Admitted Culinary Arts Students

  • IUP Academy of Culinary ArtsCongratulations on your acceptance to IUP!
    Once you have decided to attend IUP for Culinary Arts or Baking & Pastry, please take the following steps:

    First Step: Confirm Your Enrollment with Tuition Deposit

    Your nonrefundable $150 tuition deposit is due no later than May 1.

    Next Steps

    Financial Aid

    • Be sure that you have completed applications for financial aid and scholarships
    • Request a Financial aid counseling appointment. We’ll give you an overview of your expected costs and provide guidance if you need assistance with the grant and loan application process. Contact our student services coordinator to schedule a phone or office appointment.

    Housing and Meals

    • Watch for information on housing and meal options by e-mail and mail.
    • Sign-up for campus housing and dining will be available once you pay your tuition deposit.
    • Return your housing contract as soon as possible. (Let us know if you have a roommate preference.) Your room assignment and name of your roommate will be sent to you in July.


    No worries! Culinary and Baking course registration is completed for you by Culinary Admissions. You will receive your course schedule in your WORKS Class on Move-in Weekend.


    We’ve put together some information to help you get ready for class so that you will have a smooth transition to campus life at IUP.

    Culinary Orientation

    Culinary Orientation is Friday, August 9, 2019, and is required for culinary and baking students. No need to register for this event. The Orientation will be held on the IUP Punxsutawney campus. (Parents/guardians are welcome to attend with you.)

    Billing Information

    Your fall semester bill will be available online the last week of July. View the bill online through IUP’s Easy Pay. This bill must be paid in full before August 18, 2019, or arrangements must be made for payment options through IUP’s Bursar’s Office.

    Culinary First Day of Class

    All culinary and baking students must attend the WORKS Class.