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Admitted Student – Online Deposit Information


Access Graduate School Admission Notification

  • To access your Graduate School Admission notification you will receive one email from The email will contain instructions on how to access your email admission notification.
  • 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 “Personal Information Sheet” that contains your 10-digit PUID. You will need your PUID to activate your career account.
  • Within 5 business days of viewing your admission email from the Graduate School, you will be sent another email from that will contain your initial account set up PIN.
  • Once you have received your PUID and initial account set up PIN, you will be ready to activate your career account.  Please note the system is character sensitive and may not allow for cutting and pasting when entering your PIN.

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

Activate Career Account

Purdue University provides all faculty, staff, and students with a Career Account. This account provides access to a number of electronic services at Purdue University, including online payment and your email. This account is yours to use for as long as you are affiliated with Purdue University. You must activate your Career Account in order to submit your confirmation deposit online. Please use the following steps to activate your account:

  • Go to where you will enter your 10 digit PUID, date of birth, and initial account set up PIN (password). Once you are logged in, please follow the instructions provided.
  • If you are having problems logging into the career account activation site, note that the initial account setup PIN is case sensitive and should be entered exactly as it is listed in the e-mail. Also be cautious of characters and numbers that may resemble each other (examples include ‘O’s’ and zeros, ‘B’s’ and eights, ‘l’s’ and ones and ‘G’s’ and ‘Q’s').
  • Please be sure to memorize your career account alias/username and password as you will use it to access many online services at Purdue University.
  • If you encounter problems during the career account activation process, please contact the Information Technology at Purdue (ITaP) Help Desk at (765) 494-4000 or visit

How to Make a Deposit Payment

  • Go to and use your career account username and password to log in to the myPurdueportal.
  • From the myPurdue homepage, click on 'Bills and Payments'.
  • To reach the payment portal, click on 'Make a Payment'.
  • You will be automatically logged into TouchNet. If the payment portal does not appear automatically in a new window, make sure your browser’s pop-up blocker is turned off.
  • From the TouchNet homepage, click on 'Deposits' to make your deposit payment.
  • Select the appropriate term in which you will begin your program.
  • Please note using Google Chrome is not recommended. Please use Internet Explorer, Safari, or Firefox as your browser.

For ALL Programs

  • Choose the term/start date for your specific program (Spring, Summer or Fall)
  • Choose the appropriate deposit account for your payment by clicking on 'Krannert Graduate Adm Deposit' from the drop-down menu.
  • Click the 'Select' button
  • Click on the 'Make A Deposit Payment' button to proceed to the payment.
  • Choose a payment method from the drop-down menu. You may pay the nonrefundable deposit with an electronic check, or with one of the following credit/debit card types: MasterCard, Discover or American Express. Please note that a convenience fee will be charged for all credit card payments.  Currently, the deposit is $750, but effective January 2, 2020 the deposit will be $1,000. **2019 Online MBA Spring intake deposit is $750**
  • Your deposit is non-refundable

For Questions Regarding Your Specific Start Date (click here)