Welcome Week parade is pictured.

Welcome Weeks

Thanks to all who joined our fall 2021 Welcome Weeks celebration! Stay tuned for exciting details on next year's events.

Discover the Right Fit

From Spanish Club to the Society of Automotive Engineers, there are organizations for every interest at PNW. You can join a professional society, volunteer in the community or even learn to play a new sport!

Students are pictured at the Westville Welcome Rally.

Welcome Week kicks off several weeks of food, music, giveaways and fun.

The Hammond Welcome Rally is pictured.

Students can connect with each other and dive into campus life at the annual Welcome Rallies in Hammond and Westville.

A display table is shown at the welcome rally.

Students enjoy free food and giveaways while they gear up for an exciting semester.

Students posed for Pride Stride.

The Purdue Northwest Pride Stride is a 5k Fun Run/Walk that gives participants a colorful chance to celebrate their PNW pride!

Student running at Pride Stride.

Showing some pointed PNW pride during Pride Stride.

Cookout with a copy is pictured.

Cookout with a Cop offers free food including burgers, hotdogs, cookies and chips and bottled water in University Village!

Students participating in the television program are pictured.

Learning doesn't just take place in the classroom—programs like PNW's award-winning student-produced television program builds the hands-on knowledge you need to succeed.

Beauty and the Beast at Purdue Northwest 2019.

PNW's vibrant campus culture includes student plays and musicals, including 2019's "Beauty and the Beast."

A student works on a Baja race car

Students in PNW's Baja SAE Collegiate Design Competition design, build, test, promote, and race an off-road vehicle in a competition with hundreds of schools across the country.

Student Life Events

Jan 31

Spirit Weeks

Expanded fun and lively (three) spirit weeks with different themes daily! Virtual and in-person options available.

Jan 31

Intramural 2 on 2 Badminton

The Intramural 2 on 2 Badminton will begin on Jan. 31. The deadline to sign up is January 27. The league will be played in the FRC Building.

Feb 01

Trivia Night

Team up with friends and test your trivia knowledge on a wide array of topics, including special celebrations of PNW Homecoming and Black History Month!

Feb 04

Art of the Pride Submission Deadline

Put your artistic skills to the test for a chance to win an Apple iPad! Your challenge: to submit an original, high-res photo that embodies the ways Purdue Northwest is ‘Roaring Ahead’ to transform students’ lives through innovative education, applied research and community engagement.

PNW Student Pose Outdoors

Back-to-School Guide

We’re excited to get back to classes for an in-person fall semester! See what to expect and how to thrive with PNW’s back-to-school guide.

Students talking are pictured.

Student Resources

From tutoring to counseling, access the resources you need to be your best.

PNW students walk down a hallway.

Find a Club

Show your pride! PNW has more than 80 student organizations to help you develop your passion and connect with friends.

To request a disability-related accommodation for this event, please contact the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at edi@pnw.edu or (219) 785-5545 five days prior to the event.