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Career Account Activation and Payment Instructions

CONGRATULATIONS! You applied and have been accepted to participate in ANSC 22100 - Principles of Animal Nutrition, at Purdue University. The next step is to activate your career account and prepay your tuition. You will receive a confirmation letter from the Admissions Office which will contain your PUID and temporary password. Follow the instructions below to activate your career account.

Step 1: Career Account Activation

Students need the following information in order to activate student career accounts and @purdue e-mail:

  • 10-digit Purdue University ID (PUID)
  • initial temporary password
  • your birth date

Visit to activate your career account.

You are required to activate your career account and @purdue e-mail account as this is the way the University will communicate with you. If you have trouble, please contact our technical support personnel at or call 765-494-4000.

Step 2: Tuition Pre-payment Information

In order to be registered into the ANSC 22100 course you must first pay your tuition. The tuition amount is $1043.55 (in-state course fees) or $1537.14 (distance/out-of-state course fees).

  1. Go to myPurdue. Using your career account username and password login to the myPurdue portal.
  2. From the myPurdue homepage, click on the Bills and Payments tab.
  3. Under Student Account Section, click on Make a Payment
  4. After a few moments, you will be automatically logged into TouchNet. If the payment portal does not appear automatically in a new window, make sure your browsers pop-up blocker is turned off.
  5. From the TouchNet homepage, click on the Payments tab at the top of the page. Select Make a Payment.
  6. The amount in the payment box will be $0.00. In the payment amount box, enter your tuition payment amount. Then click on continue.
  7. Next you will select your payment method.
  8. If you are paying with an electronic check, you will need the bank's ABA Routing Number and your account number.
  9. If you choose to pay by credit card, click on the Continue to PayPath button. If PayPath does not appear automatically in a new window, make sure your browsers pop-up blocker is turned off.
  10. Click "Continue" until the PayPath Payment Service Credit Card Billing Information page appears. Fill in the required information and select Continue.
  11. You will be asked to confirm the information you entered. If it is correct, click the Submit button.

Step 3: After Tuition Payment is Complete

After we have been notified that your prepayment has been received, our office will register you in the course. Then you will receive an e-mail confirmation containing Brightspace instructions. (Brightspace is the system in which you will access your course.)


Dale Forsyth

Purdue University
Dept of Animal Science
915 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Fax: 765.494.9346

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