Learning and living among the geographically and ethnically diverse communities of Northwest Indiana, within minutes of Chicago, gives students at Purdue Calumet a unique perspective. Purdue Calumet nurtures a climate in which all persons’ similarities and differences are respected. The campus is the second most diverse four-year public university in the state of Indiana. Nearly 40 percent of our student body consists of minority enrollees and international students.
What’s it like to be a student at Purdue Calumet?
- Join any of 80 student organizations, including student government or a multicultural organization.
- Play intramural sports.
- Work out at the Fitness and Recreation Center.
- Join a fraternity or sorority.
- Help the community through a service group.
- Join a club or organization related to your field of study.
- Catch a theater performance at the newly modernized YJean Chambers Hall.
- Attend a sporting event.
Purdue Calumet resident students live at Griffin Hall and Peregrine Hall, which feature furnished apartments with private bedrooms, semi-private bathrooms, full kitchens including dishwasher and microwave, satellite TV and wi-fi services. Students who live on campus are able to focus on their studies, join in group and campus activities, gain opportunities for leadership and networking, and meet lifelong friends.