Here's a handy checklist of things you need to know and do before leaving IUP.

Congratulations, and best wishes for success in all your upcoming endeavors!

IUP Graduate Commencement Checklist

  • Access MyIUP

  • Available for Purchase from the Co-op Store:

  • Diploma Information

    • Apply for graduation, if you haven't already.

      • Students can verify their graduation information (correct spelling of diploma name, diploma mailing address, and major and/or minor)

  • Confirm degree requirements again with advisor.

  • Clear financial obligations with the Office of Student Billing.

  • Diploma will be mailed two to six weeks after last term of attendance.

  • Transcripts can be ordered through the National Student Clearinghouse (visit the Registrar's Office).

    • To ensure your degree is included on the transcript, check "hold for degree" on the paper transcript request form. The transcript will be sent as soon as the degree is awarded.

    • If your degree is not needed on the transcript, order using any of the four options provided on the website.

Do You Have a Loan?

If you have a Federal Stafford loan, it is important for you to go to the website and complete the exit counseling session. You may also contact the Financial Aid office at 724-357-2218.

Your IUP Email Account

Your IUP email account will become inactive 60 days after graduation. As an IUP graduate, however, you may enjoy a free alumni email account—IUP Live Mail—from the Alumni Relations Office.

Learn more at IUP Live Mail Account Setup. If you have any questions, please contact Alumni Relations at