Prospective Membership

Want to be a part of the “Spirit of Purdue”?

Want to be a driver for the world’s LARGEST, FASTEST, and LOUDEST mascot?

Come join the Purdue Reamer Club!

Callout Dates:

Our callouts for the Fall 2017 semester have concluded. Please check back here in the early January 2018 for Spring callout information!

What We Do:

The Pledging Process for the Purdue Reamer Club takes 8 weeks. During those 8 weeks, you will:

  • Learn over 60 traditions and 40 songs of the University
  • Learn about the Boilermaker Special and Xtra Special
  • Become a Co-Pilot for the Boilermaker Special and Xtra Special
  • Complete an R-Board and get it signed by Actives, Advisors, and Honoraries
  • Meet over 50 Honoraries of the Club, including Mitch Daniels, Jeff Brohm, and Matt Painter
  • Participate in a Lions Sing twice a week
  • And Much More!

As an Active Member, you get to:

  • Go on “Away Crews”, where we drive the Boilermaker Special VII to Away Football Games
  • Wake people up on Home Football Games with the Boilermaker Special VII’s horns
  • Hold leadership positions to build your resume
  • Start the process to become a Pilot for the Boilermaker Special VII and/or the Xtra Special
  • Go on a semester retreat, which have included paint ball, escape rooms, and Fair Oaks Farm
  • Become involved in many of the projects and services the Club does for the University
  • Network with Alumni of the club
  • And Much More!

Requirements for Membership:

  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Be a full-time student
  • Not on academic probation
  • Not be involved in a Social Fraternity or Sorority, since this is a social club
    • Honorary, Service, and Professional Fraternities and Sororities, as well as Cooperatives, are fine
  • Be able to attend all Monday Night Meetings
  • Have a love for Purdue University and the desire to spread school spirit!

If you have any questions, contact the Vice President at