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Wallwork CA Dietrich Selected for Incentive Program

Congratulations to Autumn Dietrich, a junior sociology major and the head community assistant for Wallwork Hall.

Posted on 10/18/2017 10:09:44 AM

Baroni Selected for Senior Housing Officer Institute

Valerie Baroni, director of Housing and Dining, has been selected as a participant in the 2018 Senior Housing Officer Institute through the Association of College and University Housing Officers, International.

Posted on 10/18/2017 10:01:53 AM

Students Show Off Residence Hall Rooms in This Year’s “Best-Dressed Room Contest”

This year’s Office of Housing, Residence Life, and Dining “Best Dressed Room Contest” winners have been announced.

Posted on 10/16/2017 8:52:35 AM

On-Campus Housing Sign-Ups

There will be $120,000 in housing grants awarded to 110 randomly selected students who sign up for housing for the 2018-19 school year.

Posted on 10/10/2017 9:52:42 AM

IUP Dining Survey Now Available

Aramark, IUP’s dining provider, is conducting a survey to better understand your campus lifestyle and preferences. By sharing your thoughts, we will gain valuable insight to help improve your overall campus experience.

Posted on 10/4/2017 1:26:54 PM

Ice Cream Under the Stars Event

On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, the Northern SuitesCommunity Assistant staff, in conjunction with the American Chemical Society,Alpha Chi Sigma, and professor Justin Fair, held the program “Ice CreamUnder the Stars” for the residents of Northern Suites.

Posted on 9/20/2017 12:09:37 PM

OHRLD Announces 2017–18 Best Dressed Room Contest

OHRLD explains the rules for this year’s “Best Dressed Room Contest.” Send us a picture of your room, show off your style and creativity, and get a chance to win some great prizes.

Posted on 9/13/2017 12:15:28 PM

Reusable Mugs for Sale at Dining Facilities

Aramark, IUP’s dining provider, is offering reusable mugs and bottles for sale for $39.95. These mugs can be used for free drinks for the academic year.

Posted on 9/8/2017 3:43:06 PM

IUP Cuts Ribbon on North Dining Facility

IUP “cut the ribbon” to open North Dining on Friday, August 25, 2017. This new facility is phase three of IUP’s $37-million dining master plan, IUP Dining Innovations.

Posted on 8/28/2017 3:47:42 PM

Preparing to Come to Campus

Not sure what to bring to campus when you move in? Please see the Housing Packing List for a list of suggested items to bring.

Posted on 8/18/2017 9:49:47 AM

Post Your Flyers in Residence Halls

If your office or recognized student organization would like to submit applications for flyers/posters to be hung in the halls, please follow these instructions.

Posted on 8/18/2017 9:36:44 AM

Faculty and Staff Meal Plan Now Available

IUP Dining is celebrating the culmination of the Dining Innovations Master Plan by introducing a faculty and staff meal plan option.

Posted on 8/15/2017 11:34:40 AM

Students Selected to Attend 2017 National Leadership Conference

Eight students were selected to attend the National Association of College and University Residence Halls annual conference designed to enhance and develop leadership skills. IUP was one of over 500 schools in attendance.

Posted on 6/30/2017 2:43:21 PM

Turner Serves as Faculty at Regional Entry Level Institute

Malaika Turner spent three days in Amherst, Massachusetts, at Regional Entry Level Institute, a professional development institute that provided intensive training and educational activities for entry-level professionals who are looking to work in mid-level positions in residence life.

Posted on 6/28/2017 2:58:58 PM

“Islam and Muslims in the United States” Event in Wallwork Hall

Wallwork Living Learning Communities hosted “Allah America: Islam and Muslims in the United States” event on April 6, 2017, in G98 Wallwork. Michelle Sandhoff, Sociology, facilitated an interesting and interactive discussion with 28 students on how American culture has been shaped by Muslim influences.

Posted on 4/14/2017 1:27:07 PM

Apply for Aramark Scholarship for 2017

Aramark scholarships are established and donated by the IUP food service contractor.

Posted on 4/14/2017 1:21:11 PM

IUP Student Chosen for STARS College

AutumnDietrich, sophomore sociology major, was chosen to participate in the STARSCollege in Rhode Island in summer 2017. STARSCollege is a three-day pre-conference of the Association of College andUniversity Residence Halls, International. Autumn was also chosen as president of the year by the CentralAtlantic Affiliate for College and University Residence Halls last fall.

Posted on 4/5/2017 3:33:01 PM

First IUP Best Dressed Room Contest Begins

The Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining willbe holding a Best Dressed Room Contest for students residing in residencehalls on-campus. Prizes will be awardedin three categories: Best Overall, Most Creative, and Most School Spirit/Best Organized.

