Visit Campus and College Fairs

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    Power Up with Virtual Visits

    Welcome to Virtual IUP. Use the level guide to navigate becoming a member of the Crimson Hawk family. Don’t forget to use the bonuses when you need them. Remember, this is your journey. Take the path that suits you, and we’ll cheer you along the way.

    LEVEL 1

    For Anyone
    Virtual Weekday Visit & Virtual Tour LIVE

    Most Weekdays

    Learn more about IUP by participating in a virtual group Q&A session with admissions counselors and current IUP students, followed by a virtual campus tour presented live by current IUP students.

    Learn more about Virtual Weekday Visit & Virtual Tour LIVE

    LEVEL 2

    For Anyone
    Virtual Open House

    Saturdays: October 17 and November 14

    If you’d like to take a live virtual tour with a Crimson Guide, meet professors in your major, and receive financial aid information, this is your event. You’ll get it all in this power-packed two-hour event. Plus, you won’t want to miss the virtual T-shirt toss. Space is limited, so sign up ASAP!

    HINT: If you’re stuck, don’t worry. We’ve got the cheat codes! If you need help along the way, give us a call at 724-357-2230.

    Learn more about Virtual Open House


    For Transfer Students
    Total Transfer Day

    Virtual Appointments: June 22, July 20, and August 10, 2020 

    This special event lets you get personalized, one-on-one guidance that can take you through the transfer application process in one day.

    Learn more about Total Transfer Day


    For Anyone
    Virtual Individual Appointment

    To request an appointment, click the link below, and type “Individual Appointment” in the What can we help you with? box. In addition, please let us know if you are a freshman or transfer student. Freshman students come directly to IUP from high school, transfers attend another institution after graduating high school.

    Schedule an Individual Appointment


    For Admitted Students
    Destination IUP

    Virtual Breakout Sessions—dates and times vary

    Fall is right around the corner, and you probably have a few questions as you prepare to become a college student. Connect with us in our virtual breakout sessions to learn more about things like housing, orientation, and student life.

    Learn more about Destination IUP

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    Printed Publications

    Your college journey at IUP holds so many possibilities. In these publications, find out how IUP will challenge you to be your very best through a wide range of academic experiences, what life at IUP is like, and how to plan to make your education affordable. 

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    Everything You Need to Know about IUP—In Just 8 Minutes

    We want to see you on campus, no doubt. And we’ve got an awesome daily visit event to fit your busy schedule. But since we’re not able to hold visits on campus right now, here's another option. Start by watching the admissions video here, check out the virtual tour next, and then sign up for a virtual visit Q&A. It’s almost as good as really being here!

    Launch Experience

    Take Our Virtual Tour

    Other than being here in person, it’s the best way to see IUP. Tour campus through videos and photographs, with stops at a residence hall, dining facility, academic building, library, the Oak Grove, and more.

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    Take a Suite Tour

    Our suites are awesome, and they’re a great home away from home. Check out our three most popular suite styles with Crimson Guides Jacob and Kayla.


    Please note that due to safety concerns and gathering restrictions, there will be no on-campus events for summer 2020. See our virtual visit options above.

    For Anyone
    Open House

    Upcoming dates to be determined.  Please explore virtual visit options above.

    Two Saturdays per semester (6x a year)

    Get a complete look at IUP, including campus and residence hall tours, student life and academic fairs, and the chance to learn more about the major you’re interested in.

    Learn More about the Open House

    For Admitted Students
    Experience IUP

    Out of concern for the safety of our guests, all remaining dates have been canceled.

    Learn about the many ways IUP provides opportunities and supports student success. Experience IUP includes sessions covering a variety of college topics—choose the ones that interest you the most.

    Learn More about Experience IUP


    For Rising Seniors
    Decision Days

    Apply to IUP a week before you attend this event and get your decision before you leave campus this day!

    Learn More about Decision Days


    For Anyone
    Virtual Tour

    Anytime, Anywhere

    Hoping for a sneak peek? Tour campus through videos and photographs, with stops at a residential hall, dining hall, academic building, library, the Oak Grove, and more. If you can’t get to campus, it’s a great overview—with students leading the tour. If you’re on campus but not able to attend a scheduled tour, it can be your guide.

    Take the Virtual Tour

    Other Ways to Explore IUP

    College Fairs Near You

    Talk with an IUP representative at one of the many college fairs we attend in cities across Pennsylvania and other states. View the schedule to see when and where the fairs are occurring.

    Individual Appointments

    We highly recommend our group events, but if your schedule won’t allow it, please call or email us at to schedule an appointment (does not include campus tour).

    Group Visits with Counselors

    We welcome high school counselors interested in bringing a group of students to campus. We’ll do our very best to accommodate your students’ interests and provide them with a great experience! Please contact us in advance to make arrangements.

    Keep an Eye on the Weather, Wear Comfortable Shoes

    Remember to check the weather on your visit day and have an umbrella handy if you’ll need one. Check our Admissions Visitors Inclement Weather Policy for questions about program cancelations. If you’re going to be taking a campus tour, we recommend you dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes.

    Visiting Our Regional Campuses

    IUP Culinary Academy (Punxsutawney, Pa.)

    There are several options for visiting the Culinary Academy, including Baking Buffet Tours, Open Houses, and more.

    IUP at Northpointe (Freeport, PA)

    Attend an Open House to learn more about this regional campus located just outside Pittsburgh, Pa.

    IUP Punxsutawney (Punxsutawney, PA)

    Our Punxsutawney campus provides a small, engaging atmosphere for students in the Punxsutawney area.