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February 2020

I’m First Celebration

February 26, 2020 @ 9:15 am - 2:00 pm

I'm First is an annual event that celebrates Purdue University Northwest's first generation college students.

Nerdology

February 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Nerdology is an interactive pop-culture trivia show, blending awesome games with fun audience interactions and nerdtastic trivia.

Film showing – The Matrix

February 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Department of History & Philosophy will be showing the 1999 film, the Matrix. Refreshments will be served and this event is open to the public.

I’m First Celebration

February 27, 2020 @ 9:15 am - 2:00 pm

I'm First is an annual event that celebrates Purdue University Northwest's first generation college students.

March 2020

PNW Spring Break

March 16, 2020 - March 20, 2020

There will be no classes in session but campus will be open as PNW observes spring break!

Preview PNW: Westville (Canceled)

March 28, 2020

Explore PNW’s Westville campus and meet academic faculty, campus departments, student organizations and fellow new members of The Pride.

April 2020

3MT Competition (Canceled)

April 6, 2020

Students provide a speedy summary of their research in this lively research-communication competition.

Student Government Association: Elections Week

April 6, 2020 - April 10, 2020

Student Government elections run from March 30 to April 3! Students will receive an email from PNW Dean of Students containing a Qualtrics link where you can cast your vote.

May 2020

Last Day to Drop Spring 2020 Classes

May 1, 2020

Spring 2020 classes must be dropped by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 1.

Summer Session I Classes Begin

May 18, 2020

Summer classes are in session! We look forward to students continuing to learn.

Memorial Day – No Classes and Campuses Are Closed

May 25, 2020

Enjoy your Memorial Day holiday!

Student Life Step Challenge: Team Registrations Due

May 28, 2020

Join Student Life June 1 to July 17 for a chance to win a Fitbit! The team with the most combined steps at the end of the six-week challenge will win a Fitbit Inspire HR for each team member. 

Student Life Step Challenge Begins

May 28, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join Student Life June 1 to July 17 for a chance to win a Fitbit! The team with the most combined steps at the end of the six-week challenge will win a Fitbit Inspire HR for each team member. 

June 2020

Student Life Virtual Bingo

June 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until November 2, 2020

Join Student Life every first Monday of the month for virtual bingo! Each game features a prize.

Student Panel: Safe Return to Campus Task Force

June 5, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Students, share your input with PNW's Safe Return to Campus Task Force during this interactive Zoom panel!

Summer Session II Classes Begin

June 15, 2020

Join us for another session of summer learning.

Student Government Association Presents Open Forum Town Hall

June 15, 2020 @ 3:00 pm

Join the Student Government Association for an open forum town hall with Provost Chris Holford and Nicky Jackson, PhD.

Make Your LinkedIn Profile POP

June 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Learn why you should be on LinkedIn, how to revamp your profile and which parts of your profile are most impactful in your online professional brand!

Make Your LinkedIn Profile POP

June 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Learn why you should be on LinkedIn, how to revamp your profile and which parts of your profile are most impactful in your online professional brand!

LinkedIn: The Social Network You’re Missing Out On

June 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

You've worked hard on creating the perfect profile, now what? Learn strategies that will help you get noticed, make connections and build your professional brand.

In-Demand: Statewide Undergraduate Virtual Career Day

June 30, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us on Tuesday, June 30 to get free career assistance and connect with Indiana employers at this upcoming, single-day event, hosted by Ascend Indiana and Indiana INTERNnet.

Town Hall: All Things Student Life

June 30, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Student Life’s Magdalena Madrigal and Tyler Wayne Clark to talk about life on campus, how to get involved with student organizations and creating a network at PNW.

July 2020

Student Life Virtual Bingo

July 6, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until November 2, 2020

Join Student Life every first Monday of the month for virtual bingo! Each game features a prize.

Summer Session III Classes Begin

July 13, 2020

Student Life Step Challenge Ends

July 17, 2020

Join Student Life June 1 to July 17 for a chance to win a Fitbit! The team with the most combined steps at the end of the six-week challenge will win a Fitbit Inspire HR for each team member. 

SGA Town Hall

July 30, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

SGA wants to make sure you feel as prepared as possible as we welcome the fall semester. We’re dedicating our next Town Hall to preparing for Fall 2020. Join us on Zoom this Thursday, July 30 at 11 a.m. SGA President Oriana White will be joined by campus faculty to answer all your questions.

August 2020

Student Life Virtual Bingo

August 3, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until November 2, 2020

Join Student Life every first Monday of the month for virtual bingo! Each game features a prize.

Live: SilverSneakers Classic

August 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Join us for a LIVE 30-minute class of your favorite SilverSneakers exercises that can be performed in the comfort of your own space without having access to resist-a-bands or dumbbells!

Live: Abs & Core BEAST Class

August 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am

A 30-minute extremely challenging, high intensity, fast-pace class doing continuous pushups and sit ups Navy Seal-style.

Live: SilverSneakers SUPER CIRCUIT

August 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Join us for a challenging total body Super Circuit workout. This class combines 6 body weight ab exercises performed in a chair with 6 body weight upper and lower body movements.

Student Leadership Conference Kickoff

August 17, 2020

PNW’s 2020 Virtual Student Leadership Conference features short workshops from faculty and staff across PNW. These experts cover topics including leadership, skill building, student organizations and personal and professional development.

Back To School Town Hall

August 17, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Join Student Government Association for their next Town Hall. They will be joined by Provost Holford at 1 p.m. to discuss changes for formats and questions you may have.

Fall 2020 Classes Begin

August 24, 2020

We're excited to kick off another semester of learning, growth and PNW Pride. Power Onward!

Pride Pickup – Westville Campus

August 25, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Start the semester right with free PNW swag! No need to RSVP - just drive up for a socially distant Pride Pickup.

Virtual Welcome Rally

August 26, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Connect and learn more about PNW academic programs, clubs, sports and more! Drop-in on Zoom to get a jump start on your semester.

Pride Pickup – Hammond Campus

August 27, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Start the semester right with free PNW swag! No need to RSVP - just drive up for a socially distant Pride Pickup.

September 2020

Student Programming Board Open House

September 3, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Interested in what events will look like this fall? Stop by and drop some ideas. The Student Programming Board is a group you can join that plans events for the semester.    

Drive-In Movie Night

September 3, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

Join PNW for a Drive-In Movie Night screening the hit film, Knives Out. Free for students and faculty, simply show your PNW ID.

Labor Day Holiday

September 7, 2020

In observance of Labor Day, the PNW campuses will be closed and there will be no classes. Classes will resume on Tuesday, September 8. 

Student Life Virtual Bingo

September 7, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until November 2, 2020

Join Student Life every first Monday of the month for virtual bingo! Each game features a prize.

Fall 2020 Intramural Fishing League

September 8, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

The league will take place on Tuesday nights at Wolf Lake and Centennial Park, though locations will vary week-to-week.

Fall Innovation Series Session 1: Innovating Through Chaos

September 10, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn about companies that thrived in previous periods of crisis, why times of chaos are opportunities to change the rules and how to equip your team to succeed with innovation.

Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Disc Golf Tournament I

September 10, 2020 @ 3:30 pm

Join the Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Disc Golf Tournament I event on September 10!

College of Business Fall 2020 Virtual Career Conference

September 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The PNW College of Business will be hosting their second annual career conference virtually on Friday, September 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. CT.

