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June 2020

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
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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
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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.

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
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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.

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
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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.

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).

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.

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

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

Fall 2020 Intramural Fishing League

September 8, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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
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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

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. 

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
|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.

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
|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.

November 2020

On-Site Health Screening for PNW Employees and Official Retirees

November 1, 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.

On-Site Health Screening for PNW Employees and Official Retirees

November 2, 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.

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
|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.

On-Site Health Screening for PNW Employees and Official Retirees

November 3, 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.

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
|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.

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
|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.

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
|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.

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
|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.

Creative Community Lunch and Learn

November 5, 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

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
|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.

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
|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.

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
|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.

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
|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.

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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
|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! 

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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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
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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.

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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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

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
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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.

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
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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 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
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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.

Virtual Visits – High School Seniors/Underclassmen Students

December 9, 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.

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 December 4, 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
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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. 

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
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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: 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.

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
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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 May 12, 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 until May 12, 2021

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 until May 12, 2021

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 (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: The Digital Ecosystem

February 19 @ 8:30 pm

Steve Jones, Ph.D., Professor of Communication and Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago, joins host Thomas J. Roach, Ph.D. on Lakeshore PBS to discuss the rise of electronic devices and how smart systems such as Siri and Alexa influence the way we communicate.

On The Other Side: Leadership

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Join PNW scholars and community experts for a series of conversations exploring the post-COVID world and our opportunity for reinvention. What does leadership look like in a post-COVID world?

On-Site Health Screening for PNW Employees and Official Retirees – Hammond Campus

February 23 @ 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.

PNW Food Pantry Distribution

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 25, 2021 at 9:00 am

It's time for the Purdue Northwest Food Pantry February Food Distribution! Explore all the details at both campuses.

Building Community Through the Arts: Black History Month Poetry Slam

February 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

All are invited to enjoy our annual poetry slam this year featuring top artists from across the nation.

Navigating the Virtual Career Fair – Evening Workshop

February 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 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.

One Book, One Community Screening: True Justice – Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality

February 23 @ 6:00 pm

Join One Book, One Community with PNW for a screening of the HBO documentary True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality. The screening will take place at the Hammond Library.  

On-Site Health Screening for PNW Employees and Official Retirees – Hammond Campus

February 24 @ 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.

Student Life Programming Board

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 12, 2021

Your college, your voice, your events! Join the Student Programming Board to network and help plan fun events. Everyone is welcome!

Brilliant and Black Academic Bowl

February 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Calling All PNW Student Organizations! Let's test your knowledge on Black History.

Intramural Baking Contest

February 24 @ 5:30 pm

Get ready to bake! Join for a fun intramural cookie baking contest.

On-Site Health Screening for PNW Employees and Official Retirees – Westville Campus

February 25 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 3, 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.

PNW Food Pantry Distribution

February 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 25, 2021 at 9:00 am

It's time for the Purdue Northwest Food Pantry February Food Distribution! Explore all the details at both campuses.

Leadership Institute Food for Thought Lunch and Lead

February 25 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

In this month's Lunch and Lead, Jane Shumski Thomas will explore how community and company leaders can plan and lead better meetings.

History of Black Music

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

As part of PNW's Black History Month celebration, join DJ Trice for a DJ set and virtual lesson exploring the history of Black music!

Intramural Three-Point and Free Throw Contest

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join for an intramural three-point and free throw contest!

Education and Race: Barriers to Learning for Students of Color

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Northwest Indiana Coalition for Public Education (NWICPE) and Purdue University Northwest will co-host a panel discussion entitled “Education and Race: Barriers to Learning for Students of Color.”

The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity

February 26 @ 9:15 am - 10:30 am

Maceo Rainey, director of TRIO Educational Talent Search on PNW's Westville Campus, will provide the keynote presentation for Lee High School's Black History Month Celebration.

Black Purdue Watch Party

February 26 @ 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.

Celebrate Black History Month Car Parade

February 27 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 pm

Let's celebrate the end of Black History Month with a car parade! Join Student Life for this event and receive a free t-shirt and car decorations.

