Travel to Graduation in West Lafayette, IN

Below is travel information, including a list of discounted hotel blocks. Students are responsible for all costs associated with hotel accommodations and travel to the ceremony.*

Black and Gold Reception—December 3, 2021

5:00 pm to 7:00pm ET

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

Winter Commencement—December 4, 2021

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

Hotel Accommodations

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.

Airport

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

Purdue Global Hotel Room Blocks

Discounted rates are available at the following hotels on a first-come, first-served basis. This list of hotel blocks will be updated if more become available.

Hampton Inn & Suites

160 Tapawingo Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47906

Reservations: Book online or call 765-269-8000. For special rate, use group code PUG.
Room Rate: Deluxe$119 per night plus tax for king and double queen rooms
(Rates valid for 12/2/21–12/6/21)
Reservation Deadline: November 11, 2021, at 12:00 pm ET
Parking: Complimentary self-parking
Distance From Ceremony: 1.5 miles

Residence Inn Lafayette

3834 Grace Lane
Lafayette, IN 47905

Reservations: Book online or call 765-479-7208. For special rate, use group code Purdue University Global.
Room Rate: $124–$149 per night plus tax (rates valid for 12/2/21–12/6/21)
Reservation Deadline: November 2, 2021
Parking: Complimentary self-parking
Distance From Ceremony: 5.5 miles

Other 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 $209–$250 per night plus tax (See website for details)
Parking: Grant Street garage
Distance from Graduation 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 $130–$200 per night plus tax (See website for details)
Parking: Complimentary self-parking
Distance from Graduation 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 $120–$145 per night plus tax (See website for details)
Parking: Complimentary self-parking
Distance from Graduation Ceremony: 2.0 miles

Rates subject to change. Guests should check current rates with hotel upon arrival.

Parking Garages and Rates

  • Reception Parking

    Parking for the Black and Gold Reception

    Grant Street Garage

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

    Wood Street Garage

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

    Northwestern Avenue Garage

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

  • Commencement Parking

    Parking for the Graduation Ceremony

    University Street Garage

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

    Northwestern Avenue Garage

    504 Northwestern Avenue
    West Lafayette, IN 47906
    0.5 mile from Elliot Hall of Music (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.