2020

December

Co-op Store to Remain Open This Week

Although it will be operating under a new maximum capacity number, the Co-op Store will remain open for in-person business through December 22. The Holiday Sale continues with storewide savings of 20–50 percent across all categories, except textbooks.

Time to Sell Back Books, Return Rentals

It's finals week, which can only mean one thing: It’s book buyback time at the Co-op Store! All this week, students can sell back their textbooks—even those books not purchased from the Co-op Store—and get back up to 50 percent of the purchase price for titles being reused on campus.

STATIC Offering $500 in Co-op Store Gift Cards for Spring 2021 Event Survey

Need help paying for your spring 2021 textbooks, school supplies, and IUP gear? Tell STATIC what you think about next semester’s campus events to enter a drawing for one of five $100 gift cards to the Co-op Store! 

November

This Week With STATIC: November 29 to December 5

Check out these awesome STATIC events for the week of November 29 through December 5, including DIY Spa Tutorials on Wednesday, December 2, a Netflix Watch Party featuring The Lorax and The Grinch on Thursday, December 3, and Live at IUP: An Evening with Josh Peck on Saturday, December 5! Let STATIC help you relax and destress before next week’s Final Exams!

Reminder: IUP Break Buses Canceled for 2020-21

As a reminder of the announcement made in August: the IUP Break Bus Service has been canceled for the 2020–21 academic year

Textbook Buyback Starts Early at the Co-op Store

Done with your books? The Co-op Store will buy them! All this week, the Co-op Store is buying back textbooks that you are done using, even if you didn't buy them from the store. Get up to 50 percent of the purchase price back for titles being reused on campus. Buyback will run through Friday, November 20. 

Six Events Left as STATIC Rounds Out the Semester

Check out the final six STATIC events for the fall 2020 semester, including Trivia Night 3 on Tuesday, November 17; IUP Spelling Bee on Wednesday, November 18; Netflix & Chill: Won’t You Be My Neighbor? on Thursday, November 19; DIY Spa Tutorials on Wednesday, December 2; Netflix Watch Party: The Lorax and The Grinch on Thursday, December 3; and Live at IUP: An Evening with Josh Peck on Saturday, December 5.

Customer Appreciation Days at the Co-op Store

Running from Monday, November 16, to Friday, November 20, it’s the Co-op Store’s biggest Customer Appreciation sale ever! From coffee mugs to crop tops, everything in the store will be 30 percent off, with the exception of textbooks and Norm’s Bargain Corner. The sale will run in-store as well as online all week.

This Week With STATIC: November 8-14 (Plus Register for Next Week's Events)

STATIC events for this week include a Netflix Watch Party with Taylor Tomlinson’s Quarter Life Crisis on Wednesday, November 11, and an IUP Living Room Concert featuring AJR on Thursday, November 12, plus information about how to register for next week’s Trivia Night 3 and IUP Spelling Bee.

This Week With STATIC: November 1-7

Check out these awesome STATIC events for the week of November 1 through 7, including a Netflix Watch Party featuring Karate Kid on Thursday, November 5, and IUP Conquer the Mic on Friday, November 6 (plus IUP Chopped on Sunday, November 8).

October

Need Halloween Plans? STATIC Has You Covered with a Friday Night Dance Party!

Bummed that COVID canceled all of your Halloween plans? STATIC’s got you covered with a free, streaming Halloween Dance Party on Friday night.

Hoodie Sale at the Co-op Store

Just in time for fall weather, all hooded sweatshirts at the Co-op Store are 25 percent off now through Thursday, November 5!

Let's Get Spooky, IUP! Celebrate Halloween All Week with STATIC

Check out these awesome Halloween events, sponsored by STATIC, for the week of October 25 through 31, including Fall Fest on Sunday; scary movies on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday; and a Halloween DJ Dance Party with DJ QRX on Friday!

Register for STATIC's Fall Fest Now to Reserve Your DIY Craft Kit

Join STATIC on Sunday, October 25, to celebrate the season at its annual Fall Fest! The event will virtually take place between 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. via Zoom. Register online and reserve a pre-assembled craft kit.

We May Not Have Nick Cannon, But We Do Have IUP Masked Singers!

