Mission Statement

The mission of Indiana University Northwest, a regional campus of Indiana University, is to provide a high-quality and relevant education to the citizens of Northwest Indiana, the most diverse and industrialized area of the state. The institution strives to create a community dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge and intellectual development, leading to undergraduate and selected graduate degrees in the liberal arts, sciences and professional disciplines. The campus is strongly dedicated to the value of education, lifelong learning, diversity, celebration of cultures and opportunity for all, as well as to participating in the sustainable economic development of the region and of the state. Indiana University Northwest is committed to the health and well-being of the communities it serves

Student Affairs Mission Statement


The Student Affairs mission at Indiana University Northwest is to foster student success.


As an integral partner in fulfilling the academic mission of Indiana University Northwest, the Division of Student Affairs places students, student learning, and the development of the whole student first and foremost.  Among other things, we activate access for motivated students, set high expectations, encourage campus and community engagement, and present a necessary balance of challenge and support. Through our programs, services, and partnerships, we facilitate our students' transformation and enrich their education


RedHawk Mission Statement

The Indiana University Northwest Athletic Program will function as an integral part of the academic and social environment within our university. We offer student-athletes an opportunity to continue their educational and athletic experiences at the intercollegiate level. RedHawks athletics promote the development of individual leadership qualities and interpersonal skills in preparation for life beyond graduation. We are committed to recruiting student-athletes who value self-discipline, integrity, teamwork, commitment, and determination in both competition and in the classroom