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February 2020

I’m First Celebration

February 26, 2020 @ 9:15 am - 2:00 pm

I'm First is an annual event that celebrates Purdue University Northwest's first generation college students.

Nerdology

February 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Nerdology is an interactive pop-culture trivia show, blending awesome games with fun audience interactions and nerdtastic trivia.

Film showing – The Matrix

February 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Department of History & Philosophy will be showing the 1999 film, the Matrix. Refreshments will be served and this event is open to the public.

I’m First Celebration

February 27, 2020 @ 9:15 am - 2:00 pm

I'm First is an annual event that celebrates Purdue University Northwest's first generation college students.

Spring Career Expo

February 28, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

This public employer recruiting event is open to PNW students of all majors as well as alumni and the general public.

March 2020

Indiana Women’s Suffrage Centennial (Westville)

March 2, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Joan Marie Johnson will do a presentation honoring the ideas and ideals that fueled the suffrage movement in Indiana, and the people who led the way. Public event

Indiana Women’s Suffrage Centennial (Hammond)

March 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Joan Marie Johnson will do a presentation honoring the ideas and ideals that fueled the suffrage movement in Indiana, and the people who led the way. Public event

CHESS Pop-Up Career Closet (Canceled)

March 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
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One event on April 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

Students and community members can pick up free professional and business-casual attire that is appropriate for your career fairs, interviews and the workplace.

Celebrate the Power of the Pride (Westville)

March 3, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Enjoy free food, giveaways and a celebration of what makes PNW special! You’ll also get a first look at PNW’s new brand identity, built on your passion, perseverance and drive.

History Matters – Punk: A Culture Of Protest

March 3, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

At its core punk is an entire culture built around protest. Without it, something may be "punk rock," but it wouldn't be punk.

Stargazing at Gabis Arboretum

March 3, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join PNW astronomers for an evening of stargazing and planet viewing at Gabis Arboretum!

Blood Drive

March 4, 2020

Blood Drive At Westville Campus

Celebrate the Power of the Pride (Hammond)

March 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Enjoy free food, giveaways and a celebration of what makes PNW special! You’ll also get a first look at PNW’s new brand identity, built on your passion, perseverance and drive.

Save the Date: Founder’s Day

March 6, 2020

For Founders Day 2020, we will showcase the hard work and talent of our incredible community.

You’re Not Alone Summit

March 7, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Hosted by the PNW College of Nursing, this free summit will focus on educating the community about substance abuse, addiction stigmas and available support resources.

Taylor Dumpson

March 7, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Ms. Dumpson was the first African American female to be elected as student body president at American University in Washington, DC. As a result of her victory, she was trolled and targeted by white supremacists, however, she fought back by suing, and won.

CHESS Pop-Up Career Closet

March 9, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Pick up free professional and business-casual attire that is appropriate for your career fairs, interviews and the workplace.

Priority Registration: First-Year Students

March 10, 2020 - March 11, 2020

Stay on track for graduation—sign up for your fall 2020 classes during priority registration!

The Scoop on the Mediterranean Diet

March 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn an easy, tasty way to fight inflammation, chronic conditions, and depression with the Mediterranean diet.

The 2020 Election – A Philosophical Perspective

March 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Drawing on the resources of philosophy, this presentation offers a look at the 2020 Presidential election, focusing on the records and policy proposals of the candidates who remain in the race.

Master Plan Community Open House

March 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Students, faculty and staff can stop by and share input on PNW’s facilities and learn about the new Facilities Master Plan.

The 2020 Election – A Philosophical Perspective

March 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

This presentation offers a philosophical look at the 2020 Presidential election, focusing on the records and policy proposals of the candidates who remain in the race.

Exploring the Benefits and Limitations of the Teacher Performance Assessment (Canceled)

March 11, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Come join this Spotlight on edTPA and learn from years of research and a local study on Purdue Northwest teacher candidates

Master Plan Community Open House (Canceled)

March 12, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Students, faculty and staff can stop by and share input on PNW’s facilities and learn about the new Facilities Master Plan.

Gardening with Wildlife: Gardening for the Birds

March 14, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Master Gardener Susan Radovich will discuss what attracts birds and how to design a bird-friendly garden at PNW's Gabis Arboretum.

PNW Spring Break

March 16, 2020 - March 20, 2020

There will be no classes in session but campus will be open as PNW observes spring break!

The Mystery of Sleep

March 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Understand why sleep is vital to good health and tools on how to work with sleep challenges such as shift work.

Candid COVID-19 Conversations

March 20, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

How should leaders respond when facing unexpected chaos and confusion? Join the Society of Innovators and the Leadership Institute at Purdue Northwest to process how we might respond in purposeful ways.

Online Learning Begins

March 23, 2020

PNW classes will reconvene remotely on March 23. Remote learning will continue for the remainder of the semester, including the final exam period.

Ronald E. McNair Program Introduction, New Student Orientation, and Summer Research Internship Program (SRIP) Informational Session

March 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement program is hosting a one day, introduction and orientation event. This event is open to PNW students interested in the McNair program, newly accepted McNair scholars, and current McNair Scholars. We will answer questions about the program and discuss our Summer Research Internship Program.

New McNair Scholar Orientation

March 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

A mandatory seminar that further introduces new McNair scholars to the program. Program expectations and possibilities will be shared during this seminar. Meeting Number: 642 638 998 Audio Connection: 1 855-282-6330 (Toll Free)

Summer Research Internship Program (SRIP): An Introduction/Submitting Your Proposal

March 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Scholars have the opportunity to receive $2800 by conducting faculty-guided research on a topic of their choosing. Scholars will receive an in-depth look at the internship requirements and projects conducted by previous McNair scholars. Scholars will also be provided with information on how to submit a successful SRIP proposal. Only 12 scholars will be chosen for SRIP. Meeting Number: 619 9001 722 Audio Connection: 1 855-282-6330 (Toll Free)

Student Life Jog

March 25, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On days with nice weather, we want to encourage students to step outside for a walk/jog/run whatever works for you! Take advantage of this time to step outside and send PNW your post walk/jog/run selfie!

History Matters Event (Canceled)

March 26, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This event has been canceled due to PNW’s COVID-19 precautionary planning. “How the Recent Supreme Court has undermined the US Constitution, Democracy, and Women’s Rights." This presentation by Dr. Saul Lerner will describe how the recent politically conservative members of the Supreme Court, arguing in behalf of a fraudulent claim of “originalism” has worked to alter the basic structure of the US Constitution and the freedoms of Americans, such as separation of church and state, women’s and LGBT rights, and civil…

Three-Minute Thesis: Presentation Practice

March 27, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Three-Minute Thesis participants can get help practicing your presentation in this special workshop led by professor Erin Protsman.

Technology Faculty and Staff Convocation (Canceled)

March 27, 2020 @ 9:15 am - 11:00 am

This event has been canceled due to PNW’s COVID-19 precautionary planning.

Preview PNW: Westville (Canceled)

March 28, 2020

Explore PNW’s Westville campus and meet academic faculty, campus departments, student organizations and fellow new members of The Pride.

SRIP: Narrowing Your Research Topic

March 30, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Scholars will be given instructions on how to choose a research topic, narrow its scope, and differentiate their research from others of the same topic. Meeting Number: 611 266 522 Audio Connection: 1 855-282-6330 (Toll Free)

Community Conversations About COVID-19: What’s Your New Normal?

March 31, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This free, remote workshop will feature honest conversations, useful resources and helpful connections as we explore how Northwest Indiana is responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

April 2020

CHESS Pop-Up Career Closet (Canceled)

April 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

Students and community members can pick up free professional and business-casual attire that is appropriate for your career fairs, interviews and the workplace.

Mission Improvable (Canceled)

April 1, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Student Life as we bring in a fun improv group on April 1 to ring in the most notorious day for joke telling! Spots are limited so please RSVP.

Graduate School and You: Graduating Senior Update

April 2, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Graduating McNair Scholars will provide updates on the graduate program application. This seminar will address issues of accepting graduate program offers and financing graduate school. Meeting Number: 617 262 700 Audio Connection: 1 855-282-6330 (Toll Free)

Community Conversations About COVID-19: Focus on Education

April 2, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This free, remote workshop will feature honest conversations, useful resources and helpful connections as we explore how Northwest Indiana is responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

Virtual Workshop: How to be More Interesting Than a Cell Phone®

April 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Hear Deedre Daniel discuss the importance of building real connections with others and creative methods to generate memorable moments with them. A free virtual workshop!

McNair Recruitment and Informational Session

April 3, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Scholars are invited to recommend students to become McNair scholars. This session will allow students to further discover the benefits of being a McNair scholar. Meeting Number: 616 103 722 Audio Connection: 1 855-282-6330 (Toll Free)

A Day in the Life Series: Healthcare Recruiting Event 2020 (Canceled)

April 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A professional networking and recruitment fair for students and alumni of PNW to connect with recruiting healthcare employers.

3MT Competition (Canceled)

April 6, 2020

Students provide a speedy summary of their research in this lively research-communication competition.

Student Government Association: Elections Week

April 6, 2020 - April 10, 2020

Student Government elections run from March 30 to April 3! Students will receive an email from PNW Dean of Students containing a Qualtrics link where you can cast your vote.

Innovation Workshop: Introduction to Business Design Thinking

April 6, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

This workshop will introduce you to tools and processes that are part of the foundation needed for Business Design Thinking.

Community Conversations About COVID-19: Acclimating Back

April 7, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This free, remote workshop will feature honest conversations, useful resources and helpful connections as we explore how Northwest Indiana is responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

Community Conversations About COVID-19: Focus on Adaptive Leadership

April 9, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This free, remote workshop will feature honest conversations, useful resources and helpful connections as we explore how Northwest Indiana is responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

Indiana Master Naturalist at Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest (Canceled)

April 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 11, 2020

Due to COVID-19, this event has been canceled for spring 2020.

Deadline: Strategic Plan Feedback

April 10, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

We have reopened our Strategic Plan feedback period and welcome comments from all members of the PNW community through April 10, 2020.

Intramural “Intra Mural” Art Contest Deadline

April 13, 2020

Submit a drawing expressing "life during COVID" as a PNW student or employee. The winner will be allowed to paint their picture on the running track wall with the past Intramural “Intra mural” winners.

Community Conversations About COVID-19: What Has Forever Changed?

April 14, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This free, remote workshop will feature honest conversations, useful resources and helpful connections as we explore how Northwest Indiana is responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

R.A.D. Free, 9-Hour Women’s Self Defense (Canceled)

April 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 28, 2020

YOU are your best defense! The PNW Hammond Campus Police Department offers the free, 9-hour Rape Aggression Defense class in Peregrine Hall 300.

FAFSA Filing Deadline: State Aid in Indiana

April 15, 2020

If you are planning to attend PNW, have applied for admission or are thinking about attending college in the fall of 2020, it is important to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

SRIP: Proposal Check-Up Session

April 15, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This session will grant McNair scholars the opportunity to refine their SRIP proposals before they are submitted on April 30, 2020. Meeting Number: 618 033 479 Audio Connection: 1 855-282-6330 (Toll Free)

Technology Day (Canceled)

April 16, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

The College of Technology will host its Senior Design Project Showcase during its annual Technology Day event. This event is open to high school students, current university students, faculty, and industry professionals.

Community Conversations About COVID-19: Focus on Economics

April 16, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This free, remote workshop will feature honest conversations, useful resources and helpful connections as we explore how Northwest Indiana is responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

Alumni Book Club

April 16, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join PNW alumni in discussing "Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows" by Balli Kaur Jaswal.

Indiana Master Naturalist at Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest (Canceled)

April 16, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 11, 2020

Due to COVID-19, this event has been canceled for spring 2020.

Rising Together: The Story of Chicago’s Innovation Ecosystem

April 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Learn about innovation ecosystems in this free virtual workshop featuring Luke Tanen, Executive Director at Chicago Innovation. We will discuss their new book, "Rising Together: The Story of Chicago's Innovation Ecosystem."

Promotion & Tenure Information Session

April 17, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This informational session regarding the Promotion and Tenure process at PNW will include breakout groups for faculty at different stages in the process and a panel discussion with faculty who recently served on review committees.

Preview PNW: Hammond (Canceled)

April 18, 2020

Explore PNW’s Hammond campus and meet academic faculty, campus departments, student organizations and fellow new members of The Pride!

Community Conversations About COVID-19: Prepping for a Future Crisis

April 21, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This free, remote workshop will feature honest conversations, useful resources and helpful connections as we explore how Northwest Indiana is responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

R.A.D. Free, 9-Hour Women’s Self Defense (Canceled)

April 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 28, 2020

YOU are your best defense! The PNW Hammond Campus Police Department offers the free, 9-hour Rape Aggression Defense class in Peregrine Hall 300.

