News and Announcements

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New Criminal Justice Major Coming Soon to Purdue University Northwest

Students at PNW will soon have the option to major in criminal justice. The new program is designed to prepare students for entry into a wide variety of careers.

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1,810 Purdue University Northwest students earn Dean’s List Honors

Students who have completed 12 credit hours, including at least six during the spring, qualified for Dean’s List recognition by sustaining an overall grade point average of at least 3.5 and a semester grade point average of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale).

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The Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest Invites Nominations for Awards

The Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest has announced the 2020 Innovators Awards. In addition to Individual and Team Honorees, the Society introduced two new awards: the Richard C. Sussman Prize for Team Innovation and the John H. Davies Lifetime Achievement Award.


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Working at PNW


Pursue your calling while making a difference in the region.

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Roar Pride

PNW Athletics

Cheer for PNW’s 13 NCAA Division II athletic programs.

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Community Events


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

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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

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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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Cool Culture

Arts and Entertainment

Explore sculpture, theater and more on PNW’s campuses.

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Chancellor's Corner

Featuring Chancellor Tom Keon, this quarterly video newsletter shares stories from our premier metropolitan university.

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Jul 13

Application Fee Holiday

We are waiving our $25 fee for undergraduate applications through August 1! Take advantage of this special offer to Power Onward with PNW.

Jul 13

Society of Innovators 2020 Innovators Awards Nominations

Nominations are open for the Society of Innovators’ 2020 Innovators Awards. Dedicated to the idea that anyone can be an innovator, the Society recognizes that innovation is the key to 21st Century competitiveness.

Jul 20

Let The Games Begin! Champions for College

Purdue University Northwest seeks 112 outstanding high school seniors and recent graduates to participate in a state-sponsored program designed to help them to succeed in college. The program will take place July 20-23 on the university’s Hammond campus.

Aug 22

Hoosier Riverwatch Certification

Attendees learn about watersheds, water pollution and stream monitoring for ecological integrity under the guidance of a qualified instructor.