Your Home at Purdue in Indianapolis

Embark on your Purdue University in Indianapolis journey with an immersive learning experience. University Residences is thrilled to welcome Purdue in Indianapolis students into our community where growth and collaboration are at the heart of your college adventure.

Housing Options

Purdue in Indianapolis students will have the opportunity to live on or close to campus. Tailored to meet your preferences, our housing options offer a comfortable and vibrant environment in downtown Indianapolis. Find your space in North Hall or just east of campus at LUX on Capitol.

Returning Students

The returning student application process is now open to all returning students if they do not already have a booking and will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis as inventory allows. Returning students will have the opportunity to select a room in either North Hall or LUX on Capitol based on availability.

The returning student application process can be found in the housing portal.  

New Incoming Students

The new incoming student application process will be from January 26 until June 5, 2024. New students will have the opportunity to rank their room type preferences.

The new incoming student application process can be found in the housing portal

Please note the priority deadline for new students to submit their application is May 20, 2024 to express their interest in Learning Communities, request roommates, and submit housing accommodation requests to the Disability Resource Center. These requests will be taken after May 20 up until June 5 and will be considered as space permits but are not guaranteed.

Engage in a Learning Community

Learning communities offer opportunities to live, learn and connect with other students who share your interests. Learning communities can be selected through the housing portal preferrably by May 20.

If you expressed interest in a Learning Community, you will receive notification of your placement decision the week of June 10, 2024. 


Students registered for Boiler Gold Rush should plan to move in on August 13. All other students who are not registered for Boiler Gold Rush should plan to move in on August 16 or after. Further information regarding the process for move-in will be updated as it is made available.

Dining Options

Your meal plan options will look familiar as we will be partnering with IUI Dining to provide meal plans for residents. Meal plans will be required for students residing in North Hall and available to all Purdue in Indianapolis students. Students with a meal plan can eat at Tower Dining or one of the Chartwells-managed locations across campus using meal swipes loaded onto their student ID card.

Explore the dining options available with your meal plan at

View Meal Plan Options

Important Dates to Remember

Stay up-to-date with important dates and deadlines for Purdue in Indianapolis housing. Reapplication opens January 26.

Learn More About Important Dates


RA Callouts

Resident assistants (RAs) are student staff members who live in University Residences Purdue in Indianapolis residence halls and apartments and are dedicated to creating exceptional experiences for Purdue in Indianapolis students. If you’re interested in becoming an RA, learn about the timeline for the RA selection process.

Stay Informed

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to frequently asked questions about the new Purdue University in Indianapolis campus can be found here: Purdue University in Indianapolis FAQs.

Have housing questions? Visit our General Housing Information and FAQs section with answers to common queries or email us at