Student Resources

Whether it’s choosing the right classes for your major or getting support from our counseling center, PNW student resources can help you thrive.

PNW 2023 graduate Jazmin Encarnacion
And just all the resources PNW has— it's very student-centered. You can tell that PNW cares about its students.

Academic Resources

PNW has plenty of free tools to help students succeed. Whether it’s meeting with your advisor, scheduling an appointment with the Writing Center or seeking Supplemental Instruction in one of your core courses, we encourage students to seek help early and often as you build a path to independent learning and success.

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Free for PNW students—get assistance doing your own work with our free, interactive sessions with faculty-recommended student tutors.

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Supplemental Instruction

Join free study sessions led by students with proven success in your courses! Our leaders are ready to assist you.

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Testing Services Centers

Whether you’re looking to take a placement test or make-up exam, we offer an array of services in comfortable, full-service secure labs.

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Writing Center

Students, staff and faculty: we help you look at your writing more critically, identifying strengths and weaknesses and making suggestions for improvement.

Student Support Resources

At PNW, we’re committed to providing services and support to help you grow. We’re here to help, whether you’re discovering career opportunities, exploring counseling options or investigating accommodations that facilitate diversity, equity and inclusion.

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From exploring campus resources to choosing the right classes to meet your goals, your advisor can offer guidance on the best path at PNW.

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Career Center

PNW’s Career Center facilitates the connections between employers and students that lead to successful outcomes and satisfying futures.

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Counseling Center

The Counseling Center encourages, supports and assists students in their educational pursuit by providing psychological counseling and educational services.

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PNW Accessibility Center

We create an inclusive environment so students with disabilities have an equal opportunity to fully participate in any course or program.

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International Student Services

We enhance the academic, cultural and social pursuits of students and scholars from abroad.

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Employment Opportunities

Opportunities to work on campus are plentiful and diverse, ranging from research assistants to baristas.

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Health Insurance

PNW is pleased to offer health insurance options to students through UnitedHealthcare Student Resources. Learn more about enrollment options and requirements.

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PNW Bookstore

Get ready for classes with textbooks, backpacks, notebooks and electronic devices and embrace your PNW Pride with fan gear like t-shirts, hats, hoodies and more.

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PNW Food Pantry

The PNW Food Pantry is proud to address the growing challenge of food insecurity among college students.

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Safe Zone

This ally-development program aims to create a visible network of support for LGBTQ+ individuals and their allies at PNW.

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Step Up Bystander Intervention

Developed by the University of Arizona and the NCAA, this program educates people to recognize the continuum of violence.

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Student Family Study Lounges

PNW has created Student-Family Study Lounges on the Hammond and Westville campuses as a way to help PNW students with children study and engage with fellow students.

Dean of Students Resources

From fielding your concerns to creating networks of support, we are here to help.

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Inclusive PNW

Want to be part of building an inclusive PNW community? We’ve got answers to some frequently asked questions.

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Respect Boundaries

This program provides online student training for awareness and prevention of sexual violence. Available at the start of the Fall and Spring semesters.

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Student Handbook

PNW’s Student Handbook compiles resources from across the university to help you navigate your path!

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Veteran Services

PNW Veteran Services aims to create a community of support and services for veterans, active duty service members, and their families.