Purdue University is located near Interstate 65, just one hour northwest of Indianapolis and two hours southeast of Chicago. The Krannert Professional Development Center (KPDC) is located in Rawls Hall, which is situated across from the Krannert Building on the corner of State Street and Grant Street in West Lafayette, Indiana. The KPDC office is on the third floor of Rawls Hall in Suite 3029. More information can be found on page 32 of our Recruiter Guide.
The Grant Street Parking Garage is the designated parking garage for our corporate visitors and is located half a block from Rawls Hall. You also can use the following address for online mapping services: 120 N. Grant St., West Lafayette, Indiana.
The nearest commercial airports are Indianapolis International (65 miles) and Chicago O’Hare (140 miles). The Purdue University Airport accommodates privately owned planes.
WHERE TO STAY
The Union Club Hotel: 101 N. Grant St., West Lafayette, IN 47906
Hilton Garden Inn: 356 E. State St., West Lafayette, IN 47906
Hampton Inn & Suites: 160 Tapawingo Dr., West Lafayette, IN 47906
From Chicago, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis and South Bend:
Exit I-65 at Exit 172 and proceed west (toward Lafayette) on South Street. Proceed four miles to West Lafayette. (Be sure to follow the state Route 26 signs carefully. At the intersection with Main Street, state Route 26 will jog one block north and become Columbia Street.) When you cross the Wabash River, you are in West Lafayette and are now on State Street. Proceed to the fourth traffic light and turn right on Grant Street. The Grant Street Parking Garage (PGG on campus map) will be half a block on your right.
From Champaign, Crawfordsville, St. Louis and Terre Haute:
Exit I-70 (Exit 41) or I-74 (Exit 34) on U.S. 231 North. When you cross the Wabash River, you are in West Lafayette. At the third light, turn left on State Street. At the second traffic light, turn right on Grant Street. The Grant Street Parking Garage (PGG on campus map) will be half a block on your right.