Graduate Coordinator’s Manual

  • Marketing and Recruitment
    Information on how SGSR leverages marketing and performs recruitment
    Resources and explanations to help you better understand your role within the admission process.
    Keeping Competitive
    Tips on how to be competitive with your marketing and recruiting for your program.
    Graduate Assistantships
    Find instructions for selecting graduate assistants, completing the graduate assistant award form, and making sure your graduate assistants complete the necessary clearances and paperwork before they begin working.
    Graduate Assistantship Award Types
    This page contains a collection of the different GA Award types that graduate coordinators can use in conjunction with the GA allocations.
    Graduate students are expected to assume full responsibility for knowing graduate program procedures and regulations, which are located in the Graduate Catalog and in program handbooks. Also find forms for exceptions to deadlines, increasing course load, etc.
    Orientation and Advising
    Information about orientation and advising policies and resources.
    Internal IUP Funding for Graduate Student Research
    IUP offers a variety of funding opportunities for graduate student research. Please direct all questions on these funding opportunities to
    Policy Exceptions
    All requests for exceptions should be directed to the assistant dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research.
    Transfer Credits
    What can count towards their degree and what will not.
    Total Semester Withdrawal
    It's not as easy as simply withdrawing from all your classes!
    Special Credit Policy
    Has a student asked you for extra credit opportunities?
    Information about funding provided by the SGSR and how to request funding.
    If a student falls below a certain grade point average, they can be dismissed from the program.
    CRM Recruit (iRecruit) Resources
    Resources and an overview for CRM Recruit.  Learn how to set it up, review applications, and more.
    Application for Graduation
    Find out deadlines and how to register.
    Roles and Responsibilities
    Overview of roles and responsibilities, meeting dates, and minutes.
    Thesis-Dissertation Manual
    Detailed guidelines and forms are provided for writing the thesis and dissertation.
    Details and instructions for ensuring degree requirements are met.
    Institutional Review Board
    The Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the Protection of Human Subjects is the regulatory body of IUP that is responsible for the review of research that involves human participants.