Preview PNW

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Want a closer look at Purdue University Northwest? Hear from current students, PNW colleges and admissions staff as they welcome you to our upcoming Virtual Preview PNW events.

One Book, One Community Screening: True Justice – Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality

February 27 @ 2:00 pm

Join One Book, One Community with PNW for a screening of the HBO documentary True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality. The screening will take place at the Hammond Library.  

March 2021

Summer 2021 Registration Underway

March 1 - March 6

Contact your academic advisor regarding questions about course selection and staying on track for graduation.

PNW Fitness Events

March 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!

Intramural “Intra Mural”

March 1 @ 8:00 am - March 26 @ 5:00 pm

Enter for a chance to draw your own mural in the FRC Building!

Thesis Students: Spring 2021 Workshop

March 3

These virtual sessions will focus on thesis formatting and deposit procedures.

On-Site Health Screening for PNW Employees and Official Retirees – Westville Campus

March 3 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 3, 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.

Student Life Programming Board

March 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 May 12, 2021

Your college, your voice, your events! Join the Student Programming Board to network and help plan fun events. Everyone is welcome!

Thesis Students: Spring 2021 Workshop

March 4

These virtual sessions will focus on thesis formatting and deposit procedures.

Purdue Northwest Today

March 4 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program for PNW’s Dynamic Student Government Leadership.

Founder’s Day

March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In observance of Founder's Day celebrations, no classes starting at or after 12:00 p.m. (noon).

College Goal Sunday

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Financial-aid professionals from all across Indiana will be volunteering to help college-bound students and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday!

Department of English Seeks Furnace Submissions

March 8

The Department of English seeks submissions from writers and artists for our annual literary publication and contest.

Smart Lunch Series

March 8 @ 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.

Mythbustin’ the COVID Vaccine

March 8 @ 3:30 pm

Student Government is coming at you with another Town Hall! This time we’re cracking all the rumors about the COVID-19 vaccines.

Student Government Candidate Forums

March 8 @ 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 11, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on March 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

The race for next year’s SGA representatives is on and we want you to meet the students that are in the running. We’ll be hosting three forums to meet the candidates and ask your questions.

Student Life Programming Board

March 10 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 12, 2021

Your college, your voice, your events! Join the Student Programming Board to network and help plan fun events. Everyone is welcome!

Info Session: 21st Century Scholars Summer Experience

March 10 @ 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 18, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on March 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Ready to learn more about our four-day summer experience? Come to an info session to learn about the advantages you’ll gain from this unique on-campus program!

Spotlight Discussion Series

March 10 @ 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.

Purdue Northwest Today

March 11 @ 8:20 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program for Got Evidence? PNW’s Indiana Center for Evidence-Based Nursing Practice Does!

CHESS Student Advisory Board Invited Faculty Speaker

March 11 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for a Q&A with Russel Mayo, Assistant Professor of English. Learn more about his background and current research.

Student Government Candidate Forums

March 11 @ 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 11, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on March 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

The race for next year’s SGA representatives is on and we want you to meet the students that are in the running. We’ll be hosting three forums to meet the candidates and ask your questions.

Student Government Candidate Forums

March 12 @ 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 11, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on March 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

The race for next year’s SGA representatives is on and we want you to meet the students that are in the running. We’ll be hosting three forums to meet the candidates and ask your questions.

McNair Forum Series

March 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program would like to invite you to the McNair Scholars Forum Series.

Volunteer Day: Native Plant Gardens

March 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Each month, Gabis Arboretum will host a volunteer day where anyone can come out and help in the gardens, wetlands and woodlands. This volunteer day will focus on native plant gardens at the Arboretum.

Days of Discovery – Registration Deadline

March 14 @ 5:00 pm

The Office of Research and the Faculty Research Board are excited to invite you to the fifth annual Research Symposium, the Days of Discovery, on April 1 and 2.

Spring Recess

March 15 - March 20

Spring recess runs Monday, March 15 through Saturday, March 20.

Campus Bookstore – Spring Break Closure

March 15 @ 8:00 am - March 19 @ 5:00 pm

The bookstore will be closed the week of spring break, March 15 through 19.

