between the stress of the academic environment and your individual level of development can lead to problems that can be alleviated through therapy.
Division of Financial Aid
The Division of Financial Aid (DFA) can assist students with issues related to their financial aid package, grants or scholarships, student loans, and loan entrance counseling.
Disability Resource Center
Purdue University is committed to an inclusive and welcoming experience for all students. To that end, the Disability Resource Center (DRC) is the office designated by Purdue to provide services, resources, and programs to facilitate equal access for disabled students, resulting in their full participation in curricular and co-curricular offerings.
Division of Diversity and Inclusion
The Division of Diversity and Inclusion offers support in creating and sustaining a welcoming campus where all students can excel. They strive to increase and retain the number of historically underrepresented and diverse students, faculty and staff at Purdue while preparing all students to thrive in our diverse, global environment. The Black Cultural Center, Diversity Resource Office, Latino Cultural Center, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Center (LGBTQ), Native American Educational and Cultural Center, Susan Bulkeley Butler Center, and ADVANCE-Purdue and the Center for Faculty Success are open to all students and staff.
International Students and Scholars
The Office of International Students and Scholars (ISS) is the primary resource for international students with questions regarding: immigration counseling, maintaining legal/lawful status while at Purdue, OPT/CPT, and I20 extensions. ISS also seeks to enhance the academic, cultural, and social experiences of international students at Purdue through their ambassador program, Boiler Out!, and other cross-cultural programming.
Office of the Dean of Students
The Office of the Dean of Students (ODOS) is an umbrella of units that empower, support and advocate for students in the classroom and beyond. Specialized areas within ODOS include: Counseling and Psychological Services; Center for Advocacy, Response and Education; Fraternity, Sorority and Cooperative Life; Off-Campus Housing; Recreation & Wellness; Student Health Services; Student Legal Services; and Student Rights and Responsibilities.
Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities
Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities (OSRR) serves as a consultant and resource for students, faculty, staff, and parents concerning student conduct expectations and rights, University policies and procedures related to student life, and equitable treatment of students. The OSRR is responsible for adjudicating cases of alleged violations of the code of student conduct and is available as a resource for conflict/dispute management.
Engineering Project Bloom
Project Bloom started through a collaboration with the Student Mental Health Coalition composed of leaders of engineering organizations and coordinated through Purdue Engineering Student Council (PESC). In February 2020, the College of Engineering co-sponsored the inaugural student-organized Mental Health Awareness Week, which left a visible reminder of the importance of mental health - green bandanas that can still be spotted around campus.