Simplified Approach to At Home Fitness Discussion

April 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

PNW Fitness Center Exercise Specialist Nate Lewis will guide you through the key elements of a well-rounded fitness routine that you can do at home! ​

Virtual Fitness: Abs and Core

April 22, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
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One event on April 24, 2020 at 9:00 am

Join the PNW Fitness Center for a 30-minute virtual abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength.

Community Conversations About COVID-19: Focus on HR

April 23, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This free, remote workshop will feature honest conversations, useful resources and helpful connections as we explore how Northwest Indiana is responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

Indiana Master Naturalist at Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest (Canceled)

April 23, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 11, 2020

Due to COVID-19, this event has been canceled for spring 2020.

Last Day to Submit Thesis for First Review (Hard Copy Required)

April 24, 2020

Writing Retreat

April 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

All faculty are invited to attend this virtual writing retreat. Pick your favorite spot to work and set aside as much (or as little) time as you're able to dedicate to your research/writing projects.

Stimulate Your Creatively: How to Creatively Stay Sane and Limitless (Even in Times of Crisis)

April 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for a free, virtual workshop featuring Monica Kang, a creative educator who is transforming today’s workforce through the power of creativity.

Virtual Fitness: Abs and Core

April 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
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One event on April 24, 2020 at 9:00 am

Join the PNW Fitness Center for a 30-minute virtual abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength.

Spotlight on Community Conversations

April 24, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This virtual panel discussion will explore the role of social-emotional learning in classrooms and communities, with panelists sharing their unique perspectives about balancing academic rigor with empathy and care.

Taking on COVID-19: Networking in Uncertain Times

April 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us as panelists from Northwestern Mutual discuss how to network during these uncertain times.

Live: Total Body Seated Workout

April 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Workout with Fitness Center Manager - Hammond Campus, Tabitha Stills, in a low-impact class designed to burn some extra calories by incorporating seated body movement exercises in the comfort of a chair.

Community Conversations About COVID-19: Innovation

April 28, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This free, remote workshop will feature honest conversations, useful resources and helpful connections as we explore how Northwest Indiana is responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

R.A.D. Free, 9-Hour Women’s Self Defense (Canceled)

April 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 28, 2020

YOU are your best defense! The PNW Hammond Campus Police Department offers the free, 9-hour Rape Aggression Defense class in Peregrine Hall 300.

Days of Discovery

April 29, 2020 - May 15, 2020

Join us for a virtual celebration of the research, scholarship and creative activities of PWN faculty members and students!

Stay Fit This Week – Live – Abs and Core Class

April 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am

John Bobalik is at it again for a 30- minute, body-weight abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength while performing a variety of exercise without the use of equipment.

Teaching Online in Brightspace Workshop 1: Getting Started Designing and Building your Course

April 29, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Learn more about how to structure an online course and build it in Brightspace.

Webinar: Understanding Your Financial Aid

April 29, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Tanika House, Assistant Director of Financial Aid, as she helps you understand your financial aid at Purdue University Northwest.

Application Fee Holiday

April 30, 2020 - August 1, 2020

We are waiving our $25 fee for undergraduate applications! Take advantage of this special offer to find your place and Power Onward with Purdue University Northwest.

Summer Research Internship Program Proposals Due

April 30, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

McNair scholars are to submit their SRIP proposals to roy.hamilton@pnw.edu.

Live: Why Exercise Discussion

April 30, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:15 pm

Join Westville Fitness Center Manager and Sports Nutritionist James Shmagranoff for a live discussion of the importance of exercise towards mental and physical health.

Community Conversations About COVID-19: Focus on Innovation

April 30, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This free, remote workshop will feature honest conversations, useful resources and helpful connections as we explore how Northwest Indiana is responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

Indiana Master Naturalist at Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest (Canceled)

April 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 11, 2020

Due to COVID-19, this event has been canceled for spring 2020.

May 2020

Last Day to Drop Spring 2020 Classes

May 1, 2020

Spring 2020 classes must be dropped by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 1.

Teaching Online in Brightspace Workshop 2: Grading and Giving Feedback

May 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Learn more about explaining student assignments clearly, assessing student learning and providing effective feedback using the tools available in Brightspace.

Live Abs and Core Class

May 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

John Bobalik is at it again for a 30- minute, body-weight abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength while performing a variety of exercise without the use of equipment.

Live: Corrective Exercise

May 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 5:10 pm

Spend 10 minutes out of your day going over mobility and strengthening drills to help improve movements during your workouts and everyday life.

Spring 2020 Classes End

May 2, 2020

Semester end is here, gear up and all the best for exams.

Last Day for Thesis First Soft Copy Review (Even If Content Is Not Done)

May 2, 2020

Hoosier Riverwatch Certification Workshop

May 2, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Gabis Arboretum at PNW is hosting a Hoosier Riverwatch Workshop through the Indiana Department of Environmental Management.

Stay Fit This Week – Live – Full Body H.I.T (High Intensity Training) Class

May 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:25 am

Join a 25-minute, High Intensity Full Body Workout. Improve your muscular strength, physical endurance, increase general physical preparedness and test build your cardio.

Spring 2020 Final Exams

May 4, 2020 - May 9, 2020

Kickoff Week: Daily Virtual Visits

May 4, 2020 - May 8, 2020

Beginning May 4, Purdue University Northwest will be offering daily virtual visits to help prospective students see how PNW prepares students for success.

Student Life: Virtual Bingo

May 4, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Interested in winning toilet paper or free food? Join Student Life and Housing for a fun game of virtual bingo!

Last Day to Have Thesis Approved by PNW

May 5, 2020

Deadline for graduate theses to be approved by Purdue University Northwest.

Live: Total Body Seated Workout

May 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 9 times

Workout with Hammond Fitness Center Manager Tabitha Stills in a low-impact class designed to burn some extra calories by incorporating seated body movement exercises in the comfort of a chair.

Teaching Online in Brightspace Workshop 3: Communication and Engagement

May 5, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Learn more about best practices for engaging students in learning in the online environment and how to use Brightspace tools for communication and engagement.

Live: SilverSneakers Classic

May 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, happening 9 times

Join us for a LIVE 30-minute class of your favorite SilverSneakers exercises that can be performed in the comfort of your own space without having access to resist-a-bands or dumbbells!

Indiana Master Naturalist at Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest (Canceled)

May 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 11, 2020

Due to COVID-19, this event has been canceled for spring 2020.

Notification of SRIP Proposal Status

May 8, 2020

McNair scholars will be notified via email of the status of their SRIP proposals.

Last Day to Submit Approved Thesis (approved by West Lafayette)

May 8, 2020 @ 12:00 am - 12:00 pm

Today if your last day to submit an approved thesis (approved by West Lafayette). Submissions are due by noon.

Spring 2020 PNW Commencement (Canceled)

May 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Unfortunately, for the health and safety of everyone, PNW's commencement ceremonies will not be taking place as scheduled in May. See the Commencement Announcement

Live: Abs and Core Class

May 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, happening 9 times

John Bobalik is at it again for a 30- minute, body-weight abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength while performing a variety of exercise without the use of equipment.

Live: Corrective Exercise

May 8, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 5:10 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, happening 2 times

Spend 10 minutes out of your day going over mobility and strengthening drills to help improve movements during your workouts and everyday life.

Nature Journaling for the Casual Naturalist

May 9, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join PNW Professor Vanessa Quinn for an online training on getting started with nature journaling.

Live: Full Body H.I.T. (High Intensity Training) Class

May 9, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:25 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, happening 2 times

Improve your muscular strength, physical endurance, increase general physical preparedness and test build your cardio.

Spring 2020 PNW Commencement (Canceled)

May 9, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Unfortunately, for the health and safety of everyone, PNW's commencement ceremonies will not be taking place as scheduled in May. See the Commencement Announcement

Live: Extreme Upper Body Core Workout Without Equipment

May 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, happening 9 times

Join PNW Fitness Center Exercise Physiologist, John Bobalik, for a high intensity, fast paced class for those at a high level of fitness.

Taking on COVID-19: How to Upskill to Broaden Your Career Opportunities

May 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Learn how job seekers can upskill and transition skills from industry to industry.

Spring 2020 Grades Due

May 12, 2020

Taking on COVID-19: Learning How to Cope When Your Career Plans Change

May 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Learn how to manage stress during this time, especially when your job search plans change.

Live: Abs and Core Class

May 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 9 times

John Bobalik is at it again for a 30- minute, body-weight abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength while performing a variety of exercise without the use of equipment.

Live – SilverSneakers Classic

May 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday and Friday, happening 9 times

Join us for a LIVE 30-minute class of your favorite SilverSneakers exercises that can be performed in the comfort of your own space without having access to resist-a-bands or dumbbells!

Indiana Master Naturalist at Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest (Canceled)

May 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 11, 2020

Due to COVID-19, this event has been canceled for spring 2020.

Live – SilverSneakers Classic

May 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday and Friday, happening 9 times

Join us for a LIVE 30-minute class of your favorite SilverSneakers exercises that can be performed in the comfort of your own space without having access to resist-a-bands or dumbbells!

Live: Abs and Core Class

May 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, happening 9 times

John Bobalik is at it again for a 30- minute, body-weight abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength while performing a variety of exercise without the use of equipment.

Live: Corrective Exercise

May 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 5:10 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, happening 2 times

Spend 10 minutes out of your day going over mobility and strengthening drills to help improve movements during your workouts and everyday life.

Live: Full Body H.I.T. (High Intensity Training) Class

May 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:25 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, happening 2 times

Improve your muscular strength, physical endurance, increase general physical preparedness and test build your cardio.

Summer Session I Classes Begin

May 18, 2020

Summer classes are in session! We look forward to students continuing to learn.

Live: Extreme Upper Body Core Workout Without Equipment

May 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, happening 9 times

Join PNW Fitness Center Exercise Physiologist, John Bobalik, for a high intensity, fast paced class for those at a high level of fitness.

Wellness Webinar on Restorative Yoga, Tai Chi and Hypertension

May 19, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Part IV of our Stress Management Series, this webinar will teach experiential techniques to reduce blood pressure and overall stress.

CARES Act Emergency Fund Application Deadline

May 20, 2020 @ 8:00 am - May 28, 2020 @ 11:30 pm

The CARES Act Emergency Fund application deadline is Thursday, May 28, 2020 for priority consideration of funds.

Live: Abs and Core Class

May 20, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 9 times

John Bobalik is at it again for a 30- minute, body-weight abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength while performing a variety of exercise without the use of equipment.

Teaching Online in Brightspace Workshop 1: Getting Started Designing and Building your Course

May 20, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Faculty who are teaching this summer are invited to attend this workshop to learn more about how to structure an online course and build it in Brightspace.

Alumni Book Club

May 21, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join PNW alumni in discussing "Just Mercy" by Bryan Stevenson.

Indiana Master Naturalist at Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest (Canceled)

May 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 11, 2020

Due to COVID-19, this event has been canceled for spring 2020.

Teaching Online in Brightspace Workshop 2: Grading and Giving Feedback

May 22, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Faculty who are teaching this summer are invited to attend this workshop to learn more about explaining student assignments clearly, assessing student learning and providing effective feedback using the tools available in Brightspace.

Live – SilverSneakers Classic

May 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday and Friday, happening 9 times

Join us for a LIVE 30-minute class of your favorite SilverSneakers exercises that can be performed in the comfort of your own space without having access to resist-a-bands or dumbbells!

Live: Abs and Core Class

May 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, happening 9 times

John Bobalik is at it again for a 30- minute, body-weight abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength while performing a variety of exercise without the use of equipment.

Memorial Day – No Classes and Campuses Are Closed

May 25, 2020

Enjoy your Memorial Day holiday!

Live: Extreme Upper Body Core Workout Without Equipment

May 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, happening 9 times

Join PNW Fitness Center Exercise Physiologist, John Bobalik, for a high intensity, fast paced class for those at a high level of fitness.

Live: Abs and Core Class

May 27, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 9 times

John Bobalik is at it again for a 30- minute, body-weight abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength while performing a variety of exercise without the use of equipment.

Teaching Online in Brightspace Workshop 3: Communication and Engagement

May 27, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Faculty who are teaching this summer are invited to attend this workshop to learn more about best practices for engaging students in learning in the online environment and how to use Brightspace tools for communication and engagement.

Student Life Step Challenge: Team Registrations Due

May 28, 2020

Join Student Life June 1 to July 17 for a chance to win a Fitbit! The team with the most combined steps at the end of the six-week challenge will win a Fitbit Inspire HR for each team member. 