Deadline to Submit Comments for HLC Accreditation

March 15 @ 5:00 pm

PNW is preparing for a reaccreditation evaluation by the Higher Learning Commission. Conducted on a 10-year cycle, this rigorous process includes a 40,000-word self evaluation and an HLC campus visit in April 2021.

Student Life Programming Board

March 17 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 12, 2021

Your college, your voice, your events! Join the Student Programming Board to network and help plan fun events. Everyone is welcome!

Info Session: 21st Century Scholars Summer Experience

March 18 @ 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 18, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on March 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Ready to learn more about our four-day summer experience? Come to an info session to learn about the advantages you’ll gain from this unique on-campus program!

Alumni Book Club

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

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

The Roundtable Perspective: Election 2020 Social Media

March 19 @ 8:30 pm

Rhon Teruelle, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Mass Communication and Social Media joins host Thomas J. Roach, Ph.D. on Lakeshore PBS to discuss the usage of social media in the 2020 Presidential election.

Winter Photo Contest

March 20 @ 5:00 pm

Nature lovers and photographers show off your best original photographs of Gabis Arboretum and submit your original photos to enter Gabis Arboretum’s winter photo contest!

Classes Resume

March 22

Classes resume after spring recess.

Guided Wetlands Hike

March 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join a Gabis Arboretum hike docent for a guided hike through the wetlands. On this hike, you will get to spot and identify different wildlife in the wetlands.

On The Other Side: Cyber Security

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

The challenges, threats, and opportunities confronting cyber security were great prior to COVID-19. Join PNW scholars and community experts for a series of conversations exploring the post-COVID world and our opportunity for reinvention.

Women’s History Month Trivia

March 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come test your knowledge on some powerful women! Student Programming Board is hosting a special edition of Kahoot! Trivia for Women’s History Month.

Hospitality and Tourism Management Dinner – Order Deadline

March 23 @ 12:00 pm

Hospitality and Tourism Management dinner is back for carry-out this spring semester! Support the HTM learning experience by ordering great food at the ease of your fingertips.

Anti-Racism Lecture Series: Race, Gender and the 2020 Election

March 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Nadia E. Brown, associate professor of political science, Purdue West Lafayette, assesses the nation’s commitment to democratic ideals, focusing on the inclusion and exclusion of minoritized groups during the 2020 election, especially Black women voters and candidates.

PNW Pantry March Food Drive

March 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Hammond and Westville campus pantries will be holding their March Food Drive on both campuses.

One Book, One Community Screening: Just Mercy

March 23 @ 6:00 pm

Join One Book, One Community with PNW for a screening of Just Mercy. The screening will take place at the Hammond Library.  

Student Life Programming Board

March 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 12, 2021

Your college, your voice, your events! Join the Student Programming Board to network and help plan fun events. Everyone is welcome!

Hospitality and Tourism Management Lunch – Order Deadline

March 24 @ 11:00 am

Back on campus? Tired of fast food? The HTM program is offering lunch carry-out on Wednesday, March 24.

Leadership Institute Food for Thought Lunch and Lead

March 25 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join the Leadership Institute at Purdue Northwest as we sit down for a virtual conversation with Jennifer Montague, Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer at NiSource.

Facebook Live Q&A: Waking Your Lawn Up Right

March 25 @ 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.

CES CHATS: Coronavirus Q&A with Lindsay Gielda

March 25 @ 12:00 pm

Join us for the next PNW College of Engineering and Sciences CES Chats for a Coronavirus Q&A: Current Research on the SARS-CoV2 Outbreak with Lindsay Gielda, Assistant Professor of Biology.

Info Session: 21st Century Scholars Summer Experience

March 25 @ 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 18, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on March 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Ready to learn more about our four-day summer experience? Come to an info session to learn about the advantages you’ll gain from this unique on-campus program!

Spring Break Hike

March 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Are you out of school for spring break or just looking to get outside? Join one of our hike docents for a guided hike through Gabis Arboretum.

