Welcome to Purdue ME!

Fall 2023 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

Thursday, August 17, 2023: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time
WALC Room 1087

Virtual Orientation

Thursday, August 17, 2023: 6:00-7:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Meeting link: https://purdue.webex.com/purdue/j.php?MTID=m3298b8cf4594a0e159d6e45d2d905c38
Meeting Number: 2624 344 5716
Meeting Password: : cQvpya5BG45
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