Posted on 3/29/2017 2:00:10 PM

“Straight Outta this Country: A Look at Education from Around the World”

The IUP community is invited to hear first-hand experiences of international educators in the International Leaders in Education Program at IUP. Each will give a short presentation on Wednesday, March 29, about education in their country, followed by an open discussion and question-and-answer session.

Posted on 3/27/2017 4:03:19 PM

Real Talk Event Held in Suites on Pratt

The Leadership Living Learning Community in Suites on Pratt hosted a “Real Talk: Battle of the Sexes” on Tuesday, March 7.

Posted on 3/13/2017 2:53:33 PM

Cable Television Upgrade Scheduled for Spring Break

Over Spring Break (March 13–17, 2017) the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining will be undergoing an upgrade to the university’s cable system on both the Indiana and Punxsutawney campuses (excluding the Fairman Center).

Posted on 3/9/2017 3:17:31 PM

Student Dietrich Named RHA President of the Year

Autumn Dietrich, IUP Residence Hall Association president, was awarded Residence Hall Association President of the Year by the Central Atlantic Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls.

Posted on 2/24/2017 10:30:55 AM

Free Pizza, Music, and Conversation on Harlem

Students are invited to celebrate Black History Month and a taste of Harlem’s rich musical heritage at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 in Room 126 of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building.

Posted on 2/16/2017 8:37:35 AM

Learning Communities Faculty Scholars Program

Several Living Learning Community partners and Li Teng, assistant director for Living Learning, will attend the 2017 Learning Communities Faculty Scholars program.

Posted on 2/10/2017 12:57:24 PM

Turner Selected for Prestigious Housing and Residence Life Conference

Malaika Turner, the associate director of IUP’s Office of Housing,Residential Living, and Dining, was recently selected to participate in the20th annual Regional Entry-Level Institute, to be held this spring in Amherst,Massachusetts.

Posted on 1/27/2017 3:41:57 PM

Global Café: Spring 2017

“Global Café: Pursuing International Experience” sessions focus on facilitating international students and scholars to make connections with each other and to promote cross-cultural conversations between international and domestic students.

Posted on 12/20/2016 8:17:13 AM

How Green is Your Nest?

The Green Nest Project is an ongoing initiative to promote sustainability with the residential communities at IUP. With community-wide competitions and other events, the goal is to bring the residential communities together to make IUP a bit greener.

Posted on 12/16/2016 4:14:21 PM

Health and Wellness to Hold “No Stress Fest”

Beginning December 3, the Health and Wellness Living Learning Community in cooperation with Students Opting for Drug and Alcohol Responsibility, and the Suites on Maple East Residence Hall Council will be hosting “No Stress Fest.”

Posted on 12/1/2016 3:13:41 PM

Student Trip to Pine Grove State Correctional Institute

On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 20 students from the Criminal Justice Living Learning Community, which is housed in Delaney Hall, traveled to State Correctional Institute Pine Grove for a tour of the facility.

Posted on 11/10/2016 1:19:36 PM

Contribute to the Wallwork Global Newsletter

Are you an international student or a domestic student who has studied broad? Do you want to share your story and your culture with others? Are you proud to belong to a unique culture? Well, then the “Wallwork Global” is definitely for you!

Posted on 11/10/2016 9:15:35 AM

Returning Residential Students Sign Up Now for a Chance to Win Housing Grant for 2017–18

Any current student IUP that signs up for 2017–18 housing on campus by November 18, 2016, will be entered to win one of 250 housing grants in the amount of $400 ($200 per semester).

Posted on 11/9/2016 1:44:51 PM

Student Leaders Attend CAACURH Conference

TheOffice of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining is proud to announcethe accomplishments of our student leaders this past weekend at the CentralAtlantic Affiliate for College and University Residence Halls leadership conference at Temple University.

Posted on 11/9/2016 1:09:08 PM

Living Learning Housing Fair to Introduce On-Campus Housing Options

The Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining hosted a Living Learning Housing Fair on Wednesday, October 5, in the Oak Grove.

Posted on 10/7/2016 10:06:40 AM

Living Learning Housing Fair

The Living Learning Housing Fair will take place Wednesday, October 5, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Oak Grove.

Posted on 10/3/2016 8:29:38 AM

The Annual Around the World Passport Program Is Back!

This big kick-off for the “Global Adventure Series” in Wallwork Global Awareness Living Learning Community is a one-night event taking place on Thursday, September 29, 2016, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Wallwork Hall.

