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Pronouns: she/they

Phone: 765-494-5196

Hometown: Saranac Lake, NY

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Rachael Switzer

Academic Advisor

Student Services



  • MS (Educational Leadership and Policy), 2019, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
  • BS (Psychology, Elementary Education, Special Education), 2016, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion in the Workplace Graduate Certificate- University of South Florida
  • Leadership for Social Justice Graduate Certificate- University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
  • Safe Zone Training
  • QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training
  • Mental Health First Aid Training

Advice for Boilermakers

Embrace the Purdue spirit: Dive into the rich traditions and culture of being a Boilermaker, both academically and socially. Stay organized and manage your time effectively to excel while making the most of your college experience. Engage in campus activities and organizations to foster personal growth and build strong community. Utilize the resources and don’t be afraid to ask for help!

Fun Facts About Me

  • I have a five year old cat, Milo.
  • I love to travel- I've been to over 30 US states and 7 countries.
  • I'm working on my Private Pilot Certificate.