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Arrival Procedures: Transfer Students, Parents, and Families

Transfer Students

Transfer Orientation: December 2, 2016

If you have enrolled for Orientation, please review the following:

In order to be prepared for your attendance at Orientation, look over the following information: 

  • All  transfer students: Program check-in is in the HUB Lobby at 8:00 a.m.
  • The transfer Orientation program begins at 8:30 a.m.
  • Lunch is included in the transfer student Orientation fee.
  • Your Orientation fee will be added to your 2017 spring bill.

Parking Information

When you arrive to campus, plan on parking in the Stadium Lot South (next to the Kovalchick Complex, 711 Pratt Drive). Please park in the white lined spaces between the yellow chains and adjacent green space. Also, be sure to place your parking pass on your dash board before proceeding to Orientation Check-In.

Handicapped Parking

Persons with a handicapped license plate or placard and those with a special parking permit are permitted to park in handicapped spaces.

Travel Directions

For the most up-to-date directions to campus, please visit the Map, Directions, and Parking website.

Air Travel

Most flights arrive at Pittsburgh International Airport (approximately 75 miles from Indiana). Some airlines may fly to Latrobe Airport (approximately 35 miles from Indiana) or the Jimmy Stewart Airport (Indiana, Pa.). The ability to secure transportation from the airport should be carefully considered when making travel arrangements. Please contact all airlines/airports/transportation services directly.

Bus Service


Fullington Trailways offers transportation from the Pittsburgh International Airport to Indiana, Pa. Specific information may be acquired by contacting the company at 724-465-7827. Fullington Trailways also services Indiana, Pa., from multiple locations within Pennsylvania. Buses arrive at 1205 CC Maple Street, Indiana, Pa. Transportation from the bus station in Indiana may be arranged through contacting Turbo Taxi at 724-465-8294. Check ahead for specific hours of operation and/or to arrange a ride. (Unlike some cities, taxi service is pre-arranged and not on-call.)


Transit services are available throughout the Indiana County Transit Authority regular bus routes.

Train Travel

Amtrak services may be available to/from Pittsburgh (approximately 60 miles from Indiana) and Johnstown, Pa. (approximately 30 miles from Indiana). As with air travel, students and family members traveling by train need to ensure appropriate connections to Indiana via bus or taxi.

Additional directions and information is available on the IUP website.