The Roundtable Perspective: Philosophy of Pink Floyd

March 26 @ 8:30 pm

David Detmer, Ph.D., professor of philosophy at Purdue University Northwest joins host Thomas J. Roach, Ph.D. on Lakeshore PBS to discuss the philosophical impact of the musical group Pink Floyd.

One Book, One Community Screening: Just Mercy

March 27 @ 2:00 pm

Join One Book, One Community with PNW for a screening of Just Mercy. The screening will take place at the Hammond Library.  

Lion’s Den Book Club

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Sigma Tau Delta's book club the Lion's Den in reading the Midnight Library by Matt Haig.

Lion’s Den Book Club

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Sigma Tau Delta Lion's Den book club in reading Matt Haig's The Midnight Library. The first ten students to sign up will receive a free copy of the book.

Women: Go Out and Grab your Dream Job!

March 30 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join for a virtual lunch + learn + lead presentation and discussion with the PNW Career Center, distinguished alumni and the Office of Student Life.

Vaping: What You Need to Know Webinar

March 30 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Understanding and recognizing the signs of vaping is the first step in prevention. Join us to learn about the dangers, warning signs and more.

Intramural 5 on 5 Kickball League

March 30 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

Sign up for Intramural 5 on 5 Kickball League! All games will be played on Tuesdays in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

Free Movie Screening – Deej

March 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The School of Education and Counseling (SoEC) is hosting a virtual movie screening of the film Deej – a documentary about autism and inclusion.

Fall 2021 Priority Registration Begins

March 31 - April 16

Registration is underway for Fall 2021! All students are able to register now.

Student Life Programming Board

March 31 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 12, 2021

Your college, your voice, your events! Join the Student Programming Board to network and help plan fun events. Everyone is welcome!

Intramural 5 on 5 Wiffleball League

March 31 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

Sign up for Intramural 5 on 5 Wiffleball League! All games will be played on Tuesdays in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

April 2021

2021 Days of Discovery

April 1 @ 8:00 am - April 2 @ 5:00 pm

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

Purdue Northwest Today

April 1 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program discussing PNW's Homecoming Celebrations.

Days Of Discovery – Keynote Speaker John J. Durocher

April 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Join John J. Durocher, PNW's Nils K. Nelson endowed associate professor of health studies for a discussion on Lifestyle Strategies to Power Onward.

Volunteer at Gabis – Weekly Opportunities

April 1 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day 1 of the month, repeating until October 1, 2021

Each week, Gabis Arboretum is offering open volunteer hours where groups, individuals or families can come and volunteer in the gardens. Volunteer work will include gardening, pruning, weeding, mulching and more. 

Homecoming 2021

April 2 - April 30

You’ve Powered Onward through a year unlike any other…now it’s time to celebrate with PNW Homecoming! Join us in April for a month of fun and relaxation, including Pride baseball, SGA Cram Jam and fireworks night.

Days Of Discovery – Keynote Speaker Yu Ouyang

April 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Join Yu Ouyang, PNW’s assistant professor of political science for a discussion on The Biden Administration: Campaign Promises and an Initial Assessment.

Power Onward: Create Your Own Path to Success

April 2 @ 1:00 pm

Join us for an insightful and engaging conversation with Jaime Casap, former Google Education Evangelist, who will share his own experiences as a first-generation college student.

The PNW Big Sell – Application Deadline

April 2 @ 5:00 pm

Think you have the next big business idea? Want a chance to win $10,000 in eight minutes? Submit your pitch to the PNW Big Sell!

The Roundtable Perspective: Hidden Gems of Northwest Indiana

April 2 @ 8:30 pm

Joseph S. Pete, author of Hammond Lost and 100 Things to do in NWI Before You Die, joins host Thomas J. Roach, Ph.D. on Lakeshore PBS.

Questions from the Garden Center – Gardening 101 Webinar

April 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Master Gardener, Lynn Barbee, and get your garden questions answered.

Application Deadline: 21st Century Scholars Summer Experience

April 5 @ 5:00 pm

Announcing a four-day on-campus cohort experience promoting student engagement and success on college campuses taking place at the Hammond and Westville Campus. Applications are due April 5, 2021. 

