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PNW Calendar

From giveaways at Welcome Weeks to the Homecoming Mane Event, PNW has activities around the year to build fun, deepen learning and grow community connections.

Students sit in rows during commencement. The photo focuses on two students who are looking at the commencement booklet they are holding. Everyone is wearing black commencement regalia.

Get Ready for Fall 2023 Commencement!

DECEMBER 9, 2023

You’ve Powered Onward to your degree, and now it’s time to celebrate as PNW hosts Commencement on the Hammond campus for Summer and Fall 2023 graduates!

Celebrating Our Graduates

See What to Expect on the Day 

PNW Event Highlights

Dec 22

Winter Recess – University Closed

Purdue University Northwest will be closed from Friday, December 22 to Monday, January 1 for winter recess. Campus offices will reopen Tuesday, January 2,

Dec 26

Support PNW with a Year-End Gift

In this season of giving, you can reward hard-working students and invest in a brighter future with a gift to support PNW student scholarships!

Dec 31

FAFSA Opens for 2024-2025 School Year

The 2024-25 FAFSA will be available beginning December 31, 2023. Create an FSA ID now to ensure you and contributors, such as a parent or spouse are ready to complete the FAFSA.

Jan 08

Spring 2024 Classes Start

Welcome back for the Spring 2024 semester!

All PNW Events

Dec 11

Fall 2023 Final Exams

Final Exams run Monday, December 11, through Saturday, December 16. Good luck on your finals!

Dec 15

Laser Holiday Light Show

Join the Challenger Center for a celebration like no other! Their Laser Holiday Light Show is a perfect holiday activity for all ages!

Dec 15

Small Business Bookkeeping: Basics for Start-Ups

Join us Anne Burke, a retired CPA from Accounting Made Simple, outlines what you need to set up your books correctly and avoid complications and confusion.

Dec 19

Fall 2023 Final Grades Due

Fall 2023 Final Grades are due by 5:00 pm (CST).