Time Management Webinar

September 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Not enough hours in the day? Join us as we kick off our Fall Student Success Series and learn about how to manage your time better—so you get the most out of your every day.

S.T.A.R Walk 2020

September 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join PNW at Gabis Arboretum for our S.T.A.R (Support, Thanks, Appreciation and Remembrance) 2020 walk.

Intramural Disc Golf Tournament

September 14, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us on PNW's Westville campus for an intramural disc golf tournament! A prize will be given to the winner and intramural shirts will be given to all participants. This event is open to all PNW students and employees.

Presidential Management Fellows (Public Health Focus)

September 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Every Tuesday during the month of September, the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program will be hosting an informational webinar for potential applicants of the upcoming PMF Class of 2021 Application.

Student Government Association Town Hall

September 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Student Government Association will be hosting their next town hall! Join them at 1 p.m. to talk to the Library about student resources and how to take advantage of all they offer.

Fall 2020 Intramural Fishing League

September 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

The league will take place on Tuesday nights at Wolf Lake and Centennial Park, though locations will vary week-to-week.

Intramural Home Run Derby

September 16, 2020 @ 3:30 pm

Join PNW on the Westville campus for our Intramural Home Run Derby. The derby will be held on the field behind the DSAC.

Fall Innovation Series Session 2: Beg, Borrow and Steal

September 17, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this session you will learn about famous innovation thieves, where ideas come from, how you might steal from nature and three tools to borrow for your problem-solving tool box.

Peace Corps Virtual Information Session

September 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join the Career Center at this Peace Corps information session to learn about volunteer experiences, ask questions about service and gain tips to guide you through the application process.

Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Home Run Derby

September 17, 2020 @ 5:30 pm

Participate in the Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Home Run Derby on September 17 at the Hammond campus!

Undergraduate Research Grant Proposal Development Workshop

September 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am

The Writing Center and the Office of Research at PNW are collaborating to offer a proposal development workshop for the Undergraduate Research Grant and Indiana Space Grant.

McNair Achievement Program 2020 Summer Research Internship Program Oral Presentation

September 18, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

The Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program would like to invite you to join with us in supporting and recognizing our 2020 Summer Research Internship Program participants.

General Education Task Force

September 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

The General Education Task Force is hosting two town halls focusing on general education. Join us for our first event with Jose Moreno, Ph.D. on Friday, Sept. 18 as he discusses general education and its significance to inclusion, equity and social justice.  

Student Government Voter Registration Week – Hammond Campus

September 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Join Student Government to ensure you're registered to vote this election cycle! We will be providing resources for registering voters, offering SGA giveaway items and a "Why I Vote" photo opportunity, as well as a chance to meet some of the SGA senators.

Smart Lunch Series

September 21, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on October 19, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on February 15, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on March 8, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on April 19, 2021 at 12:30 pm

The new Smart Lunch series, led by the SoEC Technology Taskforce, shares innovative and compelling technology with SoEC candidates and faculty as well as the PNW community.

Government and Non-Profit Industry Day

September 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join a virtual networking event for students and alumni of PNW that are seeking full-time employment and internships in Government and Non-Profit Industries.

Student Government Voter Registration Week – Hammond Campus

September 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Join Student Government to ensure you're registered to vote this election cycle! We will be providing resources for registering voters, offering SGA giveaway items and a "Why I Vote" photo opportunity, as well as a chance to meet some of the SGA senators.

Technology and Manufacturing Industry Day In Partnership with IEEE

September 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join a virtual networking event for students and alumni of PNW that are seeking full-time employment and internships in the fields of Technology and Manufacturing.

Presidential Management Fellows: Diversity and Inclusion Focus

September 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Every Tuesday during the month of September 2020, the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program will be hosting an informational webinar for potential applicants of the upcoming PMF Class of 2021 Application.

Fall 2020 Intramural Fishing League

September 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

The league will take place on Tuesday nights at Wolf Lake and Centennial Park, though locations will vary week-to-week.

Professional Selling Awareness Week

September 23, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Join the Professional Selling Program for a 30-minute virtual presentation about the sales minor and receive a Chick-Fil-A card.

Student Government Voter Registration Week – Westville Campus

September 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Join Student Government to ensure you’re registered to vote this election cycle! We will be providing resources for registering voters, offering SGA giveaway items and a “Why I Vote” photo opportunity, as well as a chance to meet some of the SGA senators.

Construction and Civil Engineering Industry Day

September 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join a virtual networking event for students and alumni of PNW that are seeking full-time employment and internships in the fields related to Construction and Civil Engineering.

Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Field Goal Contest

September 23, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Participate in the Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Field Goal Contest on September 23 on the Westville Campus!

PNW Food Pantries

September 24, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 25, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

The food pantries at Hammond and Westville are up and running! Explore everything you need to know including the application form and sign up times.

Student Government Voter Registration Week – Westville Campus

September 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Join Student Government to ensure you’re registered to vote this election cycle! We will be providing resources for registering voters, offering SGA giveaway items and a “Why I Vote” photo opportunity, as well as a chance to meet some of the SGA senators.

Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Field Goal Contest

September 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Participate in the Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Field Goal Contest on September 24 on the Hammond Campus!

eSports Registration Deadline

September 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

The Intramural eSports seasons start the week of September 28. The entry deadline to participate is September 25. Register below for any or all of the six leagues being offered this semester. 

Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Go-Karts (Roby 600)

September 26, 2020 @ 11:00 am

Join the Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Go-Karts (Roby 600) event on September 26!

Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Disc Golf Tournament II

September 28, 2020 @ 3:30 pm

Join the Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Disc Golf Tournament II event on September 28!

Presidential Management Fellows: Application Question and Answer Session

September 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Apply for the 2021 Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program. PMF is the Federal Government’s flagship leadership development program for advanced degree candidates.

Fall 2020 Intramural Fishing League

September 29, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

The league will take place on Tuesday nights at Wolf Lake and Centennial Park, though locations will vary week-to-week.

Intramural 8-Ball League – Hammond Campus

September 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Sign up for the Intramural 8-Ball League on the Hammond Campus, kicking off September 30.

October 2020

Purdue Northwest Today Radio Show

October 1, 2020 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program for a Regional Healthcare Summit.

Fall Innovation Series Session 3: Innovation Skills That Pay The Bills

October 1, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this session, we will examine why job skills are shifting, what skills are becoming increasingly important and how to develop creativity and innovation skills within your organization.

Intramural 8-Ball League – Westville Campus

October 1, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Sign up for the Intramural 8-Ball League on the Westville Campus, kicking off October 1.

Ally of Darkness Costume Contest

October 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am - October 16, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Enter the Ally of Darkness Costume Contest to have a chance to win a scary and fun Halloween night for all ages. Send in any best costume picture you have from any year! Submissions begin October 2 and run through October 16.

Student Life Virtual Bingo

October 5, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until November 2, 2020

Join Student Life every first Monday of the month for virtual bingo! Each game features a prize.

Fall 2020 Intramural Fishing League

October 6, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

The league will take place on Tuesday nights at Wolf Lake and Centennial Park, though locations will vary week-to-week.

The Expert Is In! Video Recording Tools in Brightspace

October 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This week's topic is video recording tools in Brightspace. There will be a mini-lesson about different video tools to use in Brightspace, followed by an open question and answer session.