Leadership Institute 2021 Explorer Academy Graduation

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

You are invited to our graduation celebration! The 2020-2021 Explorer Academy is composed of leaders from across both Purdue Northwest campuses who have spent months together exploring, learning and adding to their leadership tool box.

Intramural 5 on 5 Kickball League

April 6 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

Sign up for Intramural 5 on 5 Kickball League! All games will be played on Tuesdays in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

Purdue Northwest Today

April 7 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program discussing “Empowering Women at PNW”.

Student Life Programming Board

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 12, 2021

Your college, your voice, your events! Join the Student Programming Board to network and help plan fun events. Everyone is welcome!

A Conversation with Maria Tomasula

April 7 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for a Zoom interview with Latino Art Midwest artist Maria Tomasula as she talks about her art and Spanish culture.

Intramural 5 on 5 Wiffleball League

April 7 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

Sign up for Intramural 5 on 5 Wiffleball League! All games will be played on Tuesdays in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

Spring 21 Brain Awareness Day

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Brain Awareness Day is a global initiative to raise awareness of the benefits of brain research. Our theme this year is "Your Brain as Your Body's Computer!" and will be held virtually over Zoom. Our free event will have a series of 10-minute neuroscience-related hands-on demonstrations about brain structures, processing, sensation, perception, computations, from our Brain & Behavior students. Pre-registration for classes is required and based on first come - first served as space is limited. You will need to…

CHESS Career Panel

April 8 @ 11:30 am

Meet with CHESS Alum and prominent employers in NWI. Find out what they are looking for on a resume, when hiring, or when interviewing.

Homecoming Carnival – Hammond Campus

April 8 @ 7:00 pm

Get Homecoming month started right with the annual Homecoming Carnival!

Consumer Experience Psychology – Creating A Delightful Experience

April 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Godwin-Charles Ogbeide, Ph.D,  professor of strategy and hospitality and the director of HTM for a discussion on the consumer experience psychology.

Porter-Starke Services Recruitment Sessions

April 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 5, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Learn about positions available for PNW seniors and new graduates from social work, psychology or related fields.

Homecoming Yard Party – Westville Campus

April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Get ready for a safe celebration with a classic Yard Party on the Westville campus.

Rhino: Act II Spring 2021 Production

April 9 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on April 10, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Enjoy a PNW virtual performance. This play explores ideas of mob mentality, cultural conformity, mass movements and fascism.

Fireworks Night

April 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrate your PNW Pride as we light up the sky! The Homecoming fireworks display is proudly presented by Purdue Federal Credit Union.

The Roundtable Perspective: South African Anti-Apartheid Theatre

April 9 @ 8:30 pm

Gibson Cima, Ph.D., assistant professor of theatre history from Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance joins host Thomas J. Roach, Ph.D. on Lakeshore PBS.

PNW 5K Community Walk “Students Helping Students One Step at a Time”

April 10 @ 9:00 am

In the spirit of Homecoming, join in this 5K community walk and help to raise funds and grow awareness for the Dean of Students emergency fund.

Invite a Cardinal to Lunch: Planting Natives is for the Birds Webinar

April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Master Gardener, Victoria Jostes, to learn about growing native plants in your garden. No list of bird seeds or types of suet to attract our feathered friends will be presented, but we will reveal what really attracts birds.

Rhino: Act II Spring 2021 Production

April 10 @ 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 10, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Enjoy a PNW virtual performance. This play explores ideas of mob mentality, cultural conformity, mass movements and fascism.

Higher Learning Commission On-Site Visit

April 12 @ 8:00 am - April 13 @ 5:00 pm

As part of PNW 's reaccreditation evaluation by the Higher Learning Commission, a review team will be on campus for evaluation.

A Conversation with Indiana Poet Laureate Matthew Graham

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

Join Sigma Tau Delta for an interview with Indiana's Poet Laureate, Matthew Graham!

COVID Vaccination Clinic (Hammond Campus)

April 13 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until April 21, 2021

We are excited to share vaccination opportunities for students, faculty and staff. Learn more and see how to register!

