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Chacivity Award

Chacivity = Character, Civility, and Integrity

The Chacivity Award recognizes those students who exhibit behavior(s) that are uplifting to the Indiana University of Pennsylvania community. She or he will display courage, civility, leadership, integrity, and initiative. The Office of Student Conduct needs your assistance in rewarding outstanding students for their positive efforts.

Do you know a student who:

  • Has committed a selfless act?
  • Demonstrates civic leadership?
  • Has the courage to help, regardless of recognition?
  • Goes above and beyond his/her job requirements and expectations?

If you do, nominate him/her for the Chacivity Award!

This award is open to all IUP students regardless of classification or QPA.

You do not need to be a member of the faculty or staff or a student of IUP to nominate a current IUP student for the Chacivity Award.

Please take a few minutes to complete the on-line nomination form. For any additional information or questions, please call the Office of Student Conduct at 724-357-1264.

Social Media Awards

As new part of the 2014 Chacivity Awards, the Social Media Awards focus on celebrating students who exhibit online behavior(s) that are uplifting to the Indiana University of Pennsylvania community. She or he will show initiative in building a positive online reputation that contributes to her/his own success as well as that of the University. Characteristics of a positive online reputation include: courage, civility, leadership, integrity, and initiative. 

Students can nominate themselves via the online form for any of the four categories of Social Media Awards (School Spirit, Professionalism, Philanthropy, Information). More information and a full description of the categories can be found on the Social Media Awards Online Form. For any additional information or questions, please contact Kelley Cotter, Social Media & Reference Librarian, at kelley.cotter@iup.edu or 724-357-2636.


  • Office of Student Conduct
  • Center for Student Life
    Pratt Hall, Room 307
    201 Pratt Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-1264
  • Fax: 724-357-1242
  • Office Hours
  • Monday - Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.