Three students walk outdoors on the Hammond Campus. The PNW Bell Tower is pictured behind them.

Hammond Preview PNW

Thanks to everyone who join us for the Spring 2024 Preview PNW!

Want to learn more about Purdue University Northwest? Join us at Preview PNW! This open-house experience shares how PNW offers real-world experience in 70+ areas of study.

You can also enjoy close connections with faculty, nearly 60 student organizations and 20 athletic teams on two student-centered campuses.

Watch this page for Fall 2024 Preview PNW Updates!

A lion sculpture on PNW's Westville campusWhy Attend the Hammond Open House?

Located just 30 miles from Chicago, Purdue University Northwest is where academic excellence meets real-world experience. Preview PNW allows you to explore campus and discover how your PNW experience will help you build hands-on skills and create connections with professors who care.

The Application Is on Us

  • Students can apply for free during Preview PNW! Attend an admissions presentation and let our admissions team help you complete your application. It’ll save you $25 – who doesn’t love to save money?
  • Refreshments are on us too! Enjoy some free bites and experience what it’s like to dine as a PNW student.

Explore Our Vibrant Campus!

  • From makerspaces to nursing classrooms, we have state-of-the-art resources to help you build the real-world skills you need to succeed!
  • PNW’s Hammond campus offers apartment-style housing with private bedrooms for you and your 750 new best friends. You’ll be steps from our fitness center and less than a mile from every building on campus.
  • PNW students have plenty of ways to get involved, make new friends and create lasting college memories, from cheering on the basketball teams at the Mane Event to joining clubs like our car-building Society of Automotive Engineers.

Picture Yourself at Purdue University Northwest

PNW’s Hammond campus is filled with welcoming places to study, eat, exercise, spend time with friends or just relax. See some of our favorites.

Find the Right Fit

Our emphasis on small classes, hands-on learning and real-world skills will prepare you to meet the demands of today’s highly competitive global environment.

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To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity at or (219) 989-2163 five days prior to the event.