I’m First Celebration

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

Nerdology

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

Film showing – The Matrix

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

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

Indiana Women’s Suffrage Centennial (Hammond)

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

Celebrate the Power of the Pride (Westville)

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.

You’re Not Alone Summit

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

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.

The 2020 Election – A Philosophical Perspective

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

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

The Mystery of Sleep

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

Online Learning Begins

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

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

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

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 […]

Student Life Jog

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)

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 […]

SRIP: Narrowing Your Research Topic

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)

Graduate School and You: Graduating Senior Update

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)

McNair Recruitment and Informational Session

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)

Student Government Association: Elections Week

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.

Deadline: Strategic Plan Feedback

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

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.

FAFSA Filing Deadline: State Aid in Indiana

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

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)

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.

Alumni Book Club

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

Rising Together: The Story of Chicago’s Innovation Ecosystem

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 and Tenure Information Session

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.

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Virtual Fitness: Abs and Core

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.

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Virtual Fitness: Abs and Core

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.

Writing Retreat

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.

Spotlight on Community Conversations

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.

Live: Total Body Seated Workout

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.

Stay Fit This Week – Live – Abs and Core Class

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: Why Exercise Discussion

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

Live Abs and Core Class

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

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

Student Life: Virtual Bingo

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

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Live: Total Body Seated Workout

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.

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Live: SilverSneakers Classic

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!

Spring 2020 PNW Commencement (Canceled)

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

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Live: Abs and Core Class

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.

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Live: Corrective Exercise

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 PNW Commencement (Canceled)

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

Recurring

Live: Abs and Core Class

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.

Recurring

Live – SilverSneakers Classic

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!

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Live – SilverSneakers Classic

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!

Recurring

Live: Abs and Core Class

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.

Recurring

Live: Corrective Exercise

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

Recurring

Live: Abs and Core Class

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.

Alumni Book Club

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

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Live – SilverSneakers Classic

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!

Recurring

Live: Abs and Core Class

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.

Recurring

Live: Abs and Core Class

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 Life Step Challenge Begins

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?

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.

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Live – SilverSneakers Classic

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!

Recurring

Live: Abs and Core Class

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

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

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

Recurring

Live: Abs and Core Class

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

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."

You’re Admitted! Now What?

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

August Graduate Candidacy Deadline

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.

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Live – SilverSneakers Classic

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!

Recurring

Live: Abs and Core Class

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.

Recurring

Live – SilverSneakers Classic

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!

Recurring

Live: Abs and Core Class

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?

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

Recurring

Live: Abs and Core Class

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

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.

Make Your LinkedIn Profile POP

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!

Recurring

Live: Abs and Core Class

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

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

Join PNW alumni in discussing a book selection.

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Live: Abs and Core Class

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.

Society of Innovators 2020 Innovators Awards Nominations

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.

Recurring

Live: Abs and Core Class

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.

Recurring

Live: Abs and Core Class

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.

Final Day to Give: “We Care” Campaign

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.

Town Hall: All Things Student Life

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.

Recurring

Live: Abs and Core Class

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.

Recurring

Live: Abs and Core Class

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.

Alumni Book Club

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

Student Life Step Challenge Ends

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

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.

Webinar: Tree ID for the Novice Naturalist

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

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

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

New Student Orientation

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 Leadership Conference Kickoff

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

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

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

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

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

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

December Graduate Plan of Study Deadline

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

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

Webinar: Beaver Ecology

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

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

Pride Pickup – Westville Campus

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

Virtual Welcome Rally

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

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

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.

Application Fee Holiday

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

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

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

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

Labor Day Holiday

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

Time Management Webinar

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.