News & Announcements

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File FAFSA by April 15

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). The deadline to apply to qualify for state aid in Indiana is April 15.

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PNW Building Closings

Effective March 24, facilities on the Purdue Northwest Hammond and Westville campuses and all auxiliary locations will be secured and public access restricted for an indefinite period of time for the health and safety of the PNW community.

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Student Resources for Spring 2020

As PNW moves to online learning, explore a comprehensive listing of resources for student support.


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Join In

Student Organizations

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

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Follow Your Path


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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Plan Ahead

Classes and Courses

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

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Get Tech Help

Information Services

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

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Ask the Experts

Student Resources

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

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Stay on Track

Key Dates

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

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Brain Builders

PNW Libraries

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

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International Roar

Education Abroad

Want to study in Thailand, Costa Rica or Spain? Your PNW journey can connect you to the global community.

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What's Happening?

Student Life

Grow to your fullest potential—connect with the PNW community, calendar and events!

Learn More

Upcoming Events

Mar 30

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)

Apr 01

CHESS Pop-Up Career Closet (Canceled)

Students and community members can pick up free professional and business-casual attire that is appropriate for your career fairs, interviews and the workplace.

Apr 01

Mission Improvable (Canceled)

Join Student Life as we bring in a fun improv group on April 1 to ring in the most notorious day for joke telling! Spots are limited so please RSVP.

Apr 02

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)