Posted on 9/26/2016 1:23:27 PM

Residence Halls Spotlighted on Social Media

TheOffice of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining will showcase each residencehall during IUP Hall Highlight Weeks throughout the fall semester. Follow @iupohrld on Facebook, Instagram, andTwitter to learn more.

Posted on 9/16/2016 11:14:03 AM

Housing, Residential Living, and Dining Prepares for Student Success

Members of the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining completed a five-week Professional Staff Training program designed to orient, train, and prepare staff to empower residents as they find their success at IUP.

Posted on 8/11/2016 9:04:56 AM

Early Arrival Form Available

Students who need to arrive early for the fall semester are required to complete and submit the early arrival form, specifying the date they wish to arrive on campus.

Posted on 7/13/2016 9:34:18 AM

Student Arrival Times Announced for Fall 2016

The student arrival times for fall 2016 have been posted to the Housing Events Calendar.

Posted on 7/12/2016 10:08:54 AM

Aramark Food Truck to Provide Picnic Foods in Oak Grove During Summer Months

Aramark will offer picnic foods at its food truck in the Oak Grove from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. onJune 15 and 29 and July 20 and 27.

Posted on 6/13/2016 9:59:31 AM

Housing Orientation PowerPoint Presentation

The current Housing Parent Orientation PowerPoint presentation is now available for download as a PDF.

Posted on 6/9/2016 10:56:14 AM

Call for Programming Proposals: Housing, Residential Living, and Dining

This article provides information for IUP professionals who may be interested in presenting to Housing, Residential Living, and Dining community assistants and academic successmentors.

Posted on 5/5/2016 9:52:37 AM

Living Learning Partners Appreciation Coffee Event Held

Many Living Learning Partners, Residential Living staff, and students participated in this event. LLCs at IUP provide students opportunities to extend their learning beyond the classroom and into our residence halls, which tie directly into their academic success at IUP.

Posted on 5/3/2016 11:09:28 AM

Annual Student Leadership Banquet at KCAC

On April24, 2016, the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining held the 16th annual Student Leadership Banquet, recognizing the work that our more than 200 student staff andleader volunteers do on a daily basis.

Posted on 4/26/2016 2:08:02 PM

IUP Sophomore Featured in “Black Enterprise” Magazine

Ryan Stewart, a sophomore at IUP majoring in accounting, was featured as an “American Dreamer” in “Black Enterprise” magazine. Ryan is a part of the Student Managed Investment Portfolio, mentors incoming first year students, and serves as a community assistant in the Business Living-Learning community.

Posted on 4/13/2016 1:02:49 PM

Diversity Awareness Program Brought to Campus

IUP alumnus Justin Brown engaged a group of students, staff, and faculty members in a diversity program, “Diversity, I’m ’Bout That Life,” which falls under the Diversity Awareness Program, the platform he uses to travel the country educating colleges and universities about diversity awareness.

Posted on 4/7/2016 8:52:10 AM

Join IUP Alumnus Justin Brown for “Diversity! I’m ’Bout That Life”

On Tuesday, April 5, multicultural competence will meet a real reality in this high-energy and engaging program that will challenge student leaders at IUP to increase their awareness of diversity and inclusion through interactive games, along with small and large group discussions.

Posted on 4/1/2016 9:40:11 AM

Leadership Living Learning Community (Suites on Pratt) Hosting Student Lunch Discussion at Folger Dining Hall

Over the next two weeks, the Leadership Living Learning community will be hosting lunches in Folger Hall where topics such as career/professional development, politics, and establishing/maintaining healthy relationships will be discussed with staff and faculty from IUP.

Posted on 3/29/2016 3:05:48 PM

“Save Your Buds” Campaign Hosted by Wallwork Global Awareness Living Learning Community

Wallwork Global Awareness Living Learning Community will be hosting a “Save Your Buds” campaign on Wednesday, April 23, to raise awareness on the effects of hearing loss and how to preserve hearing.

Posted on 3/15/2016 4:18:16 PM

The Art of the Handshake: March 16

Kara Romance, assistant dean for Undergraduate Student Services, Eberly College of Business and Information Technology, will present this program. According to Business Insider, you only have seven seconds to make a positive first impression. Make sure your handshake doesn’t cost you!

Posted on 3/14/2016 2:31:46 PM

Social Justice LLC Program

On February 29,2016, the Delaney Suites Social Justice Living Learning Community, incollaboration with the African American Culture Center, hosted a program incelebration of black history month titled “An Evening with Dr. MelvinJenkins, talking about race and the important role the Tuskegee Airmen playedin World War II.”

