IUP’s Campus


Beautiful Acres


Top-notch Buildings


Renowned Oak Grove

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Open Houses

For anyone—select Saturdays

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.

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In-Person Weekday Visits

For anyone—most weekdays

Learn about the admissions process and get a 90-minute, student-led campus tour. Make arrangements ahead to meet with the academic department of your choice.

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Virtual Weekday Visits

For anyone—select weekday evenings

Attend a Q&A session with admissions representatives and current IUP students and enjoy a virtual campus tour presented live by current IUP students. Total time is approximately one hour.

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Decision Days

For rising high school seniors

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

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Individual Visit Appointments

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

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Cook Honors College Visits

When you visit the Cook Honors College, we'll work with you to create the visit you want. Options include touring Whitmyre Hall, sitting in on a class, meeting with a professor, meeting with the Honors College director, touring campus, eating in the dining hall, and more.

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Experience IUP for Admitted Students

For admitted students

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.

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Audition/Portfolio Review

For admitted students interested in fine arts majors

As a student who has been admitted to certain fine arts majors, you will audition (music and musical theatre majors) or submit your art portfolio (art majors).

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Special Group Visits

We welcome high school counselors interested in bringing a group of students to campus. 

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Visit Options for Graduate Students

The best way to learn about graduate school is to see it for yourself and schedule a visit.

We offer in-person tours on Mondays and Fridays. You can also meet with an admissions counselor in-person or via Zoom.

Many of our graduate programs offer information sessions where you can talk to the program coordinator and faculty who will be your mentors.

Virtual open house programs take place each semester. They can answer questions about the application process and funding opportunities while also connecting you with faculty members from your program.

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Visit Options for Transfer Students

Prospective transfer students are welcome at all our visit options for incoming freshmen, including open houses, in-person weekday visits, and Experience IUP.

We also offer Total Transfer Day, a visit option just for transfer students. At Total Transfer Day, you’ll get personalized, one-on-one guidance that takes you through the transfer application process in one day. We’ll show you how the classes you've taken will transfer and how seamless your transition to IUP can be.

Your Total Transfer Day session can be in-person or virtual—it’s up to you!

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Visit Options for Culinary Students

Meet our faculty, talk to our students, tour our kitchens, and see for yourself why our culinary and baking graduates are getting jobs in top kitchens across the nation.

Visit the Culinary Academy in Punxsutawney, PA for an open house, weekday visit, or shadow day. You can about program options, talk with chef instructors and current students, and visit our housing.

Can't make it to Punxsutawney? Attend one of our live virtual information sessions. Personal visits (in-person or virtual) are also available.

Visit Options for Northpointe and Punxsutawney

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College Fairs

You’ll find our admissions counselors at college fairs all over Pennsylvania. Stop by and say hi! They‘d love to hear about your academic plans.

They can answer any questions you have about attending IUP or preparing for college.

Walkthrough Tours

It’s hard to explain what makes IUP such a special place. Sometimes you just have to see it to understand. If you haven’t had a chance to visit campus or if you just want a little more information, these videos will give you a look inside some of our favorite spots on campus and in Indiana.

Oak Grove

It's the heart of campus and the perfect spot to relax, do homework, or get involved with student activities.


Whether you're grabbing lunch between classes or meeting up with your friends for dinner, it's all here.


IUP is an NCAA Division II powerhouse—check out the spaces where our Crimson Hawks practice and play.

Downtown Indiana

Historic, quaint, and just off campus, downtown Indiana's got something for everyone.


Head to the HUB for food, fitness, the Co-op Store, and tons of student activities.


Live the suite life—take a look inside our residence halls and check out our most popular room styles.

Honors College

You'll find all things Cook Honors College in Whitmyre Hall—it's an awesome space for honors students to learn, live, and study.


When it comes to nursing, nothing beats hands-on experience. At IUP you'll get that experience in a variety of settings.


That stands for Multicultural Center for Student Leadership and Engagement, but it's just a long way to say where you go to get involved and get connected.

Clark Hall

Welcome to Clark Hall, your one-stop shop for student services like billing, financial aid, parking, and more. No need to stress, just head to Clark Hall to get some one-on-one help.

Center for Health and Well-Being

Your mental and physical health is a priority at IUP and the hub for it all is the Center for Health and Well-being. Come for the tour, but stay to meet everyone's favorite therapy dog, Ranger.

Library and Learning Commons

The library at IUP is so much more than books. Join Alexis as she tells you all about the learning commons and shows you around the physical spaces within Stapleton and Stabley libraries. Our library space is all about getting you the help you need to thrive as a student.