Pete's Room located at the University Residences Alumni and Guest Center

University Residences Alumni & Guest Center

The University Residences Alumni & Guest Center (URGC) is home to all University Residences alumni and prospective student programming and tours. We are located inside the central tower of Cary Quadrangle. Metered parking is available along Beering Drive and Cary Drive.

Prospective Students

Thinking about making Purdue your home away from home? Visit the URGC to meet current student leaders, discover exciting opportunities, and gain valuable information to help you navigate the housing application process. We invite prospective and admitted students and families to join us for tours of our show rooms, dining courts and community spaces. We also offer walking tours for school groups and individual guests.


Tours begin at the URGC in Cary Quad every 15 minutes, Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT. Walk-ins are always welcome during business hours.

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At the URGC, alumni can view or request their alumni name plate, enjoy a walking tour with a UR Conductor to learn about what's new in University Residences, and pick up their complimentary alumni meal card which provides four dining court meals a year. If you plan to visit outside of normal business hours, call us to arrange pick up of your alumni meal card.

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