An email sent to some students late Sunday said an undergraduate student in Electrical and Computer Engineering had tested positive for COVID-19.
The email contained a statement from the ECE department head. It noted the case had been reported to University officials, and the department is in the process of contacting the student.
Purdue spokesperson Tim Doty said Monday afternoon administration was aware of the possible case. He said Purdue is in contact with local and state health departments to confirm it and take any necessary action.
He did not clarify whether the student is currently on campus.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.