Academic Regulations

Students who enter institutions of higher education agree to know and abide by the rules of their institutions. Purdue University Northwest provides students with several resources that outline the regulations that they agree to upon enrollment.

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Academic Catalog

The Academic Regulations section of the Academic Catalog addresses topics such as:

  • Academic standing
  • Grading scale
  • Incomplete grades
  • Student classification (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior)

Review All Academic Regulations

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Civics Literacy Proficiency

Students who enter PNW in Fall 2022 or subsequent semesters will need to complete a civics liberty proficiency requirement. The Civics Literacy Proficiency activities were created to enhance the educational experience of PNW students and graduate a more informed citizenry.

Review Civics Literacy Proficiency

Contact Us

Academic Affairs

Office of Academic Affairs

(219) 989-2446

vcaa@pnw.edu

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.

May 27

Campus Closed: Memorial Day

In observance of Memorial Day, the PNW campuses will be closed and there will be no classes. Classes will resume on Tuesday, May 28.

Jun 10

8 Week Module and Second 4 Week Module Begins

The 8 week and second 4 week modules begin Monday, June 10.

Jun 13

Study Away Proposal Workshops

PNW is hosting several faculty and staff workshops throughout the summer and fall semesters to work on proposals for a Study Away program.

Jun 16

Deadline to Submit Summer 2024 Application to Graduate

Students completing their degree requirements at any point in Summer 2024 are required to apply to graduate by Saturday, June 16.