Get Involved

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

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Check Out myPNWlife

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

Explore myPNWlife

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Student Clubs and Organizations

Learn more about our student organizations, from Spanish Club to the Criminal Justice Club.

Explore The Clubs

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Inclusive and Welcoming PNW

At PNW, you will find space to be your truest self. We offer a culture of inclusivity, equitable treatment and welcoming opportunities for all.

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Bianca Gomez
I like to emphasize that PNW is a place for everyone. No matter the culture that you are, no matter where you come from, we have a place for you here.

Student Life Events

Dec 05

First-Generation College Graduate Celebration

Come celebrate your accomplishment as a recent first-gen college graduate at PNW!

Dec 06

Play Day – Hammond Campus

Take a break from studying and join us for a day of play featuring make your own slime, games, puzzles and word searches, stress relief techniques, food AND even karaoke!

Dec 08

Black Graduate Pre-Commencement Celebration

Join us for the Black Graduate Pre-Commencement Celebration!

Dec 09

Fall 2023 Commencement

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

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Things to Do On Campus

Looking for things to do outside of classes? Purdue University Northwest has everything you need to make your college experience unforgettable!

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Intramural Sports

Intramural sports are one of the best ways to get involved on campus and meet your fellow Pride members.

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Paws Up, Roar Pride! Go inside PNW athletics, from basketball and baseball to cross country and golf.

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Campus Traditions

From our Pride Stride color run during Welcome Week to our pancake study break during final exams, PNW campus traditions bring our community together all year long.