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Winter Recess – University Closed

December 22, 2023 - January 1, 2024

Purdue University Northwest will be closed from Friday, December 22 to Monday, January 1 for winter recess. Campus offices will reopen Tuesday, January 2, and classes will resume Monday, January 8.

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Updated Hours and Services

Information Services Customer Service Center
The Customer Service Center will be closed from December 22 through January 1.

Fitness Centers
Visit the Fitness Center web pages to explore updated winter recess hours for the Hammond and Westville fitness centers. Normal hours will resume when the Spring Semester begins on January 9.

The library is closed from noon on December 22 through January 1.

Holiday hours TBA.

The Bookstore will be closed from December 22 through January 1.
Visit the Bookstore page for January hours.

Gabis Arboretum
Gabis Arboretum will be closed from Friday, December 22 through Monday, January 2.

Office of Financial Aid
The Office of Financial Aid will be closed during winter recess and reopen on January 2. Students will continue to see messages in Student Self-Service and view emails through their PNW account.

Bursar will be closed during winter recess. Students may still make payments online or utilize the drop box on campus.

The Registrar will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from December 18 to December 23. The Registrar will be closed from December 22 until January 2.

The Housing Office will be closed from December 22 until January 1.

However, resident assistants and desk staff are still available to assist you. If you need assistance during the break, please visit or call the front desk of your building.

Griffin Hall: (219) 989-4150

Peregrine Hall: (219) 989-8322

PNW students play foosball

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!


To qualify as a 2023 gift, according to the IRS, your credit card gift must be processed online by 10:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on December 31, 2023 or by phone with a Purdue Northwest staff member by 5 p.m. (219-989-2323).  All mailed checks must be postmarked by midnight on December 31, 2023.

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