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Log in to Staging Server and Go to Workarea

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These log-in directions are for our Staging server, the server on which you make edits and add new content to the website. Edits must only be made on the Staging server. Look for the big yellow “Staging” across the IUP logo at the top of the page.

Note: If you see the word “Production” in big red letters, do not log in! You are on the wrong page. Make certain the URL is

Please bookmark the staging login page.

Logging in is a straightforward process of entering your IUP username and password.

  1. Go to the Staging login page: You should see a login button similar to the following:


    If you have not yet bookmarked this page or saved it to your favorites, please do so now. This will eliminate any errors when retyping the URL.

  2. Click the Login button.

  3. Enter your user name and password in the pop-up box, then click login. Use the same user name and password you use to log in to your computer.


  4. If the information is correct, Ektron will tell you that you’ve been logged in, and it will prompt you to refresh your browser to continue.

  5. Click OK on the screen that popped up and refresh your browser.

  6. The login button will then be replaced by buttons that resemble these:


  7. Click the Workarea button, second from top, to enter the Workarea. The Workarea is where you will make most edits and additions to your website. Depending on your browser settings, the Workarea will either open in a new tab or in a new window.

If you are unable to log in, contact a member of the Web Team for help at 357-3062 or

If your username/password is not working, please contact IT Support by using ihelp.

  • Web Team
  • Sutton Hall, Room 316
    1011 South Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-3062
  • Fax: 724-357-5512
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.