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September 2021

Athletics Week Ahead

September 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Get ready to roar and cheer on the PNW Pride with a look at the home games in our Athletics Week Ahead!

Tai Chi Class Series

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 13, 2021

Join Tai Chi expert, Barbara Goldfarb, to find your center through the practice of Tai Chi.

Hammond Campus Lockdown Drill

September 28 @ 10:00 am

We will be conducting a lockdown drill at the Hammond campus.

The Origins and Future of Critical Race Theory

September 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Join Lee B. Artz, Ph.D. with Patrick Anderson, Ph.D., for a discussion on The Origins and Future of Critical Race Theory as part of the PNW Race, Racism, Anti-Racism Series.

Breaking Bread: COVID-19, Anti-Racism and Critical Conversations on Social Justice

September 30 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

Join CHESS for a conversation about difficult topics impacting our community and beyond. This event is open to the community.

October 2021

Looking Local: East Chicago’s Latina/o Histories

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This two-part event explores the rich history of Latinas and Latinos in East Chicago, Indiana.

Rock the Blacktop: Battle of the Bands

October 1 @ 5:00 pm

Get ready to rock the blacktop! We’re bringing you up for a birds eye view of campus for a battle of the bands.

Rescheduled: Johnny V. Wildflowers: A Tribute To Tom Petty Concert

October 1 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Johnny V’s Wildflowers is a Tom Petty tribute act, fronted by Johnny V, one of Northwest Indiana’s most well-known and charismatic performers.

Guided Hike – Medicinal and Edible Plants

October 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

We'll be searching for plants that have medicinal and edible properties, some used for tea or seasonings and others for healing purposes.

Six on Six Co-Ed Volleyball Entry Deadline

October 4 @ 5:00 pm

Join a six on six co-ed volleyball league as part of the fall 2021 intramural sports on the Hammond campus.

Tai Chi Class Series

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 13, 2021

Join Tai Chi expert, Barbara Goldfarb, to find your center through the practice of Tai Chi.

The Borders of Queer Latinidad

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This events starts a conversation about Queer Latinidad, an imaginary community situated at the intersections of race, gender, sexuality and nation.

Fall Prairie Walk

October 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

You'll be hard pressed to find someone as passionate about prairies than a naturalist at the Gabis Arboretum! Join him to learn about prairie plants and how to identify them.

Just for Kids! Creepy Crawly Series: All about INSECTS!

October 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join a Gabis naturalist to take a look at all different types of insects and what makes an insect an insect.

Prepping your Gardens for Winter

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The frost will be here before we know it! Learn how to prepare your gardens to get through the harsh winter.

Fall Break

October 11 @ 8:00 am - October 12 @ 5:00 pm

There are no classes but campus offices are open. 

Tai Chi Class Series

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

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 13, 2021

Join Tai Chi expert, Barbara Goldfarb, to find your center through the practice of Tai Chi.

Walk & Talk with Venkat Kavuri, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Gabis Arboretum aand Community Healthcare Systems partnered to bring you monthly casual walks at the arboretum with a healthcare provider.

Two On Two Bags Tournament

October 13 @ 3:30 pm

Join a two on two bags tournament as part of the fall 2021 intramural sports in the Westville DSAC gym!

Stargazing

October 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 13, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Join Purdue Northwest Astronomers at Gabis Arboretum for an evening of stargazing and planet viewing.

Hispanic Heritage Festival

October 15 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the diversity and richness of the Hispanic/Latinx community. Free food, live entertainment and family-friendly activities will be offered.

Woodland Tree Trek

October 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Take a walk through the woodlands and learn about the diversity of trees growing at the arboretum.

Open Art Studio

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 17, 2021 at 9:00 am

Bring your own painting supplies and easels and sit at the Meyer Pavilion in the Arboretum to use as your inspiration.

Sinai Forum: An Overview of the Pandemic from the Inside with Deborah Birx, MD

October 17 @ 4:00 pm

Join the Sinai Forum at Purdue University Northwest for An Overview of the Pandemic from the Inside with Deborah Birx, MD. 

Spring 2022 Priority Registration Begins

October 18

Get ready to register for Spring 2022! Priority registration begins Monday, October 18.

CHESS Distinguished Speaker Series: Representation of Mexicanness in Animated Films

October 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Save the date for a CHESS Distinguished Speaker Series!

Implications of Race and Racism in Student Evaluations of Teaching: The Hate U Give

October 20 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Join LaVada U. Taylor, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education at PNW with other author-panelists for a virtual book launch as part of the PNW Race, Racism, Anti-Racism Series.

Fall Career Expo

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Purdue University Northwest Fall Career Expo is a career fair for students and alumni of Purdue University that are seeking full-time employment and internships across all industries and academic majors. 

Just for Kids! Creepy Crawly Series: All about BATS!