Creative Community Lunch and Learn

October 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 20, 2020

Tend to partake in creative outlets? Let’s talk basics! Join this accountability group to learn how to best market, podcast, write and discuss ideas.

Graduate School Personal Statement Writing Workshop

October 9, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Thinking about applying to a Masters or Ph.D. program? The PNW Writing Center is offering a virtual Zoom writing workshop for students developing personal statements for upcoming grad school applications.

Fall Break

October 12, 2020 - October 13, 2020

There will be no classes on October 12 or 13 for fall break, however PNW campuses will remain open. 

Fall 2020 Intramural Fishing League

October 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

The league will take place on Tuesday nights at Wolf Lake and Centennial Park, though locations will vary week-to-week.

The Expert Is In! Providing Accommodations in Brightspace

October 14, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This week's topic is Providing Accommodations in Brightspace. There will be a mini-lesson about how to provide extensions, exemptions and additional attempts, followed by an open question and answer session.

CHESS Career Closet

October 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on December 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 10, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 12, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 17, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 19, 2020 at 10:00 am

The CHESS Career Closet at Purdue University Northwest offers free professional and business casual attire appropriate for career fairs, interviews and the workplace.

Town Hall: Commencement Discussion

October 15, 2020 @ 12:30 pm

Mark your calendars and join the student government association for their next town hall as they start the conversation about commencement.

Fall Innovation Series Session 4: Design Thinking Deep Dive Part I

October 15, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this session, you will learn more about what Design Thinking really is, the history of the popular methodology and how to get started with the Design Thinking process.

Smart Lunch Series

October 19, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on October 19, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on February 15, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on March 8, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on April 19, 2021 at 12:30 pm

The new Smart Lunch series, led by the SoEC Technology Taskforce, shares innovative and compelling technology with SoEC candidates and faculty as well as the PNW community.

Food Drive – Westville Campus

October 19, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Purdue Northwest Food Pantry will be conducting a drive on the Westville campus to collect non-perishable foods to supply to students in need.

Pumpkin Toss!

October 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Pumpkin Toss is here! Students will take their stress out on the pumpkin and toss it. There will be quick craft activities as well. 

Food Drive – Hammond Campus

October 20, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Purdue Northwest Food Pantry will be conducting a drive on the Hammond campus to collect non-perishable foods to supply to students in need.

Creating A Cybersecurity Hub

October 20, 2020 @ 1:30 pm

Join Chancellor Thomas Keon and Niaz Latif, Dean of the College of Technology, to learn more about the nearly $6 million grant PNW received from the National Security Agency (NSA).

Fall 2020 Intramural Fishing League

October 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

The league will take place on Tuesday nights at Wolf Lake and Centennial Park, though locations will vary week-to-week.

CHESS Distinguished Speaker Series

October 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join George Edwards, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science Emeritus at Texas A&M for: Is Donald Trump an Effective Leader?

The Expert Is In! Course Content Statistics in Brightspace

October 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This week's topic is course content statistics in Brightspace. There will be a mini-lesson about how to see what areas of your course students have accessed, followed by an open question and answer session.

A Day in the Life Series: Cyber Security Virtual Panel

October 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Cyber Security professionals from the federal defense, healthcare, web design and development and banking industry will be discussing their career journey.

Student Life Presents Free Ice Skating – Hammond

October 21, 2020 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 18, 2020 at 3:45 pm

One event on December 16, 2020 at 3:45 pm

Student Life has reserved free ice skating time for all PNW students at IceKube in Hammond! 

New Group Exercise Session: R.I.P.P.E.D

October 21, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A total body workout that puts the FUN in FUNctional athletic based training. Participants of all levels burn, build and bulletproof their bodies with smiles and determination.

Philosophy Matters Event

October 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

Please join the Department of History and Philosophy for a Philosophy Matters event celebrating philosophical contributions by Eugene Schlossberger, PNW Professor Emeritus, Philosophy.

PNW Today

October 22, 2020 @ 8:05 am

Tune into WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program. The program will include discussion on PNW's College of Technology grant.

Creative Community Lunch and Learn

October 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 20, 2020

Tend to partake in creative outlets? Let’s talk basics! Join this accountability group to learn how to best market, podcast, write and discuss ideas.

16th Annual Graduate and Professional School Virtual Fair

October 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

All college and university students and alumni are invited to participate in the 16th Annual Graduate and Professional School Virtual Fair.

Drive-In Movie – Just Mercy

October 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

PNW and Student Affairs are proud to host Drive-In Movie Night at Gabis Arboretum as part of One Book One Community. Join us for a socially distant night as we view Just Mercy, the powerful true story about the equal justice initiative.

New Group Exercise Session: Extreme Abs and Core

October 24, 2020 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am

A 60-minute, high-energy, hard driving, fast-pace class designed for avid exercisers and fitness enthusiasts. Multiple sets of different exercises with minimal rest between sets is the class format.

PNW Participates in Statewide College Goal Sunday

October 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Financial aid professionals from PNW are among the experts from all across Indiana who will be volunteering to help college-bound students and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday. 

Emergency Preparedness Communication Tests

October 26, 2020 @ 8:00 am - October 30, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

The Fall 2020 tests of the emergency communication channels will be conducted the week of  October 26.

SilverSneakers 2.0

October 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

Fall 2020 Intramural Fishing League

October 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

The league will take place on Tuesday nights at Wolf Lake and Centennial Park, though locations will vary week-to-week.

SilverSneakers 2.0

October 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

New Group Exercise Session: Advanced Abs and Core

October 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Join PNW Fitness Center exercise physiologist John Bobalik for a high intensity, fast-paced class for those at a high level of fitness.

SilverSneakers 2.0

October 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

Cornhole Tournament

October 29, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a bags tournament! Sign up with a partner and compete for some free PNW swag.

Foam Rolling 101

October 29, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Roberto Martinez to learn the the basics of self-myofascial release using a variety of tools (i.e. foam rollers, baseball, tennis ball) to relieve tight muscles.

Fall Innovation Series Session 5: Design Thinking Deep Dive Part II

October 29, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In part two of our Design Thinking Deep Dive, you will learn how to start applying the Design Thinking process.

Intramural Chess Tournament – Hammond Campus

October 29, 2020 @ 6:30 pm

Come play in an intramural chess tournament at the PNW Hammond campus! This event is open to all students and employees and is appropriate for all chess playing levels.

SilverSneakers 2.0

October 30, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

Virtual Career Fair: American Association for Employment in Education

October 30, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the Career Center for a great opportunity to build employment connections and prepare for your teaching career!

The Roundtable Perspective: H.P. Lovecraft and the Cult of Cthulhu

October 30, 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Dennis H. Barbour, associate professor of English at PNW, joins Lakeshore PBS to discuss the works of H.P. Lovecraft and his continuing influence on the science fiction genre.

SilverSneakers 2.0

October 31, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

November 2020

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

Intramural Fitness Plank Challenge

November 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am

Who can hold a plank the longest at PNW? The intramural fitness plank challenge begins on October 14 and ends on November 13.

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

Student Life Virtual Bingo

November 2, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until November 2, 2020

Join Student Life every first Monday of the month for virtual bingo! Each game features a prize.

CHESS Career Closet

November 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 10, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 12, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 17, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 19, 2020 at 10:00 am

The CHESS Career Closet at Purdue University Northwest offers free professional and business casual attire appropriate for career fairs, interviews and the workplace.