Try to figure out which local IUP “celebrities” are behind the mask and performing just for you. Players with the most correct guesses win some pretty amazing prizes. No preregistration required. Join the fun on Zoom: Thursday, October 22, at 8:00 p.m.

Calling All Trivia Masters: Tuesday is Trivia Night

STATIC presents its second monthly Trivia Night of the fall 2020 semester. And this time, it’s spooktacular! We’ll provide the professional host and sleek trivia platform, cash prizes, and everything else you need to have a blast. All you have to bring is yourself and your teammates. Best Halloween costume wins a special door prize! Register here.

This Week With STATIC: October 18-24

Check out these awesome STATIC events for the week of October 18 through 24, including final deadline for registering for the Words With Friends Tournament on Monday, October 19; Trivia Night #2 on Tuesday, October 20; and IUP Masked Singer on Thursday, October 22—plus information about registering for a Fall Fest craft kit on Sunday, October 25.

This Week With STATIC: October 11-17

Check out these awesome STATIC events for the week of October 11 through 17, including Netflix & Chill: Good Boys on October 15, as well as registering for next week’s Words with Friends Tournament by October 19 and Trivia Night 2 by October 20.

Virtual HUB Dance Party ft. DJ Beatstreet and DJYe October 10

Join the Center for Multicultural Student Leadership & Engagement (MCSLE), the IUP Alumni Association, and STATIC for a live dance party on Twitch featuring your favorite HUB Party DJs on Saturday, October 10, from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. via Twitch! IUP prizes will be available to alumni and students.

Kick Off Homecoming Weekend with D Smoke, Flawless Real Talk Concert

STATIC presents D Smoke and Flawless Real Talk, live in virtual concert, to kick-off IUP's Homecoming celebrations on Thursday, October 8, via Zoom. This event is completely free and only open to the IUP campus community. No preregistration is required. 

Netflix Watch Party: Hasan Minhaj's “Homecoming King” Tonight

Join STATIC tonight (Wednesday, October 7) for a Netflix Watch Party featuring Hasan Minhaj in his 2017 smash comedy special, Homecoming King. Event begins at 8:00 p.m.

Shop the Co-op Store's Homecoming Sale In-person or Online

Coinciding with IUP’s official weeklong lineup of events for Homecoming 2020, the Co-op Store is running a Homecoming Sale through Sunday, October 11, both in-store and online.

September

This Week With STATIC: October 4 to 10

Check out these awesome STATIC events for the week of October 4 through 10, including a Netflix Watch Party featuring Hasan Minhaj on Wednesday, October 7, and the IUP Homecoming Concert 2020 featuring D Smoke and Flawless Real Talk on Thursday, October 8.

Survey Says! IUP Family Feud Tonight!

Join STATIC as we host our IUP virtual version of the hit game show Family Feud on Thursday, October 1, at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. You and your IUP friend or actual family could get a chance to compete against other families for cash prizes! To join the event, use this Zoom link (Meeting ID is 965 5228 8493 and password is harvey).

This Week With STATIC: September 27 to October 3

Check out these awesome STATIC events for the week of September 27 through October 3, including Stargazing with STATIC on September 29 and IUP Family Feud on October 1!

STATIC Celebrates Virtual Family with Virtual Movie Night

STATIC celebrates IUP Family Weekend with a virtual movie night! On Friday, September 25, STATIC will show The Photograph, starting online at 8:00 p.m. 

Sale at Co-op Store for Virtual Family Weekend/Homecoming Starts September 26

The Co-op Store will be running a sale to coincide with the virtual Family Weekend and the virtual Homecoming events. The sale begins on Saturday, September 26, and extends through Sunday, October 11.

Tonight: An Evening with Issa Rae!

Tonight's the night! Join STATIC as we present actress, comedian, author, and YouTube personality Issa Rae, live via Zoom, on Thursday, September 24. The Zoom waiting room will open at 7:30 p.m. with the event beginning promptly at 8:00 p.m.

Two Movie Events This Week: “The Social Network” and “The Photograph”

STATIC is bringing you two movie events this week: The Social Network on Wednesday, September 23, and The Photograph on Friday, September 25!

