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February 2020

I’m First Celebration

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

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

Nerdology

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

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

Film showing – The Matrix

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

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

I’m First Celebration

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

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

Spring Career Expo

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

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

March 2020

Indiana Women’s Suffrage Centennial (Westville)

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

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

Indiana Women’s Suffrage Centennial (Hammond)

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

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

CHESS Pop-Up Career Closet (Canceled)

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

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

Celebrate the Power of the Pride (Westville)

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

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

History Matters – Punk: A Culture Of Protest

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

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

Stargazing at Gabis Arboretum

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

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

Blood Drive

March 4

Blood Drive At Westville Campus

Celebrate the Power of the Pride (Hammond)

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

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

Save the Date: Founder’s Day

March 6

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

You’re Not Alone Summit

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

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

Taylor Dumpson

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

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

CHESS Pop-Up Career Closet

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

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

Priority Registration: First-Year Students

March 10 - March 11

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

The Scoop on the Mediterranean Diet

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

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

The 2020 Election – A Philosophical Perspective

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

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

Master Plan Community Open House

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

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

The 2020 Election – A Philosophical Perspective

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

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

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

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

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

Master Plan Community Open House (Canceled)

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

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

Gardening with Wildlife: Gardening for the Birds

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

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

PNW Spring Break

March 16 - March 20

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

The Mystery of Sleep

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

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

Candid COVID-19 Conversations

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

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

Online Learning Begins

March 23

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

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

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

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

New McNair Scholar Orientation

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

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

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

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

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

Student Life Jog

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

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

History Matters Event (Canceled)

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

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

Three-Minute Thesis: Presentation Practice

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

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

Technology Faculty and Staff Convocation (Canceled)

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

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

Preview PNW: Westville (Canceled)

March 28

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

SRIP: Narrowing Your Research Topic

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

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

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

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

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

April 2020

CHESS Pop-Up Career Closet (Canceled)

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

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

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

Mission Improvable (Canceled)

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

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

Graduate School and You: Graduating Senior Update

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

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

Community Conversations About COVID-19: Focus on Education

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

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

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

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

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

McNair Recruitment and Informational Session

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

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

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

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

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

3MT Competition (Canceled)

April 6

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

Student Government Association: Elections Week

April 6 - April 10

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

Innovation Workshop: Introduction to Business Design Thinking

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

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

Community Conversations About COVID-19: Acclimating Back

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

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

Community Conversations About COVID-19: Focus on Adaptive Leadership

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

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

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

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

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

Deadline: Strategic Plan Feedback

April 10 @ 5:00 pm

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

Intramural “Intra Mural” Art Contest Deadline

April 13

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FAFSA Filing Deadline: State Aid in Indiana

April 15

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

SRIP: Proposal Check-Up Session

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

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

Technology Day (Canceled)

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

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

Community Conversations About COVID-19: Focus on Economics

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

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

Alumni Book Club

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

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

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

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

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

Rising Together: The Story of Chicago’s Innovation Ecosystem

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

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

Promotion & Tenure Information Session

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

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

Preview PNW: Hammond (Canceled)

April 18

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Simplified Approach to At Home Fitness Discussion

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

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

Virtual Fitness: Abs and Core

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

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

Community Conversations About COVID-19: Focus on HR

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

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

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

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

April 24

Writing Retreat

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

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

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

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

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

Virtual Fitness: Abs and Core

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

Spotlight on Community Conversations

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

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

Taking on COVID-19: Networking in Uncertain Times

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

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

Live: Total Body Seated Workout

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

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

Community Conversations About COVID-19: Innovation

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

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

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

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

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

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

Days of Discovery

April 29 - May 15

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

Stay Fit This Week – Live – Abs and Core Class

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

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

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

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

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

Webinar: Understanding Your Financial Aid

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

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

Application Fee Holiday

April 30 - August 1

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

Summer Research Internship Program Proposals Due

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

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

Live: Why Exercise Discussion

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

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

Community Conversations About COVID-19: Focus on Innovation

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

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

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

April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

May 2020

Last Day to Drop Spring 2020 Classes

May 1

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

Teaching Online in Brightspace Workshop 2: Grading and Giving Feedback

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

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

Live Abs and Core Class

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

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

Live: Corrective Exercise

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

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

Spring 2020 Classes End

May 2

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

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

May 2

Hoosier Riverwatch Certification Workshop

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

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

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

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

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

Spring 2020 Final Exams

May 4 - May 9

Kickoff Week: Daily Virtual Visits

May 4 - May 8

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

Student Life: Virtual Bingo

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

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

Last Day to Have Thesis Approved by PNW

May 5

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

Live: Total Body Seated Workout

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

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

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

Teaching Online in Brightspace Workshop 3: Communication and Engagement

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

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

Live: SilverSneakers Classic

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

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

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

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

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

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

Notification of SRIP Proposal Status

May 8

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

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

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

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

Spring 2020 PNW Commencement (Canceled)

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

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

Live: Abs and Core Class

May 8 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

Live: Corrective Exercise

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

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

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

Nature Journaling for the Casual Naturalist

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spring 2020 PNW Commencement (Canceled)

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

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

Live: Extreme Upper Body Core Workout Without Equipment

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

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

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

Spring 2020 Grades Due

May 12

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

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

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

Live: Abs and Core Class

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

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

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

Live – SilverSneakers Classic

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Live – SilverSneakers Classic

