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Indiana University Northwest

Gary, Indiana, United States
IU Northwest looks forward to having students, faculty, and staff back on campus. Our goal is to ensure everyone’s safety on campus as students receive the best educational experiences in order to be successful and earn an IU degree.

About

History

IU Northwest is the result of growth and change that began in 1921 when the university offered its first formal classes in Lake County as part of a program sponsored by the Gary Public School System. 

Education

  • Bachelor - Gain the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in today's most in-demand professions or wherever your passion leads you. Choose from more than 70 on-campus and hybrid degree programs
  • Graduate - Advance your career, prepare for a Ph.D., or fulfill a lifelong dream with our graduate degree and certificate programs.
  • Associate - Climb the academic and professional ladder with an associate degree from IU Northwest.
  • Pre-Professional - Prepare for medical, dental, and other professional schools. 
  • Online degrees at IUN - Learn on your schedule and earn your degree 100% online. Select IU Northwest as your home campus and gain access to more than 125 degree programs

Career

The IU Southeast Career Development Center is your resource for career counseling, internships, resume reviews, mock interviews, job fairs and employment search techniques. Our services are available to all current IU Southeast students and alumni from all IU campuses. 

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

Services

Student services

The Student Government Association represents students and the IU Northwest campus through their involvement in campus committees and at Board of Trustees meetings. Elected officers of Student Government serve on different administrative committees throughout the year. They also allocate Student Activity funds to other student organizations on campus. Officers are expected to attend regularly scheduled meetings and are given a wide variety of responsibilities and leadership positions throughout their term in office.

Library services

Archives collections provide information on the history of:

  • Arts and Music and Entertainment and Other Stuff
  • African-Americans, Latinos, and other ethnic groups
  • Education
  • Environmentalism
  • Health
  • Industry (particularly the steel industry)
  • Labor
  • Politics
  • Recreation
  • Women
  • And many additional topics pertinent to the history of Northwest Indiana

ICT services

  • Network & Wireless
  • Printing
  • The staff of the University Information Technology Services-Northwest (UITS-NW) welcomes you to our campus and web site. If you need technology services or assistance, please contact our Support Center to ensure the appropriate staff members address your request.

Medical services

The IU Northwest Campus Health and Wellness Center Clinic is made possible through the College of Health and Human Services.  It is an organization of health care professionals who are committed to improving the health and well-being of the IU Northwest campus community. We deliver high quality, affordable health care and through health promotion and illness prevention activities.

Student Life

Campus life

  • We are located in Gary, Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Park, in an area of the state affectionately known as the region.
  • Our 42-acre campus includes a dedicated student center and eight academic buildings, including our latest addition, the ultramodern $45 million Arts & Sciences Building. We also offer plenty of green space for outdoor study and play when the weather is right.
  • A busy hub, the Moraine Student Center features the RedHawk Café, serving breakfast and lunch―and plenty of space to eat, study, or chill. 

Sports facilities

  • Savannah Center - Basketball & Volleyball
  • River Pointe Country Club - Golf
  • Match Point Tennis Club - Tennis
  • Crown Point SportsPlex - Soccer
  • Midwest Training and Ice Center

Student clubs

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Nu Lambda Chapter
  • Delta Pi Rho Fraternity, Beta Chapter
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Nu Eta Chapter
  • Lambda Delta Xi, Beta Chapter
  • Nu Eta Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated
  • Phi Xi Psi
  • Pi Lambda Chi

Accreditation

Indiana University Northwest is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission as an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) Institution.

Gary, Indiana, United States

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