Purdue University Northwest

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Power Onward

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PNW and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Ready to return—and ready to roar! Purdue University Northwest has plans in place to stay safe as we welcome faculty, staff and students back to campus for the Spring 2022 semester.

Review the Guide

When I came to PNW for the very first time on a campus visit, I already knew this was going to be my home. I will be the best that I can be because I am a product of PNW. 

Ahmee’L Taylor, Marketing, ’22



Ahmee'l Taylor

PNW has created networking opportunities and professional relationships that I am grateful for, with mentors that are wonderful role models.

Sonja Pierson, Master of Science in Education, Mental Health Counseling, ’21



Sonja Pierson

I met a lot of great people who turned out to be some of my best friends, and to actually run a live television show that airs on Lakeshore PBS is really, really valuable.

Sonny Santana, ’21, Communications: Broadcasting



Sonny Santana

Explore Majors & Programs

Choose from 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs at Purdue Northwest. Our emphasis on small classes, hands-on learning and real-world skills will prepare you to meet the demands of today’s highly competitive global environment.

Experience Our Campuses

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With two campuses in Northwest Indiana, PNW has a premier metropolitan location and a hometown feel. The Hammond campus offers a vibrant residential experience and easy access to downtown Chicago. In Westville, our beautiful 269-acre rural campus is just an hour’s drive from both Chicago and South Bend.

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Jan 17

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the PNW campuses will be closed and there will be no classes. Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 18.

Jan 23

Deadline to Apply to Graduate for Spring 2022

Don’t miss this critical step–apply to graduate online in myPNW! Your action is required whether or not you intend to participate in a Commencement ceremony.

Jan 24

Homecoming 2022

You’ve Roared Ahead through a time unlike any other…let’s celebrate with PNW Homecoming from January 24 through February 28! We are bringing back some of your favorite HoCo traditions as well as creating new ones.

Jan 24

Decorate The House – Window Painting

Help paint PNW black and gold! PNW students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate and help bring the festive atmosphere throughout the campus.