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June 2020

Society of Innovators 2020 Innovators Awards Nominations

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - August 21 @ 11:30 pm

Nominations are open for the Society of Innovators' 2020 Innovators Awards. Dedicated to the idea that anyone can be an innovator, the Society recognizes that innovation is the key to 21st Century competitiveness.

August 2020

Summer 2020 Classes End

August 7

New Student Orientation

August 7
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until August 8, 2020

Get ready to start the semester right! Our drive-through New Student Orientation will give you the chance to pick up university resources and some fun swag to show off your PNW Pride.

New Student Orientation

August 8
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until August 8, 2020

Get ready to start the semester right! Our drive-through New Student Orientation will give you the chance to pick up university resources and some fun swag to show off your PNW Pride.

New Student Orientation

August 10 - August 15
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until August 15, 2020

Get ready to start the semester right! Our drive-through New Student Orientation will give you the chance to pick up university resources and some fun swag to show off your PNW Pride.

Summer 2020 Grades Due

August 11

New Student Orientation

August 11 - August 16
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until August 15, 2020

Get ready to start the semester right! Our drive-through New Student Orientation will give you the chance to pick up university resources and some fun swag to show off your PNW Pride.

New Student Orientation

August 12 - August 17
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until August 15, 2020

Get ready to start the semester right! Our drive-through New Student Orientation will give you the chance to pick up university resources and some fun swag to show off your PNW Pride.

New Student Orientation

August 13 - August 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until August 15, 2020

Get ready to start the semester right! Our drive-through New Student Orientation will give you the chance to pick up university resources and some fun swag to show off your PNW Pride.

New Student Orientation

August 14 - August 19
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until August 15, 2020

Get ready to start the semester right! Our drive-through New Student Orientation will give you the chance to pick up university resources and some fun swag to show off your PNW Pride.

New Student Orientation

August 15 - August 20
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until August 15, 2020

Get ready to start the semester right! Our drive-through New Student Orientation will give you the chance to pick up university resources and some fun swag to show off your PNW Pride.

IS Software Learning Conference

August 17 @ 9:00 am - August 18 @ 5:00 pm

As we approach the beginning of the Fall semester, Information Services cordially invites you to join us for the first ever Software Learning eConference. This two day series of workshops will highlight various software that can help you be efficient and successful for the fall semester. 

Alumni Book Club

August 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join PNW alumni in discussing “Valentine” by Elizabeth Wetmore.

December Graduate Plan of Study Deadline

August 21

If you intend to graduate in Fall 2020, the deadline to submit your Plan of Study as FINAL is Friday, August 21, 2020. If you cannot submit it by this date, please contact the Graduate Studies Office at (219) 989-2257 (grad@pnw.edu).

Hoosier Riverwatch Certification

August 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Attendees learn about watersheds, water pollution and stream monitoring for ecological integrity under the guidance of a qualified instructor.

Webinar: Beaver Ecology

August 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Did you know there is a beaver that has made its home in Gabis Arboretum's wetlands? Join ecology expert Joseph Eisinger to discuss the impacts beavers have on their environment and how to identify a beaver in their natural habitat.

Fall 2020 Classes Begin

August 24

Fall 2020 Late Registration Begins

August 24

Pride Pickup – Westville Campus

August 25 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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

Virtual Welcome Rally

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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

August 27 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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

Fall 2020 Late Registration ends at 4:00 P.M.

August 28

Fall 2020 Late Registration ends at 4:00 P.M. on Friday, August 28.

Fall 2020 Payment Deadline

August 28 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Payments for Fall 2020 classes beginning are due by 4 p.m.

Last Day for 100% Refund of Fall 2020 Tuition and Fees

August 28 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

100% Refund for Fall 2020 Tuition and Fees ends at 4:00 P.M. on Friday, August 28.

Deadline to Submit Fall 2020 Intent to Graduate

August 28 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

You must notify the Office of the Registrar of your intent to graduate when you are registering for your final course(s) of your degree program.

Virtual Pride Stride

August 28 @ 8:00 am - August 30 @ 5:00 pm

Use your favorite app to time your stride, then send in your results. Splash yourself with color, snap a selfie and share! More details to follow.

September 2020

Labor Day Holiday

September 7

In observance of Labor Day, the PNW campuses will be closed and there will be no classes. Classes will resume on Tuesday, September 8. 

Student Life Virtual Bingo

September 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until November 2, 2020

Join Student Life every first Monday of the month for virtual bingo! Each game features a prize.

Deadline to Submit Fall 2020 Residency Application

September 14 @ 12:00 am - 4:30 pm

Deadline to submit application and supporting documentation for residency reclassification for Fall 2020 is Monday, September 14, by 4:30 PM.

Alumni Book Club

September 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join PNW alumni in discussing “The Dutch House” by Ann Patchett.

December Graduate Candidacy Deadline

September 18

If you intend to graduate in Fall 2020, you must declare your intent to graduate to your department no later than Friday, September 18, 2020.

