Recruiting Events Offered by Multicultural Resources and Services

  • Fall 2018 Events

    Latino Student Exploration Day Program

    November 910, 2018
    Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana Campus

    Cosponsored by Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) Latino Student Organization (LaSO) and the Office of Admissions, this program is designed as an overnight outreach program aimed at the recruitment of Latino students from the Philadelphia area and surrounding communities. The purpose of the program is to not only enroll high-achieving Latino students, but also to educate them on many opportunities that going to college can provide to them. This program is connected to an IUP Open House event so it provides prospective students with the opportunity to meet faculty, tour campus, learn about support services and meet other students considering IUP.

    For more information, please contact:

    Shawn Jones, Shawn.Jones@iup.edu
    Associate Director of Admissions

    Promising Scholars East Interview Program

    Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
    Courtyard by Marriott City Avenue
    4100 Presidential Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19131

    Prospective students who have demonstrated excellence in academics and community involvement are invited to interview for scholarship funding. Students will also hear from current faculty, staff, and students about financial aid, student organizations, and academic support. In order to be selected for a scholarship interview, interested persons must already be admitted to IUP and complete a promising scholars online application. Students who are selected for an interview will be notified by IUP Undergraduate Admissions staff about next steps. Each year, only 30 Board of Governors scholarships are awarded at this event. Scholarship awards will vary based on past academic achievement, community involvement, and quality of interview.

    For more information, please contact:

    Donovan Daniel, d.daniel@iup.edu
    Assistant Director of Admissions

    Promising Scholars West Interview Program

    Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 9:0011:00 a.m.
    Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana Campus

    Prospective students who have demonstrated excellence in academics and community involvement are invited to interview for scholarship funding. Students will also hear from current faculty, staff, and students about financial aid, student organizations, and academic support. In order to be selected for a scholarship interview, interested persons must already be admitted to IUP and complete a promising scholars online application. Students who are selected for an interview will be notified by IUP Undergraduate Admissions staff about next steps. Each year, only 30 Board of Governors scholarships are awarded at this event. Scholarship awards will vary based on past academic achievement, community involvement, and quality of interview.

    For more information, please contact:

    Shawn Jones, Shawn.Jones@iup.edu
    Associate Director of Admissions

    Spring 2019 Events

    Diversity Weekend

    Sunday, February 1011, 2019
    Sunday, April 89, 2019

    Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana Campus

    The Diversity Weekend Program is an opportunity for diverse seniors who have been admitted to the university to visit campus and experience life as an IUP student. We offer this visit program to introduce admitted students to IUP’s campus and residence halls, the student body, and our faculty. This program also aims to allow students to get a feel for IUP and its surrounding community first-hand. While all admitted students are welcome to attend Experience IUP, only select students have been invited to this program.

    For more information, please contact:

    Shawn Jones, Shawn.Jones@iup.edu
    Associate Director of Admissions 

    Promising Scholars Weekend

    Sunday, March 3–4, 2018

    Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana Campus

    The Promising Scholars Weekend is a two-day overnight visit program designed for academically talented students who were awarded the Board of Governor’s Scholarship. The weekend provides invited students and their parents with the opportunity to visit our beautiful campus and meet some of our amazing faculty, staff and current students. You will also be able to build relationships with other recipients of the Board of Governor Scholarship who are strongly considering attending IUP.

    There will be a special dinner reception during the first evening of the visit where graduating scholars will be honored. Select scholars will provide encouraging remarks and words of wisdom to future student scholars considering IUP. This campus visit is connected to an Experience IUP Day event so it provides admitted students with the opportunity to meet faculty, tour campus and their academic departments, learn about support services, and meet other admitted students considering IUP. This is a powerful weekend that you do not want to miss.

    For more information, please contact:

    Donovan Daniel, Donovan.Daniel@iup.edu

    Assistant Director of Admissions