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Purdue University Northwest Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Hammond, IN

Location and Setting


Hammond Population
78,967
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Chicago
Campus Size
454 acres

Weather

Temperature
16.1 average low in January, 79.5 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Hammond
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Hammond

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
7% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Larry Laker
School Colors
Black, gold and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf   x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf   x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
ice hockey

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, golf, racquetball, sand volleyball, soccer, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, black student union, women in business, national society of black engineers, american sign language club, student athlete advisory committee
Sororities
1% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus

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