Posted on 3/2/2016 2:22:55 PM

An Evening Discussing Buffalo Soldiers with Dr. Jenkins

The IUP community is invited to “An Evening with Dr. Melvin Jenkins Discussing Buffalo Soldiers: An American Legacy” on the last day of Black History Month, February 29, at 7:30 p.m. in G98 Wallwork.

Posted on 2/24/2016 10:40:03 AM

A Look at Education from Around the World

All are invited to “Straight Outta This Country: A Look at Education from Around the World,” presented by the Wallwork Global Awareness Living Learning Community for the IUP community on Wednesday, Feb. 24.

Posted on 2/17/2016 3:58:06 PM

Student McKinney Elected to Regional CAACURH Board of Directors

Claudine McKinney was elected to the regional board of directors for the Central Atlantic Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls at a regional leadership conference held at Bowling Green State University, February 13-14, 2016.

Posted on 2/16/2016 8:54:52 AM

“Music Around the World” Diversi-Tea Party

Wallwork Global Awareness Living Learning Community presents to the IUP community “Music Around the World” Diversi-Tea Party on Thursday, February 18.

Posted on 2/10/2016 10:00:58 AM

Housing and Residence Life Student Staff Put on Senior Prom at St. Andrew's Village

The student staff from the IUP Office of Housing and Residence Life held a senior prom at St. Andrew's Village, a local assisted living facility, on January 16, 2016. Dozens of residents participated in the event and were entertained with BINGO, board games, crafts, and live music by IUP students.

Posted on 1/26/2016 3:27:54 PM

Winter Workshop Concludes for Spring 2016

In January, the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining conducted its annual training for the student staff, including Diversity Behind Closed Doors, where student staff members were put through scenarios where their "residents" were working through difficult life issues related to diversity.

Posted on 1/20/2016 1:54:09 PM

Office of Student Conduct is On the Move

As of Monday, November 23, the Office of Student Conduct will be relocated to G11 Ruddock Hall.

Posted on 11/20/2015 8:41:18 AM

Teng and Majer Present at College and University Housing Officers Conference

Li Teng, residence director, and Anthony Majer, graduate residencedirector, presented a session titled “Gender-Neutral Housing: Stay neutral when accommodating gender-nonconforming students” atthe annual MACUHO (Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers) Conference on October 29–30, 2015.

Posted on 11/2/2015 12:20:11 PM

Housing Staff Attends MACUHO Conference

Over the weekend of October 24, 2015, the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining sent eight staff members to the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers Student Staff Live-In Conference, a one-day event hosted by Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J.

Posted on 10/30/2015 9:56:40 AM

Turner Presents Poster at Students In Transition Conference

Malaika Turner, PhD,  assistant director of the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining, presented “Texting, Tweeting, Googling, Yet Struggling: A Look at At-Risk Digital Natives” at the Students in Transition Conference, held at the Renaissance Hotel in Baltimore, Md.

Posted on 10/26/2015 1:35:08 PM

Wallwork Festival of Colors on Friday, October 9

Holi is a spring festival, also known as the Festival of Colors or the Festival of Love. Holi got its name as the Festival of Colors from Lord Krishna, a reincarnation of Lord Vishnu, who liked to play pranks on the village girls by drenching them in water and colors. Feel free to wear your own white t-shirts to the event.

Posted on 10/2/2015 4:18:52 PM

Third Annual Around the World Passport Event

This kick-off for the Global Adventure Series in the Global Awareness Living Learning Community is a one-night event taking place on Monday, September 14, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Wallwork Hall. Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited.

Posted on 9/8/2015 9:52:37 AM

Reminder to Residential Students: Use of Electronic Cigarettes is Prohibited Within the Residence Halls

This is a reminder to all residential students that the use of electronic cigarettes is prohibited within the residence halls.

Posted on 8/31/2015 4:29:55 PM

Residential Living Winter Workshop 2015 a Great Success

Under the leadership of Julene Pinto-Dcyzewski, assistant director of Residence Life, and Li Teng, committee chair and residence director, the Winter Workshop Committee welcomed back almost 80 community assistants from both the Indiana and Punxsutawney campuses on Wednesday, January 14. The four-day, ongoing trainin

Posted on 1/21/2015 9:59:51 AM

Nkumsah Receives Recognition at Housing Officers Conference

On November 5–7, 2014, Nancy Nkumsah, residence director for the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining , attended the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers in Valley Forge, Pa. She presented a program entitled "Black & Yellow: Colorism Within the African-American Cultur

Posted on 11/10/2014 4:34:00 PM

November Break is Fast Approaching

To sign up for break housing for November break, please fill out the form on Crimson Connect (requires IUP login). For details about break housing, please see the break housing page .