Writing Center Spring Workshops

April 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
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One event on April 14, 2021 at 12:30 pm

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

The PNW Writing Center is hosting a series of fun and exciting writing workshops for students and faculty. Please join us for one or all of these events. 

Intramural 5 on 5 Kickball League

April 13 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

Sign up for Intramural 5 on 5 Kickball League! All games will be played on Tuesdays in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

COVID Vaccination Clinic (Hammond Campus)

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 21, 2021

We are excited to share vaccination opportunities for students, faculty and staff. Learn more and see how to register!

Student Life Programming Board

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 12, 2021

Your college, your voice, your events! Join the Student Programming Board to network and help plan fun events. Everyone is welcome!

Writing Center Spring Workshops

April 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 14, 2021 at 12:30 pm

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

The PNW Writing Center is hosting a series of fun and exciting writing workshops for students and faculty. Please join us for one or all of these events. 

Spotlight Discussion Series

April 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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.

The PNW Alumni Owned Business Network Presents: Side Hustle to MANE Hustle

April 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

During Homecoming, turn your side hustle into your MANE hustle. Come learn from successful entrepreneurs and PNW Alumni in this virtual Zoom panel.

Intramural 5 on 5 Wiffleball League

April 14 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

Sign up for Intramural 5 on 5 Wiffleball League! All games will be played on Tuesdays in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

COVID Vaccination Clinic (Hammond Campus)

April 15 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until April 21, 2021

We are excited to share vaccination opportunities for students, faculty and staff. Learn more and see how to register!

Purdue Northwest Today

April 15 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program discussing “One Book, One Community at PNW.”

COVID Vaccination Event (Westville Campus)

April 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until April 22, 2021

We are excited to share vaccination opportunities for students, faculty and staff. Learn more and see how to register!

CHESS Career Closet

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on April 27, 2021 at 10:00 am

The College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences is hosting Spring Pop-up Career Closet dates this April!

Writing Center Spring Workshops

April 15 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 14, 2021 at 12:30 pm

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

The PNW Writing Center is hosting a series of fun and exciting writing workshops for students and faculty. Please join us for one or all of these events. 

SGA Town Hall: Diversity and Inclusion

April 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

As we plan for the next school year, what would you like to see from the university in regards to diversity and inclusion?

FAFSA Priority Deadline

April 15 @ 5:00 pm

Use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form to apply for financial aid for college or graduate school. The priority deadline to apply is April 15.

Alumni Book Club

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

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

Chancellor’s Cup Challenge Benefitting the PNW Food Pantry

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

During Homecoming, support our hungry PNW students by donating food to our PNW Pantries at Westville and Hammond!

Wine and Beer: Ongoing Changes in Response to COVID-19

April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Matthew Bauman, Ph.D., assistant professor of HTM, for a discussion on the understanding of beverage culture, marketing and promotion innovation the the time of a pandemic.

Promotion and Tenure Information Session

April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Faculty are invited to attend an informational session regarding the Promotion and Tenure process at PNW. The session will include an overview of the P&T process, breakout groups for faculty at different stages in the process, and a panel discussion with faculty who recently served on P&T review committees.

The Roundtable Perspective: The Social Media Pandemic

April 16 @ 8:30 pm

Rhon Teruelle, Ph.D., assistant professor of mass communication and social media at Purdue University Northwest joins host Thomas J. Roach, Ph.D. on Lakeshore PBS.

April Guided Hike

April 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join a Gabis Arboretum hike docent for a guided hike through the arboretum. This guided hike is free with admission.

Nature iPhone Photography Workshop

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join photographer, Deb Armstrong, to learn how to use your smartphone camera to get the best nature photos.

COVID Vaccination Clinic (Hammond Campus)

April 19 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until April 21, 2021

We are excited to share vaccination opportunities for students, faculty and staff. Learn more and see how to register!

Smart Lunch Series

April 19 @ 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.

Anti-Racism Lecture Series: The 1619 Project and the Summer of 2020

April 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

PNW professor Mita Choudhury will provide a historical overview of systemic racism, institutional bias and prejudice, and the weak guard rails of "western civilization."

