Travel to Graduation in West Lafayette, IN

October 22, 2022

Black and Gold Celebration—October 21, 2022

5:00 pm to 6:30pm ET

Purdue Memorial Union
101 North Grant Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Fall Commencement—October 22, 2022

Visit Commencement Showroom for Times

Elliott Hall of Music
Purdue University
712 3rd Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

See Notes and Conditions below for important information.

Airport and Hotel Accommodations

The nearest airport is Indianapolis International Airport (IND), which is 75 miles from venue (approximately a 90-minute drive).

As a courtesy, Purdue Global has secured a block of rooms at the following hotels at a discounted group rate. We recommend using the online links to book rooms. Rooms are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Purdue Global Hotel Blocks

Discounted rates are limited. This list of hotel blocks will be updated if more become available.

Staybridge Suites

320 Meijer Drive
Lafayette, IN 47905

Reservations: Book online or call 877-666-3243; for special rate, use group code PUG
Reservation Deadline: September 26, 2022
Room Rate:
Varies by room type and reservation dates (approx $110–$189 per night plus tax);
rates valid for 10/17/22–10/26/22
Parking: Complimentary self-parking
Distance from Ceremony:
6.5 miles 

Candlewood Suites

240 Meijer Drive
Lafayette, IN 47905

Reservations: Book online or call 877-666-3243; for special rate, use group code PUG
Reservation Deadline: September 26, 2022
Room Rate:
Varies by room type and reservation dates (approx $90–$139 per night plus tax);
rates valid for 10/17/22–10/26/22
Parking: Complimentary self-parking
Distance from Ceremony: 6.5 miles

Hampton Inn & Suites

160 Tapawingo Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47906

Reservations: Book online or call 765-269-8000; mention Purdue University Global when booking
Reservation Deadline: September 5, 2022, at 12:00 pm ET
Room Rate:
$199 per night plus tax; rates valid for 10/17/22–10/26/22
Parking: Complimentary self-parking
Distance from Ceremony: 1.5 miles

See Notes and Conditions section for important information.

Additional Hotels Near the Ceremony

Union Club Hotel at Purdue University

201 North Grant Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906

Reservations: Book online or call 765-494-8922
Room rate: Approximately $280–$330 per night plus tax (see website for details)
Parking: Grant Street garage
Distance from Ceremony: 0.7 miles (located on campus)

Hilton Garden Inn: West Lafayette Wabash Landing

356 East State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906

Reservations: Book online or call 765-743-2100
Room rate: Approximately $220–$320 per night plus tax (see website for details)
Parking: Complimentary self-parking
Distance from Ceremony: 1.5 miles

Holiday Inn: Lafayette City Centre

515 South Street
Lafayette, IN 47901

Reservations: Book online or call 765-423-1000
Room rate: Approximately $200–$270 per night plus tax (see website for details)
Parking: Complimentary self-parking
Distance from Ceremony: 2.0 miles

Courtyard Lafayette

150 Fairington Avenue
Lafayette, IN 47905

Reservations: Book online or call 765-449-4800
Room rate: Approximately $150–$170 per night plus tax (see website for details)
Parking: Complimentary self-parking
Distance from Ceremony: 5.5 miles

Rates subject to change. Guests should check current rates with hotel upon arrival. See Notes and Conditions section for important information.

Parking Garages and Rates

  • Celebration Parking

    Parking for the Black and Gold Celebration

    Grant Street Garage

    120 North Grant Street
    West Lafayette, IN 47906
    Distance from Union: Closest (across the street)

    Wood Street Garage

    120 South Grant Street
    West Lafayette, IN 47906
    Distance from Union: 0.2 mile (3-minute walk)

    Northwestern Avenue Garage

    504 Northwestern Avenue
    West Lafayette, IN 47906
    Distance from Union: 0.3 mile (7-minute walk)

  • Commencement Parking

    Parking for the Graduation Ceremony

    University Street Garage

    201 North University Street
    West Lafayette, IN 47906
    Distance from Elliott Halll of Music: 500 feet (2-minute walk)

    Northwestern Avenue Garage

    504 Northwestern Avenue
    West Lafayette, IN 47906
    Distance from Elliott Halll of Music: 0.5 mile (9-minute walk)

NOTES AND CONDITIONS

Booking Travel to Graduation: It is recommended that graduates and guests refrain from booking travel accommodations until after the ceremony registration opens.

Commencement: Commencement times will be determined after the participation deadline. In-person commencement may be canceled at any time based on Center for Disease Control (CDC) or local government guidelines regarding COVID-19. If the in-person commencement is canceled, to ensure the safety and health of attendees, the commencement will be virtual, and all registered graduates will be notified. In the event of a schedule change or cancellation, Purdue Global is not responsible for reimbursing travel costs or other expenses associated with commencement. Participants and attendees assume all financial and health risks associated with attending commencement. Purdue Global commencement attendees must abide by all COVID-19 guidelines as outlined by the University, venue, local government, and CDC including wearing a face covering, practicing social distancing, and possible screening prior to entry in the building, including but not limited to temperature checks.