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

Making Sense of the Election

November 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us over lunch for a conversation with PNW political science professors, who will discuss what we learned on Election Day and what will happen next.

CHESS Career Closet

November 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 10, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 12, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 17, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 19, 2020 at 10:00 am

The CHESS Career Closet at Purdue University Northwest offers free professional and business casual attire appropriate for career fairs, interviews and the workplace.

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

Creative Community Lunch and Learn

November 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 20, 2020

Tend to partake in creative outlets? Let’s talk basics! Join this accountability group to learn how to best market, podcast, write and discuss ideas.

SilverSneakers Classic

November 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 8, 2020

Join Tabby Stills for a 30-minute class of your favorite SilverSneakers exercises that can be performed in the comfort of your own space without having access to resist-a-bands or dumbbells!

National First-Generation College Student Celebration

November 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

COE and the Center for First-Generation Student Success hosts a free and virtual celebration for college and college-bound students!

Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Bags Tournament

November 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Join the Fall 2020 Intramural Sports: Bags Tournament on November 5!

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

NASPA Virtual First-Generation College Celebration

November 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

COE and the Center for First-Generation Student Success invite you to participate in the Joint Virtual First-Generation College Celebration.

The Roundtable Perspective: Trump and Twitter

November 6, 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Yu Ouyang, assistant professor of Political Science at PNW joins Lakeshore PBS host Thomas J. Roach to discuss his book, "Trump, Twitter, and the American Democracy: Political Communication in the Digital Age.”

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 9, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

CHESS Career Closet

November 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 10, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 12, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 17, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 19, 2020 at 10:00 am

The CHESS Career Closet at Purdue University Northwest offers free professional and business casual attire appropriate for career fairs, interviews and the workplace.

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

English Department Currents Lecture Series – Bethany Lee

November 11, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us for Bethany Lee's faculty lecture this fall. A 20-minute lecture will be followed by time for questions and discussion.

English Department Currents Lecture Series – Bethany Lee

November 11, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us for a presentation by Bethany Lee of When Memory Is a Disease of the Body: Writing and Reading Trauma.

CHESS Career Closet

November 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 10, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 12, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 17, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 19, 2020 at 10:00 am

The CHESS Career Closet at Purdue University Northwest offers free professional and business casual attire appropriate for career fairs, interviews and the workplace.

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

SilverSneakers Classic

November 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 8, 2020

Join Tabby Stills for a 30-minute class of your favorite SilverSneakers exercises that can be performed in the comfort of your own space without having access to resist-a-bands or dumbbells!

Fall Innovation Series Session 6: Networking for Innovation

November 12, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this session, you will learn why innovation is increasingly about having groups of people come together to leverage their diverse talents and how to create a networking culture.

Quarantine Slam: Living Fearless

November 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Need to express yourself? The Quarantine Slam is here! This has been a year like no other, so let's express our thoughts through the art of poetry.

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 13, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

The Roundtable Perspective: Hip Hop Music of Resistance

November 13, 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Lisa Calvente, assistant professor of Communication joins host Thomas J. Roach on Lakeshore PBS to discuss her studies of hip hop music culture.

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

Smart Lunch Series

November 16, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 19, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on February 15, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on March 8, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on April 19, 2021 at 12:30 pm

The new Smart Lunch series, led by the SoEC Technology Taskforce, shares innovative and compelling technology with SoEC candidates and faculty as well as the PNW community.

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

Student Life Presents Free Ice Skating – Hammond

November 18, 2020 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 18, 2020 at 3:45 pm

One event on December 16, 2020 at 3:45 pm

Student Life has reserved free ice skating time for all PNW students at IceKube in Hammond! 

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

Creative Community Lunch and Learn

November 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 20, 2020

Tend to partake in creative outlets? Let’s talk basics! Join this accountability group to learn how to best market, podcast, write and discuss ideas.

SilverSneakers Classic

November 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 8, 2020

Join Tabby Stills for a 30-minute class of your favorite SilverSneakers exercises that can be performed in the comfort of your own space without having access to resist-a-bands or dumbbells!

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 20, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

The Roundtable Perspective: Chicago Journalism, Past, Present and Future

November 20, 2020 @ 8:30 pm

James Martinez, former managing editor of the Chicago Sun-Times joins host Thomas J. Roach on Lakeshore PBS to discuss his experiences working in the newspaper industry.

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 24, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

Thanksgiving Break – No Classes

November 25, 2020

There will be no classes on Wednesday, November 25, however campuses will remain open. Campuses will be closed the remainder of Thanksgiving break through November 28.

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

Thanksgiving Break

November 26, 2020 - November 28, 2020

There will be no classes and campuses are closed for Thanksgiving break beginning November 26 through November 28. 

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

SilverSneakers Classic

November 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 8, 2020

Join Tabby Stills for a 30-minute class of your favorite SilverSneakers exercises that can be performed in the comfort of your own space without having access to resist-a-bands or dumbbells!

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

SilverSneakers 2.0

November 30, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

December 2020

SilverSneakers 2.0

December 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

SilverSneakers 2.0

December 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

English Department Currents Lecture Series – Russell Mayo

December 2, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us for a presentation by Russell Mayo on Teaching English Teachers in the Anthropocene.

SilverSneakers 2.0

December 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

SilverSneakers Classic

December 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 8, 2020

Join Tabby Stills for a 30-minute class of your favorite SilverSneakers exercises that can be performed in the comfort of your own space without having access to resist-a-bands or dumbbells!

Impact Poetry Slam

December 3, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Participants are encouraged to attend and submit original works to the the Impact Poetry Slam under the theme of bereavement, loss and overcoming loss.

SilverSneakers 2.0

December 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

Graduate Celebration Event (Westville)

December 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

PNW graduates of spring, summer and fall 2020, join us to celebrate your achievements with special photo opportunities on PNW's Westville campus, including on stage.

SilverSneakers 2.0

December 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

SilverSneakers 2.0

December 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

Cram Jam – A Finals Prep Event

December 7, 2020 @ 8:00 am - December 10, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

SGA is teaming up with the Library, Student Academic Support, the Writing Center and Student Life to bring you the ultimate study party.

SilverSneakers 2.0

December 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

The Games Innovators Play: Adult Edition

December 7, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The team at Mind Benders will take a look at the best board, card and logic games for adults.

Virtual Bingo

December 7, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Join Student Life for our last virtual bingo game of the year! Admission is free and play for the chance to win an Amazon gift card. 

SilverSneakers 2.0

December 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2020

This live 30-minute Zoom class features some new exercises to challenge your balance, coordination skills, functional ability and reaction-time, along with some familiar movement patterns from previous classes. 

12 Days of Discounts

December 11, 2020 - December 22, 2020

PNW students, faculty and staff can save money and support local businesses with the Student Government Association's Twelve Days of Discounts!

Graduate Celebration Event (Hammond)

December 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

PNW graduates of spring, summer and fall 2020, join us to celebrate your achievements with special photo opportunities on PNW's Hammond campus, including on stage.

The Roundtable Perspective: Identity in the Digital Closet

December 11, 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Patrick Johnson, assistant professor of communication at Indiana University Northwest joins host Thomas J. Roach on Lakeshore PBS to discuss his research on how social media has changed reflections of the LGBTQ community.

