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IU Northwest to host Transfer Student Open House Nov. 5

Prospective transfer students invited to tour campus, meet faculty, and receive transcript evaluation for transfer credits


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Indiana University Northwest will host the campus’s inaugural Transfer Student Open House at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 5, in the Bruce W. Bergland Auditorium of the Savannah Center, located at 3400 Broadway in Gary, Ind.

Prospective transfer students of all ages, who have previously earned college credits at another higher education institution, are invited to speak with faculty members, learn about academic programs, tour the campus, and attend a financial aid and admissions presentation.

Students interested in a transfer credit evaluation are encouraged to submit their latest transcript from all institutions attended to the Office of Admissions no later than Tuesday, Nov. 1. This information will help inform prospective transfer students which existing credits would likely count toward an IU degree from IU Northwest. Please call 219-981-4348 for additional details.

IU Northwest offers a wide range of academic programs and disciplines for Northwest Indiana students who wish to earn their Indiana University degree close to home.

IU Northwest’s academic units include the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, the School of Business and Economics, the School of Education, the Division of Continuing Studies, the Division of Labor Studies, and Pre-Professional Programs in health and law.

Classes at IU Northwest are taught by committed and knowledgeable faculty members with academic and professional expertise in their fields, and small class sizes ensure that students receive valuable personalized attention from instructors.

IU Northwest also offers a vibrant and diverse campus atmosphere with a myriad opportunities for participation in clubs, athletics, student organizations, and other extracurricular programs. State-of-the-art campus facilities offer every technical advantage in students’ pursuit of education, and the university’s quiet, beautiful campus grounds offer an ideal setting for study and reflection. Best of all, IU Northwest is centrally located in the heart of the Northwest Indiana region, just a half-mile from I-80/94 at Broadway.

The event is expected to come to a close around 10:45 a.m.; however the Office of Admissions will be available to meet with prospective transfer students until noon.

RSVPs to attend the Transfer Student Open House are recommended by Tuesday, Nov. 1 by calling 219-981-4348.  Electronic registration is available online at

The Savannah Center is located at 33rd Ave. and Broadway in Gary.