Welcome to Purdue ME!

Fall 2024 New Graduate Student Orientation has been scheduled. It is mandatory for on-campus students to attend either in-person session or virtual session. Online program students are suggested to attend virtual session if it fits your work schedule.  

In-Person Orientation

Wednesday, August 14, 2024: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time
ME Building Room 1130

Virtual Orientation

Wednesday, August 14, 2024: 6:00-7:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Meeting link: https://purdue.webex.com/purdue/j.php?MTID=m150a59f186cc07b6b9c9b5cc89629bb7
Meeting Number: 2634 528 9215
Password: HSdJmrPp783
Please attend virtual orientation if you can’t physically arrive on campus for in-person orientation.

We are excited to have you join the ME family and look forward to helping you succeed inside and outside the classroom.  We know our students are strong and will continue to meet whatever challenges are ahead, but we want you to know that you are not alone as you pursue your advanced degree, and we are here to help, however we can.

Please see important information and resources to the right (all links, will be active after orientation).  Get ready to join us and get your first semester off to a great start!


Nicole Key
Professor and Associate Head for Mechanical Engineering Graduate Studies
Purdue University



ME Graduate Office
516 Northwestern Ave. (4th floor of Wang Hall)
West Lafayette, IN 47906
(765) 494-5730
Virtual office hours available every Tues/Wed/Thurs