Resources for Purdue Families

Purdue has multiple resources to help families connect with the University and each other.

Parent and Family Programs

Purdue University Parent and Family Programs engages parents as partners in student success by helping parents and families understand the goals and expectations of the university community, serving as a central point of contact, and creating positive long-term relationships between parents, families, and the university.

Learn more about Parent and Family Programs online.


Purdue has a Facebook group for families of admitted students as well as a Facebook fan page for the parents and families of current Purdue students. The admitted group,, will allow you to ask questions and network with other new Purdue families as you plan for your student’s enrollment. The current student family page,, will keep you in touch with Purdue throughout your student’s education.

University Residences

University Residences, Purdue’s student housing, offers a variety of resources for families of students living in the residence halls – online family guide, e-newsletter, parent advisory council, and parent association. You can learn about all of these by exploring the “families” menu at

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