Graduate Celebration Event (Hammond)

December 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

PNW graduates of spring, summer and fall 2020, join us to celebrate your achievements with special photo opportunities on PNW's Hammond campus, including on stage.

December Ice Skating

December 16, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Student Life for our last free ice skating event at Ice Kube Sports!

December Ice Skating

December 16, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Student Life for our last free ice skating event at Ice Kube Sports!

Student Life Presents Free Ice Skating – Hammond

December 16, 2020 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 18, 2020 at 3:45 pm

One event on December 16, 2020 at 3:45 pm

Student Life has reserved free ice skating time for all PNW students at IceKube in Hammond! 

Drive in Movie Night – Elf

December 17, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the Office of Student Life for our final event of the year at Gabis Aboretum to screen the movie Elf. Let's end the year with some holiday cheer!

Drive in Movie Night – Elf

December 17, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the Office of Student Life for our final event of the year at Gabis Aboretum to screen the movie Elf. Let's end the year with some holiday cheer!

The Roundtable Perspective: Wrongful Convictions

December 18, 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Nicky Jackson, associate professor of criminal justice and coordinator of the criminal justice program at Purdue University Northwest joins host Thomas J. Roach on Lakeshore PBS to discuss wrongful convictions.

Winter Recess

December 21, 2020 - January 1, 2021

Purdue University Northwest will be closed Dec. 21, 2020 to Jan. 1, 2021 for winter recess. We wish you a safe and relaxing holiday season!

January 2021

Social Hour!

January 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join Student Life for a Social Hour where we will provide hot cocoa bombs for you to pick up at school and have ready for our fun-packed Zoom!

The Roundtable Perspective: Shakespeare’s Rosalind

January 8 @ 8:30 pm

Paul Hecht, associate professor of English at Purdue University Northwest, joins host Thomas J. Roach on Lakeshore PBS to discuss the Elizabethan character Rosalind and her importance in Shakespeare’s works.

Mindful Meditation

January 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Student Life for a mini meditation session to get your day back on track!

Create Your Own Vision Board!

January 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

If you're someone that is into creating goals for the year, this event is taking it to another step! Visualize your goals as we create vision boards in this session that you'll be able to use to motivate you every day to get the job done.

Social Hour!

January 14 @ 7:00 pm

Join Student Life for a Social Hour where we will provide hot cocoa bombs for you to pick up at school and have ready for our fun-packed Zoom!

Spring 2021 Late Registration Ends

January 15 @ 12:00 am

Spring 2021 Late Registration ends at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 15.

The Roundtable Perspective: Urban Environmental Anthropology

January 15 @ 8:30 pm

Jacob Campbell, urban environmental anthropologist at the Chicago Field Museum joins Lakeshore PBS to discuss how changing dynamics in the environment has an effect on Chicago and Northwest Indiana.

PNW Pantry Food Drive

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

What better way to start 2021 than by giving back to the PNW community? Start your year off right by donating non-perishable goods, toiletries or even your time to our January drive.

PNW Today

January 21 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program featuring the PNW Couple and Family Therapy Center on educating students and serving the community.

The Roundtable Perspective: Anthologies in American Television

January 22 @ 8:30 pm

Molly A. Schneider, assistant professor of cinema and television arts at Columbia College Chicago, joins Lakeshore PBS to discuss the diverse landscape of television and the impact on society.

Spring Musical Auditions

January 25

Explore details for the Spring Musical Auditions in the Communication and Creative Arts department.

Navigating the Virtual Career Fair

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn what you need to do before and during the actual Virtual Career Fair to make sure that you are prepared and ready to impress employers virtually.

Intramural 2 on 2 Badminton

January 28 @ 5:00 pm

The Intramural 2 on 2 Badminton will begin on February 1. The deadline to sign up is January 28.

The Roundtable Perspective: Star Wars and Religion

January 29 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Russell Johnson, divinity teaching fellow at the University of Chicago joins host Thomas J. Roach on Lakeshore PBS to discuss the films in the Star Wars franchise and how they relate to stories of mythology and religion.

February 2021

Deadline to Submit Spring 2021 Residency Application

February 1 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Deadline to submit application and supporting documentation for residency reclassification for Spring 2021 is Monday, February 1, by 4:30 p.m.

PNW Fitness Events

February 1 @ 8:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 1, 2021 at 8:00 am

From Extreme Abs to R.I.P.P.E.D, explore a variety of ways to stay fit with fitness classes at PNW on the Hammond Campus!

Black History Month

February 1 @ 8:00 am - February 28 @ 5:00 pm

PNW is celebrating Black History Month with a range of special events, including creative performers, an art content, flag display and thought-provoking discussions reflecting on the contributions of Black people to U.S. history.

Black History Month Art Contest

February 1 @ 8:00 am - February 28 @ 5:00 pm

Let's celebrate Black History Month! This is your chance to submit an art piece (old or new) for a chance to win an Amazon gift card.

Intramural Air Hockey Tournament

February 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Intramural Air Hockey Tournament will begin on February 2.

Self Love Yoga Flow with Michelle

February 4 @ 7:30 pm - February 27 @ 8:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, happening 4 times

For the month of February, Student Life is offering a weekly free Self-Love Yoga course. Feel free to attend them all, or just one! 

Intramural 4 on 4 Bowling League

February 5 @ 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm

The Intramural 4 on 4 Bowling League will begin on February 9 and 10 and be played through March 23 and 24.

Intramural 4 on 4 Bowling League

February 8 @ 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm

The Intramural 4 on 4 Bowling League will begin on February 9 and 10 and be played through March 23 and 24.

Black Purdue Watch Party

February 12 @ 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 26, 2021

This documentary begins at a time when Black students were denied campus food and housing, were barred from campus social life and banned from college sports.

Smart Lunch Series

February 15 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 19, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on February 15, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on March 8, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on April 19, 2021 at 12:30 pm

The new Smart Lunch series, led by the SoEC Technology Taskforce, shares innovative and compelling technology with SoEC candidates and faculty as well as the PNW community.

SPB Black History Month Kahoot! Night

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

It’s time to celebrate Black History Month! Let’s test your knowledge on Black Culture. Join the Student Programming Board in a Kahoot! Night and have a chance to win an Amazon gift card.

CSSAC Chair Aerobics

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Join us virtually from your home or office for a lunchtime exercise break. Chair aerobics is a great way to get the heart pumping and oxygen flowing!

PNW Pantry Food Drive

February 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Please consider stopping by the PNW Pantry drive-up stations on the Hammond and Westville campuses to drop off toiletries and non-perishable food items.

Black Purdue Watch Party

February 19 @ 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 26, 2021

This documentary begins at a time when Black students were denied campus food and housing, were barred from campus social life and banned from college sports.

On The Other Side: Leadership

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Join PNW scholars and community experts for a series of conversations exploring the post-COVID world and our opportunity for reinvention. What does leadership look like in a post-COVID world?

Building Community Through the Arts: Black History Month Poetry Slam

February 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

All are invited to enjoy our annual poetry slam this year featuring top artists from across the nation.

Navigating the Virtual Career Fair – Evening Workshop

February 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Learn what you need to do before and during the actual Virtual Career Fair to make sure that you are prepared and ready to impress employers virtually.

Navigating the Virtual Career Fair – Evening Workshop

February 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Learn what you need to do before and during the actual Virtual Career Fair to make sure that you are prepared and ready to impress employers virtually.

