Shopping & Dining
The university is within easy walking distance to many bookstores, shops, restaurants, hair salons, banks, and others. The three most convenient grocery stores include: Marsh Supermarket, Meijer and Payless Supermarket or Wal-Mart Super Store. Outside Hovde HallStudents who want to go clothes-shopping will need to go to the Tippecanoe Mall. For purchasing general items winterrrr 213.jpg
like electronics, toiletries, school supplies, linens, large stores like Meijer, Wal-Mart, or Target offer the most reasonable prices. Electronics, like a digital camera or MP3 players, may be purchased at stores like Best Buy or Hhgregg. There is a large Goodwill Store, not far from the Purdue campus, that sells used items in good condition at low prices.
For students who want to dine out, there are numerous restaurants in and around campus or downtown Lafayette worth trying. Such as:
In and Around Campus
Within Walking Distance of Campus
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Purdue is located in West Lafayette, Indiana, which is close by Lafayette. Chicago is about a 2 hour drive by car.
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