Government and Non-Profit Industry Day

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join a virtual networking event for students and alumni of PNW that are seeking full-time employment and internships in Government and Non-Profit Industries.

Technology and Manufacturing Industry Day In Partnership with IEEE

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join a virtual networking event for students and alumni of PNW that are seeking full-time employment and internships in the fields of Technology and Manufacturing.

Construction and Civil Engineering Industry Day

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join a virtual networking event for students and alumni of PNW that are seeking full-time employment and internships in the fields related to Construction and Civil Engineering.

October 2020

Indiana Tree Steward Workshop

October 2 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 3, 2020

This two-day workshop provided by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources covers a number of topics on the planting and maintenance of trees.

Indiana Tree Steward Workshop

October 3 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 3, 2020

This two-day workshop provided by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources covers a number of topics on the planting and maintenance of trees.

Student Life Virtual Bingo

October 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until November 2, 2020

Join Student Life every first Monday of the month for virtual bingo! Each game features a prize.

Fall Break

October 12 - October 13

There will be no classes on October 12 or 13 for fall break, however PNW campuses will remain open. 

Alumni Book Club

October 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join PNW alumni in discussing “The Body: A Guide For Occupants” by Bill Bryson.

Graduation Expo – Westville Campus

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 20, 2020

All Spring 2020, Summer 2020, and Fall 2020 graduates and candidates are invited to pick up their graduation regalia, take professional photos, order class rings and announcements, and more!

Graduation Expo – Westville Campus

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 20, 2020

All Spring 2020, Summer 2020, and Fall 2020 graduates and candidates are invited to pick up their graduation regalia, take professional photos, order class rings and announcements, and more!

Graduation Expo – Hammond Campus

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 22, 2020

All Spring 2020, Summer 2020, and Fall 2020 graduates and candidates are invited to pick up their graduation regalia, take professional photos, order class rings and announcements, and more!

Graduation Expo – Hammond Campus

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 22, 2020

All Spring 2020, Summer 2020, and Fall 2020 graduates and candidates are invited to pick up their graduation regalia, take professional photos, order class rings and announcements, and more!

Spring 2021 Priority Registration Begins

October 26

Check your Registration Status in myPNW to find the earliest date and time you can register based on your classification.

November 2020

Student Life Virtual Bingo

November 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until November 2, 2020

Join Student Life every first Monday of the month for virtual bingo! Each game features a prize.

Celebration of Teaching Excellence

November 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join your colleagues for a day of celebrating excellence in teaching at Purdue University Northwest!

Last Day to Drop Fall 2020 Classes

November 13 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

The last day to drop Fall 2020 classes is Friday, November 13, by 4:30 P.M. (CST).

Alumni Book Club

November 19 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join PNW alumni in discussing “The Story of Arthur Truluv” by Pam Elizabeth Berg.

Deadline to Purchase Cap and Gown for Fall 2020 Commencement

November 20 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

The deadline to purchase your cap and gown from the University Bookstore for the Fall 2020 Commencement ceremonies is Friday, November 20, by 2:00 pm. Fall 2020 Commencement ceremonies will be held on the weekend of December 11th. Click here for more information about Graduation and Commencement.

Thanksgiving Break – No Classes

November 25

There will be no classes on Wednesday, November 25, however campuses will remain open. Campuses will be closed the remainder of Thanksgiving break through November 28.

Thanksgiving Break

November 26 - November 28

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

December 2020

Fall 2020 Classes End

December 12

Fall 2020 Final Exams

December 14 - December 19

Alumni Book Club

December 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join PNW alumni in discussing “Rust: A Memoir of Steele and Trust” by Eliese Colette Goldbach.

Fall 2020 Final Grades Due by 5:00 P.M. (CST)

December 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall 2020 Final Grades are due on Tuesday, December 22, by 5:00 P.M. (CST)

January 2021

Spring 2021 Classes Begin

January 11, 2021

Alumni Book Club

January 21, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join PNW alumni in discussing “Inheritance” by Dani Shapiro.

February 2021

Alumni Book Club

February 18, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join PNW alumni in discussing “Trials of the Earth” by Mary Mann Hamilton.

March 2021

Alumni Book Club

March 18, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join PNW alumni in discussing “Clara and Mr. Tiffany” by Susan Vreeland.

April 2021

2021 Days of Discovery

April 5, 2021 @ 8:00 am - April 7, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

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

Alumni Book Club

April 15, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join PNW alumni in discussing “Playing With Fire” by Tess Gerritsen.

One Book One Community: A Discussion with Anthony Ray Hinton

April 22, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for discussion and dialogue with Anthony Ray Hinton, author of the book “The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life, Freedom, and Justice.”

May 2021

Alumni Book Club

May 20, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join PNW alumni in discussing “The Turn of the Key” by Ruth Ware.

July 2021

Alumni Book Club

July 15, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join PNW alumni in discussing “The Bookshop” by Penelope Fitzgerald.

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