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join a Gabis naturalist to learn all about bats. We will start the class off with a book on bats.

Prepping Garden Tools for Winter

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn from master gardeners so your tools will be in top shape next spring.

Eight Ball League Entry Deadline

October 28 @ 5:00 pm

Join an eight ball league as part of the fall 2021 intramural sports on the Hammond campus.

Halloween Night Hike

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join a Gabis Arboretum naturalist for a look into the mysterious wildlife that comes out during nightfall.

November 2021

Princes of Peace and Ethics of Protest: Gandhi, King, Dalai Lama, Mandela

November 2 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Karen B. Morris, Ph.D. with Deepa Majumdar, D.S.Sc., discuss Princes of Peace and Ethics of Protest: Gandhi, King, Dalai Lama, Mandela as part of the PNW Race, Racism, Anti-Racism Series.

CHESS Distinguished Speaker Series: It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint: Anti-Racist Educators’ Journey of Engaging in Self-Work and Connecting Theory to Practice

November 2 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Save the date for a CHESS Distinguished Speaker Series!

Building Community Through the Arts: Day of the Dead Celebration

November 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a Day of the Dead celebration! The event will have food, fun, games, music and dance. It will be family friendly and open to the community. 

RAD Defense Class – Westville

November 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

These programs for women provide a holistic approach to learning about how to defend yourself. Explore classes at Westville.

Sinai Forum: Dimensions in Testimony, Featuring the World Premiere of Interactive Biography with Holocaust Survivor Max Eisen

November 7 @ 4:00 pm

Join the Sinai Forum at Purdue University Northwest for By Chance Alone: A Remarkable True Story of Courage and Survival at Auschwitz with Max T. Eisen.

Stargazing

November 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on October 13, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Join Purdue Northwest Astronomers at Gabis Arboretum for an evening of stargazing and planet viewing.

Last Day to Drop a Fall 2021 Class

November 12 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

The last day to drop a course for Fall 2021 is Friday, November 12 by 4:30 p.m. You are encouraged to meet with your academic advisor before dropping or withdrawing.

Thanksgiving Break

November 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

There are no classes due to the Thanksgiving holiday but campuses are open.

Thanksgiving Break Weekend

November 25 @ 8:00 am - November 28 @ 5:00 pm

There are no classes due to the Thanksgiving holiday and campuses are closed.

“Who is hurt by racism? You might be surprised to find out….”

November 30 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Alan J. Spector, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology and Center for Global Studies at PNW discusses who is hurt by racism as part of PNW Race, Racism, Anti-Racism Series.

December 2021

Sinai Forum: On Justice and Mercy with Bryan Stevenson

December 5 @ 4:00 pm

Join the Sinai Forum at Purdue University Northwest for On Justice and Mercy with Bryan Stevenson. 

Fall 2021 Classes End

December 11

Fall classes end on Saturday, December 12. The next week is final exams!

Fall 2021 Final Exam Week

December 13 - December 18

Good luck on your final exams!

Fall 2021 Final Grades Due

December 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Final Grades are due Tues, Dec 21, by 5:00 p.m. (Central).

January 2022

Sinai Forum: Into the Icy Realm with Paul Nicklen

January 9, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

Join the Sinai Forum at Purdue University Northwest for Into the Icy Realm with Paul Nicklen. 

Spring 2022 Classes Begin

January 10, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Welcome Back! Spring 2022 classes begin today. Have a great semester!

Spring 2022 Late Registration Begins

January 10, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spring 2022 late registration begins Monday, January 10 and runs through Friday, January 14 at 4 p.m. Students can register for classes or adjust their schedules on the Registration tab in myPNW.

Last Day for 100% Refund for Spring 2022

January 14, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Last day for Spring 2022 refund of tuition and fees by 4 p.m.

Spring 2022 Late Registration Ends

January 14, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spring 2022 late registration ends on Friday, January 14 by 4 p.m.

February 2022

Sinai Forum: An Afternoon with Steve Wozniak

February 6, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

Join the Sinai Forum at Purdue University Northwest for An Afternoon with Steve Wozniak. 

Summer 2022 Registration Begins

February 22, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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

March 2022

Spring Recess

March 14, 2022 @ 8:00 am - March 19, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

Spring Recess runs Monday, March 14 through Saturday, March 19.

Fall 2022 Priority Registration Begins

March 28, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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

April 2022

Last Day to Drop a Spring 2022 Class

April 8, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Last day to drop Spring 2022 classes ends at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 8.

Spring 2022 Classes End

April 30, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spring 2022 classes end today.

May 2022

Spring 2022 Final Exams

May 2, 2022 @ 8:00 am - May 7, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

May 2 through May 7 is the spring 2022 final exams period.

Spring 2022 Final Grades Due

May 10, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Final grades are due by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10.

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