Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Promoting and enhancing a culture of inclusivity, ethical behavior, equitable treatment, equal access and equal opportunity for all community members.



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A Landmark Celebration

June 23, 2022 marked the 50th Anniversary of Title IX.  The University is committed to complying with Title IX and is dedicated to commemorating this landmark U.S. law. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) is a federal law that ensures, No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

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Title IX Service Award Recipients

Five individuals affiliated with Purdue University Northwest are winners of the 2022 Title IX Distinguished Service Award from Purdue University. As reported in Purdue Today, our colleagues and alumna are among 15 recipients of this prestigious award.

Meet the Honorees

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Ensuring Accessibility

PNW is committed to providing equal access to employment opportunities, educational programs, services, activities and events.

See Accessibility Guidelines

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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

(219) 989-2337 (Hammond) | (219) 785-5545 (Westville)

Additional Resources

File a Complaint

See the steps you need to follow if you have been subjected to discrimination or harassment.

Know Title IX

Discover where to go and what to do for incidents of sex-based discrimination and sexual harassment.

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ADA Requests

See the process to request accommodations and  report accessibility concerns.

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PNW en Español

Obtenga información importante sobre Purdue University Northwest, incluyendo los programas académicos y la vida estudiantil.

Feb 08

Black History Month

From paint and sip parties and meditations to mental health discussions, get ready to celebrate Black History Month all month long with PNW!

Feb 08

Black History Month: Networking with the Career Center

Join us for a collaboration with the PNW Career Center! We will explore guiding professionals along thriving pathways that expand their network, professional development, and earning potential.

Feb 09

Black History Month Meditation Session with NSBE

Join the National Society of Black Engineers for a break and a time of focusing on mindfulness! This event will be held in the Dance Studio located in the FRC on the Hammond campus. 

Feb 13

Black History Month: Paint and Sip with UVAB

Come join us for a fun night of painting, food, and mocktails with the University Village Activities Board!