Posted on 10/24/2014 4:23:16 PM

A Special Thanks for Move-In Day

The Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining wouldlike to thank everyone who made our fall 2014 move-in a success.

Posted on 8/29/2014 3:29:05 PM

Associate Deans Lend a Hand at CUSP Move-in

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 over 500 new IUP students participating in CUSP moved in to the residence halls. Associate deans were on hand to help the students and their families.

Posted on 8/17/2014 5:34:59 PM

Students Leaving Campus for Summer

The Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining and the Student Affairs Division would like to wish everyone a great summer.

Posted on 5/9/2014 1:16:02 PM

IUP Community Cares, May 2–May 10

IUP Community Cares is an end-of-the-academic year donation drive whose purpose is to help students and other members of the IUPcommunity recycle/reuse unwanted items. Item drop-off locations will be set up in the lobbies of each of the residence halls (or other designated area) beginning the afternoon of M

Posted on 4/29/2014 9:47:40 AM

CUSP Students Receive Helping Hand from Boy Scouts

See pictures of members of the IUP Boy Scout troop as they were loading up carts and helping with move in.

Posted on 8/23/2013 2:05:27 PM

Residential Students: Fill Out a Change of Address Form for Summer

If you do not want your mail forwarded during Summer 2013, your mail will be returned to sender. If you are coming back in the Fall, your mail will remain here at the IUP Post Office.

Posted on 5/13/2013 1:53:59 PM

“Everyone Matters at IUP” Committee Earns National

Everyone Matters is a global social media campaign encouraging inclusivity and non-judgment of others. The “Everyone Matters at IUP” committee has been recognized as the National Spotlight for February 2013 by the National Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls for their great campaign.

Posted on 3/26/2013 4:42:11 PM

Everyone Matters at IUP

Everyone Matters is a global social media campaign encouraging inclusivity and non-judgment of others. At IUP, we treat each other with civility, dignity, and respect. Come join us at one of our following events to take a stand against hate!

Posted on 3/1/2013 11:11:47 AM

How to Access the Internet in Residence Halls

Please see our How Do I Connect My Computer or Device to the Internet? page for instructions on how to connect your computer, game machine, or wireless device on IUP’s network. Note that you cannot use game machines on IUP’s wireless network. They do not have the ability to authenticate wirelessly on our network.

Posted on 8/23/2012 9:46:57 AM

IUP Hosted Residential Student Leaders Conference

The IUP Residential Living staff, led by Residence Directors Adam Jones and Caitlin Codding and Graduate Assistant Diane Eshelman, hosted a conference for residential student leaders from the 14 PASSHE schools on Saturday, January 28, 2012. With 96 participants in attendance, this conference provided all involved with

Posted on 2/3/2012 10:58:31 AM

Wanted: Community Assistants for the Indiana Campus, Fall 2012–Spring 2013

This is your last chance to be able to become a Community Assistant (CA) for next year! Become a CA to learn valuable leadership skills and... Refine your interpersonal and helping skills Develop a greater understanding of team development Provide ongoing life skills training Build your resume All

Posted on 1/22/2012 2:12:20 PM

Winter Break 2011 Closing Notice

All university residential facilities will be closed and locked with I-Card access systems deactivated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 17. Graduating seniors participating in Commencement activities will be permitted to stay until 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 17. Graduating seniors must contact their residen

Posted on 12/2/2011 11:09:44 AM

November Break Closing Notice 2011

All university residential facilities, with the exception of Wallwork and McCarthy halls and University Towers, will be closed and locked with I-Card access systems deactivated from 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 19, through noon on Sunday, November 27. Students are not permitted in the residence halls during the br

Posted on 11/4/2011 1:53:38 PM

Housing Lottery Sign-Ups for Fall 2012 Begin

Please refer to the Housing Sign-up FAQ for Continuing Students for more information. You will find a link to an informational brochure with all steps outlined in complete detail, and also answers to some questions. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at iup-ohrl@iup.edu.

Posted on 10/25/2011 10:20:59 AM

Office of Housing and Residence Life Name Change

The name of the Office of Housing and Residence Life has been changed. The new official name is the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining .

