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More than 16,000 people will visit Tippecanoe County during the next five weeks as Monday begins incoming freshman orientation at Purdue.

Posted: Jun 10, 2019 2:03 PM
Updated: Jun 10, 2019 2:05 PM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — More than 16,000 people (6,000 students and their guests) will visit Tippecanoe County during the next five weeks as Monday begins incoming freshman orientation at Purdue.

The 6,000 students will go through the daily Summer Transition, Advising and Registration or STAR program. Purdue is asking you to keep pedestrian safety in mind during the event.

The Memorial Union, Hall of Music and Ford Dining Court will all be used frequently through the program.

It begins daily around 8 a.m. and wraps up at 5 p.m. STAR runs until July 12.

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