Senior Send Off

Honor your achievements and stay connected with Purdue after graduation.

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Where Are You Going?

Take a look at all the locations graduating seniors are moving to after college.

Partner Perks

Balfour Class Rings

We’re bringing the experience to you. Balfour has created an online grad shopping experience to help you celebrate your achievement. Size your ring and find everything else you need from the comfort of your home.


Capture the essence of Purdue University with your very own class ring.

Simple yet striking, the signet ring features a shield and griffin, symbolizing strength. The shield is separated into three parts representing Purdue’s mission: education, research, and service.

The shanks of the ring feature imagery recognizable to any Boilermaker. The left side depicts the spire of University Hall, the oldest building on campus. The right side of the ring proudly portrays the tower of Purdue Memorial Union.

The traditional ring features a black onyx stone with the option of an engraved Motion P. The right shank features the famous griffin and a ribbon with 27 engraving options along with the recipient’s graduation year. The left side reveals the Boilermaker Special in front of the Bell Tower and beside the Big Bass Drum.

The official Purdue class ring is reserved exclusively for juniors and seniors in good standing. All rings are available in yellow or white gold, as well as a stainless steel version known as Celestrium.

Kaplan Test Prep

Kaplan Test Prep is offering 15% off to any Purdue affiliation we would like to share this with.

The code is PURDUE15 for 15% off In Person, Live Online and Self-Paced GRE, LSAT and GMAT courses (excludes tutoring).

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Purdue Federal Credit Union

Even though we won’t be seeing you at Senior Send Off, we wanted to pass along a few quick tips and offers to help you prepare for life after college:

  1. Find your next step. After graduation, you might be starting a new career in a new place. While change is exciting, it can be nice to stick with a financial institution you know and trust. We have more than 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs and 5,000 shared branches nationwide.1 That means we can be your trusted financial partner for life.
  2. Manage credit card debt. Be sure to make payments on time and never charge more than you can pay off each month. Need a larger line to help with post-graduation expenses? Ask about our Grad Pack. Get 5,000 bonus points (a $50 redemption value) when you open or increase a credit line and spend $100 in the first 60 days.2
  3. Establish a budget.For recent grads, budgeting is especially important. With loans to pay and a new salary to consider, you need to know exactly what you can afford. You can check out a great budgeting calculator here.
  4. Build an emergency fund.  Life can be unpredictable, so building an emergency fund is a great first step as you start your career. Make sure you’re secure and start saving now. Learn more about growing your emergency fund here.
  5. Consider a new car.  There’s a new road ahead of you. If you’re ready for a new car, we can help. Graduates can get a new vehicle loan and have no payments for 90 days.3 Here are five helpful tips for Purdue graduates, plus a special offer! Plus, they can enjoy the My Member Perks Rate Perk discount.4

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You should be proud of your big achievements, so take time to celebrate! And as you move on to new adventures, Purdue Federal is here to help with all your financial transitions. H ave questions? Call 800.627.3328 to learn more about the Grad Pack offers.

Colleges and Schools

College of Agriculture Graduates

We in the Purdue College of Agriculture and the Purdue Ag Alumni Association are working hard to make your upcoming graduation special.  Despite the fact we will not have an in-person ceremony and reception in May, we want to honor you by providing you with a special gift as a new graduate.  The questions on the survey linked here provide us important information as we move forward and make plans to deliver this gift to you. In order for us to have time to place the order for your gifts, we need you to register by Monday, April 6 at 5:00 p.m. EDT. It’s also our opportunity to welcome you as the newest members of the Purdue Ag Alumni Association.  We are a no-fee organization committed to helping you to stay connected to our college, and to other alumni. If you have any questions, email Boiler Up and Hail Purdue!

College of Engineering

Congratulations to the College of Engineering Class of 2020! To celebrate your success and achievement, we invite you to follow this link to register for your graduation gift. Although we are surely missing you from campus and commencement, we don’t want to miss the opportunity to celebrate with you and welcome you to the Engineering Alumni family! Hail Purdue!

College of Health and Human Sciences

HHS Seniors – Congratulations on your earning your degree from Purdue University! Keep in touch with us and receive your senior gift!

College of Liberal Arts

CareerDash: Explore potential career paths, enhance your marketability, connect with employers, receive interview tips and tricks, and speak with a Career Specialist. Learn more

Purdue Global

The talent within you can make a big difference around you. But first it must be realized. Purdue University Global offers a flexible online learning experience, designed so that anyone with talent can develop it. We are an accredited university, offering more than 175 programs. Learn more

Purdue Online

  1. Relax. Congratulations! You’re a Purdue University Graduate! Boiler Up! The hard days of studying are over and you will notice so much free time on your hands. Enjoy it. Start a new hobby or rediscover an old hobby.
  2. Network. Get to know your new colleagues and neighbors. Most likely, you will start meeting people from all over the world, away from your Purdue community. Ask your new friends about their education, overall career, and extracurriculars. Learn how you want to build your path to success.
  3. Start researching your next steps. Whether you are considering furthering your education right away or down the road, start researching. Your Alma Mater guided you through success and have 200+ online and hybrid programs to help you keep learning. Ask your employer about tuition reimbursement and education payment plans.

Get more information on our online programs. (PDF)

Purdue Polytechnic

Purdue Polytechnic Seniors – Congratulations on your earning your degree from Purdue University! We wish you health, happiness, and success as you continue to pursue your life goals. Keep in touch with us and receive your senior gift!

Show Your Purdue Pride

Whether you need a gift for a recent Purdue Graduate or just want to bring a little Boilermaker spirit into your own life, you’ll find something for every occasion below.

1 Claim based on CO-OP ATM Network website as of February 24, 2020. 2 Subject to credit approval. All new Visa credit cards or credit line increases with a Grad Pack purpose code opened March 24 through June 30, 2020, will receive 5,000 bonus points after making $100 in purchase transactions within 60 days from card activation. Returned purchase transactions not eligible. Bonus will be available for redemption by the seventh business day of the month following the total $100 in purchase transactions. Cardholder must have job offer letter, sign up for paperless statements, and have a valid U.S. postal address on file. Federally insured by NCUA. 3 Subject to credit approval. $5,000 loan minimum, up to retail NADA value. Interest will accrue during the 90 days of no payments. Offer valid on new Purdue Federal auto loans or refinances from another lender only with terms up to 72 months. Offer valid March 24 to June 30, 2020. To qualify, borrower must be a recent college graduate, close at a Purdue Federal location, and sign up for paperless statements. Offer is subject to change. Membership eligibility required. Federally insured by NCUA. 2Claim based on CO-OP ATM Network website as of February 24, 2020. 4 Loans subject to credit approval. Silver Status accounts earn a .15 percent discount, Gold Status accounts earn .30 percent discount, and Diamond Status accounts earn .60 percent discount on loan rates. Silver Status accounts earn a .05 percent bonus on share certificate terms less than two years, or a .10 percent bonus on share certificate terms two years or more; Gold Status accounts earn .10 percent bonus on terms less than two years, or .20 percent bonus on terms two years or more; and Diamond Status accounts earn .15 percent bonus on terms less than two years, or .30 percent bonus on terms two years or more. Rate Perk is based on account status at the time a share certificate is opened or a loan closes. The newly opened certificate or closed loan will not count toward the My Member Perks status used to determine rate for the newly opened certificate or closed loan. Rate Perk valid on new auto loans or refinances from another lender, and new or renewed certificates. Rate Perk not valid on private student loans, first or second mortgages, or Visa credit cards.