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Arrival Information

Before you arrive on campus:

  1. Discuss with your advisor which courses you should register for: Master's Curriculum, Doctoral Curriculum, Course Schedule.

  2. Schedule your courses at using the Scheduling Assistant. Instructions on how to enter your courses into the system can be found there. Contact with questions.

  3. Pay your fees, if any, by the due date as posted in If fees are not paid by the due date, you may incur late fees or your registration may be canceled.


After you arrive on campus:

  1. Pay your fees with the Bursar's office in Stewart Center, if you have not already done so.

  2. Obtain your Purdue ID card.

  3. Set up your access to your CS account.

  4. Make an appointment with your initial advisor.

  5. Participate in the orientation sessions, if joining our program in August.

  6. Sign up for payroll at the payroll set up session, if you have been offered a fellowship or graduate assistantship. If joining our program in January, see the CS business office in WTHR 225.

  7. Submit the photo release in the CS Portal.

  8. Submit the LWSN Safety Training in the CS Portal.

  9. Set up your CS Homepage here:

  10. Subscribe at, if you wish to receive CS colloquium announcements.

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