Student Life Step Challenge Begins

May 28, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join Student Life June 1 to July 17 for a chance to win a Fitbit! The team with the most combined steps at the end of the six-week challenge will win a Fitbit Inspire HR for each team member. 

Admitted Students: Why Accept Your Offer?

May 28, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Admitted students, join PNW's Office of Admission as they provide you with information on what it means to accept an offer to PNW and answer your questions.

Indiana Master Naturalist at Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest (Canceled)

May 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 11, 2020

Due to COVID-19, this event has been canceled for spring 2020.

Live – SilverSneakers Classic

May 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday and Friday, happening 9 times

Join us for a LIVE 30-minute class of your favorite SilverSneakers exercises that can be performed in the comfort of your own space without having access to resist-a-bands or dumbbells!

Live: Abs and Core Class

May 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, happening 9 times

John Bobalik is at it again for a 30- minute, body-weight abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength while performing a variety of exercise without the use of equipment.

Executive MBA Open House

May 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join our program director, Dr. Pat Obi, on Webex for an overview of the Purdue University Northwest Executive MBA (EMBA) program. He will describe the 15-month, Saturdays-only, premier all-inclusive program.

Tree ID for the Novice Naturalist

May 30, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This online class through Zoom will help you learn to use a pocket ID guide to identify trees using leaf, bud and bark characteristics.

June 2020

Live: Extreme Upper Body Core Workout Without Equipment

June 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, happening 9 times

Join PNW Fitness Center Exercise Physiologist, John Bobalik, for a high intensity, fast paced class for those at a high level of fitness.

Student Life Virtual Bingo

June 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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.

Live: Abs and Core Class

June 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 9 times

John Bobalik is at it again for a 30- minute, body-weight abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength while performing a variety of exercise without the use of equipment.

Leadership in Action: Parents and the COVID-19 Pandemic

June 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

How can parents best guide themselves and those they care about through these turbulent times? Dr. Alyssa Westring will help you gain a greater sense of purpose, control and connection as you strive to meet the demands of your "new normal."

PNW Student Life: What’s In It For Me?

June 4, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Admitted students, join the PNW Student Life Office as they review with you the many ways you can engage in our campus community.

You’re Admitted! Now What?

June 4, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Congrats, you're admitted! Discover what happens next with an online information session with the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admission.

Indiana Master Naturalist at Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest (Canceled)

June 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 11, 2020

Due to COVID-19, this event has been canceled for spring 2020.

August Graduate Candidacy Deadline

June 5, 2020

If you intend to graduate in Summer 2020, you must declare your intent to graduate to your department no later than Friday, June 5, 2020.

Live – SilverSneakers Classic

June 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday and Friday, happening 9 times

Join us for a LIVE 30-minute class of your favorite SilverSneakers exercises that can be performed in the comfort of your own space without having access to resist-a-bands or dumbbells!

Live: Abs and Core Class

June 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, happening 9 times

John Bobalik is at it again for a 30- minute, body-weight abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength while performing a variety of exercise without the use of equipment.

Student Panel: Safe Return to Campus Task Force

June 5, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Students, share your input with PNW's Safe Return to Campus Task Force during this interactive Zoom panel!

Live: Extreme Upper Body Core Workout Without Equipment

June 8, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, happening 9 times

Join PNW Fitness Center Exercise Physiologist, John Bobalik, for a high intensity, fast paced class for those at a high level of fitness.

Live – SilverSneakers Classic

June 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday and Friday, happening 9 times

Join us for a LIVE 30-minute class of your favorite SilverSneakers exercises that can be performed in the comfort of your own space without having access to resist-a-bands or dumbbells!

Live: Abs and Core Class

June 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 9 times

John Bobalik is at it again for a 30- minute, body-weight abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength while performing a variety of exercise without the use of equipment.

You’re Admitted! Now What?

June 11, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Congrats, you're admitted! Discover what happens next with an online information session with the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admission.

Indiana Master Naturalist at Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest (Canceled)

June 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 11, 2020

Due to COVID-19, this event has been canceled for spring 2020.

Live: Abs and Core Class

June 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, happening 9 times

John Bobalik is at it again for a 30- minute, body-weight abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength while performing a variety of exercise without the use of equipment.

Executive MBA Open House

June 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join our program director, Dr. Pat Obi, on Webex for an overview of the Purdue University Northwest Executive MBA (EMBA) program. He will describe the 15-month, Saturdays-only, premier all-inclusive program.

Summer 2020 Late Registration Begins

June 15, 2020

Join us for another session of summer learning. 

Summer Session II Classes Begin

June 15, 2020

Join us for another session of summer learning.

Live: Extreme Upper Body Core Workout Without Equipment

June 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, happening 9 times

Join PNW Fitness Center Exercise Physiologist, John Bobalik, for a high intensity, fast paced class for those at a high level of fitness.

Student Government Association Presents Open Forum Town Hall

June 15, 2020 @ 3:00 pm

Join the Student Government Association for an open forum town hall with Provost Chris Holford and Nicky Jackson, PhD.

Make Your LinkedIn Profile POP

June 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Learn why you should be on LinkedIn, how to revamp your profile and which parts of your profile are most impactful in your online professional brand!

Live: Abs and Core Class

June 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 9 times

John Bobalik is at it again for a 30- minute, body-weight abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength while performing a variety of exercise without the use of equipment.

Admitted Students: PNW Housing FAQs

June 18, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Admitted students, join PNW Housing Operations Coordinator Jacqueline Chambers as she provides information on important upcoming dates and answers questions regarding your transition to on-campus living.

Alumni Book Club

June 18, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join PNW alumni in discussing a book selection.

Summer 2020 Late Registration Ends

June 19, 2020

Summer 2020 Late Registration ends at 4:30 pm on Friday, June 19.

Last Day for 100% Refund for Summer 2020 (Session II)

June 19, 2020

Last Day for 100% refund for Summer 2020 (Session II) by 4:30 pm

Summer 2020 Payment Deadline

June 19, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Payments for Summer 2020 classes beginning in June/July are due by 4 p.m.

Live: Abs and Core Class

June 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, happening 9 times

John Bobalik is at it again for a 30- minute, body-weight abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength while performing a variety of exercise without the use of equipment.

Live: Extreme Upper Body Core Workout Without Equipment

June 22, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, happening 9 times

Join PNW Fitness Center Exercise Physiologist, John Bobalik, for a high intensity, fast paced class for those at a high level of fitness.

Society of Innovators 2020 Awards Announcement

June 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join the Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest as we announce details for the 2020 Innovators Awards!

Society of Innovators 2020 Innovators Awards Nominations

June 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - August 21, 2020 @ 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.

LinkedIn: The Social Network You’re Missing Out On

June 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

You've worked hard on creating the perfect profile, now what? Learn strategies that will help you get noticed, make connections and build your professional brand.

Live: Abs and Core Class

June 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 9 times

John Bobalik is at it again for a 30- minute, body-weight abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength while performing a variety of exercise without the use of equipment.

Live: Abs and Core Class

June 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, happening 9 times

John Bobalik is at it again for a 30- minute, body-weight abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength while performing a variety of exercise without the use of equipment.

Live: Extreme Upper Body Core Workout Without Equipment

June 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, happening 9 times

Join PNW Fitness Center Exercise Physiologist, John Bobalik, for a high intensity, fast paced class for those at a high level of fitness.

Final Day to Give: “We Care” Campaign

June 30, 2020

Show PNW students in need that “We Care.” Today is your final chance to make a gift to our campaign supporting the Dean of Students Emergency Assistance Fund.

In-Demand: Statewide Undergraduate Virtual Career Day

June 30, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us on Tuesday, June 30 to get free career assistance and connect with Indiana employers at this upcoming, single-day event, hosted by Ascend Indiana and Indiana INTERNnet.

Town Hall: All Things Student Life

June 30, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Student Life’s Magdalena Madrigal and Tyler Wayne Clark to talk about life on campus, how to get involved with student organizations and creating a network at PNW.

July 2020

Live: Abs and Core Class

July 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 9 times

John Bobalik is at it again for a 30- minute, body-weight abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength while performing a variety of exercise without the use of equipment.

Live: Abs and Core Class

July 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, happening 9 times

John Bobalik is at it again for a 30- minute, body-weight abs and core class designed to provide you with a solid base routine for abdominal and core strength while performing a variety of exercise without the use of equipment.

Deadline to Submit Summer 2020 Residency Applications

July 6, 2020

The deadline to submit forms and supporting documentation for residency reclassification for Summer 2020 is Monday, July 6, by 4:30 pm.

Student Life Virtual Bingo

July 6, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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.

Let The Games Begin! Champions for College: PNW Seeks High School Seniors and Recent Grads

July 6, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Purdue University Northwest seeks 112 outstanding high school seniors and recent graduates to participate in a state-sponsored program designed to help them to succeed in college. The deadline to apply is July 6.

Summer Session III Classes Begin

July 13, 2020

Alumni Book Club

July 16, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join PNW alumni in discussing "The Orphan's Tale" by Pam Jenoff.

Last Day to Submit Thesis for First Review (Hard Copy Required)

July 17, 2020

Deadline for submitting your thesis for first review. A hard copy is required.

Student Life Step Challenge Ends

July 17, 2020

Join Student Life June 1 to July 17 for a chance to win a Fitbit! The team with the most combined steps at the end of the six-week challenge will win a Fitbit Inspire HR for each team member. 

Let The Games Begin! Champions for College

July 20, 2020 @ 8:00 am - July 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

Purdue University Northwest seeks 112 outstanding high school seniors and recent graduates to participate in a state-sponsored program designed to help them to succeed in college. The program will take place July 20-23 on the university’s Hammond campus.

Final Exam Deadline for August CAND 99100 Registrants

July 24, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mark your calendars. July 24 is the final exam deadline for August CAND 99100 registrants. 

Webinar: Tree ID for the Novice Naturalist

July 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to impress walking buddies with your skills naming the trees you pass as you travel along? This online class, hosted via Zoom, will help you learn to use a pocket ID guide to identify trees using leaf, bud and bark characteristics. No tree identification experience necessary.

SGA Town Hall

July 30, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

SGA wants to make sure you feel as prepared as possible as we welcome the fall semester. We’re dedicating our next Town Hall to preparing for Fall 2020. Join us on Zoom this Thursday, July 30 at 11 a.m. SGA President Oriana White will be joined by campus faculty to answer all your questions.

Express Admissions Day

July 31, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Express Admissions Day is designed to allow you to apply, turn in any transcripts, and receive an admission decision on the same day.

August 2020

Last Day for Thesis First Soft Copy Review

August 1, 2020

Deadline for thesis first soft-copy review, even if the content is not done.

New Student Orientation

August 3, 2020 - 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.

Student Life Virtual Bingo

August 3, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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.

Last Day to Have Thesis Approved by PNW

August 4, 2020

Deadline for having your thesis approved by PNW.

Summer 2020 Classes End

August 7, 2020

Summer 2020 Grades Due

August 11, 2020

Student Leadership Conference Kickoff

August 17, 2020

PNW’s 2020 Virtual Student Leadership Conference features short workshops from faculty and staff across PNW. These experts cover topics including leadership, skill building, student organizations and personal and professional development.

IS Software Learning Conference

August 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - August 18, 2020 @ 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. 

Express Admission Day

August 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Express Admission Day is designed to allow you to apply, turn in any transcripts and receive an admission decision the following business day. Register for the August 17 session in Hammond or Westville.

Back To School Town Hall

August 17, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Join Student Government Association for their next Town Hall. They will be joined by Provost Holford at 1 p.m. to discuss changes for formats and questions you may have.

Express Admission Day

August 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Express Admission Day is designed to allow you to apply, turn in any transcripts and receive an admission decision the following business day. Register for the August 18 sessions in Hammond or Westville.

Alumni Book Club

August 20, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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

December Graduate Plan of Study Deadline

August 21, 2020

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).

PNW Year Ahead

August 21, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Please join Chancellor Thomas Keon as he shares his vision for the Year Ahead at PNW. This virtual broadcast will be shared via YouTube; we hope you will be join us for a look at how PNW is Powering Onward.

Hoosier Riverwatch Certification

August 22, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020

We're excited to kick off another semester of learning, growth and PNW Pride. Power Onward!

Fall 2020 Late Registration Begins

August 24, 2020

Pride Pickup – Westville Campus

August 25, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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.

Gabis Arboretum Q&A: Facebook Live

August 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Do you have a question about gardening or is something in your garden not working how you thought it would? Join Nikky Witkowski for a live Q&A on August 27th at 12 p.m. CST and get your questions answered.

