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Housing, Residential Living, and Dining Prepares for Student Success

Members of the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining completed a five-week Professional Staff Training program designed to orient, train, and prepare staff to empower residents as they find their success at IUP.

Posted on 8/11/2016 9:04:56 AM

Housing Orientation PowerPoint Presentation

The current Housing Parent Orientation PowerPoint presentation is now available for download as a PDF.

Posted on 6/9/2016 10:56:14 AM

Mover Positions Available for Fall 2016

Attention returning IUP students, staff, and faculty: Are you interested in meeting new people, serving your campus community, and building your resume? The IUP Mover Program can help.

Posted on 6/1/2016 2:17:22 PM

Call for Programming Proposals: Housing, Residential Living, and Dining

This article provides information for IUP professionals who may be interested in presenting to Housing, Residential Living, and Dining community assistants and academic success mentors.

Posted on 5/5/2016 9:52:37 AM

Living Learning Partners Appreciation Coffee Event Held

Many Living Learning Partners, Residential Living staff, and students participated in this event. LLCs at IUP provide students opportunities to extend their learning beyond the classroom and into our residence halls, which tie directly into their academic success at IUP.

Posted on 5/3/2016 11:09:28 AM

Annual Student Leadership Banquet at KCAC

On April 24, 2016, the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining held the 16th annual Student Leadership Banquet, recognizing the work that our more than 200 student staff and leader volunteers do on a daily basis.

Posted on 4/26/2016 2:08:02 PM

IUP Sophomore Featured in “Black Enterprise” Magazine

Ryan Stewart, a sophomore at IUP majoring in accounting, was featured as an “American Dreamer” in “Black Enterprise” magazine. Ryan is a part of the Student Managed Investment Portfolio, mentors incoming first year students, and serves as a community assistant in the Business Living-Learning community.

Posted on 4/13/2016 1:02:49 PM

Diversity Awareness Program Brought to Campus

IUP alumnus Justin Brown engaged a group of students, staff, and faculty members in a diversity program, “Diversity, I’m ’Bout That Life,” which falls under the Diversity Awareness Program, the platform he uses to travel the country educating colleges and universities about diversity awareness.

Posted on 4/7/2016 8:52:10 AM

Come See “Moneyball” in Stephenson Hall

On April 5, 2016, please join Stephenson Hall and the School of Business Living-Learning community for a free film screening of the movie “Moneyball” starring Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill.

Posted on 3/30/2016 1:37:45 PM

Leadership Living Learning Community (Suites on Pratt) Hosting Student Lunch Discussion at Folger Dining Hall

Over the next two weeks, the Leadership Living Learning community will be hosting lunches in Folger Hall where topics such as career/professional development, politics, and establishing/maintaining healthy relationships will be discussed with staff and faculty from IUP.

Posted on 3/29/2016 3:05:48 PM

“Save Your Buds” Campaign Hosted by Wallwork Global Awareness Living Learning Community

Wallwork Global Awareness Living Learning Community will be hosting a “Save Your Buds” campaign on Wednesday, April 23, to raise awareness on the effects of hearing loss and how to preserve hearing. 

Posted on 3/15/2016 4:18:16 PM

The Art of the Handshake: March 16

Kara Romance, assistant dean for Undergraduate Student Services, Eberly College of Business and Information Technology, will present this program. According to Business Insider, you only have seven seconds to make a positive first impression. Make sure your handshake doesn’t cost you!

Posted on 3/14/2016 2:31:46 PM

Social Justice LLC Program

On February 29, 2016, the Delaney Suites Social Justice Living Learning Community, in collaboration with the African American Culture Center, hosted a program in celebration of black history month titled “An Evening with Dr. Melvin Jenkins, talking about race and the important role the Tuskegee Airmen played in World War II.”

Posted on 3/2/2016 2:22:55 PM

An Evening Discussing Buffalo Soldiers with Dr. Jenkins

The IUP community is invited to “An Evening with Dr. Melvin Jenkins Discussing Buffalo Soldiers: An American Legacy” on the last day of Black History Month, February 29, at 7:30 p.m. in G98 Wallwork.

Posted on 2/24/2016 10:40:03 AM

A Look at Education from Around the World

All are invited to “Straight Outta This Country: A Look at Education from Around the World,” presented by the Wallwork Global Awareness Living Learning Community for the IUP community on Wednesday, Feb. 24.

