Consumer Information

What You Need to Know

Whether you are a student, parent, counselor, researcher, legislator or just interested in Purdue University Northwest, we are committed to providing you, as a consumer, with the information you need to make informed decisions. And committed to making that information easy for you to find.

Additionally, the Student Consumer Information regulations of the United States Department of Education require universities to provide students access to certain information to which they are entitled as consumers to help them make informed choices about their education.

The information on this website provide easy access to the important information and disclosures we are required to provide, along with office addresses, phone numbers, and web addresses. Additional information about specific programs and university services is available from the individual colleges, departments and offices.

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Our Mission

Purdue University Northwest transforms students’ lives and our metropolitan region through a diverse campus committed to innovative education, applied research, and community engagement.

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Intercollegiate Athletic Program
PNW Athletic Programs and the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA).

Annual Security Report
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires the distribution of an annual security report.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention
Learn about available resources to prevent drug and alcohol abuse.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) grants students specific rights regarding their education record.

Financial Aid Information
Explore financial aid information at PNW.

General Institutional Information
Explore PNW admissions information and resources.

Graduation and Retention
Review graduation and retention information at PNW.

Graduate Career Outcomes
Each semester, the Career Center conducts a First Destination Survey with recent graduates regarding post-graduation outcomes.

Graduate Studies
PNW graduate programs are flexible yet rigorous, high-quality yet cost-effective, with small class sizes and huge opportunities.

Public Safety Reports
As part of our commitment to your safety, we compile and share ongoing reports of crimes, drug-free policies and other safety concerns.

Services and Facilities for Students with Disabilities
The PNW Accessibility Center empowers students with documented disabilities to participate fully at PNW.

Textbook Information
Determine the textbooks needed for your classes at PNW and explore ways to save money.

Financial Aid Home Page
A high-quality yet affordable education that prepares you for the real world is within reach.

Voter Registration
Learn more about voter registration options.

University Contacts
Explore university contacts from undergraduate admissions to financial aid.