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Admissions Process: International Students

Please Read Before Setting Up Your Account

International students should not apply for a visa or make travel plans until receiving notification of admissions via email from the Graduate School. Obtaining the necessary U.S. immigration documents (I-20 or DS-2019) from the Office of International Students and Scholars (ISS) is a multistep process.

Please initiate this process by following the instructions in the "U.S. Immigration Document" section, located on the second page of the Graduate School admissions email. This section of the Graduate School email also contains a link to the International Graduate Student Notification of Intent (NOI) Form. The ISS office advises international students on all matters relating to U.S. citizenship and immigration. You may contact the ISS office by email at, by phone at 765-494-5770, or at website:

Important Notice (Applicable to only Full-Time MBA and MSHRM Students):

All international students are required to attend Krannert's ISO program.

International Student Orientation (Mandatory) will be held (Full-Time MBA and MSHRM only) - Dates will be determined at a later date.

Account Setup

To access your Graduate School Admission notification, you will receive two emails from Please ensure that our business e-mails are populating in your inbox and not being labeled as spam.

•View the admission email from the Graduate School. This is a two-page letter. It is important to view the second page as this is the “Admission Information Sheet” that contains your 10-digit Purdue University ID (PUID). You will need your PUID to activate your career account.

•Within five business days of viewing your admission email from the Graduate School, you will be sent another email from that will contain your initial account setup PIN.

•Once you have received your PUID and temporary PIN, you are now ready to activate your career account. The system will prompt you to create a new PIN in order to verify the process.

**If you have not received your email from, please check your spam or junk email folder.