Homecoming 2022

Homecoming 2022 is getting into gear!

You’ve Roared Ahead through a time unlike any other…let’s celebrate with PNW Homecoming! We are bringing back some of your favorite HoCo traditions as well as creating new ones. Be ready to show your Pride during this annual month-long celebration of PNW.


Jan. 24 to Feb. 18, 2022

Events To Watch For

  • The Mane Event
  • Window Painting
  • Homecoming Carnival
  • Chancellor’s Cup Challenge benefitting the PNW Food Pantry

Past Homecoming Highlights

From Homecoming Carnivals and Yard Parties to baseball in Dowling Park, students and faculty came together to celebrate in a safe and socially-distanced manner in our 2021 festivities.

A dog is pictured for SGA Cram Jam.

Pets help students destress during SGA Cram Jam!

Dogs pictured at Cram Jam.

Dogs make the best study buddies.

Students at the Homecoming Carnival are pictured.

Purdue Northwest got Homecoming month started with the annual Homecoming Carnival on the Hammond Campus!

Student in branded PNW gear is pictured.

Ready to Power Onward at the Homecoming Carnival.

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Students had lots of photo booth fun at the Hammond Carnival.

A young child is pictured at the Westville Yard party.

The youngest members of the Pride enjoyed a safe celebration with a classic Yard Party on the Westville campus.

Students at 5K walk are pictured.

The PNW 5K Community Walk “Students Helping Students One Step at a Time," sponsored by the Honors College, helped to raise funds and grow awareness for the Dean of Students emergency fund.

Students walking in 5K walk.

Walk participants enjoyed a nice day on the Hammond campus during Homecoming 2021.

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Students learned from Jorge Lopez with the Career Center and successful entrepreneurs and PNW Alumni Chelsea Whittington and Alan Myszkowski in a virtual Zoom panel: The PNW Alumni Owned Business Network: Side Hustle to MANE Hustle.

Chancellor's Cup is pictured.

Faculty and staff supported our hungry PNW students by donating food to our PNW Pantries at Westville and Hammond for the annual Chancellor's Cup Challenge!

The PNW Pantry is pictured.

Donations went directly to food-insecure students. The Honors College took home this year's Chancellor's Cup!

Students walking Gabis Arboretum are pictured.

The S.H.I.N.E Remembrance Garden was revealed as participants walked the trails at Gabis Arboretum during S.H.I.N.E’s Spring Forward Walk.

Powering Onward

A PNW student plays pool.

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PNW students pose together in a gym, with one wearing a PNW softball shirt.


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