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

August 28, 2020

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

Fall 2020 Payment Deadline

August 28, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 8:00 am - August 30, 2020 @ 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

Application Fee Holiday

September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020

We are waiving our $25 fee for undergraduate applications in September for College GO month! Take advantage of this special offer to find your place and Power Onward with Purdue University Northwest.

Student Programming Board Open House

September 3, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Interested in what events will look like this fall? Stop by and drop some ideas. The Student Programming Board is a group you can join that plans events for the semester.    

The Return of Black-Led Grassroots Politics

September 3, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Join Glen Ford for a discussion on The Return of Black-Led Grassroots Politics. What are the structures and practices of racism in the US? How do protests, defunding police, and removing statues address inequality? What do protests accomplish?

Drive-In Movie Night

September 3, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

Join PNW for a Drive-In Movie Night screening the hit film, Knives Out. Free for students and faculty, simply show your PNW ID.

Last Day for 60% Refund of Fall 2020 Tuition and Fees

September 4, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

60% refund of Fall 2020 tuition and fees ends at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, September 4.

Labor Day Holiday

September 7, 2020

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, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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 2020 Intramural Fishing League

September 8, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

The league will take place on Tuesday nights at Wolf Lake and Centennial Park, though locations will vary week-to-week.

Purdue Northwest Day of Giving

September 9, 2020

On September 9, we’re asking the entire community to come together to POWER ONWARD for Purdue Northwest Day of Giving 2020.

Navigating the Ins and Outs of This Year’s Virtual Career Fairs

September 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Participate in a webinar on navigating this year's virtual career fairs with the PNW Career Center. Join via Zoom from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device and use the passcode Handshake.

Fall Innovation Series Session 1: Innovating Through Chaos

September 10, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn about companies that thrived in previous periods of crisis, why times of chaos are opportunities to change the rules and how to equip your team to succeed with innovation.

Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Disc Golf Tournament I

September 10, 2020 @ 3:30 pm

Join the Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Disc Golf Tournament I event on September 10!

College of Business Fall 2020 Virtual Career Conference

September 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The PNW College of Business will be hosting their second annual career conference virtually on Friday, September 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. CT.

Time Management Webinar

September 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Not enough hours in the day? Join us as we kick off our Fall Student Success Series and learn about how to manage your time better—so you get the most out of your every day.

S.T.A.R Walk 2020

September 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join PNW at Gabis Arboretum for our S.T.A.R (Support, Thanks, Appreciation and Remembrance) 2020 walk.

Fall Garden Prep Webinar

September 13, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Master Gardener, Lynn Barbee, to learn how to prepare your garden for the fall season.

Deadline to Submit Fall 2020 Residency Application

September 14, 2020 @ 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.

Last Day for 40% Refund of Fall 2020 Tuition and Fees

September 14, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

40% refund of Fall 2020 tuition and fees ends at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, September 14.

Intramural Disc Golf Tournament

September 14, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us on PNW's Westville campus for an intramural disc golf tournament! A prize will be given to the winner and intramural shirts will be given to all participants. This event is open to all PNW students and employees.

Department of Labor Applying for Federal Employment

September 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join the Career Center on September 15 from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. CT to learn about the federal hiring process.

Faculty Meet-Up

September 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Now that we’re a few weeks into the Fall semester, you’re invited to join your colleagues to discuss how classes are going. 

Presidential Management Fellows: Public Health Focus

September 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Every Tuesday during the month of September, the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program will be hosting an informational webinar for potential applicants of the upcoming PMF Class of 2021 Application.

Student Government Association Town Hall

September 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Student Government Association will be hosting their next town hall! Join them at 1 p.m. to talk to the Library about student resources and how to take advantage of all they offer.

Fall 2020 Intramural Fishing League

September 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

The league will take place on Tuesday nights at Wolf Lake and Centennial Park, though locations will vary week-to-week.

Faculty Meet-Up

September 16, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Now that we’re a few weeks into the Fall semester, you’re invited to join your colleagues to discuss how classes are going. 

Spotlight Discussion Series

September 16, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 21, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 11, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on February 17, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 3:00 pm

The Spotlight Discussion Series introduces research from SoEC faculty to our colleagues, education and counseling candidates, as well as the greater PNW community.

Intramural Home Run Derby

September 16, 2020 @ 3:30 pm

Join PNW on the Westville campus for our Intramural Home Run Derby. The derby will be held on the field behind the DSAC.

Bureau of Prisons Senior Commissioned Officer (Paid Externship Program)

September 16, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join representatives from the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) who will be providing information to rising sophomores and juniors who would be eligible to apply for a paid externship program for your senior year of study in your BSN program.

Purdue Northwest Today

September 17, 2020 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program. Students Come First at PNW with your host, Richard Rupp.

Fall Innovation Series Session 2: Beg, Borrow and Steal

September 17, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this session you will learn about famous innovation thieves, where ideas come from, how you might steal from nature and three tools to borrow for your problem-solving tool box.

Peace Corps Virtual Information Session

September 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join the Career Center at this Peace Corps information session to learn about volunteer experiences, ask questions about service and gain tips to guide you through the application process.

Alumni Book Club

September 17, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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

Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Home Run Derby

September 17, 2020 @ 5:30 pm

Participate in the Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Home Run Derby on September 17 at the Hammond campus!

December Graduate Candidacy Deadline

September 18, 2020

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.

Undergraduate Research Grant Proposal Development Workshop

September 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am

The Writing Center and the Office of Research at PNW are collaborating to offer a proposal development workshop for the Undergraduate Research Grant and Indiana Space Grant.

McNair Achievement Program 2020 Summer Research Internship Program Oral Presentation

September 18, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

The Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program would like to invite you to join with us in supporting and recognizing our 2020 Summer Research Internship Program participants.

General Education Task Force

September 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

The General Education Task Force is hosting two town halls focusing on general education. Join us for our first event with Jose Moreno, Ph.D. on Friday, Sept. 18 as he discusses general education and its significance to inclusion, equity and social justice.  

Sinai Forum: Talking Baseball with Anthony Rizzo, Chicago Cubs First Baseman

September 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Join the Sinai Forum at Purdue University Northwest for a free virtual event, "Talking Baseball with Anthony Rizzo, Chicago Cubs First Baseman."

Butterfly Gardening Webinar

September 19, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The time is now to begin a butterfly habitat in your garden! Join Master Gardener, Dolly Foster, to learn how to garden for butterflies.

Last Day for 20% Refund of Fall 2020 Tuition and Fees

September 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

20% refund of Fall 2020 tuition and fees ends at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, September 21.

Chancellor’s Invitational Golf Outing

September 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Purdue University Northwest Athletic Department will be hosting the annual Chancellor's Invitational Golf Outing on Monday, September 21 at the Sand Creek Country Club.

Student Government Voter Registration Week – Hammond Campus

September 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Join Student Government to ensure you're registered to vote this election cycle! We will be providing resources for registering voters, offering SGA giveaway items and a "Why I Vote" photo opportunity, as well as a chance to meet some of the SGA senators.

Smart Lunch Series

September 21, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 19, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on February 15, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on March 8, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on April 19, 2021 at 12:30 pm

The new Smart Lunch series, led by the SoEC Technology Taskforce, shares innovative and compelling technology with SoEC candidates and faculty as well as the PNW community.

Government and Non-Profit Industry Day

September 21, 2020 @ 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.

On-Site Flu Shots for PNW Faculty and Staff

September 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am

PNW Employee Wellness has partnered with Franciscan WorkingWell to offer seasonal flu shots on-site at both PNW campuses.

Student Government Voter Registration Week – Hammond Campus

September 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Join Student Government to ensure you're registered to vote this election cycle! We will be providing resources for registering voters, offering SGA giveaway items and a "Why I Vote" photo opportunity, as well as a chance to meet some of the SGA senators.

Technology and Manufacturing Industry Day In Partnership with IEEE

September 22, 2020 @ 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.

Presidential Management Fellows: Diversity and Inclusion Focus

September 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Every Tuesday during the month of September 2020, the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program will be hosting an informational webinar for potential applicants of the upcoming PMF Class of 2021 Application.

Fall 2020 Intramural Fishing League

September 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

The league will take place on Tuesday nights at Wolf Lake and Centennial Park, though locations will vary week-to-week.

Professional Selling Awareness Week

September 23, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Join the Professional Selling Program for a 30-minute virtual presentation about the sales minor and receive a Chick-Fil-A card.

On-Site Flu Shots for PNW Faculty and Staff

September 23, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

PNW Employee Wellness has partnered with Franciscan WorkingWell to offer seasonal flu shots on-site at both PNW campuses.

Student Government Voter Registration Week – Westville Campus

September 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Join Student Government to ensure you’re registered to vote this election cycle! We will be providing resources for registering voters, offering SGA giveaway items and a “Why I Vote” photo opportunity, as well as a chance to meet some of the SGA senators.

Construction and Civil Engineering Industry Day

September 23, 2020 @ 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.

Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Field Goal Contest

September 23, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Participate in the Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Field Goal Contest on September 23 on the Westville Campus!

On-Site Flu Shots for PNW Faculty and Staff

September 24, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am

PNW Employee Wellness has partnered with Franciscan WorkingWell to offer seasonal flu shots on-site at both PNW campuses.

PNW Food Pantries

September 24, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 25, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

The food pantries at Hammond and Westville are up and running! Explore everything you need to know including the application form and sign up times.

Purdue Northwest Today Radio Show

September 24, 2020 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program for a discussion on PNW Athletics. Join host Rick Costello, Director of Athletics, and special guests:

Facebook Live Q&A: Fruits of the Garden

September 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Nikky Witkowski, Extension Educator from Purdue Extension, for a live Q&A on September 24 at 12 p.m. CST and get your fall fruits questions answered.

Student Government Voter Registration Week – Westville Campus

September 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Join Student Government to ensure you’re registered to vote this election cycle! We will be providing resources for registering voters, offering SGA giveaway items and a “Why I Vote” photo opportunity, as well as a chance to meet some of the SGA senators.

Free Speech, Civility and Cancel Culture

September 24, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Please join the department of history and philosophy for a Philosophy Matters Event: Free Speech, Civility and Cancel Culture presented by David Detmer, Ph.D. 

Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Field Goal Contest

September 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Participate in the Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Field Goal Contest on September 24 on the Hammond Campus!

eSports Registration Deadline

September 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

The Intramural eSports seasons start the week of September 28. The entry deadline to participate is September 25. Register below for any or all of the six leagues being offered this semester. 

Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Go-Karts (Roby 600)

September 26, 2020 @ 11:00 am

Join the Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Go-Karts (Roby 600) event on September 26!

Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Disc Golf Tournament II

September 28, 2020 @ 3:30 pm

Join the Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Disc Golf Tournament II event on September 28!

On-Site Flu Shots for PNW Faculty and Staff

September 29, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

PNW Employee Wellness has partnered with Franciscan WorkingWell to offer seasonal flu shots on-site at both PNW campuses.

Presidential Management Fellows: Application Question and Answer Session

September 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Apply for the 2021 Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program. PMF is the Federal Government’s flagship leadership development program for advanced degree candidates.

Fall 2020 Intramural Fishing League

September 29, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

The league will take place on Tuesday nights at Wolf Lake and Centennial Park, though locations will vary week-to-week.

On-Site Flu Shots for PNW Faculty and Staff

September 30, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

PNW Employee Wellness has partnered with Franciscan WorkingWell to offer seasonal flu shots on-site at both PNW campuses.

Ascension Virtual Chat for Nursing Students (Juniors and Seniors)

September 30, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join the Ascension St. Vincent recruiting team to learn more about future careers with. Chats are roughly ten minutes long - join any time between 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. CST and get your questions answered.

Intramural 8-Ball League – Hammond Campus

September 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Sign up for the Intramural 8-Ball League on the Hammond Campus, kicking off September 30.

October 2020

2021-22 Scholarships Open

October 1, 2020

The 2021-22 PNW Scholarship Application will open Oct. 1! Students who wish to receive consideration for a Specialty Scholarship should submit their application by February 1, 2021.

FAFSA Available for 21-22 Aid Year

October 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We want to make sure you take advantage of every financial aid resource available to you! Take the first step by filing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Purdue Northwest Today Radio Show

October 1, 2020 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program for a Regional Healthcare Summit.

Fall Innovation Series Session 3: Innovation Skills That Pay The Bills

October 1, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this session, we will examine why job skills are shifting, what skills are becoming increasingly important and how to develop creativity and innovation skills within your organization.

Intramural 8-Ball League – Westville Campus

October 1, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Sign up for the Intramural 8-Ball League on the Westville Campus, kicking off October 1.

