Purdue Pride Week

Students at the Fountain


Purdue Pride Week is an event hosted by the Office of Student Activities to kick off the beginning of another academic year. The event is held in September and is a platform to get students connected to the campus and involved and campus life.  Students, faculty and staff create teams for the Purdue Pride Week Games and compete for a chance to win the Chancellor's Cup, a $500 prize and a lunch with Chancellor Dworkin. 


Monday, September 8- Black and Gold Day

Be sure to wear your black and gold attire and show your school spirit. Convocation will be held at 12:00 in the plaza. The Purdue Pride Week Games will begin immediately following the Convocation Ceremony. 

Food: Pizza

Games: I Love a Charade, Pounce Shuffle and more

Tuesday, September 9- Sports Day

Show our student athletes support and come out to the Pep Rally in the plaza at 12:00. 

Food: To Be Announced

Games: Home Run Derby, Wheel Barrow Race and more

Wednesday, September 10- Water Day

Make sure that you bring extra clothes for the activities on this day. Most of the games involve water.

Food: To Be Announced

Games: Gone Fishing, Water Balloon Volleyball and more

Thursday, September 11- Hawaiian Day

Food: Pulled Pork 

Games: Coconut Bowling, Pack Your Suitcase Relay and more

Friday, September 12- Throwback Day

Come out and cheer on the two remaining Purdue Pride Week teams competing for the Chancellor's Cup, $500, and lunch with Chancellor Dworkin.

Championship Game: How Do You Doo? and Timeline

Create your team for the Purdue Pride Week Games! 

Homecoming Weekend Activities


Athletics Super Hero Fun Run Fundraiser- Registration begins at 5:00 and the 1 mile run will begin at 6:00. 

Homecoming Fireworks- The Alumni Association is sponsoring the Homecoming Fireworks, which will begin at dusk. Come early at 6:00 and check out the activities and food that we will have on campus. This event is perfect for the whole family!


Alumni Softball Game- 10:00 at the 125 S Field

Student Government Car Show- 12:00 in the Purdue North Central parking lot

Alumni Baseball Game- First pitch will be thrown at 2:00 at Hicks Field on campus

Dean's Leadership Group Children's Halloween Party

DLG Halloween Party

Every October the Dean's Leadership Group hosts the Dean's Leadership Group Halloween Party. This event provides PNC students, staff and faculty an opportunity to see their children and/or grandchildren dressed up in their Halloween outfit. 

There are activities that are provided by student clubs and organizations. It is a great, safe and fun way to let your children enjoy the frightful night.