Advising and Testing Office Services

  • Services as defined within the center’s mission include the following: 

    • Orienting, placement testing, advising, and registering entering freshmen, and orienting their parents, through the Orientation program.
    • Assisting transfer students and IUP students at the university’s regional campuses in Punxsutawney and Northpointe with transition to the Indiana campus through the provision of a transfer-student advising and registration program.
    • Providing access to the university’s education and services as mandated by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act; and, as well, serving as an advocate for students with disabilities and trainer on disability issues for faculty, staff, and students.
    • Providing major and career exploration services and classes for students unsure of their major and/or career.
    • Exploring the need for and processing undergraduate total university withdrawals for students needing to leave the university within a semester.
    • Providing training on advising issues and serving as a liaison to other advisement centers on campus.
    • Being broadly aware of university academic policies and services so as to be an accurate and responsive referral source for all university and community constituencies as needed.