Student Academic and Campus Resources
Students have access to a variety of resources to help them navigate through their education at Purdue.
Tutorial and Supplemental Instruction
The College of Engineering has put together a comprehensive list of course resources and tutoring available. Students will find information about each school of discipline in engineering as well as resource room information for Math, Minority Engineering Program Academic Success Center and Women in Engineering Program Tutoring Center.
Tutoring External (for a fee*)
Collegiate Tutors, LLC (owned and operated by Lexy Ackerman, MDE '18 and Mechanical Engineer for BorgWarner) provides one-on-one tutoring sessions online with qualified tutors. Fees range $25-50/hr.
*The program offers links to external resources that may be helpful to students, but should not be considered an endorsement, as they operate as independent enterprises.
The Academic Success Center (ASC) is a hub of Student Success in Purdue’s academic enhancement initiatives. Through partnership with the Purdue community, the mission is to provide students at various stages of their academic journey with both credit and noncredit opportunities to enhance learning, increase retention, and improve overall student success. The ASC can help you become the best student you can be through resources such as one-on-one tutoring, group study sessions, workshops, and classes.
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.
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. CAPS works together with the university community to create an environment that assists you in understanding and responding to challenges and opportunities in a way that enhances your personal and academic development.
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.
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
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 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.
The Office of the Registrar can assist with questions related to a variety of issues including: transcripts, commencement, enrollment certification, residency, and registration.
The Purdue Online Writing Lab offers over 200 free resources on topics including: writing, research, grammar and mechanics, style guides, English as a second language, and job search and professional writing.
There are many services available for virtual and campus students to support health and well-being. Steps to Leaps was created by students for students under the care and guidance of the Office of the Provost to provide self-improvement tools to bolster student success.