SGA Cram Jam

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until April 22, 2021

Ready to ace those finals? SGA is teaming up with the library, student academic support, the Writing Center, student life and HoCo to bring you the ultimate study party! Drop in virtually or in person. In-person snack packs are limited.

COVID Vaccination Clinic (Hammond Campus)

April 20 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until April 21, 2021

We are excited to share vaccination opportunities for students, faculty and staff. Learn more and see how to register!

On The Other Side: Social Media

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Join PNW scholars and community experts for a series of conversations exploring the post-COVID world and our opportunity for reinvention. What does social media look like in a post-COVID world?

Innovate WithIN Region 6 Finals

April 20 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Purdue University Northwest and the Society of Innovators at PNW will host the Innovate WithIN Region 6 Finals during a virtual event.

SGA Cram Jam

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until April 22, 2021

Ready to ace those finals? SGA is teaming up with the library, student academic support, the Writing Center, student life and HoCo to bring you the ultimate study party! Drop in virtually or in person. In-person snack packs are limited.

Intramural 5 on 5 Kickball League

April 20 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

Sign up for Intramural 5 on 5 Kickball League! All games will be played on Tuesdays in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

Roaring Load: Round 1 Voting Deadline

April 20 @ 5:00 pm

The showdown starts today. We need to hear from you who will be invited to perform at Roaring Loud. Round 1 ends on Tuesday, April 20 at 5 p.m.!

COVID Vaccination Clinic (Hammond Campus)

April 21 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until April 21, 2021

We are excited to share vaccination opportunities for students, faculty and staff. Learn more and see how to register!

Nature Art Contest – Accepting Entries

April 21 @ 8:00 am - April 23 @ 5:00 pm

Nature is beauty, so let us capture it with some art.

Student Life Programming Board

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 12, 2021

Your college, your voice, your events! Join the Student Programming Board to network and help plan fun events. Everyone is welcome!

SGA Cram Jam

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until April 22, 2021

Ready to ace those finals? SGA is teaming up with the library, student academic support, the Writing Center, student life and HoCo to bring you the ultimate study party! Drop in virtually or in person. In-person snack packs are limited.

Intramural 5 on 5 Wiffleball League

April 21 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

Sign up for Intramural 5 on 5 Wiffleball League! All games will be played on Tuesdays in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

Earth Week: Sustain PNW

April 22 - May 1

Join us during Earth Week (April 22 to May 1) to discover more about sustainability at PNW—and how you can help.

COVID Vaccination Event (Westville Campus)

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until April 22, 2021

We are excited to share vaccination opportunities for students, faculty and staff. Learn more and see how to register!

Earth Day Cleanup at the Dunes

April 22 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Let’s work together to clean up our local beaches and parks!

SGA Cram Jam

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until April 22, 2021

Ready to ace those finals? SGA is teaming up with the library, student academic support, the Writing Center, student life and HoCo to bring you the ultimate study party! Drop in virtually or in person. In-person snack packs are limited.

Image of author Anthony Ray Hinton.

One Book One Community: A Discussion with Anthony Ray Hinton

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

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

Deadline To Purchase Commencement Cap and Gown

April 22 @ 3:00 pm

The deadline to purchase your Spring 2021 commencement cap and gown is April 22.

Tau Alpha Pi Induction Ceremony

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Seventeen students from the College of Technology will be inducted into Tau Alpha Pi at their annual induction ceremony. Tau Alpha Pi is the national honor society for engineering technology. Founded in 1953 and managed for more than thirty years by engineering technology educator Frederick J. Berger, Tau Alpha Pi is now managed by ASEE and is open to students pursuing ABET accredited degrees in Engineering Technology. Membership into Tau Alpha Pi is by invitation only. The following list shows…

Last Day to Submit Thesis for First Format Review

April 23

This is the last day to submit your thesis for first format review.

Porter-Starke Services Recruitment Sessions

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 5, 2021 at 10:00 am

Learn about positions available for PNW seniors and new graduates from social work, psychology or related fields.

Support Your Immune System with Food During a Pandemic: Now and Beyond

April 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Michele Lefebvre, RDN, CDN, MMH, visiting clinical instructor of HTM for a discussion on supporting your immune system.

