1. Open to Purdue University Calumet (currently enrolled) undergraduate and graduate students.
  2. NOT open to Purdue University Calumet Faculty/Staff (unless also currently enrolled).
  3. NOT open to any Purdue University Calumet faculty/staff/student/lab student.


  1. Must be typed, double spaced, using Microsoft Word.
  2. Use 1 inch margins throughout the document.
  3. Essay must be no less than 1,000 and no more than 1,500 words.
  4. Essays must be e-mailed to Tammy Guerrero, Director of Learning & Research Services or delivered in person to SUL 208.

QUESTIONS:  Tammy Guerrero, 219-989-2675   or

Library Essay Contest Poster (.pdf)

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