Posted on 10/14/2011 2:29:50 PM

Housing Office Looking for Volunteer Movers

The Office of Housing and Residence Life is looking for volunteer movers to help move new students and their belongings into IUP residence halls on Friday, August 26, and/or Saturday, August 27, 2011. Volunteer movers can move in three days early, on Thursday, August 25, between 1:00–3:00 p.m. and 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Posted on 7/6/2011 9:33:12 AM

Spring 2011 Semester Closing Notice

All university residence halls, apartments, and suites will be closed at the end of the Spring semester. Residents are asked to notify their community assistant of the day and approximate time they expect to check out of their residence hall, apartment, or suite. Building Closing All students, except graduati

Posted on 4/27/2011 8:46:20 AM

Dining Survey: Win an iPad 2

IUP is sponsoring a survey to determine your views and preferences regarding dining services on campus. The survey is being conducted by the independent food service consulting firm Envision Strategies, of Greenwood Village, Colo., as part of a strategic planning effort to determine the future direction of the camp

Posted on 4/7/2011 12:50:27 PM

Spring Break Closing Notice, March 2011

All university residential facilities will be closed and locked with I-Card access systems deactivated from 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, until noon on Sunday, March 13, 2011. Students are not permitted in the residence halls during the break period. Note: McCarthy Hall, University Towers, and Wallwork Hall

Posted on 2/24/2011 4:27:41 PM

National Residence Hall Honorary “Of the Month” Awards, January 2011

“Of the Month” Awards (OTMs) spotlight exceptional people and events that happened in the previous month. OTMs are nominated and voted on every month, and everyone has a chance to win (if you are nominated by a friend or nominate your friends). The RHA (Residence Hall Association) gives these awards. RHA is loca

Posted on 2/22/2011 9:18:35 AM

Spring 2011 Room Change Period

The Spring 2011 Room Change Period begins Monday, January 31, 2011, at 8:00 a.m. in G-37 Ruddock Hall. Students wishing to complete a room change can come to the Housing office and request a list of vacancies. Once they have determined where they want to move, they will complete the necessary paperwork and then wai

Posted on 1/24/2011 2:11:40 PM

Spring Break 2011 Closing Notice

All residential buildings will close for Spring Break at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2011. Students that need break housing should complete the Request for Spring Break Housing form and submit it to G-37 Ruddock before the deadline of February 25, 2011. This form is available at the Housing Office at G37 Ruddo

Posted on 1/24/2011 2:10:15 PM

Become a Facebook Friend of Housing and Residence Life

Become a friend of the Office of Housing and Residence Life on Facebook. Visit the OHRL Facebook page , add it to your “likes,” and stay up to date with IUP housing information.

Posted on 1/24/2011 2:09:16 PM

December Break Closing Notice 2010

All university residential facilities will be closed and locked with I-Card access systems deactivated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 18, 2010. Graduating seniors participating in Commencement activities will be permitted to stay until 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 19. Graduating seniors must contact their res

Posted on 12/3/2010 1:38:43 PM

Closing Notice for November Break 2010

All university residential facilities, with the exception of Wallwork and McCarthy halls and University Towers, will be closed and locked with I-Card access systems deactivated from 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 20, through noon on Sunday, November 28, 2010. Students are not permitted in the residence halls during

Posted on 11/1/2010 10:59:04 AM

“Only Love” Campaign at IUP

A group of student leaders at IUP have created the “Only Love” campaign, designed to encourage acceptance of all people regardless of personal preferences and/or beliefs. Read about IUP’s “Only Love” Campaign at CNN iReport , and about how, with the assistance of photographers on campus, they are turning a nationa

Posted on 10/18/2010 8:38:29 AM

Campus Dining Survey

ARAMARK, IUP’s campus dining partner, is conducting a survey to better understand the campus community’s lifestyle and preferences.

Posted on 9/28/2010 1:18:08 PM

Important Dates for On-Campus Residents

Please note these upcoming important dates for on-campus residents. Friday, October 1: Last day to request a room change No room changes will be processed for the remainder of the semester. If you wish to process a change, come to the Office of Housing and Residence Life for more information (Monday–Friday, 8:

Posted on 9/24/2010 11:08:34 AM

Grand Opening of P.O.D. (Provisions on Demand) Market in Wallwork Hall

Come celebrate the grand opening of the P.O.D. (Provisions on Demand) Market, located in Wallwork Hall. Happy Hours 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Free Samples from Monday, September 13, to Thursday, September 16 Giveaways and entertainment! Regular Hours Monday to Friday: Noon to midnight

Posted on 9/8/2010 9:54:03 AM

Information About Posting in the Residence Halls

Do you need to post information in the IUP residence halls? Be sure to use the recently updated posting procedure form . Be sure to follow all instructions on the form. Office of Housing and Residence Life

Posted on 9/8/2010 9:49:49 AM

Meal Plan Change Deadline is Friday, September 3

The deadline to make changes to Fall 2010 meal plans is Friday, September 3, 2010. Requests must be submitted in writing to the Office of Housing and Residence Life , Ruddock Hall, G37. E-mails accepted at iup-dining@iup.edu .

