Visit Campus and College Fairs

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    Power Up with Virtual Visits

    Welcome to Virtual IUP. Use the level guide to navigate becoming a member of the Crimson Hawk family. Don’t forget to use the bonuses when you need them. Remember, this is your journey. Take the path that suits you, and we’ll cheer you along the way.

    LEVEL 1

    For Anyone
    Virtual Weekday Visit & Virtual Tour LIVE

    June 16, July 14, and August 4 at 7:00 p.m.

    Learn more about IUP by participating in a virtual group Q&A session with admissions counselors and current IUP students, followed by a virtual campus tour presented live by current IUP students.

    Register for a Virtual Weekday Visit & Tour LIVE

    For Anyone
    In-Person Appointment and Campus Tour

    By appointment only. Click the link below to see available dates and times.

    Step out of the screen and onto campus! Schedule a day and time for you and your family to visit. You’ll get to meet with an admissions counselor and get that campus tour that will give you all the feels. Sign up today, timeslots fill up fast!

    Learn more about In-Person Appointment and Campus Tour

    LEVEL 2

    For Anyone
    Virtual Open House

    None scheduled. Check out the Virtual Weekday Visit and In-person Visit options above.

    If you’d like to take a live virtual tour with a Crimson Guide, meet professors in your major, and receive financial aid information, this is your event. You’ll get it all in this power-packed two-hour event. Plus, you won’t want to miss the virtual t-shirt toss. Space is limited, so sign up ASAP!

    Learn more about Virtual Open House

    HINT: If you’re stuck, don’t worry. We’ve got the cheat codes! If you need help along the way, give us a call at 724-357-2230.


    For Transfer Students
    Total Transfer Days

    Virtual Appointment Required - June 23, July 28

    Get one-on-one guidance on transferring to IUP, including a credit transfer evaluation.

    Learn more about Total Transfer Days


    For Anyone
    Virtual Individual Appointment

    To request an appointment, click the link below, and type “Individual Appointment” in the What can we help you with? box. In addition, please let us know if you are a freshman or transfer student. Freshman students come directly to IUP from high school, transfers attend another institution after graduating high school.

    Schedule an Individual Appointment


    For Admitted Students
    Virtual Experience IUP and Information Sessions

    Dates in TBD 

    Fall 2021 will be here before we know it, and you probably have a few questions as you prepare to become a college student. Connect with us in our virtual events to learn more about things like academics, housing, orientation, and student life—including meetups with current students and future IUP students like you. 

    Learn more about Virtual Experience IUP and Information Sessions »

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    Printed Publications

    Your college journey at IUP holds so many possibilities. In these publications, find out how IUP will challenge you to be your very best through a wide range of academic experiences, what life at IUP is like, and how to plan to make your education affordable. 

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    Everything You Need to Know about IUP—In Just 8 Minutes

    We want to see you on campus, no doubt. And we’ve got an awesome daily visit event to fit your busy schedule. But since we’re not able to hold visits on campus right now, here's another option. Start by watching the admissions video here, check out the virtual tour next, and then sign up for a virtual visit Q&A. It’s almost as good as really being here!

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    Take a Suite Tour

    Our suites are awesome, and they’re a great home away from home. Check out our three most popular suite styles with Crimson Guides Jacob and Kayla.

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    Tour IUP's Cook Honors College

    Take a closer look at the Cook Honors College. Follow Kevin and Brianna through the hallowed halls of Whitmyre, the home of the honors college. Learn what it's like to be an honors college student and see the cool spaces you'll learn in.

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    Virtual Tour En Espanol

    ¡Disfruta de este recorrido por el campus de IUP! Te mostramos un poco de todo, desde la vivienda estudiantil a los edificios académicos, la biblioteca, el Oak Grove (corazón del campus), y mucho más. ¡ Ven a ver qué hace a IUP tan especial!

    Launch Experience

    Take Our Virtual Tour

    Other than being here in person, it’s the best way to see IUP. Tour campus through videos and photographs, with stops at a residence hall, dining facility, academic building, library, the Oak Grove, and more.


    Please note that due to safety concerns and gathering restrictions, there will be no on-campus events for summer 2020. See our virtual visit options above.

    For Anyone
    Open House

    Upcoming dates to be determined.  Please explore virtual visit options above.

    Two Saturdays per semester (6x a year)

    Get a complete look at IUP, including campus and residence hall tours, student life and academic fairs, and the chance to learn more about the major you’re interested in.

    Learn More about the Open House

    For Admitted Students
    Experience IUP

    Out of concern for the safety of our guests, all remaining dates have been canceled.

    Learn about the many ways IUP provides opportunities and supports student success. Experience IUP includes sessions covering a variety of college topics—choose the ones that interest you the most.

    Learn More about Experience IUP


    For Rising Seniors
    Decision Days

    Apply to IUP a week before you attend this event and get your decision before you leave campus this day!

    Learn More about Decision Days


    For Anyone
    Virtual Tour

    Anytime, Anywhere

    Hoping for a sneak peek? Tour campus through videos and photographs, with stops at a residential hall, dining hall, academic building, library, the Oak Grove, and more. If you can’t get to campus, it’s a great overview—with students leading the tour. If you’re on campus but not able to attend a scheduled tour, it can be your guide.

    Take the Virtual Tour

    Other Ways to Explore IUP

    College Fairs Near You

    Talk with an IUP representative at one of the many college fairs we attend in cities across Pennsylvania and other states. View the schedule to see when and where the fairs are occurring.

    Individual Appointments

    We highly recommend our group events, but if your schedule won’t allow it, please call or email us at to schedule an appointment (does not include campus tour).

    Group Visits with Counselors

    We welcome high school counselors interested in bringing a group of students to campus. We’ll do our very best to accommodate your students’ interests and provide them with a great experience! Please contact us in advance to make arrangements.

    Keep an Eye on the Weather, Wear Comfortable Shoes

    Remember to check the weather on your visit day and have an umbrella handy if you’ll need one. Check our Admissions Visitors Inclement Weather Policy for questions about program cancelations. If you’re going to be taking a campus tour, we recommend you dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes.

    Visiting Our Regional Campuses

    IUP Culinary Academy (Punxsutawney, Pa.)

    There are several options for visiting the Culinary Academy, including Baking Buffet Tours, Open Houses, and more.

    IUP at Northpointe (Freeport, PA)

    Attend an Open House to learn more about this regional campus located just outside Pittsburgh, Pa.

    IUP Punxsutawney (Punxsutawney, PA)

    Our Punxsutawney campus provides a small, engaging atmosphere for students in the Punxsutawney area.