Offers / West Lafayette, Indiana

The Purdue University campus fountain and clocktower.
Get paid to live in West Lafayette, Indiana
View of the fountain in the campus of Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

West Lafayette, Indiana

multi • midwest, USA

About West Lafayette

Sitting just across the Wabash River, an hour northwest of Indianapolis, lies West Lafayette, Indiana, home of Purdue University. Rich with tradition, West Lafayette has grown into a vibrant and innovative Midwestern community. You’ll find eclectic shopping, quaint coffee shops, and local restaurants and breweries to go along with beautiful parks and miles of scenic walking and bike trails. Whether you’re looking for a thriving arts and culture scene or a hub for like-minded entrepreneurs and innovators, West Lafayette is a city focused on bringing people together. Work from Purdue Purdue University is building a first-of-its-kind community of (and for) remote workers. Come live on campus, access university resources and network with builders, business folks and boilermakers of all stripes. Select candidates will receive a $5,000 relocation stipend* that can be applied to moving costs, housing, co-working space, childcare and more. *For more information, visit the Work from Purdue website at Why Work from Purdue? • Live in a vibrant neighborhood of innovation, collaboration, and togetherness. • Gain access to multiple resources and activities on-campus. • Become a part of a continuously growing and developing community. Program Benefits • $1,000-$5,000 stipends for select, qualified candidates who relocate to live & work in Discovery Park District. • Networking events, professional development programming, and entrepreneurial services through the Foundry. • 50% discount on Touchdown Desk membership at Convergence co-working space. • Special access and discounts on new housing developments (i.e. Provenance, Continuum). In addition, you’ll receive discounts on select continued education programs through Purdue Online, gain a free membership with the Greater Lafayette Commerce, and discounted gym memberships at Parkwest Fitness. NEWS: WalletHub has ranked West Lafayette No. 8 overall on its list of 2022’s Best College Towns & Cities in America.



Internet Speed Rating

1000 Mbps

Closest Airport

Indianapolis International Airport (IND) • 68 mi

Weather (High/Low)

84 / 17

Median Home Value (3BR, 2BA)


Distance to Target Shopping Center


Distance to Tractor Supply




Purdue has produced a record 25 astronauts. 25. We’re not saying moving to Purdue will make you an astronaut. But we’re also not sure it would hurt your chances.

Incentive Package

Purdue Library Membership

Free Campus Food & Drink

Up to $5,000 Relocation Stipend

Free City Bus Pass

$1,800 Co-Working Discount

$750 Housing Discount

$375 Chamber of Commerce Membership

$200 Continued Education Discount

$120 Gym Membership Discount

Monthly Networking Events

Free Programs by the Foundry Membership

Speaker Series

Total Incentive Value


  • Must have full-time remote employment

  • Must relocate to West Lafayette from outside of Indiana

  • Must possess U.S. citizenship or green card

  • Must be approved & selected by Purdue Research Foundation