Student Resources


Class Absences

For information on absences and the class absent policies, please visit the Office of the Dean of Students website. The complete absence policy established by the University can be found on the Student Regulations website.

Absences outside of the examples listed on the website above may be permitted on a case by case basis. These should be discussed directly with the student’s professors.

For any other Student Support Services or other information, please visit:


Other University Resources

Purdue has many resources available for students to use. Many are provided without cost. Visit for a full list.


Emotional Health Resources (CAPS)

Counseling and Psychological Services, or CAPS, allows you access to therapists and psychologists who are specifically trained in college mental health. Students are entitled to 6 free visits a semester. | (765) 494-6995


Physical Health Resources (PUSH)

The Purdue University Student Health center, or PUSH, is a doctor’s office and Urgent Care facility right on campus. | (765) 494-1700


Office of Dean of Students (ODOS)

ODOS can assist you in many ways. The most common is helping you notify professors of an absence due to illness or the death of a relative. They also assist students who are withdrawing from the university or need short term, interest free loans. | (765) 494-1747


Disability Resource Center (DRC)

The DRC ensures qualified students with disabilities equal access to all University programs, services, and activities. Services include exam accommodations, note takers, closed captioning, and more.


Academic Success Center

The Academic Success Center provides students with resources, workshops, and study sessions. They run a peer mentoring program and match students with tutors.


Job Placement Assistance

The Center for Career Opportunities, or CCO, offers workshops, resume writing help, job counseling, and job placement assistance. | (765) 494-3981


Office of Multicultural Programs (OMP)