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Veterans Organization (IUP)

The IUP Veterans Organization is in place to serve veterans of every U.S. military branch and any honorary members. This organization consists of veterans and aims to help bring other veterans together, inform veterans of various benefits available to them, and help ease the transition from military life to life on campus. Every veteran-student, or other student interested in veterans’ affairs, is eligible to become an active member of the IUP Veterans Organization. Any dues-paying member of the organization has the right to nominate individuals for honorary membership. For more information on this organization, please contact the president and/or advisor listed below.

  • Michael Oquendo,, President, 267-319-3060
  • Dr. Paul Arpaia,, Advisor, Department of History, 219 Keith Hall, 724-357-4076
  • Laura Krulikowski,, Second Advisor, IUP Libraries, 101 Cogswell Hall, 724-357-2892
  • Dr. Michele Papakie,, Third Advisor, Department of Journalism, 434 Davis Hall, 724-357-4411
  • Student Organizations
  • Center for Student Life
    Pratt Hall, Room 303
    201 Pratt Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2598
  • Fax: 724-357-2351
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.