This Week With STATIC: September 20-26

Check out these awesome STATIC events for the week of September 20, including Trivia Night on September 22, Netflix Watch Party: The Social Network on September 23, Live at IUP: An Evening with Issa Rae on September 24, and Netflix & Chill: Knives Out on September 25.

Calling All Brainiacs! Tuesday is a Trivia Night at IUP

Join in on the fun on Tuesday, September 22, via Zoom, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. We’ll provide the professional host and sleek trivia platform, cash prizes, and everything else you need to have a blast.

An Evening with Issa Rae

Join STATIC as we present actress, comedian, author, and YouTube personality Issa Rae, live via Zoom, on Thursday, September 24. The Zoom waiting room will open at 7:30 p.m. with the event beginning at 8:00 p.m. This event is free and only open to the IUP community. No preregistration is required.

Virtual Movie Night featuring Pete Davidson in “The King of Staten Island”

Tonight's the night! On Thursday, September 17, STATIC hosts a virtual Netflix & Chill movie night featuring The King of Staten Island! Watch via Swank Motion Pictures’ Online Portal (link advertised on STATIC's social media pages)!

This Week With STATIC: September 13 to 19

Check out these awesome STATIC events for the week of September 13, including a Virtual Escape Room on Tuesday, September 15, and a Netflix & Chill movie night featuring The King of Staten Island on Thursday, September 17!

STATIC Announces Fall 2020 Event Calendar

Get excited, IUP! STATIC will amp up your fall 2020 semester. Check out these awesome upcoming events from STATIC, nearly 40 events total!

This Week With STATIC: September 6-12

Check out these awesome STATIC events for the week of September 6: online Masterpieces & Mocktails, the Netflix Watch Party with Patriots Day, the semester-long online Collaborative Creativity Board, and the Campus Scavenger Hunt, continued from last week!

August

This Week with STATIC: August 30-September 5

Check out these awesome STATIC events for the week of August 30, including a Netflix Watch Party with Jurassic Park on September 3 and a campus scavenger hunt on September 5.

This Week With STATIC: August 24-30

On Thursday, August 27, STATIC kicks off the 2020–21 academic year with a Netflix Watch Party featuring Kevin Hart in his 2010 smash comedy special, Seriously Funny! The event begins at 8:00 p.m.

July

Co-op Store Temporarily Suspends Shipping, Curbside Pickup

Beginning Friday, July 17, through Friday, July 24, there will be shipping delays and a temporary stoppage of the Co-op Store curbside pickup service due to inventory and software updates as we prepare to transition our textbook department to an online-only model for the fall 2020 semester.

Co-op Store Moving to Online-Only Textbook Department for Fall 2020

To comply with the state mandates currently in place, the Co-op Store is switching to an online-only textbook department for the fall 2020 semester. Due to the size of the Co-op Store’s textbook department, we will not be able to meet the recommended social distancing guidelines currently in place in that area of the store. There will be no walk-in textbook purchase options, and all textbook orders must be placed online through the store’s website.

June

Schedule In-Store Shopping at the Co-op Store

The Co-op Store will begin having scheduled in-store shopping sessions beginning Monday, June 15. Shopping sessions will be by appointment only.

May

Co-op Store Resumes Curbside Pickup

The Co-op Store is resuming its curbside pickup service effective immediately. This service is being offered Monday through Friday from noon to 2:00 p.m. at the front entrance of the store only.

April

STATIC Virtual Programs, April 30 and May 1

Check out these great STATIC programs, happening on Thursday, April 30, and Friday, May 1!

STATIC Virtual Programs, April 29 to May 1

Hey, IUP students and families! Check out these great STATIC programs, happening between Wednesday, April 29, and Friday, May 1, including Family (Quarantined) Feud, Netflix & Chill: Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse, and a TikTok challenge!

STATIC Virtual Programs, April 20-27

Hey, IUP students and families! Check out these great STATIC programs, happening between Monday, April 20, and Monday, April 27.

STATIC Virtual Programs, April 16-20

Hey, IUP students and families! Check out these great STATIC programs, happening between Thursday, April 16, and Monday, April 20.

STATIC and Other Programming Organizations Plan Upcoming Virtual Events for April 2020

STATIC is excited to stay engaged virtually with IUP for the next couple of weeks in April. Check out these awesome upcoming events from STATIC and other programming organizations at IUP, including Netflix Watch Parties, TikTok challenges, and Family Feud!

