Dining Services: 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 Dining.
Housing Fees: 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 branch 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.
Applied Music Fee: All students enrolled in applied music (APMU) courses will be assessed a fee of $75 per credit.
Application Fee: A $25 application fee for all undergraduate and international students, 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 Fees:Advance Deposit—Tuition is required of all incoming freshmen, as it solidifies their intent to enroll at IUP. Advance Deposit—Housing is required of all students planning to reside on campus. All advance deposits are payable one semester in advance and are applied to semester charges.
Audit Fee: 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.
Bad Check Charge: 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.
Damage Fee: Students are responsible for damages, breakage, loss, or delayed return of university property. These fees are not covered by financial aid.
Disney International Program Fee: 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.
Evacuation and Repatriation Fee: All registered international students will be charged this fee of $85 per year. This fee is not refundable.
Examination for Credit Fee: A fee of $40 will be assessed for each examination taken for credit.
I-Card Production Fee: A fee of $15 will be assessed to all new students when their initial I-Card is issued. This fee is not refundable.
Immigration Fee: All registered international students will be charged an Immigration fee of $75 per semester. This fee is not refundable.
Installment Payment Fee: 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 the Bursar will assume the student has chosen the IPP 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.
International Student Orientation Fee: This fee of $125 is charged to all international students who register for the IUP orientation program to support associated costs.
International Student Placement Testing Fee: This fee of $45 is charged to all international students who test.
Late Payment Fee: 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.
Late Registration Fee: Continuing students will be assessed a late registration fee if their initial registration for the following term (fall or spring) occurs during the following timeframe:
Note: Summer is not considered a term since coursework is optional during that time. Students must register for their fall courses before the end of the spring semester to avoid a late registration fee. The late registration fee does not apply to adding or dropping classes. These fees are not covered by financial aid.
Exemptions from fee:
New students, transfer students, and readmitted students are exempt from this fee their first term of readmission.
Fee only applies to fall and spring semesters (not summer).
National Student Exchange Program Fee: 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.
Portfolio Application/Assessment Fee: 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.
Student Service Fee: Student Service Fee of $15 per credit for undergraduate students and $12 per credit for graduate students is used to support programming and services supporting the out-of-classroom experience for both undergraduate and graduate students.
Teacher Certification Fee: 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.
Orientation Fee: This one-time fee covers the testing program for all incoming freshmen. It is assessed all freshmen in their first semester. The fee is $130 for the one-day testing program and $215 for the two-day program. Transfer students will be assessed a $125 fee. Placement retesting fee is $30.
Transcript Fees: Students can request official transcripts in several ways. If on campus during business hours, the student can go to the Registrar’s Office in the lobby of Clark Hall and complete a transcript request form. There is no charge to students for ordering official transcripts which require routine processing. Any special handling requests can also be made at that time, and these will have fees assessed. When in the Registrar’s Office in person, the student can pay for any special handling requests with cash, check, or a credit card.
Students can also download a Transcript Request form from the Registrar’s Office, complete it, and either mail or fax it to the Registrar’s Office.
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.
Wellness Fees: Please visit the Center for Health and Well-Being for an explanation of these fees.
Other Costs: In addition to the above fees, the average student will require $500 to $1,200 per semester for books, gymnastic costume, student organization dues, personal expenses, etc. These charges are not direct university charges.
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