Visiting and Non-Degree Students

  • IUP courses are a great option!

    Looking to take a course? Maybe you want to get a head start on prerequisite classes. We can provide courses for credit to IUP and non-IUP students, with a variety of online and in-classroom courses available during each semester.

    A non-IUP student must submit a new application and pay the $25 nonrefundable application fee each semester they wish to register for class(es). 

    Reasons to take a course at IUP:

    • Readily transfer to most colleges and universities
    • Affordable cost
    • Online, in the classroom, and hybrid options available

    View our Schedule of Courses

    Students from Other Universities, General Public
    Here is information on how to apply and register for courses at IUP.

    PA State System Visiting Students
    Students attending another Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education institution can transfer the credits and the grade back to their home institution.

    Request Credit for Past Experience by Portfolio Assessment
    If you have developed considerable expertise related to your job or have completed extensive reading in a specialized area, it is possible that you have acquired knowledge that is college-level.

    Audit a Course
    Senior citizens may request to audit a course and receive discounted prices for individual courses taken for enrichment.