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

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.

Feb 08

Graduate School – May 2023 Graduate Candidacy Deadline

Graduate students that plan on graduating in May 2023, are required to notify their department of their intent to graduate no later than Wednesday, February 8, 2023. This can be […]

Mar 13

Spring Break

Spring break runs Monday, March 13 through Saturday, March 18. Classes resume Monday, March 20.

Apr 07

Last Day to Drop a Spring 2023 Class

Last day to drop Spring 2023 classes ends at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 7.

Apr 29

Spring 2023 Classes End

Spring 2023 classes end today.