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Message from the Glenn W. Sample Dean of Agriculture

Dear Purdue Agriculture Community, 

Purdue University leaders have made important strategic decisions regarding our campus response to the outbreak of the newly identified coronavirus, COVID-19.  I invite you to read more about those decisions on this site, which will be updated regularly.

For Purdue Agriculture, these important guidelines have several implications that I want to share with you. We will be updating information regularly on this page and through our Twitter feed @PurdueAg.

The Purdue COVID-19 Information Center, 765-496-INFO (4636) or toll-free 1-833-571-1043, is staffed 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., M-F, to answer questions about the coronavirus impact on the Purdue community. 

Campus:
  • All research, academic and administrative buildings will remain locked throughout the day.
  • Remote instruction is in effect for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester.
  • Residence halls will remain open for those students who must remain on campus, but any student who can move home/to a different location should do so.
Cancellation of events:
  • All West Lafayette campus events are canceled through June 30.
  • All student and University activities are canceled for the remainder of the semester including traditional in-person commencement. 
Extension/Engagement:
  • All face-to-face Engagement/Extension events are canceled or postponed through June 30.
Campus visits and tours

I regret to share that all prospective student campus visits and tours are also canceled for the remainder of the semester.  Our Office of Academic Programs staff members are anxious to answer any questions you might have about Purdue Agriculture. I encourage you to reach out to them by phone or email.

These decisions are made with the best interest of the Purdue community and our visitors in mind. We all look forward to welcoming you back to Purdue University and Purdue Agriculture very soon.

Boiler up!

Karen Plaut

Glenn W. Sample Dean of Purdue Agriculture

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