Online Learning and Technology Resources

How to Offer Your Course Content Online

This guide to offering your course content online by IUP's Instructional Design Services can help you access the teaching and learning tools to provide instruction to your students through alternative delivery methods.

Virtual Tech Support

A Virtual IT Support Center is offering support to the IUP community through Zoom videoconferencing technology. The hours are 8:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. Access the Virtual IT Support Center. This service supplements and does not replace other methods of getting IT support.

Help with Online Instruction

The IUP IT Support Center has a resource page to help students with online instruction.

Equipment You Need for Taking Classes Online

See the IT Support Center's list of things you'll need to take classes online.

Computer and Internet Access on Campus

Computer labs, set up to maintain social distancing, will be open for students.

Currently, the Ruddock Hall computer lab is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Questions about accessing the lab can be directed to or 724-357-2596. No more than six students may be in the lab at one time.

For internet access, the IUP wireless network is available near various campus buildings to members of the IUP community. Recommended parking areas for internet access are Washington Street (west side), Johnson, Whitmyre, 11th Street (near Stephenson Hall), Stadium, Reschini, Stouffer, and South Campus.

Zoom Technology and Security

Many IUP meetings and classes are now conducted using Zoom technology. Learn more about Zoom, IUP's online meeting tool, and see how to secure Zoom meetings. IUP Information Technology Services and Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education are monitoring Zoom security announcements and making changes as recommendations are released.

See tips onZoom etiquette to help classes and meetings go smoothly for all involved.

Go to Zoom Backgrounds to add a little IUP to your Zoom meetings or classes.