Open House Day @ Purdue

Purdue University

On Saturday, July 8, 2017, join us on the Purdue University campus for a day and evening of stimulating interaction with SSP students, faculty, and alumni. Families are welcome! The tentative schedule:

  • 11:30 – 12:00 Welcome & sign-in
  • 12:00 – 1:00 Lunch with students and faculty
  • 1:00 – 3:00 College Roundtable
  • 3:00 – 4:30 Science Trivia Contest!
  • 4:30 – 5:30 break
  • 5:30 – 7:00 Reception and dinner
  • 7:00 – 9:00 After-dinner program, including a presentation on “From the Big Bang to Consciousness: The deep connection between cosmology and biology” by James Crocker, V.P. and General Manager, Retired, Civil Space, Lockheed Martin Space Systems

“It was wonderful to meet this generation’s students, and discover that they are just like the SSPers I remember: quick-thinking, energetic, and interested in everything.” –Dr. Julian Krolik ’66


Advance tickets are required – purchase them here by midnight July 5. Lunch and dinner are included.


West Lafayette, Indiana is one hour from Indianapolis airport and two hours from Chicago (Midway airport is closer than O’Hare). We recommend the Union Club Hotel right on campus. For more logistics see For Visitors to SSP @ Purdue.

Questions? Email sspalum [at]