Protect Purdue

Protect Myself. Protect Others. Protect Purdue.

Latest Updates

[October 17] Tippecanoe County, Purdue end wastewater surveillance testing for COVID-19: With COVID-19 cases steadily declining in Tippecanoe County, the Tippecanoe County Health Department, in collaboration with Purdue University, have announced that wastewater surveillance testing for COVID-19 will end as of Oct. 17.

[September 15] Protect Purdue encourages updated COVID-19 booster, seasonal flu shot: The Protect Purdue Medical Advisory Team encourages the campus community to receive the seasonal flu shot as well as the updated COVID-19 booster.

[July 26] Fall 2022: What you need to know: Since returning to a residential campus experience earlier than most, Purdue University has been a leader in navigating COVID-19. Here is what you need to know before you return to campus this fall.

[June 28] Video update: Protect Purdue fall expectations: In a special summer address to students, President Mitch Daniels shared that Purdue’s approach to keeping COVID-19 in check remains the same: “Protect yourself, protect others, protect Purdue.” 

[May 5] Campus testing center, vaccine clinic to close May 13: Purdue announced Thursday (May 5) that it will close its West Lafayette COVID-19 testing center and vaccine clinic, located in the Córdova Recreational Sports Center (Co-Rec), as of 4 p.m. May 13. Testing for employees and students who are symptomatic or need a test for university-related travel purposes will be available through the Center for Healthy Living and Purdue Student Health Center, respectively.


All information and guidance applies to Purdue West Lafayette employees unless otherwise noted (incl. Extension and Polytechnic Statewide). Additional guidance for Purdue Northwest can be found here. Additional guidance for Purdue Fort Wayne can be found here.