Posted on 2/17/2016 3:58:06 PM

“Music Around the World” Diversi-Tea Party

Wallwork Global Awareness Living Learning Community presents to the IUP community “Music Around the World” Diversi-Tea Party on Thursday, February 18.

Posted on 2/10/2016 10:00:58 AM

Winter Workshop Concludes for Spring 2016

In January, the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining conducted its annual training for the student staff, including Diversity Behind Closed Doors, where student staff members were put through scenarios where their "residents" were working through difficult life issues related to diversity.

Posted on 1/20/2016 1:54:09 PM

Wallwork Festival of Colors on Friday, October 9

Holi is a spring festival, also known as the Festival of Colors or the Festival of Love. Holi got its name as the Festival of Colors from Lord Krishna, a reincarnation of Lord Vishnu, who liked to play pranks on the village girls by drenching them in water and colors. Feel free to wear your own white t-shirts to the event.

Posted on 10/2/2015 4:18:52 PM

Third Annual Around the World Passport Event

This kick-off for the Global Adventure Series in the Global Awareness Living Learning Community is a one-night event taking place on Monday, September 14, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Wallwork Hall. Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited.

Posted on 9/8/2015 9:52:37 AM

Global Café: 2015–16

Wallwork Global Awareness Living Learning Community, in collaboration with Office of International Education, continues to present “Global Café: Pursuing International Experience” to our domestic and international students and scholars during the academic year of 2015–16.

Posted on 9/4/2015 9:25:19 AM

Business Around Stephenson and “Moneyball”

On Thursday April 23, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. in the Rotunda of Stephenson Hall, we will have resume workshops, interviewing skills, networking opportunities with some Pittsburgh-based and Indiana-based businesses, representatives of the Center for Career and Professional Development, and other engaging activities. Food an

Posted on 4/20/2015 9:27:45 AM

Professionalism and Career Day, Friday, April 17

Please join us Professionalism and Career Day on Friday, April 17 , from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Ruddock Hall and the Suites on Maple East. There will be sessions on how to improve your resume, how to make a good first impression, tailoring your experience to yo

Posted on 4/13/2015 10:35:53 AM

Sign Up for Summer Housing 2015

Information about signing up for summer housing can be found on the How to Sign Up for Summer Housing and Dining page.

Posted on 4/9/2015 10:32:36 AM

Whitmyre Wins America Recycles Day Competition

The Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining would like to congratulate Whitmyre Hall for winning the America Recycles Day competition held among the residence halls on the Indiana and Punxsutawney campuses during the fall 2015 semester. Whitmyre’s winning effort was a hall-wide program whose goal was to ed

Posted on 1/27/2015 9:13:21 AM

Residential Living Winter Workshop 2015 a Great Success

Under the leadership of Julene Pinto-Dcyzewski, assistant director of Residence Life, and Li Teng, committee chair and residence director, the Winter Workshop Committee welcomed back almost 80 community assistants from both the Indiana and Punxsutawney campuses on Wednesday, January 14. The four-day, ongoing trainin

Posted on 1/21/2015 9:59:51 AM

2013–2014 “Of The Year” Recipients

Each year, the National Residence Hall Honorary has the privilege of recognizing people and programs that have gone above and beyond for the betterment of the IUP community. The following individuals and programs are recipients of the 2013–2014 “Of The Year” awards: Academic

Posted on 5/6/2014 2:57:51 PM

IUP Community Cares, May 2–May 10

IUP Community Cares is an end-of-the-academic year donation drive whose purpose is to help students and other members of the IUP community recycle/reuse unwanted items. Item drop-off locations will be set up in the lobbies of each of the residence halls (or other designated area) beginning the afternoon of M

Posted on 4/29/2014 9:47:40 AM

Housing Office Worker Application Available

The Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining office worker application is now online. To apply for an office worker position in one of our buildings, please fill out the application form (MS Word document), and e-mail all completed required documents to the residence director of the community you are int

Posted on 7/11/2013 12:52:51 PM

First Sutton Scholars Program Begins

The first Summer Sutton Scholars program will begin on Monday, July 15, 2013. Approximately 20 members of the program will be taking summer classes and enjoying a variety of out-of-classroom experiences to assist in their adjustment to IUP. Through the Sutton Scholars program , the Admissions Office gives excep

