Protect Purdue

Protect Myself. Protect Others. Protect Purdue.

COVID-19 campus vaccine clinic
now open

Report COVID-19 symptoms to the
Protect Purdue Health Center

Summary of Protect Purdue accomplishments during the 2020-21 academic year


Latest Updates

[October 15] Booster shot update — Most individuals who received Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine 6+ months ago now eligible for booster shot: Anyone 18 or older who is living, taking classes or working on campus or in a fraternity, sorority and cooperative life facility and who received two doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine six or more months ago is eligible to receive the booster shot. 

[September 30] Booster shots available at campus vaccine clinic: Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster shots are now available to eligible members of the Purdue University community at the West Lafayette campus vaccine clinic.

[September 24] Protect Purdue efforts proving effective a month into semester: A month into the 2021-22 school year, Purdue University’s Protect Purdue efforts continue to be successful in helping keep the campus vibrant, healthy and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

[September 12] Employee vaccine incentive winners announced: 50 Purdue employees are winners after choosing to get vaccinated.

[September 10] 84 Purdue students face disciplinary action for failing twice to comply with required COVID-19 test: Three weeks into the semester, 84 students are receiving disciplinary action for failing to comply with the Protect Purdue surveillance testing requirement after a prior warning. 214 employees have received an initial written warning that they are in non-compliance.

[September 1] Flu shots: Seasonal flu shots are provided at no charge to all Purdue West Lafayette students and to benefits-eligible Purdue faculty and staff, as well as spouses and dependents covered on a Purdue medical plan, through a variety of means.

[August 26] 80% of campus now fully vaccinated against COVID-19: Less than one week into the semester, the Purdue University campus community in West Lafayette has reached a milestone in the fight against COVID-19, with 80% of the overall population now fully vaccinated.

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.