About IPO

IPO supports and advances the efforts of Purdue Calumet to become a more global university through a variety of internationally focused programs and services offered on and off campus.

Our services include airport pick-ups for new international students, as well as New International Student Orientation and arrival-related programming. Also, we have an incredible team of IPO Mentors who offer peer mentoring for both new and continuing international students at Purdue Calumet.

In addition, every semester IPO offers a variety of cultural, educational, social and service programming both on and off campus for the entire Purdue University Calumet and surrounding communities.

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Office Location:

International Programs Office (IPO)

Classroom Office Building (CLO) 176


International Programs Director

Brooke Hewson

Phone: (219) 989-2399

Email: brooke.hewson@purduecal.edu


International Programming Assistant

Kristen Bunner

Phone: (219) 989-2265

Email: kristen.bunner@purduecal.edu


IPO Mentors

Phone: (219) 989-4177

Email: ipomentors@purduecal.edu


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