Posted on 9/2/2010 3:58:00 PM

Community Assistant Harris Receives National Recognition

Community assistant Glen Harris was recognized as the National Resident Assistant of the Month (OTM) winner for July 2010 by the National Residence Hall Honorary. Glen Harris was a community assistant (CA) for the IUP at Punxsutawney campus during the month of July. As a CA, Glen went beyond expectations and real

Posted on 9/1/2010 1:05:08 PM

Mover Applications No Longer Being Accepted

The application for mover positions has been closed because enough volunteers have applied. Thanks for your interest for helping other students with move-in. Office of Housing and Residence Life

Posted on 7/13/2010 11:21:11 AM

Housing and Residence Life Looking for Volunteer Movers

The Office of Housing and Residence Life is looking for volunteer movers. Upperclassmen: If you want to Move in early Meet new people Serve the campus community Help build your résumé apply to be a volunteer mover for the Office of Housing and Residence Life .

Posted on 7/6/2010 3:49:08 PM

IUP Chef to Compete at National Competition

IUP Chef Kevin Hodgkinson earned second place at the Eastern Regional ACE competition held in March 2010. He will now represent the Eastern Region ACE culinary team at the National ACE Challenge on July 25, 2010, in San Francisco.

Posted on 6/30/2010 8:51:28 AM

Aramark Announces 2010–2011 Scholarship Winners

Food-service  provider Aramark announces the winners of its scholarships for 2010–2011: $1,000 Off-Campus Awards Carly McPartland Elaine Miller Emily Vaughn Tanisha Bolig Rachel Eckenrode $1,000 On-Campus Awards Kristin Long Christopher Wright Dylan Kuhns Miranda Wortel Me

Posted on 6/22/2010 3:28:47 PM

Office of Housing and Residence Life is on Facebook

Members of the Office of Housing and Residence Life hope to connect with current students, new students, parents, and alumni on our Facebook page with information about housing at IUP. You will be able to stay current on what is new with housing. We will make regular updates on this page, to include important dat

Posted on 6/11/2010 3:41:24 PM

Crimson Hawks Food Truck Back for the Summer

The Crimson Hawks Food Truck will resume operation in the Eberly College east parking lot on Tuesday, June 1, 2010. Hours of operation: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Selling pre-packaged ready to go. Look for weekly specials! Office of Housing and Residence Life

Posted on 5/28/2010 10:19:21 AM

Spring Semester 2010 Residence Hall Closing Notice

All university residence halls, apartments, and suites will be closed at the end of the Spring 2010 semester. Residents are asked to notify their community assistant of the day and approximate time they expect to check out of their residence hall, apartment, or suite. Building Closing All students, except

Posted on 4/27/2010 9:22:03 AM

Aramark Named One of World’s Most Admired and Ethical Companies

Aramark has once again been ranked number one in its industry on Fortune magazine’s list of “World’s Most Admired Companies” for 2010, and named as one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute . The following is from a letter sent to IUP from Aramark: Dear Valued Client, We unde

Posted on 4/14/2010 1:06:19 PM

Deadline for Medical Requests for Special Housing Accommodations

Medical requests for special housing accommodations for Fall 2010 should be submitted as soon as possible, but no later than May 1, 2010. If requests are received after this date, we may not be able to meet your needs. For more information about this, please contact the Office of Housing and Residence Life at iu

Posted on 3/23/2010 10:52:27 AM

Spring Break 2010 Housing and Dining Closing Notice

All university residential facilities will be closed and locked with I-Card access systems deactivated from 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 6, until noon on Sunday, March 14, 2010. Students are not permitted in the residence halls during the break period. Note: Wallwork Hall (Sutton Suites), McCarthy Hall, and Unive

Posted on 2/23/2010 10:20:48 AM

Winter 2009 Housing and Dining Closing Notice

All university residential facilities will be closed and locked with I-Card access systems deactivated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 19, 2009. Graduating seniors participating in commencement activities will be permitted to stay until 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 20. Graduating seniors must contact their res

Posted on 12/7/2009 11:38:46 AM

Thanksgiving Break 2009 Closing Notice

All university residential facilities, with the exception of Wallwork Hall (formerly Sutton Suites), McCarthy Hall, and University Towers, will be closed and locked, with I-Card access systems deactivated, from 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 21, through noon on Sunday, November 29, 2009. Students are not permitted i

Posted on 11/13/2009 9:41:06 AM

Housing Facilities Conference Presentation

Tom Borellis, Lenny Kasubick, and Mike Lemasters presented a program about the Residential Revival and Student Housing Development on October 29, 2009, at the ACUHO-I/APPA Housing Facilities Conference in Columbus, Ohio. Office of Housing and Residence Life

