Center for Learning and Academic Success (CLAS)
Lawshe Building, Room 122
2200 169th Street
Hammond, IN 46323-2094
Phone: 219/989-2339
1-800 HI-PURDUE, x.2339
Locally within Indiana & Illinois
E-mail: clas@purduecal.edu

Student Academic Support
Gyte, Room 102
2200 169th Street
Hammond, IN 46323-2094
Phone: 219/989-3227
1-800 HI-PURDUE, x.3227
Locally within Indiana & Illinois
E-mail: arc@purduecal.edu

Sign Up Here
Follow CLAS on Facebook

Center for Learning and Academic Success (CLAS)

The Center for Learning and Academic Success (CLAS) is devoted to helping students realize their academic and career goals through Academic Advising in Lawshe 122 and academic support in Student Academic Support in Gyte 102.

Academic Advisors assist a variety of full and part-time students:

  • Students who have not yet declared a major
  • Students who have not met Purdue Calumet’s admission requirements or deadline dates for the major of their choice
  • Academic probationary students
  • Non-degree seeking (temporary students) and adult learners
  • High school Rule 10 students

Prospective students are always welcome for pre-admission advising.

Female Student doing Homework


Student Academic Support focuses on retaining and helping students succeed in college.
Their services include:

Faculty-recommended tutors and S.I. Leaders provide Supplemental Instruction in approximately 60 different courses every semester and free tutoring in most major subject areas.  Sessions are engaging and help reinforce course content.


Other services provided by the Center for Learning and Academic Success include:

  • Block schedules of core classes for first-semester freshmen and weekly portal communications in myPUC focusing on study skill tips as well as general campus announcements,
  • One Book / One University common reading program;
  • Academic Recovery Program for students on academic probation; and
  • Online resources on topics such as time management, how to choose a major, study skills, and much more.