Brilliant and Black Academic Bowl

February 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Calling All PNW Student Organizations! Let's test your knowledge on Black History.

Intramural Baking Contest

February 24 @ 5:30 pm

Get ready to bake! Join for a fun intramural cookie baking contest.

History of Black Music

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

As part of PNW's Black History Month celebration, join DJ Trice for a DJ set and virtual lesson exploring the history of Black music!

Intramural Three-Point and Free Throw Contest

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join for an intramural three-point and free throw contest!

Black Purdue Watch Party

February 26 @ 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 26, 2021

This documentary begins at a time when Black students were denied campus food and housing, were barred from campus social life and banned from college sports.

Celebrate Black History Month Car Parade

February 27 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 pm

Let's celebrate the end of Black History Month with a car parade! Join Student Life for this event and receive a free t-shirt and car decorations.

March 2021

PNW Fitness Events

March 1 @ 8:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 1, 2021 at 8:00 am

From Extreme Abs to R.I.P.P.E.D, explore a variety of ways to stay fit with fitness classes at PNW on the Hammond Campus!

Intramural “Intra Mural”

March 1 @ 8:00 am - March 26 @ 5:00 pm

Enter for a chance to draw your own mural in the FRC Building!

Smart Lunch Series

March 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 19, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on February 15, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on March 8, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on April 19, 2021 at 12:30 pm

The new Smart Lunch series, led by the SoEC Technology Taskforce, shares innovative and compelling technology with SoEC candidates and faculty as well as the PNW community.

Mythbustin’ the COVID Vaccine

March 8 @ 3:30 pm

Student Government is coming at you with another Town Hall! This time we’re cracking all the rumors about the COVID-19 vaccines.

Student Government Candidate Forums

March 8 @ 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 11, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on March 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

The race for next year’s SGA representatives is on and we want you to meet the students that are in the running. We’ll be hosting three forums to meet the candidates and ask your questions.

Student Government Candidate Forums

March 11 @ 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 11, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on March 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

The race for next year’s SGA representatives is on and we want you to meet the students that are in the running. We’ll be hosting three forums to meet the candidates and ask your questions.

Student Government Candidate Forums

March 12 @ 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 11, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on March 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

The race for next year’s SGA representatives is on and we want you to meet the students that are in the running. We’ll be hosting three forums to meet the candidates and ask your questions.

Campus Bookstore – Spring Break Closure

March 15 @ 8:00 am - March 19 @ 5:00 pm

The bookstore will be closed the week of spring break, March 15 through 19.

On The Other Side: Cyber Security

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

The challenges, threats, and opportunities confronting cyber security were great prior to COVID-19. Join PNW scholars and community experts for a series of conversations exploring the post-COVID world and our opportunity for reinvention.

Women’s History Month Trivia

March 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come test your knowledge on some powerful women! Student Programming Board is hosting a special edition of Kahoot! Trivia for Women’s History Month.

PNW Pantry March Food Drive

March 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Hammond and Westville campus pantries will be holding their March Food Drive on both campuses.

Lion’s Den Book Club

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Sigma Tau Delta's book club the Lion's Den in reading the Midnight Library by Matt Haig.

Intramural 5 on 5 Kickball League

March 30 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

Sign up for Intramural 5 on 5 Kickball League! All games will be played on Tuesdays in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

Intramural 5 on 5 Wiffleball League

March 31 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

Sign up for Intramural 5 on 5 Wiffleball League! All games will be played on Tuesdays in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

April 2021

Purdue Northwest Today

April 1 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program discussing PNW's Homecoming Celebrations.

Homecoming 2021

April 2 - April 30

You’ve Powered Onward through a year unlike any other…now it’s time to celebrate with PNW Homecoming! Join us in April for a month of fun and relaxation, including Pride baseball, SGA Cram Jam and fireworks night.

The PNW Big Sell – Application Deadline

April 2 @ 5:00 pm

Think you have the next big business idea? Want a chance to win $10,000 in eight minutes? Submit your pitch to the PNW Big Sell!

Intramural 5 on 5 Kickball League

April 6 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

Sign up for Intramural 5 on 5 Kickball League! All games will be played on Tuesdays in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

Purdue Northwest Today

April 7 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program discussing “Empowering Women at PNW”.

Intramural 5 on 5 Wiffleball League

April 7 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

Sign up for Intramural 5 on 5 Wiffleball League! All games will be played on Tuesdays in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

Homecoming Carnival – Hammond Campus

April 8 @ 7:00 pm

Get Homecoming month started right with the annual Homecoming Carnival!

Homecoming Yard Party – Westville Campus

April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Get ready for a safe celebration with a classic Yard Party on the Westville campus.

Rhino: Act II Spring 2021 Production

April 9 @ 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 10, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Enjoy a PNW virtual performance. This play explores ideas of mob mentality, cultural conformity, mass movements and fascism.

PNW 5K Community Walk “Students Helping Students One Step at a Time”

April 10 @ 9:00 am

In the spirit of Homecoming, join in this 5K community walk and help to raise funds and grow awareness for the Dean of Students emergency fund.

Rhino: Act II Spring 2021 Production

April 10 @ 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 10, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Enjoy a PNW virtual performance. This play explores ideas of mob mentality, cultural conformity, mass movements and fascism.

Writing Center Spring Workshops

April 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 14, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on April 15, 2021 at 12:30 pm

The PNW Writing Center is hosting a series of fun and exciting writing workshops for students and faculty. Please join us for one or all of these events. 

Intramural 5 on 5 Kickball League

April 13 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

Sign up for Intramural 5 on 5 Kickball League! All games will be played on Tuesdays in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

Writing Center Spring Workshops

April 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 14, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on April 15, 2021 at 12:30 pm

The PNW Writing Center is hosting a series of fun and exciting writing workshops for students and faculty. Please join us for one or all of these events. 

The PNW Alumni Owned Business Network Presents: Side Hustle to MANE Hustle

April 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

During Homecoming, turn your side hustle into your MANE hustle. Come learn from successful entrepreneurs and PNW Alumni in this virtual Zoom panel.

Intramural 5 on 5 Wiffleball League

April 14 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

Sign up for Intramural 5 on 5 Wiffleball League! All games will be played on Tuesdays in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

Writing Center Spring Workshops

April 15 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 14, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on April 15, 2021 at 12:30 pm

The PNW Writing Center is hosting a series of fun and exciting writing workshops for students and faculty. Please join us for one or all of these events. 

SGA Town Hall: Diversity and Inclusion

April 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

As we plan for the next school year, what would you like to see from the university in regards to diversity and inclusion?

FAFSA Priority Deadline

April 15 @ 5:00 pm

Use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form to apply for financial aid for college or graduate school. The priority deadline to apply is April 15.

Chancellor’s Cup Challenge Benefitting the PNW Food Pantry

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

During Homecoming, support our hungry PNW students by donating food to our PNW Pantries at Westville and Hammond!

Smart Lunch Series

April 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 19, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on February 15, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on March 8, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on April 19, 2021 at 12:30 pm

The new Smart Lunch series, led by the SoEC Technology Taskforce, shares innovative and compelling technology with SoEC candidates and faculty as well as the PNW community.

Anti-Racism Lecture Series: The 1619 Project and the Summer of 2020

April 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

PNW professor Mita Choudhury will provide a historical overview of systemic racism, institutional bias and prejudice, and the weak guard rails of "western civilization."

