News & Announcements

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Updated Mask Protocol for PNW

Effective Tuesday, Aug. 3, face masks will again be required in all indoor spaces for everyone on the Purdue University Northwest campuses, including students, employees and visitors, regardless of vaccination status.

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Purdue University Northwest Adds Honey Bees to Its Campus Communities

Earlier this spring, PNW added several new housing units…for honey bees. The PNW apiaries are a first for the university and include two hives at the Westville campus and Gabis Arboretum and four hives on the Hammond campus.

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First PNW Player Ever Chosen in MLB First-Year Player Draft

Purdue Northwest pitcher Chad Patrick was selected with the 107th pick by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2021 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.


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

Welcome Rally

Planning for an In-Person Fall Semester

We are very pleased to confirm that we are planning for an in-person fall semester at Purdue Northwest! We are looking forward to welcoming you back to a typical in-person experience for instruction and activities.

See the Fall 2021 Announcement

Upcoming Events

Aug 06

Summer 2021 Classes End

Summer 2021 classes end today.

Aug 10

Summer 2021 final grades are due by 5 p.m. CT

Summer 2021 final grades are due by 5 p.m. CT.

Aug 14

Restoration and Prep Volunteer Day

Each month, Gabis Arboretum will host a volunteer day where anyone can come out and help in the gardens, wetlands and woodlands. This volunteer day will focus on restoration.

Aug 21

Marrakesh Express: A Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Experience

There are hundreds, if not thousands of tribute bands performing the music of the Beatles, Rolling Stones, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, U2 and other monsters of rock. But Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young? Next to none.