News and Announcements

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From Bavaria to Indiana: Meet PNW 2021 Graduate David Richter

David Richter first got a taste of life in the U.S. when he studied abroad at Purdue University Northwest in 2016 through his undergraduate institution in Germany, Kempten University.

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Educator, Researcher, Mentor – Grethe Hystad Connects Students and Math

Grethe Hystad uses her passion for problem-solving to create an engaging learning environment for students.

PNW Provost Kenneth C. Holford

Academic Affairs Return to Normal Operations

As fall semester begins to wind down, and spring semester starts to ramp up, our presence on campus is even more important. Therefore, a return to normal on campus schedules is expected for all academic units.


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Get Tech Help

Information Services

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

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Employee Support

Human Resources

Find key resources, including development opportunities, benefits and staying healthy.

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In Session

Class Schedules

Need to know where to be? Find times and locations for upcoming classes.

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Working at PNW


Explore opportunities that let you make a difference for students—and our region.

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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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What to Do

PNW Calendar

From Sinai Forum to Welcome Weeks, discover upcoming PNW events and programs.

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Faculty Senate

Governing Body

PNW’s Faculty Senate exercises faculty legislative, policy-making and advisory powers.

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Get It Fixed

Facilities Services

From maintenance to housekeeping, reach out with your building and grounds needs.

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Fall 2021 Commencement


Fall 2021 Commencement ceremonies will be held on Saturday, December 11, at the Westville Campus in the James B. Dworkin Student Services and Activities Center, H. D. Kesling Gymnasium.

Learn More

Upcoming Events

Dec 09

Purdue Northwest Today: Recognizing Fall 2021 Graduates

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program with Jonathan Swarts, dean of University College and the Honors College, Provost Kenneth C. Holford and students discussing the upcoming Fall Commencement.

Dec 11

Fall 2021 Commencement Ceremonies

Get ready to celebrate the summer and fall 2021 graduates! The December ceremonies will be held at the Westville campus.

Dec 13

Fall 2021 Final Exam Week

Good luck on your final exams!

Dec 17

Brightspace Final Grade Submit Demo

Join the OIT Staff in a brief Brightspace Grade Submit demo. Learn how to push final grades from Brightspace to Banner for Fall 2021.