As a newly admitted graduate student at IUP, you probably have some questions about what happens next. From figuring out the cost of attendance to getting your I-Card, we answer your questions below. If you have more questions, don’t hesitate to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us at 724-357-2222 to get the specific answer you need.
Now that I’ve been accepted, how do I verify my enrollment?
Your registration to classes functions as verification that you intend to enroll as a graduate student at IUP. Please get in touch with your graduate adviser for more detailed questions about registering for classes.
How can I defer my enrollment to a future term?
defer your enrollment to a term other than the one for which you applied,
please e-mail us at email@example.com, or
call at 724-357-2222.
How do I set up my IUP imail and MyIUP accounts?
You should have received instructions to set up
your imail and MyIUP accounts in your admission letter. If you need a new copy
of that letter, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org. In
addition, IUP’s IT Support Center has resources
that will help you with everything from finding out your IUP account username and passwords to accessing your imail.
How do I know what classes to register for, and how do I register for them?
In order to figure out what classes are best for
you, contact your individual program coordinator or academic advisor, as listed in your admission letter. After you figure out your course
schedule, access your MyIUP
account to begin registration under the academics tab.
How do I go about obtaining an I-Card?
You can learn more about obtaining your
I-Card on our website. If you need a
replacement or need more information about
obtaining an I-Card, please contact
email@example.com or call 724-357-1314.
I have a car and plan to drive to the Indiana campus. How do I apply for parking?
can apply for parking online. After receiving your parking
permit, make sure to check out the parking designation map to see where you are allowed to park.
What types of public transportation and routes are available for me at the Indiana campus?
you plan to use public transportation, you can take advantage of convenient bus
schedules and routes. Stops are located around campus.
I have a medical condition or disability that may require accommodations or attention while I’m at IUP. How can I address those needs?
you have a disability, contacting the Office of Disability Services
is a great start to ensure your needs are best met. They offer a variety of services from
note-taking to scholarships for students with disabilities to make your
transition into graduate school as seamless as possible. For more general
information, visit Health Service.
What is the cost of attendance for IUP? How can I figure out how much money I’ll need now that I’ve been accepted for study?
makes it easy to calculate your cost of attendance, depending on your program
and location of study.
For more detailed information on tuition and fees, visit the Bursar.
I plan on using financial aid to cover my tuition. How can I register for that?
can apply for financial aid online,
which needs to be done prior to registration for classes. Be sure to review the
necessary guidelines to ensure that you’re eligible.
How can I make tuition and fee payments?
can pay their tuition and fees in a variety of ways.
You can make payments through IUP Easy Pay, found through MyIUP, directly in
the Bursar’s office, depository, and by mail.
I want to get involved at IUP. What are some opportunities where I can meet and network with other students?
are a variety of clubs and social/professional networking opportunities on
campus. From the Graduate Student Assembly
to individual program-based clubs, students from across the university get
together to socially connect and share research.
I have limited or shared access to technology. Can I securely complete assignments anywhere on campus? Can I save my work to a network drive?
has a range of public computer labs
equipped with a wide variety of software, and some of these labs contain
specialized software related to the college or department hosting the lab. All
students are allotted space on the H drive, which you can access on any campus
computer once you’re logged in. You can also map the drive to your own computer.
What other technological assistance does IUP offer?
offers hardware support
to students with computer problems. We also offer a variety of software for students at a discounted price with a valid I-Card.
How can I apply for a graduate assistantship?
apply for a graduate assistantship, you should indicate your interest on your
online graduate application. To learn more about the process, or for any
questions about the process, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org,
and work with your graduate coordinator or academic advisor.
What are the deadlines for applying for assistantships?
recommended deadline to apply for graduate assistantships is March 15. You can
learn more about graduate assistantships and the steps needed to apply on our website. For
more information on graduate assistantships, please contact the School of
Graduate Studies and Research at 724-357-4511.
How can I resolve a hold on my account?
your admission process, you may be made aware of a document hold on your
account. It means that we are still waiting for some of your official
documents. To complete your application and finalize your admission, please
forward the document to our Admissions office as soon as possible. For
questions, contact email@example.com
As a new student, how do I find student employment if I’m interested?
you complete the federal work study paperwork, you can begin to apply for
student employment through the student employment job board. If
there are no jobs available when you first look, you can fill out the student
employment application, which will keep your name and information on file when a job does open
up. This won’t secure you a position,
but it will broaden your opportunities.
What kind of housing is available for graduate students at IUP? Is there on-campus housing available at the regional campuses?
Graduate students can choose between suite or intensive study learning community
A number of rental communities also offer off-campus housing to IUP students.
On-campus housing is not offered at our Northpointe, Pittsburgh East, and Harrisburg locations.