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Graduate Open House

2014 Graduate Open House

A graduate open house will be held on Thursday, March 13, 2014, for all prospective degree-seeking graduate students admitted (or seeking to be admitted) to the College of Education for summer or fall 2014. 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 who are able to extend their visit are invited to attend the Annual Graduate Students Educational Research Symposium on Friday, March 14. This event features poster sessions and roundtable presentations by graduate students engaged in educational research at Purdue. A keynote address will be delivered by David C. Berliner, Regents' Professor Emeritus in the College of Education at Arizona State University.

Tentative Schedule of Events

TimeEvent [location]
March 13
12:30 - 1:15pm Open house registration and light lunch
[Beering Hall 1284]
1:15 - 2:00pm Overview of graduate study in the Purdue College of Education
[Beering Hall 1284]
2:00 - 2:30pm Graduate student panel discussion and Q&A
[Beering Hall 1284]
2:30 - 4:00pm Opportunity to meet with department/program representatives
[Locations to be determined]
March 14
9:00am - noon Annual Graduate Student Educational Research Symposium (AGSERS)
[Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom]
noon - 12:45pm AGSERS Light Lunch
[Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom]
12:45 - 1:30pm

Keynote Address: "Myths and Lies Affecting American Education," David Berliner
[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