Ally of Darkness Costume Contest

October 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am - October 16, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Enter the Ally of Darkness Costume Contest to have a chance to win a scary and fun Halloween night for all ages. Send in any best costume picture you have from any year! Submissions begin October 2 and run through October 16.

Naval Surface Warfare Center: Crane Hiring Event

October 2, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Please join recruiters from the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division as they share information on full-time employment and internship opportunities for PNW's School of Engineering students.

Student Life Virtual Bingo

October 5, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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.

Faculty Book Club Meeting

October 6, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

This is a meeting of the The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row One Book One University Book Selection for 2020-2021 Fall 2020 Faculty Book Club.

Race and Wrongful Convictions

October 6, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Join Nicky Jackson and Roosevelt Glen for a discussion on Race and Wrongful Convictions. How is the criminal justice system racially biased? What practices by police and courts express and affect race inequality? What actions might challenge wrongful convictions?

Fall 2020 Intramural Fishing League

October 6, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

The league will take place on Tuesday nights at Wolf Lake and Centennial Park, though locations will vary week-to-week.

Faculty Book Club Meeting

October 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

This is a meeting of the Small Teaching Online: Applying Learning Science in Online Classes - Option 1 Fall 2020 Faculty Book Club.

The Expert Is In! Video Recording Tools in Brightspace

October 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This week's topic is video recording tools in Brightspace. There will be a mini-lesson about different video tools to use in Brightspace, followed by an open question and answer session.

Purdue Northwest Today Radio Show

October 8, 2020 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program for a discussion on PNW’s Student Government and Student Organizations.

Creative Community Lunch and Learn

October 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 20, 2020

Tend to partake in creative outlets? Let’s talk basics! Join this accountability group to learn how to best market, podcast, write and discuss ideas.

Faculty Book Club Meeting

October 8, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This is a meeting of the Small Teaching Online: Applying Learning Science in Online Classes - Option 2 Fall 2020 Faculty Book Club.

Fall 2020 Virtual Pedagogy Circle Meeting

October 8, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Open to all faculty, join your colleagues for the Fall 2020 Pedagogy Circle virtual meeting to discuss the challenges of adapting course contents to the pandemic and protest movements.

Graduate School Personal Statement Writing Workshop

October 9, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Thinking about applying to a Masters or Ph.D. program? The PNW Writing Center is offering a virtual Zoom writing workshop for students developing personal statements for upcoming grad school applications.

Wetlands: The Ordinary & the Extraordinary

October 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Master Gardener, Victoria Jostes, on October 10 at 2:00 p.m. to learn about the wonders of the wetlands.

Sinai Forum: On Free Speech and Cancel Culture with Jonathan Rauch

October 11, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Join the Sinai Forum at Purdue University Northwest for a free virtual event, "On Free Speech and Cancel Culture with Jonathan Rauch."

Fall Break

October 12, 2020 - October 13, 2020

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

Write Winning Grants Workshop – Deadline To Register

October 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

PNW is pleased to present this highly acclaimed grant writing program. This virtual workshop will address both practical and conceptual aspects important to the proposal writing process.

Fall 2020 Intramural Fishing League

October 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

The league will take place on Tuesday nights at Wolf Lake and Centennial Park, though locations will vary week-to-week.

Naval Surface Warfare Center Business and Technology Pathways Internship Presentation

October 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Mr. Therron Thomas from the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane as he presents and answers questions about Pathways business and tech-related internships with his agency

The Expert Is In! Providing Accommodations in Brightspace

October 14, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This week's topic is Providing Accommodations in Brightspace. There will be a mini-lesson about how to provide extensions, exemptions and additional attempts, followed by an open question and answer session.

CHESS Career Closet

October 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 10, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 12, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 17, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 19, 2020 at 10:00 am

The CHESS Career Closet at Purdue University Northwest offers free professional and business casual attire appropriate for career fairs, interviews and the workplace.

Town Hall: Commencement Discussion

October 15, 2020 @ 12:30 pm

Mark your calendars and join the student government association for their next town hall as they start the conversation about commencement.

Fall Innovation Series Session 4: Design Thinking Deep Dive Part I

October 15, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this session, you will learn more about what Design Thinking really is, the history of the popular methodology and how to get started with the Design Thinking process.

Alumni Book Club

October 15, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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

Interviewing Workshop

October 16, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

The PNW Writing Center is offering an online workshop for students conducting interviews in their classes or those who want to use interviews in their academic or professional work.

Business and Technology Pathways Information Session

October 19, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
10

Join the PNW College of Technology and Therron Thomas from Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane as he presents and answers questions about Pathways business and tech-related internships with his agency.

Smart Lunch Series

October 19, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 19, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on February 15, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on March 8, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on April 19, 2021 at 12:30 pm

The new Smart Lunch series, led by the SoEC Technology Taskforce, shares innovative and compelling technology with SoEC candidates and faculty as well as the PNW community.

Food Drive – Westville Campus

October 19, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Purdue Northwest Food Pantry will be conducting a drive on the Westville campus to collect non-perishable foods to supply to students in need.

Pumpkin Toss!

October 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Pumpkin Toss is here! Students will take their stress out on the pumpkin and toss it. There will be quick craft activities as well. 

Food Drive – Hammond Campus

October 20, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Purdue Northwest Food Pantry will be conducting a drive on the Hammond campus to collect non-perishable foods to supply to students in need.

Creating A Cybersecurity Hub

October 20, 2020 @ 1:30 pm

Join Chancellor Thomas Keon and Niaz Latif, Dean of the College of Technology, to learn more about the nearly $6 million grant PNW received from the National Security Agency (NSA).

Fall 2020 Intramural Fishing League

October 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

The league will take place on Tuesday nights at Wolf Lake and Centennial Park, though locations will vary week-to-week.

Business and Technology Pathways Information Session

October 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
10

Join the PNW College of Technology and Therron Thomas from Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane as he presents and answers questions about Pathways business and tech-related internships with his agency.

CHESS Distinguished Speaker Series

October 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join George Edwards, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science Emeritus at Texas A&M for: Is Donald Trump an Effective Leader?

The Expert Is In! Course Content Statistics in Brightspace

October 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This week's topic is course content statistics in Brightspace. There will be a mini-lesson about how to see what areas of your course students have accessed, followed by an open question and answer session.

A Day in the Life Series: Cyber Security Virtual Panel

October 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Cyber Security professionals from the federal defense, healthcare, web design and development and banking industry will be discussing their career journey.

Spotlight Discussion Series

October 21, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 21, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 11, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on February 17, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 3:00 pm

The Spotlight Discussion Series introduces research from SoEC faculty to our colleagues, education and counseling candidates, as well as the greater PNW community.

Student Life Presents Free Ice Skating – Hammond

October 21, 2020 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 18, 2020 at 3:45 pm

One event on December 16, 2020 at 3:45 pm

Student Life has reserved free ice skating time for all PNW students at IceKube in Hammond! 

New Group Exercise Session: R.I.P.P.E.D

October 21, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A total body workout that puts the FUN in FUNctional athletic based training. Participants of all levels burn, build and bulletproof their bodies with smiles and determination.

Philosophy Matters Event

October 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

Please join the Department of History and Philosophy for a Philosophy Matters event celebrating philosophical contributions by Eugene Schlossberger, PNW Professor Emeritus, Philosophy.

PNW Today

October 22, 2020 @ 8:05 am

Tune into WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program. The program will include discussion on PNW's College of Technology grant.

Creative Community Lunch and Learn

October 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 20, 2020

Tend to partake in creative outlets? Let’s talk basics! Join this accountability group to learn how to best market, podcast, write and discuss ideas.

16th Annual Graduate and Professional School Virtual Fair

October 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

All college and university students and alumni are invited to participate in the 16th Annual Graduate and Professional School Virtual Fair.

Drive-In Movie – Just Mercy

October 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

PNW and Student Affairs are proud to host Drive-In Movie Night at Gabis Arboretum as part of One Book One Community. Join us for a socially distant night as we view Just Mercy, the powerful true story about the equal justice initiative.

Business and Technology Pathways Information Session

October 23, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
10

Join the PNW College of Technology and Therron Thomas from Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane as he presents and answers questions about Pathways business and tech-related internships with his agency.

The Roundtable Perspective: 2020 Election Media Framing

October 23, 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Lee Artz, Professor of Media Studies at PNW, joins host Thomas J. Roach on a special political episode of The Roundtable Perspective.

New Group Exercise Session: Extreme Abs and Core

October 24, 2020 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am

A 60-minute, high-energy, hard driving, fast-pace class designed for avid exercisers and fitness enthusiasts. Multiple sets of different exercises with minimal rest between sets is the class format.

PNW Participates in Statewide College Goal Sunday

October 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Financial aid professionals from PNW are among the experts from all across Indiana who will be volunteering to help college-bound students and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday. 

Spring 2021 Priority Registration Begins

October 26, 2020 - November 5, 2020

Check your registration status to find the earliest date and time you can register based on your classification.

Emergency Preparedness Communication Tests

October 26, 2020 @ 8:00 am - October 30, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

The Fall 2020 tests of the emergency communication channels will be conducted the week of  October 26.

On-Site Health Screening for PNW Employees and Official Retirees

October 27, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until October 28, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until October 29, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until November 3, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until November 5, 2020

PNW Employee Wellness has partnered with Franciscan WorkingWell to offer biometric wellness screenings on-site at both PNW campuses.

Fall 2020 Intramural Fishing League

October 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

The league will take place on Tuesday nights at Wolf Lake and Centennial Park, though locations will vary week-to-week.

On-Site Health Screening for PNW Employees and Official Retirees

October 28, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until October 28, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until October 29, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until November 3, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until November 5, 2020

PNW Employee Wellness has partnered with Franciscan WorkingWell to offer biometric wellness screenings on-site at both PNW campuses.

Benefits Open Enrollment for 2021

October 28, 2020 @ 7:30 am - November 10, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

This is an active enrollment year, which means all benefit-eligible faculty and staff are required to log in to BenefitFocus and submit their 2021 enrollment elections.

New Group Exercise Session: Advanced Abs and Core

October 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Join PNW Fitness Center exercise physiologist John Bobalik for a high intensity, fast-paced class for those at a high level of fitness.

Health and Sciences Industry Day

October 28, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join a virtual career fair hosted in Handshake for students and alumni interested in career opportunities in the health and biological sciences industries.

On-Site Health Screening for PNW Employees and Official Retirees

October 29, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until October 28, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until October 29, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until November 3, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until November 5, 2020

PNW Employee Wellness has partnered with Franciscan WorkingWell to offer biometric wellness screenings on-site at both PNW campuses.

PNW Today

October 29, 2020 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program to learn about Scholarly Politics at PNW with your host, Richard Rupp.

Leadership Institute Food for Thought Lunch and Lead

October 29, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Leadership Institute at Purdue Northwest hosts “Food for Thought” Lunch and Lead seminar with political reporter Mary Ann Ahern from NBC Chicago.

Facebook Live Q&A: Putting Your Plants to Bed

October 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Do you have a question about gardening or is something in your garden not working how you thought it would? Join Nikky Witkowski, Extension Educator from Purdue Extension, for a live Q&A and get your questions answered.

Cornhole Tournament

October 29, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a bags tournament! Sign up with a partner and compete for some free PNW swag.

Foam Rolling 101

October 29, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Roberto Martinez to learn the the basics of self-myofascial release using a variety of tools (i.e. foam rollers, baseball, tennis ball) to relieve tight muscles.

Fall Innovation Series Session 5: Design Thinking Deep Dive Part II

October 29, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In part two of our Design Thinking Deep Dive, you will learn how to start applying the Design Thinking process.

Intramural Chess Tournament – Hammond Campus

October 29, 2020 @ 6:30 pm

Come play in an intramural chess tournament at the PNW Hammond campus! This event is open to all students and employees and is appropriate for all chess playing levels.

On-Site Health Screening for PNW Employees and Official Retirees

October 30, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until November 3, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until November 5, 2020

PNW Employee Wellness has partnered with Franciscan WorkingWell to offer biometric wellness screenings on-site at both PNW campuses.

General Education Town Hall

October 30, 2020 @ 10:00 am

Join the General Education Task Force for their second event with Paul Hanstedt as he discusses trends in general education reform and why such reforms are taking place.

Virtual Career Fair: American Association for Employment in Education

October 30, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the Career Center for a great opportunity to build employment connections and prepare for your teaching career!

The Roundtable Perspective: H.P. Lovecraft and the Cult of Cthulhu

October 30, 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Dennis H. Barbour, associate professor of English at PNW, joins Lakeshore PBS to discuss the works of H.P. Lovecraft and his continuing influence on the science fiction genre.

