Culinary Orientation

  • Orientation for entering Culinary Arts students takes place at the Hadley Union Building (HUB) on the Indiana campus on Friday, August 5, 2016. You will be registered automatically for Culinary Orientation once you have submitted your tuition deposit or waiver. Watch for more information by mail. Parents and/or guardians are welcome to attend this event with you!

    Culinary Orientation Ice BreakerFriday, August 5, 2016

    Check-in: 8:00 to 8:30 a.m.

    Program Begins: 8:30 a.m.

    Please plan to be with us until approximately
    2:00 p.m. 

    Activities for the Day:

    1. Faculty and staff introductions
    2. Academic policy and student life info
    3. Fitting and ordering of culinary uniforms
    4. I-Card photos
    5. Technology training
    6. Chef instructor Q&A
    7. Q&A sessions with current students
    8. Financial aid counseling
    9. Student employment information and application
      1. Meet your classmates and have FUN!

      Directions and Parking

      • Driving directions
      • Printable Campus Map
      • Culinary Orientation Parking 2016
      • You may park for free at the Parking Garage located at 1149 Oakland Avenue, Indiana, PA 15705. Please plan to drop off students and guests at the HUB prior to parking in the parking garage. Parking spaces numbered 315–425 have been reserved for Culinary Orientation. Please park in these spaces. 
      • You may also park in available spaces at the HUB lot; however, these spaces are Pay-By-Space. If you park in an IUP Pay-by-Space spot, park your vehicle, note the space number, and find the pay station to purchase parking.

        IUP Paid Parking within walking distance of the HUB:

        • HUB lot, Pay-By-Space parking (identified by yellow painted lines)
        • Keith lot (located next to HUB lot), Pay-By-Space parking (identified by yellow painted lines)

        Indiana Borough Paid Parking within walking distance of the HUB

        • Church Street lot between Eighth and Ninth streets, Municipal Pay-By-Space
        • Metered parking on streets adjacent to the university such as School Street, South Avenue, Locust Street (quarters required)

        Cost for paid parking is 25 cents for 30 minutes; estimated paid parking cost for orientation (5–6 hours) is $3.

      Additional Information

      • Continental breakfast, light snacks, and beverages will be provided.
      • Casual attire is appropriate for Culinary Orientation.