Getting Involved

Make the most of your time at PNW! Get involved with student life, connecting with classmates through student clubs and organizations, campus events and more.

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Check Out MyPNWLife

PNW has a great new resource for our community to connect with each other, with registered student organizations and to stay informed about what’s happening on campus.

Explore MyPNWLife

PNW campus fosters a strong sense of unity, offering numerous opportunities for students. Whether one’s interest lies in robots, arts, intramural sports, or academic clubs, there is something for everyone.

Valli Nagraj Devendra, ‘24, Computer Information Technology

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Can’t Miss Events and Spaces

Students relax in PNW's Multicultural Lounge.

The Multicultural Lounge in CLO provides students with a great space to hang out with friends, study or host events!

Students sit around a table in the multicultural lounge.

Connect and engage with the world around you during World On Wednesday! Join Student Life in connecting with international students and study abroad students, multicultural student organizations, and anyone else who would like to be involved in cultural exchange programming at PNW. These events take place every other Wednesday in the multicultural lounge.

Seven students pose together in traditional Islamic outfits during Eid celebrations

Join the Indian Student Association at Purdue Northwest to celebrate Eid! Eid is the most major celebration of the Islamic community. It is after the month of Ramadan, to celebrate a month of fasting by socializing with the community, sharing gifts and knowledge/ experiences.

Three students stand behind a blue and yellow table during Juneteenth celebrations

Join PNW in celebrating Juneteenth, a holiday celebrated on June 19 to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people in the US. This event features educational opportunities, music, food and more!

Four students in matching PNW Hispanic Heritage Month shirts pose together

There is a robust calendar of events to celebrate the diversity and richness of the Hispanic/Latino community. From the Hispanic Heritage Month festival to educational events, learn about the Latino community with plenty of food and giveaways along the way!

A student stands behind a table representing France at Global Groove.

Global Groove marks the beginning of International Education Week, and is the largest campus-wide celebration of the many cultures represented at PNW.

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Featured Student Organizations

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Chinese Student Association

PNW Chinese Student Association (CSA) is an official PNW-recognized non-profit organization.

Four students with the Indian Student Association pose together during Global Groove

Indian Student Association at Purdue Northwest

Our goal is to share Indian culture among students of all backgrounds, encourage diversity, and assist students.

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Our mission is to promote educational, cultural, and social awareness, to all students who are open to learning about the Hispanic/Latino heritage in a safe environment.

Upcoming Student Events

Feb 26

Summer 2024 Registration Begins

Summer 2024 registration opens to all PNW students on Monday, February 26.

Mar 01

Scholarships Deadline

Make sure to apply for PNW’s scholarships before the deadline of March 1, 2024, for the 2024-25 academic year.

Mar 25

Fall 2024 Priority Registration Begins

Priority Registration for Fall 2024 begins March 25. Register promptly for the best selection of course days and times.