On-Site Health Screening for PNW Employees and Official Retirees

October 31, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until November 5, 2020

PNW Employee Wellness has partnered with Franciscan WorkingWell to offer biometric wellness screenings on-site at both PNW campuses.

November 2020

On-Site Health Screening for PNW Employees and Official Retirees

November 1, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until October 28, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until October 29, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until November 3, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until November 5, 2020

PNW Employee Wellness has partnered with Franciscan WorkingWell to offer biometric wellness screenings on-site at both PNW campuses.

On-Site Health Screening for PNW Employees and Official Retirees

November 2, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until November 5, 2020

PNW Employee Wellness has partnered with Franciscan WorkingWell to offer biometric wellness screenings on-site at both PNW campuses.

Intramural Fitness Plank Challenge

November 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am

Who can hold a plank the longest at PNW? The intramural fitness plank challenge begins on October 14 and ends on November 13.

Write Winning Grants Workshop

November 2, 2020 @ 8:30 am - November 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

PNW is pleased to present this highly acclaimed grant writing program. This virtual workshop will address both practical and conceptual aspects important to the proposal writing process.

Student Life Virtual Bingo

November 2, 2020 @ 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.

On-Site Health Screening for PNW Employees and Official Retirees

November 3, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until October 28, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until October 29, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until November 3, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until November 5, 2020

PNW Employee Wellness has partnered with Franciscan WorkingWell to offer biometric wellness screenings on-site at both PNW campuses.

Office Of Instructional Technology: Expert Is In – Live Caption Tools

November 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Join the Office of Instructional Technology for an Expert Is In session. This week's topic is Live Caption Tools. 

CHESS Career Closet

November 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on November 17, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 19, 2020 at 10:00 am

The CHESS Career Closet at Purdue University Northwest offers free professional and business casual attire appropriate for career fairs, interviews and the workplace.

Faculty Book Club Meeting

November 3, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

This is a meeting of the The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row One Book One University Book Selection for 2020-2021 Fall 2020 Faculty Book Club.

Media Framing and the Politics of Racism

November 3, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Join Lee Artz for a discussion on Media Framing and the Politics of Racism. How do media frame police violence and protests? How do media promote politician reforms and silence black voices for systemic change? How do media represent race relations?

On-Site Health Screening for PNW Employees and Official Retirees

November 4, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until October 28, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until October 29, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until November 3, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until November 5, 2020

PNW Employee Wellness has partnered with Franciscan WorkingWell to offer biometric wellness screenings on-site at both PNW campuses.

Faculty Book Club Meeting

November 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

This is a meeting of the Small Teaching Online: Applying Learning Science in Online Classes - Option 1 Fall 2020 Faculty Book Club.

Making Sense of the Election

November 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us over lunch for a conversation with PNW political science professors, who will discuss what we learned on Election Day and what will happen next.

On-Site Health Screening for PNW Employees and Official Retirees

November 5, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until October 28, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until October 29, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until November 3, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until November 5, 2020

PNW Employee Wellness has partnered with Franciscan WorkingWell to offer biometric wellness screenings on-site at both PNW campuses.

Purdue Northwest Today

November 5, 2020 @ 8:05 am - 9:00 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for a "Purdue Northwest Today" program celebrating PNW's first-generation college students.

CHESS Career Closet

November 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on November 12, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 17, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 19, 2020 at 10:00 am

The CHESS Career Closet at Purdue University Northwest offers free professional and business casual attire appropriate for career fairs, interviews and the workplace.

Creative Community Lunch and Learn

November 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 20, 2020

Tend to partake in creative outlets? Let’s talk basics! Join this accountability group to learn how to best market, podcast, write and discuss ideas.

Faculty Book Club Meeting

November 5, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This is a meeting of the Small Teaching Online: Applying Learning Science in Online Classes - Option 2 Fall 2020 Faculty Book Club.

National First-Generation College Student Celebration

November 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

COE and the Center for First-Generation Student Success hosts a free and virtual celebration for college and college-bound students!

Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Bags Tournament

November 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Join the Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Bags Tournament on November 5!

PNW Lightbulb

Celebration of Teaching Excellence

November 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The event will feature a "Bright Ideas: Teaching Techniques that Work!" session where faculty will highlight teaching techniques in 5-minute presentations.  Faculty who completed the ACUE Course and recipients of the TIP Award and the Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching will also be recognized.

NASPA Virtual First-Generation College Celebration

November 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

COE and the Center for First-Generation Student Success invite you to participate in the Joint Virtual First-Generation College Celebration.

The Roundtable Perspective: Trump and Twitter

November 6, 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Yu Ouyang, assistant professor of Political Science at PNW joins Lakeshore PBS host Thomas J. Roach to discuss his book, "Trump, Twitter, and the American Democracy: Political Communication in the Digital Age.”

CHESS Career Closet

November 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on November 12, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 17, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 19, 2020 at 10:00 am

The CHESS Career Closet at Purdue University Northwest offers free professional and business casual attire appropriate for career fairs, interviews and the workplace.

Office Of Instructional Technology: Expert Is In – Live Caption Tools

November 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Office of Instructional Technology for an Expert Is In session. This week's topic is Live Caption Tools. 

Spotlight Discussion Series

November 11, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 3:00 pm

The Spotlight Discussion Series introduces research from SoEC faculty to our colleagues, education and counseling candidates, as well as the greater PNW community.

English Department Currents Lecture Series – Bethany Lee

November 11, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us for Bethany Lee's faculty lecture this fall. A 20-minute lecture will be followed by time for questions and discussion.

English Department Currents Lecture Series – Bethany Lee

November 11, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us for a presentation by Bethany Lee of When Memory Is a Disease of the Body: Writing and Reading Trauma.

PNW Athletics Today

November 12, 2020 @ 8:05 am - 9:00 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for PNW Athletics Today with your host, Director of Athletics Rick Costello.

CHESS Career Closet

November 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on November 10, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 12, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 17, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 19, 2020 at 10:00 am

The CHESS Career Closet at Purdue University Northwest offers free professional and business casual attire appropriate for career fairs, interviews and the workplace.

Fall Innovation Series Session 6: Networking for Innovation

November 12, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this session, you will learn why innovation is increasingly about having groups of people come together to leverage their diverse talents and how to create a networking culture.

Quarantine Slam: Living Fearless

November 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Need to express yourself? The Quarantine Slam is here! This has been a year like no other, so let's express our thoughts through the art of poetry.

The Roundtable Perspective: Hip Hop Music of Resistance

November 13, 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Lisa Calvente, assistant professor of Communication joins host Thomas J. Roach on Lakeshore PBS to discuss her studies of hip hop music culture.

Virtual Preview PNW

November 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Want a closer look at Purdue University Northwest? Explore PNW’s campuses and meet academic faculty, campus departments and more.

Wintersowing Webinar

November 14, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Master Gardener, Victoria Jostes, to see how you can improve your garden using wintersowing.

Smart Lunch Series

November 16, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on November 16, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on February 15, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on March 8, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on April 19, 2021 at 12:30 pm

The new Smart Lunch series, led by the SoEC Technology Taskforce, shares innovative and compelling technology with SoEC candidates and faculty as well as the PNW community.

Student Government Association Town Hall: Student Trustee Callout

November 16, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

The search for the next student member of the Purdue University Board of Trustees is underway and the next one could be you!
Join the Student Government Association for a town hall to give students an opportunity to learn about this role.

PNW Food Pantry unbeLEAFable Food Distribution – Westville Campus

November 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 19, 2020 at 1:00 pm

As Thanksgiving approaches, the Purdue Northwest Food Pantry will be holding its unbeLEAFable November Food Distribution on the Westville campus!

PNW Food Pantry unbeLEAFable Food Distribution – Hammond Campus

November 17, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 19, 2020 at 9:00 am

As Thanksgiving approaches, the Purdue Northwest Food Pantry will be holding its unbeLEAFable November Food Distribution on the Hammond campus!

One Book, One Community: The Sun Does Shine

November 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Join One Book, One Community with PNW for a book discussion of The Sun Does Shine. The discussion will occur face-to-face at the Hammond Library and virtually via Zoom.  A representative from PNW will co-moderate the event with Jenny Bean.

Student Life Presents Free Ice Skating – Hammond

November 18, 2020 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 18, 2020 at 3:45 pm

One event on December 16, 2020 at 3:45 pm

Student Life has reserved free ice skating time for all PNW students at IceKube in Hammond! 

Recommended Shipping Date for Commencement Regalia

November 19, 2020

Graduates having their regalia shipped to them should place their order by Nov. 19 to ensure it arrives in time for the Graduate Celebration events.

Purdue Northwest Today Radio Show

November 19, 2020 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program for a discussion on Celebrating Innovation in NWI.

PNW Food Pantry unbeLEAFable Food Distribution – Hammond Campus

November 19, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 19, 2020 at 9:00 am

As Thanksgiving approaches, the Purdue Northwest Food Pantry will be holding its unbeLEAFable November Food Distribution on the Hammond campus!

Leadership Institute Food for Thought Lunch and Lead

November 19, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Leadership Institute at Purdue Northwest invites you to join our November “Food for Thought” Lunch and Lead seminar with Mayor Tom Dermody of La Porte. The event will be held via Zoom and pre-registration is required.

Creative Community Lunch and Learn

November 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 20, 2020

Tend to partake in creative outlets? Let’s talk basics! Join this accountability group to learn how to best market, podcast, write and discuss ideas.

Office Of Instructional Technology: Expert Is In – Getting Ready For Spring

November 19, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on November 30, 2020 at 10:00 am

Join the Office of Instructional Technology for an Expert Is In session. This week's topic is Live Caption Tools. 

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Internship Program: Webinar with Corteva Agriscience

November 19, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities and Corteva Agriscience for a webinar as part of HACU’s National Internship Program.

PNW Food Pantry unbeLEAFable Food Distribution – Westville Campus

November 19, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 19, 2020 at 1:00 pm

As Thanksgiving approaches, the Purdue Northwest Food Pantry will be holding its unbeLEAFable November Food Distribution on the Westville campus!

Philosophy Matters – Fallen Monuments: The Aesthetics of Resistance and Remembering

November 19, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Renee Conroy for this talk that will consider recent expressions of resistance that utilize and impugn community sculptures, with special focus on examples from Chicago and the Calumet Heritage region.

Alumni Book Club

November 19, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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

Society of Innovators 2020 Innovators Awards Celebration

November 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Society of Innovators at Purdue University Northwest announces the 2020 Innovators Awards winners!

The Roundtable Perspective: Chicago Journalism, Past, Present and Future

November 20, 2020 @ 8:30 pm

James Martinez, former managing editor of the Chicago Sun-Times joins host Thomas J. Roach on Lakeshore PBS to discuss his experiences working in the newspaper industry.

The Rare, Shy and Overlooked Critters of Indiana: Endangered, Threatened and Rarely Seen Hoosier Wildlife

November 21, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Joseph Eisinger for an interesting and exciting webinar on the diversity of Indiana wildlife. Registration is $5.

Virtual Visits – High School Seniors/Underclassmen Students

November 23, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admissions as they take you through an online information session about PNW to learn more about the student experience and academic colleges.

Virtual Visits – Transfer Students

November 24, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admissions as they take you through an online information session about PNW and learn more about transferring to PNW.

Thanksgiving Break – No Classes

November 25, 2020

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.

Virtual Visits – High School Seniors/Underclassmen Students

November 25, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admissions as they take you through an online information session about PNW to learn more about the student experience and academic colleges.

Thanksgiving Break

November 26, 2020 - November 28, 2020

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

Gabis Arboretum Closed For Thanksgiving Holiday

November 26, 2020 - November 27, 2020

Gabis Arboretum at Purdue University Northwest will be closed to the public on November 26 and 27. Happy Holidays!

Virtual Visits – High School Seniors/Underclassmen Students

November 27, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admissions as they take you through an online information session about PNW to learn more about the student experience and academic colleges.

Office Of Instructional Technology: Expert Is In – Getting Ready For Spring

November 30, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on November 30, 2020 at 10:00 am

Join the Office of Instructional Technology for an Expert Is In session. This week's topic is Live Caption Tools. 

How to Talk About Race in the 21st Century

November 30, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Join Kim Scipes for a discussion on How to Talk About Race in the 21st Century. What is the global context for race? What is the connection between race and colonialism? How can we understand individual and systemic racism?

Virtual Visits – High School Seniors/Underclassmen Students

November 30, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admissions as they take you through an online information session about PNW to learn more about the student experience and academic colleges.

December 2020

Giving Tuesday

December 1, 2020

This #PNWGivingTuesday, we ask again that you join us to make an impact in the lives of our PNW students.

Fitness Classes At PNW

December 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am

From Extreme Abs to Glutes and Guts, explore a variety of ways to stay fit with fitness classes at PNW!

