Academic Affairs

The Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs maintains PNW’s academic infrastructure and provides leadership to our core work of learning, discovery and engagement.

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Wherever your future takes you, PNW’s reputation for academic excellence and supportive faculty will push you to succeed.

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From technology to tourism management, PNW’s colleges and schools will offer the hands-on knowledge you need to grow.

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Academic Affairs

Office of Academic Affairs

(219) 989-2446

Additional Resources

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Student Resources

If you need help, PNW is here. Discover the full range of student resources.

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Student Policies

See PNW’s student handbook as well as official policies for academic integrity, free speech and more.

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Faculty Resources

From tenure policies to course evaluations, explore official PNW policies.

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HLC Accreditation

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is an independent corporation that was founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.


News & Announcements

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Provost Search: Invitation to Open Forum Sessions with Finalists (Week of April 8)

I am pleased to invite you to open forum sessions with two finalists next week in Alumni Hall in the Student Union and Library Building on the Hammond campus, with a Zoom option to view the presentations live.

Provost Search – Invitation to Open Forum session with first of three finalists

I am pleased to invite you to hear from the first of three finalists and to provide your feedback to help inform the selection of the next Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs of Purdue University Northwest.

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Improving Community Health

John Durocher, Nils K. Nelson Endowed Professor of Integrative Human Health in the Department of Biological Sciences, is committed to providing his students with an enriching and engaging learning experience.

Apr 27

Spring 2024 Classes End

Spring 2024 Classes end Saturday, April 27. Final exams are next week!

Apr 29

Spring 2024 Final Exams

Spring 2024 final exams run April 29 through May 4. Good luck on your finals!

May 04

Spring 2024 Commencement

Spring 2024 Commencement ceremonies will be held outdoors at the Hammond campus on Saturday, May 4, 2024.

May 07

Spring 2024 Final Grades Due

Final grades are due by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7.