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

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

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

Live: Abs and Core Class

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

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

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

Live: Corrective Exercise

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Summer Session I Classes Begin

May 18

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

Live: Extreme Upper Body Core Workout Without Equipment

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

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

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

Wellness Webinar on Restorative Yoga, Tai Chi and Hypertension

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

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

CARES Act Emergency Fund Application Deadline

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

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

Live: Abs and Core Class

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

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

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

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

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

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

Alumni Book Club

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

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

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

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

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

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

Teaching Online in Brightspace Workshop 2: Grading and Giving Feedback

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

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

Live – SilverSneakers Classic

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

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

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

Live: Abs and Core Class

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

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

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

Memorial Day – No Classes and Campuses Are Closed

May 25

Enjoy your Memorial Day holiday!

Live: Extreme Upper Body Core Workout Without Equipment

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

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

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

Live: Abs and Core Class

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

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

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

Teaching Online in Brightspace Workshop 3: Communication and Engagement

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

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

Student Life Step Challenge: Team Registrations Due

May 28

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

Student Life Step Challenge Begins

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

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

Admitted Students: Why Accept Your Offer?

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

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

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

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

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

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

Live – SilverSneakers Classic

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

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

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

Live: Abs and Core Class

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

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

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

Executive MBA Open House

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

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

Tree ID for the Novice Naturalist

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

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

June 2020

Live: Extreme Upper Body Core Workout Without Equipment

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

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

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

Student Life Virtual Bingo

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

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

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

Live: Abs and Core Class

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

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

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

Leadership in Action: Parents and the COVID-19 Pandemic

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

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

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

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

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

You’re Admitted! Now What?

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

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

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

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

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

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

August Graduate Candidacy Deadline

June 5

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

Live – SilverSneakers Classic

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

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

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

Live: Abs and Core Class

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

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

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

Student Panel: Safe Return to Campus Task Force

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

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

Live: Extreme Upper Body Core Workout Without Equipment

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

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

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

Live – SilverSneakers Classic

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

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

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

Live: Abs and Core Class

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

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

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

You’re Admitted! Now What?

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

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

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

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

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

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

Live: Abs and Core Class

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

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

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

Executive MBA Open House

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

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

Summer 2020 Late Registration Begins

June 15

Join us for another session of summer learning. 

Summer Session II Classes Begin

June 15

Join us for another session of summer learning.

Live: Extreme Upper Body Core Workout Without Equipment

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

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

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

Student Government Association Presents Open Forum Town Hall

June 15 @ 3:00 pm

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

Make Your LinkedIn Profile POP

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

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

Live: Abs and Core Class

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

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

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

Admitted Students: PNW Housing FAQs

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

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

Alumni Book Club

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

Join PNW alumni in discussing a book selection.

Summer 2020 Late Registration Ends

June 19

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

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

June 19

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

Summer 2020 Payment Deadline

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

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

Live: Abs and Core Class

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

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

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

Live: Extreme Upper Body Core Workout Without Equipment

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

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

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

Society of Innovators 2020 Awards Announcement

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

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

Society of Innovators 2020 Innovators Awards Nominations

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

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

LinkedIn: The Social Network You’re Missing Out On

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

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

Live: Abs and Core Class

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

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

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

Live: Abs and Core Class

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

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

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

Live: Extreme Upper Body Core Workout Without Equipment

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

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

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

Final Day to Give: “We Care” Campaign

June 30

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

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

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

Live: Abs and Core Class

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

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

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

Deadline to Submit Summer 2020 Residency Applications

July 6

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

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

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

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

July 6 @ 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

Alumni Book Club

July 16 @ 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

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

Student Life Step Challenge Ends

July 17

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 @ 8:00 am - July 23 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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

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

New Student Orientation

August 3 - August 15

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

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

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

Last Day to Have Thesis Approved by PNW

August 4

Deadline for having your thesis approved by PNW.

Summer 2020 Classes End

August 7

Summer 2020 Grades Due

August 11

Student Leadership Conference Kickoff

August 17

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

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

Express Admission Day

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

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

December Graduate Plan of Study Deadline

August 21

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

PNW Year Ahead

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

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

Hoosier Riverwatch Certification

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

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

Webinar: Beaver Ecology

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

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

Fall 2020 Classes Begin

August 24

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

Fall 2020 Late Registration Begins

August 24

Pride Pickup – Westville Campus

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

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

Virtual Welcome Rally

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

Connect and learn more about PNW academic programs, clubs, sports and more! Drop-in on Zoom to get a jump start on your semester.

Pride Pickup – Hammond Campus

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

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

Gabis Arboretum Q&A: Facebook Live

August 27 @ 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

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

Fall 2020 Payment Deadline

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

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

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

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

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

Deadline to Submit Fall 2020 Intent to Graduate

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

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

Virtual Pride Stride

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

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

September 2020

Student Programming Board Open House

September 3 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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

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

Student Life Virtual Bingo

September 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

Fall 2020 Intramural Fishing League

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

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

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

Purdue Northwest Day of Giving

September 9

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

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

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

Faculty Meet-Up

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Intramural Home Run Derby

September 16 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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

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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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.

Presidential Management Fellows: Diversity and Inclusion Focus

September 22 @ 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.

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