A table setting at Purdue University Northwest's Hospitality and Tourism Management Building.

Event Planning at Purdue University Northwest

Whether you're looking to host a wedding, conference or business meeting, PNW has the right venue for you! Explore event planning and rental possibilities in our beautiful Northwest Indiana facilities.

Plan Your Private Event at PNW

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The Great Hall

The jewel of PNW’s Westville campus, this modern, beautifully designed events and conference center can host up to 800 guests.

Outdoor wedding seating at Gabis Arboretum at Purdue University Northwest

Gabis Arboretum

With indoor and outdoor venues, Gabis Arboretum at Purdue University Northwest has a scenic setting for every occasion.

A stage and event seating at Alumni Hall on PNW's Hammond campus.

Hammond Campus

From meeting rooms to spacious Alumni Hall, explore options for hosting your private event on PNW’s Hammond Campus.

A commencement event with balloons on PNW's Westville campus.

Westville Campus

From elegant art-filled spaces to comfy meeting rooms, explore options for hosting your private event on PNW’s Westville Campus.

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PNW Catering

You can find PNW catering options to satisfy every taste, from a simple coffee breakfast to an upscale executive luncheon!

See PNW’s Catering Guide

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Internal Events: Faculty/Staff

Are you a PNW employee looking to host an event on campus? See how to get started with our internal events guide.

Learn About Hosting an Internal Event

Upcoming PNW Events

Dec 09

Fall 2023 Classes End

Fall Classes end Saturday, Dec. 10. Next week are final exams!

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,

Jan 08

Spring 2024 Classes Start

Welcome back for the Spring 2024 semester!

Feb 01

The Mane Event

Join the Pride at the Mane Event, presented by Purdue Federal Credit Union! Cheer on men’s and women’s basketball while enjoying free food, giveaways and more.