Posted on 11/2/2009 10:35:41 AM

On-Campus Housing Sign-Up Announcement

The time to sign up for IUP on-campus housing for 2010–2011 is fast approaching. Learn when you can sign up for housing for next year . Office of Housing and Residence Life

Posted on 10/8/2009 4:11:50 PM

Come to Convocation, RHA President Says

The following is a letter from Adam Friedman, who serves as president of the IUP Residence Hall Association.   Dear IUP Faculty and Staff: I write to invite you to attend this year’s Freshman Convocation.  Going into my fourth year study at IUP, I have been to a few convocations during my tenure here. I feel

Posted on 8/14/2009 9:53:55 AM

Residential Revival Phase IV Has Begun

The fourth and final phase of the Residential Revival is underway. This phase will include the demolition of Scranton, Shafer, and Lawrence halls and the Bridge at Eberly, and the building of a new suites residence hall for 596 beds. The new residence hall will for be ready for occupancy in Fall 2010. Office

Posted on 6/29/2009 8:27:44 AM

Aramark Scholarship Winners Announced

Food-service  provider Aramark announces the winners of its scholarships: $1,000 Off-Campus Awards Andrew Fluder Tyler Gregorchik Mark Peterson Amanda Tanner Ashley Todd $1,000 On-Campus Awards Tabitha Barrick Tiffany Bartlett Allison Abey Matthew Harding Christoph

Posted on 6/16/2009 8:40:50 AM

RUCKUS Service Shut Down

This past weekend, the RUCKUS service shut down. The company was bought and the business was shut down . The RUCKUS player will still play music that hasn’t yet expired, but cannot download or renew any new music. Questions may be directed to the  Office of Housing and Residence Life .

Posted on 2/9/2009 9:16:50 AM

Spring Break 2009 Dining Hours

The table below, provided by the  Office of Housing and Residence Life , shows dining hours during Spring Break 2009.   Friday, February 27 Saturday, February 28 Sunday, March 1– Saturday, March 7 Sunday, March 8 Monday, March 9 Foster Regular Hours 9:30–Noon

Posted on 2/3/2009 11:51:16 AM

Spring Break 2009 Residential Facility Closing Notice

Spring 2009 All university residential facilities , with the exception of Scranton, Lawrence, and McCarthy halls and University Towers, will be closed and locked with I-Card access systems deactivated from 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 28, until noon on Sunday, March 8. Students are not permitted in the residen

Posted on 2/3/2009 11:44:22 AM

Deadline to Change Meal Plan

The deadline to request a meal plan change for Spring 2009 is January 16, 2009. Either stop in at the  Office of Housing and Residence Life , Suites on Maple–West, Suite G37, and complete a request form, or e-mail iup-dining@iup.edu with your request.

Posted on 11/20/2008 2:42:25 PM

Thanksgiving Break 2008 Housing Closing Notice

All  university residential facilities , with the exception of Scranton, Lawrence, and McCarthy halls and University Towers, will be closed and locked with I-Card access systems deactivated from 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 22, through noon on Sunday, November 30. Students are not permitted in the residence halls

Posted on 10/30/2008 1:53:24 PM

Housing Office Announces Dining Hours for Thanksgiving Break 2008

The table below, provided by the  Office of Housing and Residence Life , shows dining hours during Thanksgiving break.   Friday 11/21 Sat 11/22 Sun 11/23 – Sat 11/29 Sun 11/30 Mon 12/1 Foster Regular Hours 9:30–Noon  Closed 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Regular H

Posted on 10/30/2008 11:17:55 AM

Dyczewski Receives Ronald Lunardini Mentorship Award

Julene Pinto Dyczewski, assistant director for Residence Life, was awarded the Ronald Lunardini Mentorship Award at the statewide conference of the Pennsylvania College Personnel Association, October 19-21, 2008, in State College.

Posted on 10/27/2008 2:28:05 PM

Change in Crimson Event Center Reservation Requests

The  Office of Housing and Residence Life  and Dining no longer take reservations for the Crimson Event Center, in Folger Hall. To reserve the Crimson Event Center, please contact  Conference Services  at 724-357-7709.

Posted on 10/23/2008 3:56:00 PM

Flex Promotion Contest

Add FLEX and win an LCD TV, an iPod Nano, or a DVD player

Posted on 10/20/2008 10:49:26 AM

Aramark Scholarship Winners Announced for 2008-2009

List of recipients for on-campus, off-campus and meal contract awards.

Posted on 6/6/2008 11:11:58 AM

Suite Space Reservation Request Form

There is now an electronic form to make it easier to request a reservation of public space in the Suites.

Posted on 2/26/2008 1:55:09 PM

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