SGA Cram Jam

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until April 22, 2021

Ready to ace those finals? SGA is teaming up with the library, student academic support, the Writing Center, student life and HoCo to bring you the ultimate study party! Drop in virtually or in person. In-person snack packs are limited.

On The Other Side: Social Media

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Join PNW scholars and community experts for a series of conversations exploring the post-COVID world and our opportunity for reinvention. What does social media look like in a post-COVID world?

SGA Cram Jam

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until April 22, 2021

Ready to ace those finals? SGA is teaming up with the library, student academic support, the Writing Center, student life and HoCo to bring you the ultimate study party! Drop in virtually or in person. In-person snack packs are limited.

Intramural 5 on 5 Kickball League

April 20 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

Sign up for Intramural 5 on 5 Kickball League! All games will be played on Tuesdays in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

Roaring Load: Round 1 Voting Deadline

April 20 @ 5:00 pm

The showdown starts today. We need to hear from you who will be invited to perform at Roaring Loud. Round 1 ends on Tuesday, April 20 at 5 p.m.!

Nature Art Contest – Accepting Entries

April 21 @ 8:00 am - April 23 @ 5:00 pm

Nature is beauty, so let us capture it with some art.

SGA Cram Jam

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until April 22, 2021

Ready to ace those finals? SGA is teaming up with the library, student academic support, the Writing Center, student life and HoCo to bring you the ultimate study party! Drop in virtually or in person. In-person snack packs are limited.

Intramural 5 on 5 Wiffleball League

April 21 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

Sign up for Intramural 5 on 5 Wiffleball League! All games will be played on Tuesdays in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

Earth Week: Sustain PNW

April 22 - May 1

Join us during Earth Week (April 22 to May 1) to discover more about sustainability at PNW—and how you can help.

Earth Day Cleanup at the Dunes

April 22 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Let’s work together to clean up our local beaches and parks!

SGA Cram Jam

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until April 22, 2021

Ready to ace those finals? SGA is teaming up with the library, student academic support, the Writing Center, student life and HoCo to bring you the ultimate study party! Drop in virtually or in person. In-person snack packs are limited.

Image of author Anthony Ray Hinton.

One Book One Community: A Discussion with Anthony Ray Hinton

April 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for discussion and dialogue with Anthony Ray Hinton, author of the book “The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life, Freedom, and Justice.”

Deadline To Purchase Commencement Cap and Gown

April 22 @ 3:00 pm

The deadline to purchase your Spring 2021 commencement cap and gown is April 22.

Art of the Pride Voting – Zoom Backgrounds

April 23 @ 5:00 pm

Put your zoom (background) skills to the test! Create an original zoom background for PNW HoCo 2021 and vote throughout HoCo month for your favorite.

Intramural 5 on 5 Kickball League

April 27 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

Sign up for Intramural 5 on 5 Kickball League! All games will be played on Tuesdays in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

Voting Deadline: Round Two of Roaring Loud

April 27 @ 5:00 pm

Thanks to everyone who voted in the first round of our "Roaring Loud" concert bracket. See the winners and cast your vote for Round 2 by April 27!

Intramural 5 on 5 Wiffleball League

April 28 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

Sign up for Intramural 5 on 5 Wiffleball League! All games will be played on Tuesdays in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

Pride Baseball @ Dowling Park

April 30 @ 3:00 pm

Paws Up! Roar Pride! Wrap up Homecoming by supporting the PNW Pride baseball team as they host Wayne State University’s Warriors at Dowling Park.

Fireworks Night

April 30 @ 8:00 pm

Celebrate your PNW Pride and the close of Homecoming with another night of lighting up the sky!

May 2021

The PNW Big Sell

May 1 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Think you have the next big business idea? Want a chance to win $10,000? Twelve finalists will sell their big idea in six minutes for a chance to will one of three cash prizes.

The PNW Big Sell

May 1 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Think you have the next big business idea? Want a chance to win $10,000? Twelve finalists will sell their big idea in six minutes for a chance to will one of three cash prizes.

Roaring Loud: Final Round of Voting

May 4 @ 5:00 pm

Hundreds have voted on which acts should play PNW’s “Roaring Loud” concert this fall to celebrate our return to campus. Now it’s time to cast your final vote and watch for the big reveal of the main-stage acts next week!

Spring 2021 Commencement

May 15

Save the date! PNW is excited to announce outdoor, in-person ceremonies, with appropriate health and safety protocols, to celebrate the academic achievements of the spring Class of 2021.

Intramural Fishing League

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 27, 2021

Fishing will take place on Tuesday nights from 6 p.m.  9 p.m. May through July.

Intramural Fishing League

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 27, 2021

Fishing will take place on Tuesday nights from 6 p.m.  9 p.m. May through July.

June 2021

Intramural Fishing League

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 27, 2021

Fishing will take place on Tuesday nights from 6 p.m.  9 p.m. May through July.

Pride Month T-Shirt Pickup

June 7 - June 10

We invite you to stop by to pick up a limited edition t-shirt while supplies last and wear it proudly as part of the Purdue Northwest University community!

Intramural Fishing League

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 27, 2021

Fishing will take place on Tuesday nights from 6 p.m.  9 p.m. May through July.

Intramural Fishing League

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 27, 2021

Fishing will take place on Tuesday nights from 6 p.m.  9 p.m. May through July.

Intramural Open Play Sand Volleyball

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 15, 2021

Games will take place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Sand Court behind the FRC building.

Celebrating Juneteenth: Free-ish Kickback

June 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join the Purdue University Northwest community and the Department of History and Philosophy to celebrate the emancipation of the last remaining enslaved people in the United States.

Intramural Fishing League

June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 27, 2021

Fishing will take place on Tuesday nights from 6 p.m.  9 p.m. May through July.

Intramural Open Play Sand Volleyball

June 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 15, 2021

Games will take place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Sand Court behind the FRC building.

Intramural Fishing League

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 27, 2021

Fishing will take place on Tuesday nights from 6 p.m.  9 p.m. May through July.

July 2021

Intramural Open Play Sand Volleyball

July 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 15, 2021

Games will take place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Sand Court behind the FRC building.

Deadline to Submit Summer 2021 Residency Application

July 2 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Deadline to submit application and supporting documentation for residency reclassification for Summer 2021 is Friday, July 2, by 4:30 p.m.

Intramural Fishing League

July 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 27, 2021

Fishing will take place on Tuesday nights from 6 p.m.  9 p.m. May through July.

Intramural Open Play Sand Volleyball

July 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 15, 2021

Games will take place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Sand Court behind the FRC building.

Intramural Fishing League

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 27, 2021

Fishing will take place on Tuesday nights from 6 p.m.  9 p.m. May through July.

Intramural Open Play Sand Volleyball

July 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 15, 2021

Games will take place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Sand Court behind the FRC building.

Intramural Fishing League

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 27, 2021

Fishing will take place on Tuesday nights from 6 p.m.  9 p.m. May through July.

Intramural Fishing League

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 27, 2021

Fishing will take place on Tuesday nights from 6 p.m.  9 p.m. May through July.

The Steepwater Band Concert

July 30 @ 5:30 pm

The Steepwater Band is an American rock band formed in Chicago by the trio of Jeff Massey, Joe Winters and Tod Bowers.

August 2021

Cookout with a Cop

August 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Stop by University Village to enjoy free food including burgers, hotdogs, cookies and chips and bottled water!