March

Co-op Store Still Open Online, But Suspending Curbside Pickup

Curbside pickup at the Co-op Store will be suspended at this time. Students may still order course materials and supplemental readings they may not have purchased yet.

Deadline Extended: Vote in Co-op Board of Directors Election

Can you spare just two minutes of your time? That’s how long it takes to vote in the Co-op Board of Directors elections, and that’s no joke. So please, take time to vote and decide who represents the students’ voice on campus.

The Co-op Store is Open Online

The Co-op Store is open online during this time of uncertainty. Students are able to receive curbside pickup for course materials and supplemental readings they may not have purchased yet. The store is shipping orders to students that are not local to campus.

Final Updates About Upcoming STATIC Events for Spring 2020

Attention, IUP campus community: this is a special, final announcement from STATIC regarding its upcoming events for the spring 2020 semester.

Revised Updates About Upcoming STATIC Events for Spring 2020

This is a special, updated announcement from STATIC regarding its upcoming events for the spring 2020 semester.

Updates About Upcoming STATIC Events for Spring 2020

Attention, IUP campus community: this is a special announcement from STATIC regarding its upcoming events for the spring 2020 semester.

Spring Break Bus #3 Cancelled Due to Lack of Interest

Spring Break Bus #3 with service to Harrisburg, King of Prussia, and Allentown has been cancelled due to lack of student interest and need. Students that had already purchased tickets for Bus 3 have been moved to Bus 2, which will now service Harrisburg and King of Prussia. Bus 1 will continue direct service to Philadelphia.

February

Only Two Days Left for Leap Year Sale at the Co-op Store

This once-every-four-year event has 40 percent off all IUP gifts and apparel from Friday, February 28, through Saturday, February 29 (sale extended on the website until Sunday, March 1). In addition, our clearance gifts and clothing are an additional 75 percent off the lowest ticketed price.

Have a Say in How Your Student Activity Fee is Used

As IUP students, you already pay the Student Activity Fee. Do you want to have a say in how your Student Activity Fee is used?Then consider running for the Student Co-op Board of Directors!

Four Days of 40% Off Leap Year Sale at the Co-op Store

The Co-op Store will have a once-every-four-year event with 40 percent off all IUP gifts and apparel from Wednesday, February 26, through Saturday, February 29. 

Tickets for Polo G Concert on Sale Today

STATIC proudly presents Chicago’s own Polo G, with various special guests, including IUP DJ QRX, live in concert on Thursday, March 19, in the HUB Ohio Room. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. and the show will begin at 8:00 p.m.

Ticket Sales for Polo G, DC Trip, and Josh Peck Announced

Tickets for STATIC's Spring 2020 events go on sale as follows: Spring Break buses on Monday, February 3; Polo G on Thursday, February 13; Trip to Washington, DC on Monday, March 16; and Josh Peck on Monday, March 16.

Netflix & Chill: “Joker” This Thursday

Live on the big screen in the HUB Ohio Room, join STATIC as we present a Netflix and Chill Movie Night with Joker on Thursday, February 13, at 7:00 p.m. We’ll supply the movie, popcorn, candy, drinks, and anti-Valentine’s Day feelings. You just bring your PJs, blankets, and some pillows.

Special Sales Going on Now at the Co-op Store

The Co-op Store has a variety of sales going on right now until Monday, February 17.

STATIC Announces Spring 2020 Event Line-Up

Get excited, IUP! STATIC will amp up your spring 2020 semester with these awesome upcoming events from STATIC, plus everything you need to know about when and where to purchase tickets.

January

Last Day to Use Financial Aid as Payment at Co-op Store: Tuesday, January 28

The last day to use your financial aid refund as a form of payment is Tuesday, January 28, before the Co-op Store closes at 5:00 p.m. This deadline has been agreed upon with the Financial Aid Office, so they can begin the process of distributing refund checks.

Use Semester Refund Money Now at the Co-op Store

Students, did you know that you do not have to wait for your refund check to buy your course materials? You can use your financial aid refund money before the start of the semester to purchase textbooks, other course materials, and supplies at the Co-op Store.