Final Exam Deadline for May CAND 99100 Registrants

April 23 @ 5:00 pm

Today is the final exam Deadline for May CAND 99100 registrants by 5 p.m.

Art of the Pride Voting – Zoom Backgrounds

April 23 @ 5:00 pm

Put your zoom (background) skills to the test! Create an original zoom background for PNW HoCo 2021 and vote throughout HoCo month for your favorite.

The Roundtable Perspective: Women in Jamaican Music

April 23 @ 8:30 pm

Heather Augustyn, English lecturer and music historian at Purdue University Northwest joins host Thomas J. Roach, Ph.D. on Lakeshore PBS.

Volunteer Day: Woodcock Habitat

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Each month, Gabis Arboretum will host a volunteer day where anyone can come out and help in the gardens, wetlands and woodlands.

Preview PNW

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Want a closer look at Purdue University Northwest? Hear from current students, PNW colleges and admissions staff as they welcome you to our upcoming Virtual Preview PNW events.

Nature Art Contest – Voting

April 26 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm

Vote for your favorite in the Nature Art Contest.

Sustainability at PNW

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join PNW faculty and learn about their work on sustainability, from manufacturing to the Olympics.

CHESS Career Closet Pop-up

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Stop by and pick-up free professional and business casual attire appropriate for career fairs, interviews and the workplace.

S.H.I.N.E’s Spring Forward Walk

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

At this event, guests will walk socially-distanced on the trails at Gabis Arboretum. The S.H.I.N.E Remembrance Garden that has been under construction will be revealed as well.

Philosophy, Pandemics and Politics: A Philosophy Matters Discussion

April 27 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Please join us for this Philosophy Matters event, a conversation about the very unique past year that we have all just experienced.

Intramural 5 on 5 Kickball League

April 27 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

Sign up for Intramural 5 on 5 Kickball League! All games will be played on Tuesdays in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

Voting Deadline: Round Two of Roaring Loud

April 27 @ 5:00 pm

Thanks to everyone who voted in the first round of our "Roaring Loud" concert bracket. See the winners and cast your vote for Round 2 by April 27!

Purdue Northwest Day of Giving 2021

April 28

Save the date for Purdue Northwest Day of Giving 2021! Your support helps PNW students continue to Power Onward and advance toward their dreams.

Student Life Programming Board

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 12, 2021

Your college, your voice, your events! Join the Student Programming Board to network and help plan fun events. Everyone is welcome!

Intramural 5 on 5 Wiffleball League

April 28 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

Sign up for Intramural 5 on 5 Wiffleball League! All games will be played on Tuesdays in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

Purdue Northwest Today

April 29 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program discussing Sustainability and Innovation at Purdue Northwest.

Food for Thought Lunch and Lead: Sustainability

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Join the Leadership Institute at Purdue Northwest as we sit down for a virtual conversation with Garr Punnett, chief of staff at Rheaply, a Chicago-based climate tech company. 

Last Day to Drop Spring 2021 Classes

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

Last day to drop Spring 2021 classes has been extended to Friday, April 30, by 4:30 p.m.

Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony

April 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest for the annual Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony. Celebrate with the staff in welcoming a new tree to the property, while also participating in the planting.

Pride Baseball @ Dowling Park

April 30 @ 3:00 pm

Paws Up! Roar Pride! Wrap up Homecoming by supporting the PNW Pride baseball team as they host Wayne State University’s Warriors at Dowling Park.

Arbor Day Sunset Hike

April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Trained volunteer naturalists will lead your group through the arboretum after hours. Enjoy the sunset while learning about the wildlife and plants around you.

Fireworks Night

April 30 @ 8:00 pm

Celebrate your PNW Pride and the close of Homecoming with another night of lighting up the sky!

The Roundtable Perspective: Simply Sartre

April 30 @ 8:30 pm

David Detmer, Ph.D., professor of philosophy at Purdue University Northwest joins host Thomas J. Roach, Ph.D. on Lakeshore PBS.

May 2021

Spring 2021 Classes End