Faculty Book Club Meeting

December 1, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

This is a meeting of the The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row One Book One University Book Selection for 2020-2021 Fall 2020 Faculty Book Club.

Dealing with Students in Crisis

December 1, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This session will cover strategies and PNW policies and procedures for dealing with students in crisis or on the road to crisis.

Virtual Visits – Transfer Students

December 1, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admissions as they take you through an online information session about PNW and learn more about transferring to PNW.

Faculty Book Club Meeting

December 2, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

This is a meeting of the Small Teaching Online: Applying Learning Science in Online Classes - Option 1 Fall 2020 Faculty Book Club.

The Games Innovators Play: Youth Edition

December 2, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

The Society of Innovators at Purdue University Northwest is teaming up with Mind Benders Puzzles & Games in Whiting, IN to introduce you to some of the best games that help develop innovation skills.

Virtual Visits – High School Seniors/Underclassmen Students

December 2, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admissions as they take you through an online information session about PNW to learn more about the student experience and academic colleges.

English Department Currents Lecture Series – Russell Mayo

December 2, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us for a presentation by Russell Mayo on Teaching English Teachers in the Anthropocene.

Purdue Northwest Today

December 3, 2020 @ 8:05 am - 9:00 am

Host Richard Rupp celebrates PNW's Fall 2020 graduates on Purdue Northwest Today! Tune in on WJOB 1230-AM, 104.7-FM or Facebook Live.

Faculty Book Club Meeting

December 3, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This is a meeting of the Small Teaching Online: Applying Learning Science in Online Classes - Option 1 Fall 2020 Faculty Book Club.

First-Gen: Family and Friends with Peace Corps

December 3, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Invite your family and friends to support your Peace Corps journey. Bring your loved ones to a special presentation designed to address the questions and concerns of family and friends.

Virtual Visits – Admitted Students

December 3, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admissions as they take you through an online information session about PNW and can learn more about next steps in the enrollment process. 

Impact Poetry Slam

December 3, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Participants are encouraged to attend and submit original works to the the Impact Poetry Slam under the theme of bereavement, loss and overcoming loss.

Last Day to Submit Thesis for First Format Review

December 4, 2020

Today is the last day to submit your thesis for first format review. 

Extended – Last Day to Drop Fall 2020 Classes

December 4, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

The last day to drop fall 2020 classes has been extended to Friday, December 4 by 4:30 p.m. CT.

Graduate Celebration Event (Westville)

December 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

PNW graduates of spring, summer and fall 2020, join us to celebrate your achievements with special photo opportunities on PNW's Westville campus, including on stage.

Virtual Visits – High School Seniors/Underclassmen Students

December 4, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admissions as they take you through an online information session about PNW to learn more about the student experience and academic colleges.

Graduate Celebration Event (Westville)

December 5, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

PNW graduates of spring, summer and fall 2020, join us to celebrate your achievements with special photo opportunities on PNW's Westville campus, including on stage.

Drive Up Picture With Santa

December 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join PNW for Drive Up Pictures With Santa, supporting Toys for Tots!

Cram Jam – A Finals Prep Event

December 7, 2020 @ 8:00 am - December 10, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

SGA is teaming up with the Library, Student Academic Support, the Writing Center and Student Life to bring you the ultimate study party.

The Games Innovators Play: Adult Edition

December 7, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The team at Mind Benders will take a look at the best board, card and logic games for adults.

Virtual Visits – High School Seniors/Underclassmen Students

December 7, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admissions as they take you through an online information session about PNW to learn more about the student experience and academic colleges.

Virtual Bingo

December 7, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Join Student Life for our last virtual bingo game of the year! Admission is free and play for the chance to win an Amazon gift card. 

Virtual Visits – Transfer Students

December 8, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admissions as they take you through an online information session about PNW and learn more about transferring to PNW.

Virtual Visits – High School Seniors/Underclassmen Students

December 9, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admissions as they take you through an online information session about PNW to learn more about the student experience and academic colleges.

Purdue Northwest Today

December 10, 2020 @ 8:05 am

Host Richard Rupp discusses The Honors College at PNW on Purdue Northwest Today! Tune in on WJOB 1230-AM, 104.7-FM or Facebook Live.

Mindfulness Meditation: Coffee with Colleagues

December 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join PNW's Sheila Stephenson in a guided mindfulness mediation session. Mindfulness offers ways to calm our mind, reduce stress and gain a sense of peace in everyday life.

Virtual Visits – Admitted Students

December 10, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admissions as they take you through an online information session about PNW and can learn more about next steps in the enrollment process. 

12 Days of Discounts

December 11, 2020 - December 22, 2020

PNW students, faculty and staff can save money and support local businesses with the Student Government Association's Twelve Days of Discounts!

Graduate Celebration Event (Hammond)

December 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

PNW graduates of spring, summer and fall 2020, join us to celebrate your achievements with special photo opportunities on PNW's Hammond campus, including on stage.

PNW Pantry Food Drive – Hammond and Westville

December 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

'Tis the seasoning of giving! Please consider stopping by the PNW Pantry drive-up stations on both campuses and dropping off toiletries and non-perishable food items.

Virtual Visits – High School Seniors/Underclassmen Students

December 11, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admissions as they take you through an online information session about PNW to learn more about the student experience and academic colleges.

The Roundtable Perspective: Identity in the Digital Closet

December 11, 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Patrick Johnson, assistant professor of communication at Indiana University Northwest joins host Thomas J. Roach on Lakeshore PBS to discuss his research on how social media has changed reflections of the LGBTQ community.

Fall 2020 Classes End

December 12, 2020

Fall 2020 classes end Dec. 1—congratulations on another successful semester!

Graduate Celebration Event (Hammond)

December 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

PNW graduates of spring, summer and fall 2020, join us to celebrate your achievements with special photo opportunities on PNW's Hammond campus, including on stage.

Fall 2020 Final Exams

December 14, 2020 - December 19, 2020

Final exams are scheduled for a two-hour meeting during the final exam period during Fall and Spring semesters. See Final Exam Details

PNW Employee Wellness: WW (Weight Watchers) Virtual Open House

December 14, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 21, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Swing by a virtual WW Open House to learn how WW can help you reach your weight-loss goal. Meet a coach who will share science-backed techniques.

Virtual Visits – High School Seniors/Underclassmen Students

December 14, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admissions as they take you through an online information session about PNW to learn more about the student experience and academic colleges.

Last Day To Have Thesis Approved by PNW

December 15, 2020

Today is the last day to have your thesis approved by PNW. 

SULB Water Service Disruption

December 15, 2020 @ 12:00 am - 2:00 pm

The water service will be shut off to the Student Union Library Building (SULB) on PNW's Hammond campus beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday Dec. 15 to repair a water-main leak.

Pantry Food Distribution

December 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am
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One event on December 17, 2020 at 9:00 am

As the end of the semester and the holidays approach so does the Purdue Northwest Food Pantry's final distribution of 2020! The distributions will take place on both campuses next week.

MaPSAC Enrollment Discussion With IR

December 15, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Michael Bourgeois who will present enrollment trends to MaPSAC. This meeting is open to all MaPSAC staff.

Virtual Visits – Transfer Students

December 15, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admissions as they take you through an online information session about PNW and learn more about transferring to PNW.

CSSAC Ugly Sweater Party

December 16, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wear your “ugly sweater” for the day and join us for a virtual meet and greet from 12– 12:30 p.m. to show off your sweater and let us know what you are looking forward to in the New Year.

Virtual Visits – High School Seniors/Underclassmen Students

December 16, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admissions as they take you through an online information session about PNW to learn more about the student experience and academic colleges.

December Ice Skating

December 16, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Student Life for our last free ice skating event at Ice Kube Sports!

Student Life Presents Free Ice Skating – Hammond

December 16, 2020 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 18, 2020 at 3:45 pm

One event on December 16, 2020 at 3:45 pm

Student Life has reserved free ice skating time for all PNW students at IceKube in Hammond! 

Purdue Northwest Today

December 17, 2020 @ 8:05 am - 9:00 am

Host Richard Rupp discusses "Gratitude at PNW This Holiday Season" on Purdue Northwest Today! Tune in on WJOB 1230-AM, 104.7-FM or Facebook Live.

Pantry Food Distribution

December 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 17, 2020 at 9:00 am

As the end of the semester and the holidays approach so does the Purdue Northwest Food Pantry's final distribution of 2020! The distributions will take place on both campuses next week.

Virtual Visits – Admitted Students

December 17, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admissions as they take you through an online information session about PNW and can learn more about next steps in the enrollment process. 

Alumni Book Club

December 17, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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

PNW Men’s Basketball vs. Valparaiso

December 17, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Game on! Support the PNW Men’s Basketball team as they go on the road tonight to take on NCAA Division I Valparaiso.

Drive In Movie Night – Elf

December 17, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the Office of Student Life for our final event of the year at Gabis Aboretum to screen the movie Elf. Let's end the year with some holiday cheer!

Last Day to Submit Approved Thesis By West Lafayette

December 18, 2020

Today at noon is the last day to submit your approved thesis by West Lafayette.

Virtual Visits – High School Seniors/Underclassmen Students

December 18, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join the Purdue University Northwest Office of Admissions as they take you through an online information session about PNW to learn more about the student experience and academic colleges.

The Roundtable Perspective: Wrongful Convictions

December 18, 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Nicky Jackson, associate professor of criminal justice and coordinator of the criminal justice program at Purdue University Northwest joins host Thomas J. Roach on Lakeshore PBS to discuss wrongful convictions.

Support PNW with a Year-End Gift

December 20, 2020 - December 31, 2020

As we close a challenging year, you can help PNW and our amazing students Power Onward to a better year ahead.

Winter Recess

December 21, 2020 - January 1, 2021

Purdue University Northwest will be closed Dec. 21, 2020 to Jan. 1, 2021 for winter recess. We wish you a safe and relaxing holiday season!

Gabis Holiday Closing

December 21, 2020 - January 1, 2021

Gabis Arboretum will be closed Monday, Dec. 21 to Friday, Jan. 1. We will re-open Saturday, Jan. 2 (although facilities will remain closed).

NEW TIME – Fall 2020 Final Grades Due by 12:00 P.M. noon (CST)

December 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

REVISED DEADLINE - Fall 2020 Final Grades are due on Tuesday, December 22, by 12:00 P.M. noon (CST).
NOTE: Final Grades must be submitted through myPNW.

January 2021

The Roundtable Perspective: Jamaican Music History

January 1 @ 8:30 pm

Heather Augustyn, lecturer and music historian at Purdue University Northwest joins host Thomas J. Roach on Lakeshore PBS to discuss the history of Jamaican music, from its early days to the popularity of Ska and the often unknown women within the industry.

Express Admission Days

January 5 - January 6

Express Admission Day is designed to allow you to apply to PNW, turn in any transcripts and receive an admission decision the following business day!

PNW Software Learning eConference

January 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

As we approach the beginning of the spring semester, we cordially invite you to join us for the PNW Software Learning eConference brought to you by Information Services. Join the morning, midday or afternoon sessions.

Planned Power Outage

January 7 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

There will be a planned power outage at the Nils K. Nelson Bioscience Innovation Building, Griffin Hall and Peregrine Hall from morning to mid-day on Thursday, Jan. 7.

May 2021 Graduate Plan of Study Deadline

January 8

Graduate students who plan on graduating in May 2021 must submit their Plan of Study as final.

The Roundtable Perspective: Shakespeare’s Rosalind

January 8 @ 8:30 pm

Paul Hecht, associate professor of English at Purdue University Northwest, joins host Thomas J. Roach on Lakeshore PBS to discuss the Elizabethan character Rosalind and her importance in Shakespeare’s works.

Spring 2021 Classes Begin

January 11

Let the learning begin! We're excited to begin the spring 2021 semester at PNW.

Spring 2021 Late Registration Begins

January 11 @ 8:30 am

Spring 2021 late registration begins at 8:30am on January 11, 2021. 

Mindful Meditation

January 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Student Life for a mini meditation session to get your day back on track!

Create Your Own Vision Board!

January 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

If you're someone that is into creating goals for the year, this event is taking it to another step! Visualize your goals as we create vision boards in this session that you'll be able to use to motivate you every day to get the job done.

PNW Today

January 14 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program to Celebrate the Life and Mission of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Social Hour!

January 14 @ 7:00 pm

Join Student Life for a Social Hour where we will provide hot cocoa bombs for you to pick up at school and have ready for our fun-packed Zoom!

Spring 2021 Late Registration Ends

January 15 @ 12:00 am

Spring 2021 Late Registration ends at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 15.

