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The Best Dressed Room Contest is Back!

Fall 2022 – Spring 2023 Housing Sign Ups Open for Current Students

Fall 2022 – Spring 2023 Housing Sign Ups Open for Current Students Current students can now select their housing for the 2022-2023 academic year!

LGBTQIA Flag Symbolizes IUP’s Support

When LGBTQIA+ students said flying a rainbow flag can help more students feel included on campus, IUP responded. The new flag and pole, located just south of Elkin Hall’s Great Room, will be formally dedicated Tuesday, October 12, at noon. Learn how support for LGBTQIA+ students at IUP goes well beyond raising a flag.

Housing Leadership Organizations win Regional Awards

Congratulations to the IUP NRHH-National Residence Hall Honorary Great Oak Chapter for their award as the Central Atlantic Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls “Building Block Award,” presented at the CAACURH 2021 Regional Business Conference in late February 2021.

Dining on Campus, Spring 2021

As we start the spring semester, we have exciting changes to the dining program to share with you along with some temporary changes in hours of operation.

Information for Residential Students from Housing

We know that students may be concerned about when they can return to the residence halls. Housing and Dining will be open for students beginning Saturday, January 16, 2021. Before the first day of classes (Tuesday, January 19), please tell us your plans.

Housing Team Gives Presentations at 2020 CAACURH

The Office of Housing, Residential Life, and Dining congratulates Graduate Residence Director/RHA Advisor Annika Philippe-Auguste and Suites on Pratt Graduate Director Tori Campbell for their “Top Ten” programming placements at the Central Atlantic Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls conference, held virtually by the University of Toledo in late November 2020.

November Break Signups Available

Indiana and Punxsutawney students can now sign up for November break housing on the Indiana campus.

A Night at the IUP Museum

Join us for a night of activities at the IUP Museum in Sutton Hall on Friday, October 30, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The eventful evening will include tales of secrets about various artworks and artists, a museum hunt, Halloween gifts, and an opportunity to dress or accessorize as your favorite character from the movie A Night in the Museum.   

OHRLD Announces 2020-21 Best Dressed Room Contest

Housing, Residential Living, and Dining announces this year’s Best Dressed Room Contest! On-campus residents should send a picture of their room and get a chance to win some great prizes and show off their style and creativity. This year features a new category: “Fall Décor, Lighting, or Fandom.”

IUP Housing Spirit Week 2020

IUP Housing Spirit Week 2020 runs October 5–9. Prizes for the best picture per day on Instagram will be awarded.

Housing Announces Its Newest Faculty-in-Residence Partners

The Faculty-in-Residence program announces the participating faculty members for 2020–21: Michele Papakie from the Department of Journalism and Public Relations and Holly Boda-Sutton from the Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance.

Housing Physical Distancing Changes for Fall 2020

To best serve students and inform them of social distances changes in housing for Fall 2020 we have compiled  a Housing Physical Distancing FAQ

Living-Learning Partner of the Year Award 2020

The IUP Living-Learning Communities are proud to announce the nominations for and winner of the Living-Learning Partner of the Year.

OHRLD Student Leadership Zoom Banquet

The Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining held a Student Leadership Banquet on Zoom, presenting awards that included Resident Assistant of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Office Worker of the Year, Residence Hall Council Member of the Year, the Heart and Soul Award, Living Learning Partner of the Year, and the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Living-Learning Executive Team Members Publish on Community Certificate Programs

Several Living-Learning Executive Team members published an article to Learning Communities Research and Practice. “An Enhanced Approach to Living and Learning Together at IUP: Living-Learning Community Certificate Programs” details the development of Living-Learning Community Certificate Programs at IUP.

Faculty-in-Residence Program Accepting Applications for Academic Year 2020-21

The Office of Residence Life is seeking motivated, full-time, tenured and tenure-track faculty to participate in the Faculty-in-Residence program for the academic year 2020–21. The program integrates a faculty member into residential communities as an intellectual catalyst for the residential community experience.

Join IUP NRHH in the Free Rice Project

National Residence Hall Honorary is sponsoring the Free Rice Project in which participants can help combat food insecurity and hunger simply by completing a few online quizzes.

Statement from the Office of Residence Life

Residence Life is committed to providing the highest quality of services and support to students and their families even during this fast-changing worldwide emergency. We appreciate our students and their families’ patience as we work to respond to their needs and questions.

Spring Break Dining Hours 2020

Dining Hours the week of Spring Break 2020

Apply for the Aramark Scholarship

Aramark scholarships are established and donated by the IUP food service contractor in honor of Nicole A. Chichy.

North Dining to Feature Indoor Hydro-Gardens

Starting in the spring 2020 semester, North Dining will feature two hydroponic gardens, letting dining customers benefit from a year-round sustainable garden experience. Two vertical gardens will feature a variety of herbs and leafy greens, and the harvest will be incorporated into the menu at North Dining.