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Graduate Open House

2015 Graduate Open House

A graduate open house will be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, for all prospective degree-seeking graduate students admitted (or seeking to be admitted) to the College of Education for summer or fall 2015. The open house provides an opportunity for prospective graduate students to visit the Purdue campus, learn more about graduate study in the College of Education, and get a chance to interact with faculty and current graduate students. Interested students can also attend the Annual Graduate Students Educational Research Symposium which takes place on the afternoon of March 3rd. This event features poster sessions by graduate students engaged in educational research at Purdue. A keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Terry Wiley, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Applied Linguistics, Special Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Maryland, and Professor Emeritus at Arizona State University.

Tentative Schedule of Events

TimeEvent [location]
March 3, 2015
8:30 - 9:00am Open house registration and continental breakfast
[Beering Hall 3229]
9:00 - 9:40am Overview of graduate study in the Purdue College of Education
[Beering Hall 3229]
9:40 - 10:00am Graduate student panel discussion and Q&A
[Beering Hall 3229]
10:00 - 11:30am Opportunity to meet with department/program representatives
[Locations to be determined]
11:30am - noon Light Lunch
[BRNG 3229]
noon - 5:00pm Annual Graduate Student Educational Research Symposium (AGSERS)
[Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom]


Travel Support

A limited number of travel grants (up to $500) will be made to well-qualified prospective students to help offset travel and lodging expenses. Individuals awarded travel grants will be reimbursed, up to the maximum of the award, for mileage/airfare and/or up to two nights lodging to attend the open house. Reimbursement requires completion of university paperwork and submission of original receipts. If you wish to apply for a travel grant to attend the open house, please complete an online application form at