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Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community. Located in Northwest Indiana, near Chicago, PNW values academic excellence, supports growth, and celebrates diversity.

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News Highlights

PNW Professor Nicky Ali Jackson

Professor Nicky Ali Jackson recognized in statewide Champion of Diversity awards

Nicky Ali Jackson, professor of Criminal Justice, is named as the 2023 honoree for the Visionary Impact Award by Indiana Minority Business Magazine and Minority Business Review.


PNW DI Hockey set to join newly formed ACHA GL6 Hockey Conference in 2024-25

The DI Purdue Northwest Hockey program is set to join the newly formed Great Lakes Six Hockey Conference (GL6) in the 2024-25 season.

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PNW’s Doctor of Psychology degree earns final approval from Higher Learning Commission

Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) applied doctoral program recently received final approval from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the institution’s accreditor.

Dec 09

Fall 2023 Commencement

Fall 2023 Commencement ceremonies will be held indoors at the Hammond campus on Saturday, December 9, 2023.

Dec 09

Fall 2023 Classes End

Fall Classes end Saturday, Dec. 10. Next week are final exams!

Dec 22

Winter Recess – University Closed

Purdue University Northwest will be closed from Friday, December 22 to Monday, January 1 for winter recess. Campus offices will reopen Tuesday, January 2,

Jan 08

Spring 2024 Classes Start

Welcome back for the Spring 2024 semester!