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.


Congratulations to our Spring 2024 Purdue University Northwest graduates! We're excited to see everything you accomplish as you Power Onward to promising futures.

Spring 2024 Commencement

We were proud to recognize PNW’s Spring 2024 graduates with a celebratory commencement ceremony on May 4, 2024.



Commencement Highlights

Additional Resources

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Commencement FAQs

Have questions about PNW commencement? Find answers to our frequently asked questions!

A PNW student athlete poses with their degree holder during commencement


Find details about your diploma, distribution dates and reorders.

Three students stand together during spring commencement

Degree Requirements

Read the official process for awarding PNW degrees.

A student's graduation cap that is decorated with the PNW logo

Commencement Archive

Look back at past PNW graduation ceremonies!

Upcoming Events

Sep 08

Deadline to Submit Fall 2024 Application to Graduate

Students completing their degree requirements in Fall 2024 are required to apply to graduate by Saturday, September 8.

Dec 14

Fall 2024 Commencement

Fall 2024 Commencement ceremonies will be held indoors at the Hammond campus on Saturday, December 14, 2024.

News And Announcements

Yung Gravy performs onstage while wearing a PNW Hockey jersey.

Ten highlights from the 2023-24 academic year

PNW’s 2023-24 academic year was marked by historic opportunities in academics and community impact, major designations reflecting university strategic initiatives, new feats for Pride Athletics, engaging and empowering student life events and much more.

Students sit in commencement regalia during the Spring 2024 commencement ceremony

Purdue University Northwest spring graduates encouraged to be brave in their careers

PNW spring 2024 graduates arduously persisted to complete their college degrees. Intensive hours spent studying or researching, leading on-campus events, and shining on the field or court have prepared PNW graduates well for their next professional ventures.

Anthony Powell

Uncorking a Career: Meet 2024 PNW graduate Anthony Powell

Anthony Powell, ’24, will be one step closer to his dream of owning a winery and restaurant when he graduates with a bachelor of science degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM).