Visit the IUP Campus

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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

    Monday and Friday at 3:00 p.m. and Wednesday 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.

    Learn more about Virtual Weekday Visit & Virtual Tour LIVE

    For Anyone
    In-Person Appointment and Campus Tour

    In-Person Appointment and Campus Tour

    Step out of the screen and onto campus! Schedule a day and time for you and family to visit. You’ll get to meeting 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

    Saturdays: October 17 and November 14

    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!

    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.

    Learn more about Virtual Open House


    For Transfer Students
    Transfer Tuesdays

    Virtual Appointments Available most Tuesdays through December 8

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

    Learn more about Transfer Tuesdays


    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
    Destination IUP

    Virtual Breakout Sessions—dates and times vary

    Fall is right around the corner, and you probably have a few questions as you prepare to become a college student. Connect with us in our virtual breakout sessions to learn more about things like housing, orientation, and student life.

    Learn more about Destination IUP

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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!

    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.

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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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    For Anyone
    Open House

    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

    For Rising Seniors
    Decision Days

    Apply to IUP before you attend this event and get your decision before you leave! Fall 2020 applications only.

    Learn more about Decision Days

    For Admitted Students
    Experience IUP

    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

    View all the Visit Options for Prospective Students

    IUP at Northpointe

    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.

    For Anyone
    Northpointe Open House

    Held throughout the year, you can tour campus and learn what Northpointe has to offer.

    Learn more about the Northpointe Open House

    Punxsutawney Regional Campus

    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 for information about visiting campus.

    Learn more about the Punxsutawney campus

    Prospective Culinary Students

    Culinary Virtual Visit and Campus Tour

    Meet faculty, students, and admissions counselors in this live virtual visit. Take a campus tour, listen to an admissions presentation, and ask faculty and current students your questions. You’ll learn about the culinary and baking degree options, job placement, student life, and more! 

    Learn more about the Culinary Academy

    Prospective Graduate Students

    Programs of Study

    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.

    Learn more about our Programs of Study

    Campuses and Sites

    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.

    Learn more about our Campuses and Sites