General University Information

General Information

  • For prerequisites, descriptions of courses, academic regulations and policies, refer to the Purdue Calumet catalog.
  • The preliminary assignments of instructors to courses listed in the Schedule of Classes are subject to change when staff assignments are finalized.
  • In compliance with the FERPA Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, Purdue University agrees to protect the privacy of education records of all students. No personally identifiable information other than Directory Information as designated in the formal institutional policy, will be disclosed outside the University without prior written consent. All students have the right to inspect the information contained in their own education records and to formally challenge the contents of the records.  In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, students are advised that the requested disclosure of the social security number as the student identification number is voluntary.

Students also have the right to restrict disclosure of Directory Information by completing the appropriate form in the Office of the Registrar, Enrollment Services Center, Lawshe Hall 130. 

  • Counselors in the Counseling Center located in the Gyte Bldg., Room 5, provide a variety of free services to Purdue University Calumet students. The focus on developmental counseling helps students to deal with personal, social and academic concerns, as well as career development and other plans for life.
  • Emergency Telephones are located near building entrances and in parking lots. They all have an illuminated blue light above them, and a sign indicating emergency phones. Red phones are located within the various buildings. These restricted telephones may be used for intra-campus communication. They may also be used to contact the University Police by dialing “911”.
  • Voter Registration – Recent changes in the 1998 re-au- thorization of the Higher Education Act require colleges and universities to make available voter registration forms to all enrolled students. Any student not registered to vote may obtain an Indiana Mail-In Voter Registration Application VRG-7p on the Internet at the following link of Elections. Applicants print, sign and mail the completed registration form in a stamped envelope to either their county voter registration office or the Indiana Election Division. Printed copies of the Indiana Mail-In Voter Registration Application VRG-7p are also available in the Enrollment Services Center, Room 130 in Lawshe Hall.