IUP rarely closes; however, extreme weather or other circumstances may dictate this necessary safety measure on occasion.

If IUP closes or cancels classes, visitation programs scheduled that day will be canceled.

When the university closes or cancels classes, public notifications will be available through the following sources:




  • WDAD-AM 1450
  • WCCS-AM 1160
  • U-92 FM 92.5
  • KDKA-AM 1020
  • WTAE-AM 1250

Other Media

  • iup.edu
  • IUP Information Line (724) 357-7538
  • IUP Now
  • IUP Text Subscribers
  • Social Media

Please use your personal judgment as to the safety or comfort of your walking campus tour on those days when the university is still in session. If you decide to reschedule your visit, don't hesitate to contact our office at 724-357-2230 or admissions-inquiry@iup.edu