Housing staff wants to make sure you are supported from all angles while you are here with us on campus. In order to do that, we have formed many relationships with many of the other offices on campus. If there is something that you are looking for or need that we can not provide for you, please contact any of the offices below and they will be happy to assist you!
If you aren’t sure about where their office is located, please ask your RA or Hall Director and they will gladly show you the way (and even be your walking buddy if requested!). Again, please feel free to utilize our staff, we want to make sure you get everything you need to be successful here at PNW!
Student Academic Support, Gyte 102, (219) 989-3227
Commonly referred to as the tutoring center, Student Academic Support (formerly known as the Academic Resource Center) is a division of the Center for Student Achievement (CSA). They provide a variety of services for the campus community. All of these services have their roots in our desire to foster community, success, and intellectual and technological competence. Some of the ways in which we achieve this goal are through offering tutoring and supplemental instruction.
Counseling Center, Gyte 5, (219) 989-2366
The Counseling Center is a comprehensive service established to serve the Purdue University Northwest campus community. The Counseling Center’s mission is to encourage, support, and assist students in their educational pursuit by providing a broad range of psychological counseling and educational services to deal with personal, interpersonal, vocational, and academic issues. Counseling services are provided by licensed mental health professionals and are confidential, as protected by law, and not part of the student’s academic record.
Office of the Dean of Students, SUL 313, (219) 989-4141
The Office of the Dean of Students is an advocate for students and assists in problem solving any concerns a student may encounter. We promote responsibility honesty, integrity, and respect for self and others. The Office of the Dean of Students has a welcoming and helpful staff to serve students and their supporters through the experience here at Purdue University Northwest. Please feel free to stop by and visit them!
International Affairs Office , CLO 176, (219) 989-2502
The International Affairs Office is responsible for Education Abroad, International Admissions – undergraduate and ESL (English as a Second Language) students, International Student & Scholar Services, International Programs (cultural programming), the English Language Program (ESL instruction), World Bridge (global outreach and alumni engagement), and international partnerships and contracts.
International Affairs is committed to further diversifying the Purdue University Northwest campus and supporting global awareness through the development of international partnerships, education abroad opportunities, increased international student enrollment, and cultural programming. We are the primary campus resource and point of contact for all students, faculty and staff, on all international endeavors.
Disability Access Center, SUL 341, (219) 989-2455
Increasing numbers of students with documented disabilities are enrolling at Purdue University Northwest, where all classroom buildings are accessible by wheelchair and equipped with power doors. The Student Support Services’ Office of Disability Resources offers a variety of accommodations to meet the needs of students with disabilities.
- Students with a documented physical, learning or emotional disability are eligible for appropriate accommodations once they provide the Office of Disability Resources with acceptable disability documentation. Accommodations are provided at no cost to the student. To apply, visit or contact the office using the information above.
- Accomodations Available after Review of Documentation and Personal Interview:
- Note takers, scribes
- Coordination of classroom accommodations
- Coordination of testing accommodations
- Assistive technology
- Alternative formt of text
- Other Services
- Academic Counseling
- Referrals for personal and career counseling
- Referral to community resources
- Referral to campus resources
- Disability resources
Purdue Northwest Police Department, (219) 989-2220 (non-emergency) 9-911 (Emergency Line)
The Department of University Police is responsible for campus security at Purdue University Northwest. They are located in the Central Heating and Cooling Facility (H-Building) located on the north section of campus and operate on a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week schedule. Under Indiana Law, University Police Officers possess full police powers including the power of arrest under (IC29-12-3.5) on all property owned or occupied by the University. The department also has a written mutual aid agreement with the City of Hammond Police, although primary jurisdictional areas are routinely respected.
Students, faculty, staff and guests of the University are encouraged to report emergencies and criminal activity to the Department of University Police immediately. To report any emergency on campus, dial 9911 from any campus phone. Emergency phones have been placed in each academic building on campus. Additionally, outside call boxes are located in each campus parking area. The call boxes have an automatic dialing system that will connect the calling party to the police emergency phone line. To report criminal activity in which there is no immediate danger to persons or property, dial extension 2220 from any campus phone or 989-2220 from off campus phones. A police officer will be dispatched to investigate and take a report.
Student Life, SULB 104B, (219) 989-2369
The office of Student Life oversees more than 80 student organizations, along with the Student Government Association and the Chronicle Newspaper. Student Life sponsors over 100 events throughout the year, including Movie Mondays with free popcorn, Tunes on Tuesdays, Welcome Week, dances, PNW’s Got Talent, Camp-out for Hunger, Campus Scavenger Hunt and many more! The office of Student Life also manages the Co-curricular Transcript program, an official University document for students to document involvement in student organizations, community and campus service, honors and awards, workshops and trainings, and athletics and intramural sports. Forms are online . Student life also provides student IDs and coordinates New Student Orientations for incoming students.