Final Payment Deadline for Spring 2021 Tuition and Fees

January 15 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Payment of Spring 2021 Tuition and Fees accepted until 4:00 pm on Friday, January 15.

Last Day for 100% Refund of Spring 2021 Tuition and Fees

January 15 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

100% refund of Spring 2021 tuition and fees ends at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 15.

The Roundtable Perspective: Urban Environmental Anthropology

January 15 @ 8:30 pm

Jacob Campbell, urban environmental anthropologist at the Chicago Field Museum joins Lakeshore PBS to discuss how changing dynamics in the environment has an effect on Chicago and Northwest Indiana.

The Lost Landscapes of Indiana: Prairies and Wetlands of the Hoosier State’s Past and Present

January 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Joseph Eisinger for this interesting and exciting webinar on the lost landscapes of Indiana. Registration is $5.

Deadline to submit Intent to Graduate for Spring 2021 Candidates

January 17

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.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 18

In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the PNW campuses will be closed and there will be no classes. Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 19.

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Event

January 18 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am

Join us for the 26th annual region-wide MLK Community Event! PNW invites the Northwest Indiana community to a virtual program celebrating diversity and inclusion through the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

PNW Pantry Food Drive

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

What better way to start 2021 than by giving back to the PNW community? Start your year off right by donating non-perishable goods, toiletries or even your time to our January drive.

SGA Town Hall

January 19 @ 3:30 pm

Join us for our next town hall as we talk about some of the resources on campus that can help if you’re needing help, ready to graduate or just need a break.

Alumni Book Club

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

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

PNW Today

January 21 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program featuring the PNW Couple and Family Therapy Center on educating students and serving the community.

Facebook Live Q&A: Planning Gardens and Landscaping

January 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Nikky Witkowski, Extension Educator from Purdue Extension, for a live Q&A and get your gardens and landscaping questions answered.

Chat and Chew

January 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join PNW for Chat and Chew on January 21 - a safe space to express your ideas and concerns and gather resources and support for social justice issues. 

The Roundtable Perspective: Anthologies in American Television

January 22 @ 8:30 pm

Molly A. Schneider, assistant professor of cinema and television arts at Columbia College Chicago, joins Lakeshore PBS to discuss the diverse landscape of television and the impact on society.

Spring Musical Auditions

January 25

Explore details for the Spring Musical Auditions in the Communication and Creative Arts department.

Last Day for 60% Refund of Spring 2021 Tuition and Fees

January 25 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

60% Refund of Spring 2021 Tuition and Fees ends at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, January 25.

Chat and Chew

January 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Join PNW for Chat and Chew on January 25 - a safe space to express your ideas and concerns and gather resources and support for social justice issues. 

Anti-Racism Lecture Series: Unheard Voices Of Protest

January 26 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Three leaders of protests against racism and police violence engage in a roundtable discussion about how they are strategically and tactically challenging racist practices in the US.

Food Pantry Distribution

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Purdue Northwest Food Pantry is excited to announce the first food distribution of 2021!

Navigating the Virtual Career Fair

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn what you need to do before and during the actual Virtual Career Fair to make sure that you are prepared and ready to impress employers virtually.

Food Pantry Distribution

January 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for the second food pantry distribution day in Hammond! Please be sure to sign up for a time slot before you arrive.

Leadership Institute Food for Thought Lunch and Lead

January 28 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Leadership Institute at Purdue Northwest hosts a “Food for Thought” Lunch and Lead seminar. Speaker details and registration to be announced.

Intramural 2 on 2 Badminton

January 28 @ 5:00 pm

The Intramural 2 on 2 Badminton will begin on February 1. The deadline to sign up is January 28.

One Book, One Community: Just Mercy

January 28 @ 6:00 pm

Join One Book, One Community with PNW for a book discussion of Just Mercy. The discussion will occur face-to-face at the Hammond Library and virtually via Zoom.

The Roundtable Perspective: Star Wars and Religion

January 29 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Russell Johnson, divinity teaching fellow at the University of Chicago joins host Thomas J. Roach on Lakeshore PBS to discuss the films in the Star Wars franchise and how they relate to stories of mythology and religion.

The Gem of Chicago Wilderness: Restoration of the Greatest Ecological Region of the U.S. Webinar

January 30 @ 2:00 pm

Join Indiana University Northwest Professor, Spencer Cortwright, and see how this webinar presentation quantifies the ecological splendor of our area.

February 2021

Last Day for 40% Refund of Spring 2021 Tuition and Fees

February 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

40% refund of Spring 2021 tuition and fees ends at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, February 1.

Deadline to Submit Spring 2021 Residency Application

February 1 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Deadline to submit application and supporting documentation for residency reclassification for Spring 2021 is Monday, February 1, by 4:30 p.m.

PNW Fitness Events

February 1 @ 8:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 1, 2021 at 8:00 am

From Extreme Abs to R.I.P.P.E.D, explore a variety of ways to stay fit with fitness classes at PNW on the Hammond Campus!

Black History Month

February 1 @ 8:00 am - February 28 @ 5:00 pm

PNW is celebrating Black History Month with a range of special events, including creative performers, an art content, flag display and thought-provoking discussions reflecting on the contributions of Black people to U.S. history.

Deadline to Apply for PNW Scholarships

February 1 @ 5:00 pm

Students who wish to receive consideration for a Specialty Scholarship (funded by donors) should submit the 2021-22 PNW Scholarship Application by today.

Investing in You! How to Stand Out on Handshake

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join the Career Center and leaders from Target as we host an interactive workshop that will help you build your profile on Handshake.

Intramural Air Hockey Tournament

February 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Intramural Air Hockey Tournament will begin on February 2.

Turnitin Training Part 1: Create in Brightspace

February 3 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 10, 2021 at 10:30 am

RSVP for this 30-minute workshop and learn how to add Turnitin to your assignments and troubleshoot error messages.

Somerset CPAs and Advisors: Virtual Info Session

February 3 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Set yourself up for success this year by learning from our recruiters when offers are typically made, how you can best prepare yourself for this spring recruiting season and more!

Student Life Programming Board

February 3 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 31, 2021

Your college, your voice, your events! Join the Student Programming Board to network and help plan fun events. Everyone is welcome!

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Internship Program Webinar with Google

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

HACU, in conjunction with our corporate partner, Google, are co-hosting a webinar to discuss available internships and full-time opportunities as a part of HACU's Corporate Internship Program Webinar Series.

Purdue Northwest Today

February 4 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program discussing "On the Other Side: PNW Examines the Post-COVID World."

Anti-Racism Lecture Series: Health, Equity and Communities of Color

February 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

On World Cancer Day, associate professor of English Karen Bishop-Morris talks with Tranece Artis (Executive Director, Laini Fluellen Charities), Maria Perez (Coordinator, ACCESS Community Health) and Rachel Nagengast (Cancer Education Program Specialist with ACCESS).

Self Love Yoga Flow with Michelle

February 4 @ 7:30 pm - February 27 @ 8:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, happening 4 times

For the month of February, Student Life is offering a weekly free Self-Love Yoga course. Feel free to attend them all, or just one! 

Intramural 4 on 4 Bowling League

February 5 @ 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm

The Intramural 4 on 4 Bowling League will begin on February 9 and 10 and be played through March 23 and 24.

Evan Struck Speed Painter (Virtual Paint Night)

February 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join live as artist Evan Struck creates a painting for PNW celebrating Black History Month! Ask questions and put in requests for what you would like to see.

The Roundtable Perspective: Internet Privacy and Governance

February 5 @ 8:30 pm

Dmitry Epstein, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Digital Policy at University of Illinois at Chicago joins host Thomas J. Roach, Ph.D. on Lakeshore PBS to discuss internet privacy and the fallacy of protection.

Last Day for 20% Refund of Spring 2021 Tuition and Fees

February 8 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

20% Refund of Spring 2021 tuition and fees ends at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, February 8.

Intramural 4 on 4 Bowling League

February 8 @ 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm

The Intramural 4 on 4 Bowling League will begin on February 9 and 10 and be played through March 23 and 24.

Professional Selling Awareness Week

February 9 @ 8:00 am - February 12 @ 5:00 pm

It's Professional Selling Awareness Week! Join the Advanced Selling students for a 30-minute virtual presentation about the Sales Minor and receive a Chick-fil-A gift card.

Turnitin Training Part 2: Understand Student Reports

February 9 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

RSVP for this 30-minute workshop and learn how to understand the Turnitin similarity report.

Investing in You! Building an Effective LinkedIn Profile

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Career Center and leaders from Target as we host an interactive workshop on building your personal brand using LinkedIn.

May 2021 Graduate Candidacy Deadline

February 10

Graduate students who plan on graduating in May 2021 must declare their intent to graduate to their department.

Turnitin Training Part 1: Create in Brightspace

February 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 10, 2021 at 10:30 am

RSVP for this 30-minute workshop and learn how to add Turnitin to your assignments and troubleshoot error messages.

Student Life Programming Board

February 10 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Your college, your voice, your events! Join the Student Programming Board to network and help plan fun events. Everyone is welcome!

Purdue Northwest Today

February 11 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program for a discussion on NWI Impact Lab.

Facebook Live Q&A: Fresh Flower Care and Arranging

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This Q&A will focus on fresh flower care and arranging just in time for Valentine's Day!

Black Purdue Watch Party

February 12 @ 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 26, 2021

This documentary begins at a time when Black students were denied campus food and housing, were barred from campus social life and banned from college sports.

The Roundtable Perspective: Climate Change at the Indiana Dunes and Calumet Region

February 12 @ 8:30 pm

Mark Bouman, Ph.D., Chicago Region Program Coordinator of the Chicago Field Museum joins host Thomas J. Roach, Ph.D. on Lakeshore PBS to discuss how climate change and other effects on nature are causing certain wildlife to go extinct.

Gardening for Birds Webinar

February 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In honor of Backyard Bird Count, join Master Gardener Susan Radovich to learn how to plan your garden to attract different types of birds.

PNW Campuses Closed

February 15

Due to extreme weather conditions, all facilities at PNW campuses at Hammond and Westville, are closed Feb. 15, 2021. Classes are not canceled. Students should check Brightspace for information from their instructors. Faculty and staff who can work remotely should do so.

Smart Lunch Series

February 15 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 19, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on February 15, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on March 8, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on April 19, 2021 at 12:30 pm

The new Smart Lunch series, led by the SoEC Technology Taskforce, shares innovative and compelling technology with SoEC candidates and faculty as well as the PNW community.

PNW Campuses Closed

February 16

Due to extreme weather conditions, all facilities at PNW campuses at Hammond and Westville, are closed Feb. 16, 2021. Classes are not canceled. Students should check Brightspace for information from their instructors. Faculty and staff who can work remotely should do so.

Deadline to Submit Fall 2021 Residency Application

February 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Deadline to submit residency application and supporting documents for Fall 2021 is today.

Turnitin Training Part 2: Understand Student Reports

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

RSVP for this 30-minute workshop and learn how to understand the Turnitin similarity report.

Investing in You! Ace Your Job Interview: STAR Interviewing

February 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join the Career Center and leaders from Target as we host an interactive workshop that will help prepare you for your STAR interview.

Student Life Programming Board

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Your college, your voice, your events! Join the Student Programming Board to network and help plan fun events. Everyone is welcome!

SPB Black History Month Kahoot! Night

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

It’s time to celebrate Black History Month! Let’s test your knowledge on Black Culture. Join the Student Programming Board in a Kahoot! Night and have a chance to win an Amazon gift card.

CSSAC Chair Aerobics

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Join us virtually from your home or office for a lunchtime exercise break. Chair aerobics is a great way to get the heart pumping and oxygen flowing!

Spotlight Discussion Series

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 21, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 11, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on February 17, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 3:00 pm

The Spotlight Discussion Series introduces research from SoEC faculty to our colleagues, education and counseling candidates, as well as the greater PNW community.

On-Site Health Screening for PNW Employees and Official Retirees – Hammond Campus

February 18 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 23, 2021 at 7:00 am

One event on February 24, 2021 at 7:00 am

All benefit-eligible PNW employees, official retirees and their spouses have the option of participating in a free Wellness Panel once per the 2021 calendar year.

Purdue Northwest Today

February 18 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program for PNW Commemorates Black History Month.

PNW Pantry Food Drive

February 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Please consider stopping by the PNW Pantry drive-up stations on the Hammond and Westville campuses to drop off toiletries and non-perishable food items.

Alumni Book Club

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

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

Petty Poetry with Ashlee Haze

February 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

As part of PNW's Black History Month events, join a virtual workshop with poet Ashlee Haze during which PNW students can learn how to write petty poetry.

Black Purdue Watch Party

February 19 @ 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event