Explore our beautiful campus through videos and photographs, with stops at a residential hall, a dining hall, an academic building, the library, the HUB, and more. Our students tell you about each stop along the way. If you can’t get to campus or can’t take a tour, it’s a great way to get to know us.
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Students tell us they just got a feeling when they visited—that everything they wanted from a college was right here. It just felt right.
When you take a day to visit IUP, you open up possibilities. Picture yourself walking to class through the Oak Grove. Imagine eating dessert with your roommate in the new dining hall or studying in our library. Get a feel for the campus. Meet students and professors. Learn more about your options and the opportunities our students have to set themselves apart and stand out when they graduate.
Whether you’re just looking around, have already applied, or have been accepted into our next class, we warmly invite you to come and explore our beautiful campus.
Learn about programs we offer, tour campus, see where you might live and study, and explore all the fun things to do here. Registration is required.
Learn more about the Open House
Apply to IUP before you attend this event and get your decision before you leave! Fall 2020 applications only.
Learn more about Decision Days
This special day is for students who have earned admission to IUP. You can attend a class and interact with current students in your major.
Learn more about Experience IUP
Small-group, walking campus tours give you a great general overview of IUP and what it has to offer.
Learn more about Weekday Visits
This special event lets you get personalized, one-on-one guidance that can take you through the transfer application process in one day.
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Visit Options for Prospective Students
At our Northpointe campus, located about 45 minutes from Pittsburgh, you become part of one of the largest, most comprehensive universities in Pennsylvania, but at your own pace and in a smaller setting close to home.
Held throughout the year, you can tour campus and learn what Northpointe has to offer.
Learn more about the Northpointe Open House
Our Punxsutawney campus provides a smaller setting with an engaging atmosphere for students, where you will be given the support you need to succeed. Call 814-938-6711 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for information about visiting
Learn more about the Punxsutawney campus
Our students and chefs have created sweet and savory foods for you to sample while you learn about our program. You will have the opportunity to meet and talk with current students and faculty and have all your questions answered about our award-winning culinary school.
Enjoy delicious foods created by some of our top students. Get the information you need about our culinary and baking programs, and learn how you can develop a satisfying career working with food.
Visit the culinary campus and learn about the IUP culinary program. Our chef instructors and students will treat you to a sweet buffet created by our second-year students.
IUP is classified by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education as a Doctoral/Research University. IUP has consistently ranked as one of the largest schools in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, and it was the first of its universities to offer doctoral degrees.
View our graduate programs or search for a graduate program. Learn more about our admissions process, thesis and dissertation requirements, research opportunities, and more by visiting the School of Graduate Studies and Research.
You can take classes at some of our satellite campuses, including Pittsburgh East, Harrisburg, Johnstown, or Northpointe, plus you can get information about our Distance Education programs.
If you want to visit any of our graduate school locations, we can set up a tour and opportunities to talk to faculty and staff. Contact our School of Graduate Studies and Research. Our staff can help you make the most of your visit and answer any questions you may have.