Eta Kappa Nu Beta Chapter

Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) is an Honor Society for students who excel in the field of Electrical and Computer Engineering.The Beta Chapter was formed in 1905 and has since been continually recognized as one of the best HKN chapters. HKN Beta is best known at Purdue for the member staffed HKN Student Lounge. The chapter also hosts companies for recruiting events, runs a student lab space, performs community service, and hosts weekly social events for members and friends

Membership in HKN is limited to the top third of seniors, the top fourth of juniors, and the top fifth of sophomores. Graduate students are also eligible for membership beginning in their second semester of graduate study. Invitations to join are sent out each semester with details on the initiation process.

HKN Lounge

The HKN Lounge is our student run lounge and commissary that is open daily from 7:30am-5:00pm in EE 24 (beneath EE 129). We serve freshly brewed coffee, donuts, bagels, soda, candy, and more. It is open to the entire Purdue community and is regularly visited by students, faculty, and staff.