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About Humanities and Social Sciences

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is the intellectual heart of IUP. It promotes the overall development of all IUP students. The college creates a thriving environment for curricular and extracurricular opportunities that support student and faculty critical thinking through extended research, analysis, synthesis, and problem-solving processes. It encourages an academic and social climate that recognizes faculty professional expertise and student imaginative capacities in the pursuit of a better world. The college fosters an atmosphere that encourages our students to seek advanced disciplinary, academic, and professional preparation and qualifications and to find personally and socially fulfilling leadership roles in an ever more complex and demanding world.

Mission Statement
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences challenges students to understand their responsibilities to a global and changing world and provides opportunities for developing the habits of mind, the character, the values, and the commitment needed to make the world a better place.
Humanities Computer Lab
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  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • McElhaney Hall, Room 201
    441 North Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2280
  • Fax: 724-357-4816
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 12:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.