PNW student Michael Blackmon poses in sunglasses

Welcome Week

Thanks to everyone who joined us to kick off the fall semester with giveaways, swag and fun activities! From Pride Pickups to our Virtual Welcome Rally, we appreciate the opportunity to welcome students back and encourage them to Power Onward.

An outdoor fountain on PNW's Westville campus

Back to School Guide

We’re all excited to get back to classes, but we know this year is going to be a little different. See what to expect and how to thrive with PNW’s back-to-school guide.

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Discover the Right Fit

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

A students works under a car engine

The Mechanical Engineering Technology Club offers the chance to get your hands dirty and build hands-on skills!

Students play bubble soccer

Bubble soccer at the Fitness and Recreation Center is a low-stress intramural option.

Pride Lion

LGBTQ+ Alliance strives to create a safe and fun environment for LGBTQ+ members of our community to meet and congregate with one another, as well as allies and students who have not yet come out.

PNW's Boots and Bridles Club after a competition.

The Boots and Bridles Club is a fun place for those who wish to learn about different aspects of the equine industry. Students can compete on teams in two disciplines, Western and English, with levels ranging from beginner to open/advance.

STEM on the Road student is pictured.

STEM on the Road provides a student-to-student link with regional high schools.

Students from the School of Engineering at PNW are pictured.

Student competition teams are a great opportunity to get to know fellow engineering students and put your skills to work. The PNW NASA Rover Team designs and builds two rovers each year for competition at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.

Students participating in the television program are pictured.

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

A student works on a Baja race car

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

Beauty and the Beast at Purdue Northwest 2019.

Beauty and the Beast at Purdue Northwest 2019.

Student Life Events

Jan 25

Spring Musical Auditions

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

Jan 27

Navigating the Virtual Career Fair

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.

Feb 15

Smart Lunch Series

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.

Feb 23

Building Community Through the Arts: Black History Month Poetry Slam

Save-the-date – all are invited to enjoy our annual 2021 poetry slam!

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Student Resources

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

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Explore Your Major

See what’s available to help you grow, from scholarships to professional organizations.

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

Find a Club

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