News and Announcements

Ace in the Classroom: Meet PNW 2021 graduate Julia Yanes Barrera

Yanes Barrera didn’t quite find her calling until she came to college in the U.S. She says music was a big part of her life while growing up, and she played classical bass. As a kid, she dreamed of becoming an architect.

PNW's Hockey Team on the ice

PNW Hockey Approved to join ACHA Division 1

The American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA), recently announced Purdue University Northwest has been approved for the ACHA Division 1 level starting in the 2022-23 season. The current PNW Division 2 program will transition to Division 1, while the Pride will continue to field a Division 3 team.

A statue on a lion on the PNW campus

Purdue University Northwest Fall Class of 2021 to be Honored at Two Commencement Ceremonies

PNW will host its fall commencement ceremonies in-person, with appropriate health and safety protocols, on Saturday, December 11, at its Westville campus.


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Working at PNW


Pursue your calling while making a difference in the region.

Athlete Kyleigh Payne celebrates in the snow.

Roar Pride

PNW Athletics

Cheer for PNW’s 17 NCAA Division II athletic programs.

Students throw color to kick off the PNW Pride Stride 5k

Community Events


Join us for special events, from Sinai Forum to summer camps.

PNW's DSAAC building

Getting to PNW

Maps and Directions

Get directions to PNW’s Hammond and Westville campuses.

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Step into Nature

Gabis Arboretum

Relax amidst 300 acres of gardens, woodlands and hiking trails

A conference room in PNW's Community Counseling Center.

Support Services

Community Counseling

Access quality, affordable, culturally competent therapeutic services.

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Get Active

Fitness Centers

Work out with community memberships in Hammond and Westville!

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The Roundtable Perspective

Arts and Entertainment

A collegiate television program produced by students and faculty of PNW!

PNW Lion Statue

PNW Race, Racism, Anti-Racism Series


Alan J. Spector, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology and Center for Global Studies at PNW discusses who is hurt by racism as part of PNW Race, Racism, Anti-Racism Series.

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Dec 01

Giving Tuesday

This #PNWGivingTuesday, we ask our alumni, friends, parents, staff and faculty to support our efforts with a gift towards the PNW’s Food Pantry.

Dec 02

Purdue Northwest Today

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM, 104.7-FM, or the TuneIn app for the Purdue Northwest Today program to discuss PNW and the Northwest Indiana Food Council.

Dec 04

Winter Photo Walk and Presentation

Join photographer and hike docent, Deb Armstrong, to learn how to take nature photos on your smart phone or camera.

Dec 05

Sinai Forum: On Justice and Mercy with Bryan Stevenson

Join the Sinai Forum at Purdue University Northwest for On Justice and Mercy with Bryan Stevenson.