Purdue University Calumet, a comprehensive regional institution within the internationally regarded Purdue University system, is based in northwest Indiana. Located in the city of Hammond, Purdue Calumet is some 25 miles southeast of downtown Chicago, three miles west of the Indiana/Illinois state line and within minutes of the shores of Lake Michigan.
Our 14-building, 9,100+-student neighborhood campus is one-third mile north of Interstate 80/94 and three blocks east of Indianapolis Boulevard (U.S. 41), accessible from 173rd and 169th Streets.
Motorists may arrive at campus:
- From the west…by traveling east on Interstate 80/94 to Indianapolis Boulevard (Highway U.S. 41); exit north and proceed one-third mile to 173rd Street or 1.3 miles to 169th Street; turn right/east and proceed three blocks to campus.
- From the east…by traveling west on Interstate 80/94 to Kennedy Avenue; exit north and proceed one-third mile to 173rd Street or 1.3 miles to 169th Street; turn left/west and proceed approximately 3/4-mile to campus.
- From the north (Chicago area)… by traveling south on Toll Road 294 to Interstate 80/94; proceed east and follow directions “from the west.” OR, south on Interstate 94 through Chicago to Highway 90 (Chicago Skyway); proceed south to Highway U.S. 41; continue south on U.S. 41 approximately 8 miles to 169th or 173rd Streets; turn left/east and proceed three blocks to campus.
- From the south…by traveling north on Interstate 65 to Interstate 80/94; proceed west to Kennedy Avenue; exit north and follow directions “from the east.” OR, north on Highway U.S. 41/Indianapolis Boulevard to 173rd Street or 169th Street; turn right/east and proceed three blocks to campus.
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