Colleges, Offices, and Programs

The division consists of a variety of administrative and academic entities.

Colleges

John J. and Char Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

We change lives through science and math. Our graduates change the world as educators, scientists, and leaders.

Humanities and Social Sciences

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is the intellectual heart of IUP. A liberal arts education provides a solid foundation for a satisfying career, and that’s what the College offers you.

Health and Human Services

The College of Health and Human Services includes a diverse group of applied disciplines. The college is the largest at IUP with more than 4,000 students enrolled in nine departments.

Fine Arts

With state-of-the-art facilities, the College of Fine Arts hosts a talented faculty and staff dedicated to expanding the minds and skills of students.

Education and Communications

IUP’s College of  Education and Communications enjoys a strong reputation for providing leading-edge development and growth opportunities for students and professionals in education and allied fields as well as in the growing field of communications media.

Eberly College of Business and Information Technology

From accounting to marketing, bachelor’s degree to MBA—start or advance your career here.

Divisional Units/Regional Campuses

Pittsburgh East

Learn more about programs offered by IUP in the greater Pittsburgh region.

Punxsutawney

At IUP Punxsutawney, you will find an environment that gives you the freedom to find your strengths and prepares you to meet life’s challenges.

Northpointe

This regional campus enables many students to receive a university education while commuting, thereby greatly reducing the cost (and loan debt) of their education.

IUP Libraries

The libraries of IUP provide support for teaching, research, and the personal enrichment of members of the university community.

Graduate Studies and Research

IUP offers 48 graduate programs, including 13 doctoral programs.

Offices

Registrar

The Office of the Registrar provides scheduling, record keeping, and registration services for the university.

IT Services

IT Services provides technology support to students, faculty and support staff for the centralized computing environment at IUP through the IT Support Center.

International Education

The Office of International Education serves as an umbrella for the university’s many international initiatives, programs, and events.

Extended Studies

 The Office of Extended Studies at IUP will help you to achieve your educational goals. Our mission is to support our community and provide the professional training and adult enrichment courses that you need.

Academic Success Center

The Academic Success Center at IUP connects students with curricular, cocurricular, and other support services that promote student success and well-being.

Programs

ROTC

The Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps teaches students leadership and management skills that help prepare them for successful careers—in the US Army or in civilian life.

Women's and Gender Studies

The Women’s and Gender Studies minor is designed to increase the students’ interdisciplinary knowledge about the gendered nature of women’s experiences and the ways that gender, sexuality, and other identities shape and are shaped by history, culture, and society in today’s challenging, diverse, and complex world.

Liberal Studies

All students must fulfill the requirements of the university’s Liberal Studies program.

Centers and Institutes

Writing Across the Curriculum

The Writing Across the Curriculum program provides support for faculty universitywide in implementing writing into their courses. The program aims to create and sustain a community of writers at IUP.

Teaching Excellence

The Center for Teaching Excellence seeks to provide constructive and developmental mechanisms for nurturing the excellence in teaching which already exists at IUP.

American Language Institute

The American Language Institute offers full-time, noncredit programs of intensive English for international students and visitors.

Committees

ACPAC

The Academic Computing Policy Advisory Committee recommends policy related to technology in support of the academic mission.

University Divisions

Marketing and Communications

The Marketing and Communications Division uses its expertise in various communications specialties to assist with delivering messages to audiences using best practices and strategies.

University Advancement

The University Advancement Division builds long-term voluntary relationships between IUP and its constituencies in order to stimulate greater understanding and support.

Student Affairs

The Division of Student Affairs promotes and enhances student success and personal development by collaboratively and strategically creating and leading programs and services, which advocate for and respond to the broad spectrum of student needs, interests, and aspirations.

Administration and Finance

Our employees serve in roles including maintaining IUP facilities and grounds, ensuring campus safety, handling student billing, and managing the university payroll.

President

Michael Driscoll is the president of IUP. He started in this role July 1, 2012.

Enrollment Management

The Division of Enrollment Management includes the offices of Undergraduate Admissions, Culinary Arts Admissions, Graduate Admissions, Career and Professional Development, and Financial Aid. These departments represent the full continuum of enrollment management, from recruitment, matriculation, retention, and graduation through the pursuit of professional goals.