My name is Olivia Murphy and I am an Information Specialist intern with Visit Lafayette-West Lafayette. Purdue University graduation weekend is quickly approaching so I have made a to do list for the family and friends of graduates!
1. Order the latest Lafayette-West Lafayette Visitors Guide, which includes a map of the area! Or stop into the Visitor’s Center to see our smiling faces and grab some free goodies.
2. Purdue University is made up of 13 colleges that each consist of a plethora of majors. Check out the commencement schedule to find out when your Purdue student’s ceremony will be held.
3. Book your overnight stay at one of the 30 different hotels in the Greater Lafayette area. Graduation weekend is a huge phenomenon that brings in family and friends of our Purdue students from all over. Make your reservations as soon as possible!
4. With over 275 restaurants, there is something for everyone in the Greater Lafayette area. Check out these blogs that feature top lists of great dining ideas.
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5. Greater Lafayette and Purdue University have so many family friendly attractions.
6. Don’t forget to add Downtown Lafayette-West Lafayette to your weekend itinerary!
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7. Spread throughout Great Lafayette, you can find over 119 pieces of public art with 25 artworks located on Purdue University Campus. Check out our Public Art Guide to locate these unique pieces!
8. Be on the lookout for local events that are happening during graduation week. Visit our events calendar! Click here!
9. Parking can be hectic at times, so check out the official Purdue parking website to know the approved locations.