Posted on 7/10/2013 2:27:22 PM

Learn About the IUP Energy Project

See the IUP Energy Project page to learn about energy production, saving energy, monitoring energy use, and more at IUP. Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining  

Posted on 3/21/2013 1:35:43 PM

Become an Academic Success Mentor

Need a job on campus? Think about becoming an Academic Success Mentor in the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining for the Fall 2013–Spring 2014 school year! Academic Success Mentors (ASM) focus on aiding new residential university students with successful adaptation to the university community and su

Posted on 3/5/2013 1:59:59 PM

Aramark Staff Change

Please be aware that Mark Edgar, Foster Dining Hall director, is no longer with Aramark. John Mangone, director of Operations, will take on the meal ticket process for Foster and the Oak Room. If you already have an “Approved” Food/Refreshment Request (FRR) in process for the Oak Room and/or Foster, please forward

Posted on 11/19/2012 2:34:41 PM

Spring 2012 Semester Closing Notice

All university residence halls, apartments, and suites will be closed at the end of the Spring semester. Residents are asked to notify their community assistant (CA) of the day and approximate time they expect to check out of their residence hall, apartment, or suite. Building Closing All students except grad

Posted on 4/17/2012 10:20:01 AM

Wanted: Community Assistants for the Indiana Campus, Fall 2012–Spring 2013

This is your last chance to be able to become a Community Assistant (CA) for next year! Become a CA to learn valuable leadership skills and... Refine your interpersonal and helping skills Develop a greater understanding of team development Provide ongoing life skills training Build your resume All

Posted on 1/22/2012 2:12:20 PM

Housing Office Looking for Volunteer Movers

The Office of Housing and Residence Life is looking for volunteer movers to help move new students and their belongings into IUP residence halls on Friday, August 26, and/or Saturday, August 27, 2011. Volunteer movers can move in three days early, on Thursday, August 25, between 1:00–3:00 p.m. and 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Posted on 7/6/2011 9:33:12 AM

Parent Orientation for Housing Available for Download

The Parent Orientation presentation for the Office of Housing and Residence Life is now available for download.

Posted on 6/27/2011 9:37:30 AM

“Only Love” Campaign at IUP

A group of student leaders at IUP have created the “Only Love” campaign, designed to encourage acceptance of all people regardless of personal preferences and/or beliefs. Read about IUP’s “Only Love” Campaign at CNN iReport , and about how, with the assistance of photographers on campus, they are turning a nationa

Posted on 10/18/2010 8:38:29 AM

Meal Plan Change Deadline is Friday, September 3

The deadline to make changes to Fall 2010 meal plans is Friday, September 3, 2010. Requests must be submitted in writing to the Office of Housing and Residence Life , Ruddock Hall, G37. E-mails accepted at iup-dining@iup.edu .

Posted on 9/2/2010 3:58:00 PM

Mover Applications No Longer Being Accepted

The application for mover positions has been closed because enough volunteers have applied. Thanks for your interest for helping other students with move-in. Office of Housing and Residence Life

Posted on 7/13/2010 11:21:11 AM

Fall 2010 Move-in Times Posted in Housing Events Calendar

To find information about times of arrival for Fall check-in (August 2010) at the IUP residence halls, please see the Housing Events page . If you are part of a group with a special arrival time (such as band, sports teams, or CUSP), please refer to your group for times of arrival. If you have questions about chan

Posted on 7/13/2010 11:17:04 AM

New Student Consolidation Policy for Residential Buildings

The  Office of Housing and Residence Life has updated the  student consolidation policy . Due to limited space within our residential buildings, at certain times during the academic year it may become necessary to consolidate residents by reassigning them to new rooms/suites. Generally, implementation of the conso

Posted on 8/5/2009 11:20:33 AM

New Room Lockout Policy for Residence Hall Students

The Office of Housing and Residence Life has implemented a new policy for when students lock themselves out of their residence hall rooms . Residents are responsible for their own key/I-Card and for their access to their room/suite. However, it is not uncommon for students to accidentally lock themselves out of

Posted on 8/5/2009 11:18:44 AM

Mini-Grants Awarded for Living-Learning Activities

The Office of Housing and Residence Life at IUP has announced that several mini-grants have been awarded for living-learning initiatives in Spring 2008.

Posted on 4/23/2008 10:03:59 AM