Pride Pickup – Westville Campus

Start the semester right with free PNW swag! No need to RSVP - just drive up for a socially distant Pride Pickup.

Virtual Welcome Rally

Connect and learn more about PNW academic programs, clubs, sports and more! Drop-in on Zoom to get a jump start on your semester.

Pride Pickup – Hammond Campus

Start the semester right with free PNW swag! No need to RSVP - just drive up for a socially distant Pride Pickup.

2021-22 Scholarships Open

The 2021-22 PNW Scholarship Application will open Oct. 1! Students who wish to receive consideration for a Specialty Scholarship should submit their application by February 1, 2021.

FAFSA Available for 21-22 Aid Year

We want to make sure you take advantage of every financial aid resource available to you! Take the first step by filing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Graduate School Personal Statement Writing Workshop

Thinking about applying to a Masters or Ph.D. program? The PNW Writing Center is offering a virtual Zoom writing workshop for students developing personal statements for upcoming grad school applications.

Thanksgiving Break

There will be no classes and campuses are closed for Thanksgiving break beginning November 26 through November 28. 

PNW Today

Host Richard Rupp celebrates PNW's Fall 2020 graduates on Purdue Northwest Today! Tune in on WJOB 1230-AM, 104.7-FM or Facebook Live.

Graduate Celebration Event (Westville)

PNW graduates of spring, summer and fall 2020, join us to celebrate your achievements with special photo opportunities on PNW's Westville campus, including on stage.

Graduate Celebration Event (Westville)

PNW graduates of spring, summer and fall 2020, join us to celebrate your achievements with special photo opportunities on PNW's Westville campus, including on stage.

Graduate Celebration Event (Hammond)

PNW graduates of spring, summer and fall 2020, join us to celebrate your achievements with special photo opportunities on PNW's Hammond campus, including on stage.

Fall 2020 Classes End

Fall 2020 classes end Dec. 1—congratulations on another successful semester!

Graduate Celebration Event (Hammond)

PNW graduates of spring, summer and fall 2020, join us to celebrate your achievements with special photo opportunities on PNW's Hammond campus, including on stage.

Fall 2020 Final Exams

Final exams are scheduled for a two-hour meeting during the final exam period during Fall and Spring semesters. See Final Exam Details

Support PNW with a Year-End Gift

As we close a challenging year, you can help PNW and our amazing students Power Onward to a better year ahead.

Winter Recess

Purdue University Northwest will be closed Dec. 21, 2020 to Jan. 1, 2021 for winter recess. We wish you a safe and relaxing holiday season!

Planned Power Outage

There will be a planned power outage at the Nils K. Nelson Bioscience Innovation Building, Griffin Hall and Peregrine Hall from morning to mid-day on Thursday, Jan. 7.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the PNW campuses will be closed and there will be no classes. Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 19.

Unheard Voices Of Protest

Three leaders of protests against racism and police violence engage in a roundtable discussion about how they are strategically and tactically challenging racist practices in the US.

Navigating the Virtual Career Fair

Learn what you need to do before and during the actual Virtual Career Fair to make sure that you are prepared and ready to impress employers virtually.

Black History Month

PNW is celebrating Black History Month with a range of special events, including creative performers, an art content, flag display and thought-provoking discussions reflecting on the contributions of Black people to U.S. history.

Black History Month Art Contest

Let's celebrate Black History Month! This is your chance to submit an art piece (old or new) for a chance to win an Amazon gift card.

Anti-Racism Lecture Series: Health, Equity and Communities of Color

On World Cancer Day, associate professor of English Karen Bishop-Morris talks with Tranece Artis (Executive Director, Laini Fluellen Charities), Maria Perez (Coordinator, ACCESS Community Health) and Rachel Nagengast (Cancer Education Program Specialist with ACCESS).

Petty Poetry with Ashlee Haze

As part of PNW's Black History Month events, join a virtual workshop with poet Ashlee Haze during which PNW students can learn how to write petty poetry.

Summer 2021 Registration Underway

Contact your academic advisor regarding questions about course selection and staying on track for graduation.

Founder’s Day

In observance of Founder's Day celebrations, no classes starting at or after 12:00 p.m. (noon).

Days of Discovery – Registration Deadline

The Office of Research and the Faculty Research Board are excited to invite you to the fifth annual Research Symposium, the Days of Discovery, on April 1 and 2.

Purdue Northwest Today

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program for Got Evidence? PNW’s Indiana Center for Evidence-Based Nursing Practice Does!

Spring Recess

Spring recess runs Monday, March 15 through Saturday, March 20.

Deadline to Submit Comments for HLC Accreditation

PNW is preparing for a reaccreditation evaluation by the Higher Learning Commission. Conducted on a 10-year cycle, this rigorous process includes a 40,000-word self evaluation and an HLC campus visit in April 2021.

PNW Pantry March Food Drive

The Hammond and Westville campus pantries will be holding their March Food Drive on both campuses.

2021 Days of Discovery

Our annual research celebrations enables students and research to present their research and other scholarly activities with the PNW campus community.

Higher Learning Commission On-Site Visit

As part of PNW 's reaccreditation evaluation by the Higher Learning Commission, a review team will be on campus for evaluation.

Purdue Northwest Today

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program discussing Honoring Purdue Northwest Graduates.

Spring 2021 Commencement

Save the date! PNW is excited to announce outdoor, in-person ceremonies, with appropriate health and safety protocols, to celebrate the academic achievements of the spring Class of 2021.

Memorial Day

In observance of Memorial Day, the PNW campuses will be closed and there will be no classes. Classes will resume on Tuesday, June 1.

Independence Holiday

In observance of Independence Day, the PNW campuses will be closed and there will be no classes. Classes will resume on Tuesday, July 6.

Recurring

Undergraduate Research Grant Proposal Development Workshop

Join a proposal development workshop for the Undergraduate Research Grant, including a presentation with formatting and writing tips, followed by an in-person workshop with staff from the Writing Center to ask questions, brainstorm, write and edit your proposal.

Recurring

Undergraduate Research Grant Proposal Development Workshop

Join a proposal development workshop for the Undergraduate Research Grant, including a presentation with formatting and writing tips, followed by an in-person workshop with staff from the Writing Center to ask questions, brainstorm, write and edit your proposal.

Fall 2021 Virtual Career Expo

The Purdue University Northwest Fall Career Expo is a career fair for students and alumni of Purdue University that are seeking full-time employment and internships across all industries and academic majors. 

Finals Week Modified Hours

The Follett Bookstore and Chartwells Dining will have modified hours during finals week from December 13 through 18. Happy studying!

Winter Recess

Purdue University Northwest will be closed Dec. 23, 2021 to Jan. 2, 2022 for winter recess.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the PNW campuses will be closed and there will be no classes. Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 18.