Protect Purdue

Protect Myself. Protect Others. Protect Purdue.

COVID-19 campus vaccine clinic
now open

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Latest Updates

[July 20]: Campus vaccination rate: 60% of Purdue students and 66% of employees so far have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Submit your proof of vaccination now.

[July 20] Purdue announces additional details for faculty and staff on normal operations for Fall 2021: Important details for employees regarding Fall 2021 are now available.

[July 17] Purdue announces additional details for students on normal operations for Fall 2021: Additional details are now available relative to the student experience for Fall 2021, intended to preserve the wellness of the community and the continued operations of the University. 

[July 17] New tool launched to track campus COVID-19 vaccinations: Boilermakers may submit proof of vaccination at Submissions will be reviewed within two working days, and individuals may log back in at that time to ensure their submission was validated and accepted.

[July 7] Trustees approve plan to open West Lafayette campus to normal operations: Purdue University trustees on Wednesday (July 7) approved a resolution to open Purdue’s West Lafayette campus to normal operations for the 2021-22 academic year.

[July 7] Protect Purdue for Fall 2021: Since its inception, the Protect Purdue initiative has been based on the premise of personal responsibility. As Boilermakers, each of us has been responsible for protecting ourselves, others (especially the most vulnerable), and our Purdue community. 

[July 6] Guidance for Research-Related Visitors to On-Campus Buildings or Facilities: The information below applies to everyone who visits a Purdue campus building or facility for a short-term research-related purpose.

[June 24] Mask policy adjusted for non-instructional spaces: Beginning July 1, masks will no longer be required in many indoor spaces for those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19; masks will still be required for all in classrooms and instructional spaces.

[June 22] Employee COVID-19 vaccine incentive drawing: Purdue employees who choose to get vaccinated against COVID-19 have a chance to win one of 50 prizes — including a pair of 2021 Boilermaker football season tickets! Related: Student Old Golden Ticket drawing

[June 14] Reminder: Protocols for students arriving from outside the U.S.: Students arriving on campus from international locations should follow current COVID-19 testing and quarantine protocols, including those vaccinated against COVID-19.

[June 1] Protect Purdue year in review: The Protect Purdue summary report highlights the many small steps 50,000+ students, faculty and staff took to safely and successfully complete in-person instruction for the 2020-21 school year. Related: Protect Purdue photo gallery and video recap.

[May 27] Old Golden Ticket Drawing: For ten Boilermaker students, COVID-19 vaccination will be the Old Gold-en Ticket to winning $9,992 — the equivalent of a year’s undergraduate tuition cost for an in-state Boilermaker since 2013 — minus the hunt for chocolate bars.

[May 24] Outdoor face mask requirement relaxed immediately; documented vaccination rate key to easing this and other campus COVID-19 restrictions: Effective immediately, individuals need not wear a mask when outdoors on campus; until a greater share of the campus community is vaccinated against COVID-19, wearing a face mask remains required indoors.

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.