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Purdue University Northwest Brings The Energy For First Hispanic Heritage Festival

Nearly 700 community members, public officials, students, faculty and staff members enjoyed the first Hispanic Heritage Festival held by Purdue University Northwest.

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Get Ready for Late Night Madness

Purdue University Northwest Athletics will host the 8th Annual Late Night Madness event on Thursday, October 28, at the Hammond Fitness & Recreation Center to kick off a new season of Pride basketball.


PNW celebrates Day of the Dead with Coco junior novel author visit, campus events

Coming on the heels of Hispanic Heritage Month, Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is proud to celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) by welcoming Coco junior novelization author Angela Cervantes for a two-day visit to its Hammond and Westville campuses to meet with PNW and Northwest Indiana students.


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Make friends, build your resume and have fun—join one of PNW’s student orgs!

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PNW’s academic advisors can help you every step of the way, from choosing a major to staying on track for commencement.

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Stay the course to commencement—dive into PNW’s class schedules and course descriptions.

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Information Services

From accessing Brightspace to changing your password, get the help you need.

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From tutoring to counseling, access the resources you need to be your best.

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Key Dates

From registration to commencement, check off the next milestone to success.

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PNW Libraries

Study space, computers and experts ready to help–find it all in PNW’s libraries.

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Get PNW Gear


Get textbooks, notebooks and embrace your PNW Pride with t-shirts, hats, hoodies and more.

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Fall 2021 Virtual Career Expo


PNW students, alumni and the general public can connect with employers for jobs and internship with our fall virtual career expo! Open to all industries and academic majors, this free event offers the opportunity to take the next step in your career.


Upcoming Events

Oct 23

Spring 2022 Priority Registration: Sophomores

Get ready to register for Spring 2022! Priority registration is now open to PNW sophomores as well as juniors, seniors, graduate students, Honors College students, veterans and student athletes.

Oct 26

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

Come get your vaccine or booster at the Nils K. Nelson Bioscience Innovation Building – no appointment necessary!

Oct 26

PNW Student-Family Lounge Open House

All are invited to join our opening celebration in the new Student-Family Lounge, a family-friendly space for all students. Enjoy light refreshments, activities for children and announcements for upcoming family-friendly events.

Oct 27

Philosophy Matters Series: What in the #$& is This?: Trying to Understand Abstract Art

David Detmer, Ph.D. is a PNW professor of philosophy and will be hosting a Zoom presentation on trying to understand abstract art.