These fees cover meals at university dining facilities and special university sponsored events. Students not charged for meal plans on their billing statements can sign dining contract agreements at the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and
Meal plans will not be changed or canceled unless the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining in the Suites on Maple
West, Suite G-37 receives a written request.
Students who have contracted for university housing, with the exception of University Towers residents, should have room and meal fees on their billing statements. If they do not appear, call the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining (724-357-2696) for assistance.
For a complete listing of fees, visit the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining. The Office of Housing, Residential
Living, and Dining is located in the Suites on Maple West, Suite G-37.
For Punxsutawney campus housing fees, visit IUP Punxsutawney. Other regional campus students should call the main office of their particular campus.
Additional fees may be attached to some courses; standard tuition fees are also charged. Courses currently carrying additional fees are listed below.
All students enrolled in applied music (APMU) courses will be assessed a fee of $100 per credit.
This fee is paid by international students and scholars in non-immigrant status (specifically, F-1 and J-1 visa holders) who elect to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT) or Academic Training (AT). OPT or AT allow graduating or completing (non-degree/exchange) students to remain in the US to work full-time up to 12 months. The student will work closely with the Office of International Education when submitting the OPT or AT application.
This fee is paid by international students in non-immigrant status (specifically, F-1 visa holders) who elect to apply for STEM Extension (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math related to employment as deemed by the US Department of Homeland Security) while on Optional Practical Training (OPT). If approved for a STEM Extension, students can work full-time for an additional 24 months past their initial 12 months of OPT. The student will work closely with the Office of International Education when submitting the STEM extension.
A $25 application fee for international students, a $25 application fee for certain programs such as extended studies, and a $50 application fee for all graduate students, must accompany the
application for admission to the university.
This fee is not refundable. Payment can be made online at the time the application is completed through the Admissions Office, or can be mailed
in with the application.
Advance Deposit—Tuition is required of all incoming freshmen, as it solidifies their intent to enroll at IUP. The Advance Tuition Deposit is payable one semester in advance and is applied to semester charges.
Full instructional fees will be assessed for each course audited, with the exception that persons on Social Security or equivalent retirement benefits will be granted a remission of fees for such classes where space is available.
A fee of up to $34 for handling charges will be assessed for each check or draft not honored by the bank upon which the check or draft was drawn for any reason, except in the event of a verifiable bank error. This fee is not covered
by financial aid.
Beginning with the fall 2018 semester, nursing students will pay a $75 per credit Clinical Resource Fee for this high-demand, high-cost offering. Visit the Undergraduate Nursing FAQ page for additional information.
Students are responsible for damages, breakage, loss, or delayed return of university property. These fees are not covered by financial aid.
International students participating in the five- to seven-month Disney Reciprocal Exchange Program through the Office of International Education are assessed a fee of $2,000.
All registered international students will be charged an Evacuation and Repatriation Fee based upon the below criteria:
Note: This fee is not refundable.
A fee of $40 will be assessed for each examination taken for credit.
All registered international students will be charged an Immigration fee of $100 per semester. This fee is not refundable.
A nonrefundable fee of $50 per semester is charged to students participating in the four-installment payment plan, and $45 for students participating in the three-payment plan.
For any student not paying the full amount due on his or her billing statement and who has not signed up through the IUP EasyPay, the Office of Student Billing will assume the student has chosen the Installment Payment Plan and will automatically enroll
them in the two-payment plan for the one-time, nonrefundable fee of $40. This fee is not covered by financial aid.
This fee of $150 is charged to all international students who register for the IUP orientation program to support associated costs.
This fee of $45 is charged to all international students who test.
A fee of $30 will be assessed on each monthly payment received five days after the due date, with a maximum of $120 per semester. This fee is not covered by financial aid.
A $300 one-time nonrefundable administrative fee will be charged IUP students participating in the National Student Exchange Program. Students attending IUP under the National Student Exchange Program will be charged the Pennsylvania
Resident Basic Fee and have the application fee waived.
The Orientation fee will be included in your fall (for freshmen)/first (for transfers) billing statement. The orientation fees are: Two-Day Indiana Campus $255, One-Day Punxsutawney and Northpointe $155, Transfer $155. This fee is nonrefundable
irrespective of final attendance at IUP, as services have been rendered. There is also a $15 fee for your I-Card.
A nonrefundable fee of $15 will be charged to a student for each portfolio application per course. Prior to the assessment, a nonrefundable fee of one-half the current tuition per credit is required.
A fee of $60 is charged to cover the administrative cost of processing a state certification. A $35 processing fee is charged for students requesting the completion of an out-of-state college verification form.
Both fees can be paid at the IUP Marketplace.
As of May 28, 2019, the Office of the Registrar is making significant improvements to the Official Transcript request process for the same $10 processing fee. The new process will provide faster, more secure, efficient, reliable, and cost-effective
print and electronic transcripts. There will no longer be paper requests for official transcripts, and all transactions will be processed via the National Student Clearinghouse website. Learn more about how to request a transcript.
Transcripts will be withheld by IUP if a student has an outstanding financial account with the university. Payment of the bill will be required for release of transcripts.
Please visit the Rhonda H. Luckey Center for Health and Well-Being for an explanation of these fees.
In addition to the above fees, the average student will require $500 to $1,200 per semester for books, student organization dues, personal expenses, etc. These charges are not direct university charges.