Marrakesh Express: A Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Experience

August 21 @ 5:30 pm

There are hundreds, if not thousands of tribute bands performing the music of the Beatles, Rolling Stones, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, U2 and other monsters of rock. But Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young? Next to none.

Roaring Ahead Scavenger Hunt

August 23 - September 9

Students, show your PNW Pride and enter to win an iPad Pro! The Roaring Ahead Scavenger Hunt begins on the first day of classes (August 23) and ends at midnight on September 9!

Power Onward Parade – Westville

August 24 @ 10:40 am

This year, the Office of Student Life will be adding a brand new, highly-spirited, Power Onward parade to build excitement and mobilize more students towards the Welcome Rallies.

Welcome Rally (Westville Campus)

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Explore your roar at the Westville Campus Welcome Rally!

Power Onward Parade – Hammond

August 26 @ 10:40 am

This year, the Office of Student Life will be adding a brand new, highly-spirited, Power Onward parade to build excitement and mobilize more students towards the Welcome Rallies.

Welcome Rally (Hammond Campus)

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Explore your roar at the Hammond Campus Welcome Rally!

It’s All New to Me, Too

August 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us in Uniting the Pride for a PNW welcome picnic to meet new students, connect with student organizations, faculty and staff and hear tips for how to have an amazing semester from student leaders.

September 2021

Open Play Dodgeball

September 2 @ 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 7, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on September 9, 2021 at 7:30 pm

Open play dodgeball will take place in the FRC gym.

DSAC Grand Re-Opening

September 7 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Come explore the DSAC facility and get acquainted with the many amazing features. Enjoy food, music, facility tours, staff meet and greets and more!

Intramural Sports Promo Day

September 7 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Come check out the DSAC Building and grab some pizza. Learn up about the upcoming intramural activities and the fitness center.

Open Play Dodgeball

September 7 @ 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 7, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on September 9, 2021 at 7:30 pm

Open play dodgeball will take place in the FRC gym.

Drink the Kool-Aid with PNW Intramurals

September 8 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Intramural staff will be walking around the Hammond campus handing out Kool-Aid, information on the intramural program and answering students questions about intramurals! 

Purdue Northwest Today

September 9 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program for PNW’s Honors College: The Future Generation of Leaders.

Open Play Dodgeball

September 9 @ 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 7, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on September 9, 2021 at 7:30 pm

Open play dodgeball will take place in the FRC gym.

Afro-Latino Founding of the American Colonies

September 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

This event explores the Afro-Latinx founding of the American Colonies specifically, looking at the Florida region of the US.

7th Annual Spanish Club Mexican Independence Day Celebration

September 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for our seventh annual Spanish Club Mexican Independence Day Celebration in Founder's Plaza.

Home Run Derby

September 15 @ 5:30 pm

Join a home run derby as part of the fall 2021 intramural sports on the Hammond campus in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

Field Goal Contest

September 16 @ 6:00 pm

Join a field goal contest as part of the fall 2021 intramural sports on the Hammond campus in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

Heartache Tonight: A Tribute To The Eagles!

September 17 @ 5:30 pm

With meticulous attention to every detail, Heartache Tonight brings together music from all eras and incarnations of this huge American rock powerhouse that produced hits over four decades.

Anything for Selenas

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join the Unidos Club for our second annual Anything for Selenas event as we pay tribute to the Queen of Tejano Music.

Three Point Contest

September 21 @ 3:00 pm

Join a three point contest as part of the fall 2021 intramural sports in the Westville DSAC gym! 

UNO Tournament

September 21 @ 6:30 pm

Join a UNO Tournament as part of the fall 2021 intramural sports on the Hammond campus in the SULB cafeteria. 

Disc Golf

September 22 @ 3:00 pm

Join a disc golf contest as part of the fall 2021 intramural sports at the 18-hole course behind DSAC!

Side Hustle to Mane Hustle

September 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Come learn from successful entrepreneurs and PNW Alumni as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Open Play Combat Archery

September 23 @ 5:00 pm

Join an open play combat archery contest as part of the fall 2021 intramural sports on the Hammond campus in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe. 

Four on Four Flag Football League Entry Deadline

September 23 @ 5:00 pm

Join a four on four flag football league as part of the fall 2021 intramural sports on the Hammond campus.

Movie Night at Gabis Arboretum

September 23 @ 7:00 pm

Celebrate PNW families and honor Hispanic Heritage Month with a movie night featuring the film Selena.

Spirit Squad Tryouts

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Love cheering and dancing? Want to be part of the Pride? Tryout for the PNW spirit team! 

Spirit Squad Tryouts

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Love cheering and dancing? Want to be part of the Pride? Tryout for the PNW spirit team! 

October 2021

Looking Local: East Chicago’s Latina/o Histories

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This two-part event explores the rich history of Latinas and Latinos in East Chicago, Indiana.

All the Colors of the Wind Westville Warriors Fall Dance

October 1 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Come enjoy dancing, music and food! Autumn-colored dresses, pants and shirts are encouraged.

Rock the Blacktop: Battle of the Bands (Postponed)

October 1 @ 5:00 pm

PNW's "Rock the Blacktop: Battle of the Bands" event has been postponed. We will announce the rescheduled event soon.

Rescheduled: Johnny V. Wildflowers: A Tribute To Tom Petty Concert

October 1 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Johnny V’s Wildflowers is a Tom Petty tribute act, fronted by Johnny V, one of Northwest Indiana’s most well-known and charismatic performers.

Six on Six Co-Ed Volleyball Entry Deadline

October 4 @ 5:00 pm

Join a six on six co-ed volleyball league as part of the fall 2021 intramural sports on the Hammond campus.

The Borders of Queer Latinidad

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This events starts a conversation about Queer Latinidad, an imaginary community situated at the intersections of race, gender, sexuality and nation.

How Horror Works and Why We Like It: The Shining

October 8 @ 6:00 pm

Join the Department of English and World Languages for How Horror Works and Why We Like It, a film screening and discussion on The Shining.

Student Government Association Town Hall

October 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Chancellor Keon, Vice Chancellor Goodnight, and Provost Holford will be SGA's guests for this Town Hall.

Two On Two Bags Tournament

October 13 @ 3:30 pm

Join a two on two bags tournament as part of the fall 2021 intramural sports in the Westville DSAC gym!

Pride Stride (Postponed)

October 14

Due to weather and course conditions, the Pride Stride has been postponed from its revised date of Oct. 14. We will post the new date as soon it's available.

Hispanic Heritage Festival

October 15 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the diversity and richness of the Hispanic/Latinx community. Free food, live entertainment and family-friendly activities will be offered.

Sinai Forum: An Overview of the Pandemic from the Inside with Deborah Birx, MD

October 17 @ 4:00 pm

Join the Sinai Forum at Purdue University Northwest for An Overview of the Pandemic from the Inside with Deborah Birx, MD. 

Pumpkin Toss

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Take a study break and smash that stress by throwing some pumpkins off the parking garage from the top floor!

Pumpkin Painting

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Let your creative side out and paint some pumpkins with Student Life! The event will take place in LSF 144. 

How Horror Works and Why We Like It: A Nightmare on Elm Street

October 22 @ 6:00 pm

Join the Department of English and World Languages for How Horror Works and Why We Like It, a film screening and discussion on A Nightmare on Elm Street.

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