Resources

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  • Academic

    Physical Library Closed

    The library building on the Indiana campus is now closed. Many services continue to be offered electronically. Find information on the IUP Libraries website. For students in need of computer and internet access on campus, see that section below.

    All regional campus libraries are closed until further notice.

    Peer Tutors and Supplemental Instruction Leaders 

    The ASC@IUP Tutoring Center is committed to providing academic support to students during online instruction. Our peer tutors and Supplemental Instruction leaders are using Zoom to conduct their sessions, which are continuing on the same schedule. If you are enrolled in a class in which tutoring and SI are offered, you should have received an email before classes resumed, with directions on how to access the peer tutors and SI leaders. 

    International Students: Virtual SkillZone

    SkillZone continues to offer academic and social support for international students and scholars through Zoom tutoring and Conversation Corner. You can learn more and make an appointment to work with a tutor on the SkillZone website

    Tips and Resources for Online Learning

    The Academic Success Center has compiled information for students, including tips on online instruction and note-taking, overcoming procrastination, and the importance of self-care stress management.  

    Online Tutoring, by Discipline

    Information about discipline-specific online tutoring is shared below:  

    Not Confident about Taking Classes Online?

    If you are new to online classes, IUP’s student advocate suggests you take a look at this website—mindtools.com. Access the Skill Areas section to find Time Management and Stress Management tips. You can read most of the articles in less than 10 minutes. 

    Writing Center Help 

    Online tutoring through the Kathleen Jones White Writing Center is available. Appointments take place in 45-minute sessions. You can choose from using an audio/video session, or, if your internet access is limited, you can upload your paper and receive feedback from a tutor. Schedule a tutorial session online or visit the Jones White Writing Center site to find contact information.

    Students with Disabilities

    Information for both students and faculty members is provided on the Department of Disability Access and Advising website on the following topics:

    • Accessibility and accommodations during the coronavirus pandemic
    • Tips for managing at-home and remote learning

    Technology

    Tech Support

    A Virtual IT Support Center is now offering support to the IUP community face-to-face 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.

    Preparing for Online Instruction

    The IUP IT Support Center has created a resource page to help students get ready for all-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.  

    Help with Internet Access Issues 

    If a student doesn’t have internet access at their residence, a number of providers are making it free or low-cost for the duration of this crisis. 

    Access to Hardware 

    If you are a resident student who relied on campus computer labs, please log in to MyIUP and send a message to iup-hawks@iup.edu. The Housing Office is partnering with IT Services to make hardware available to you.

    Computer and Internet Access on Campus

    For students in need of computer and internet access, 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 iup-resnet@iup.edu 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. 

    Trouble Finding Food?

    If you are facing food insecurity, the IUP Food Pantry and Help Center is available by appointment through the end of the semester. If you need pantry items, please call 724-357-2220 (8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.) or email iup-foodpantry@iup.edu to make an appointment. Please be prepared to present your I-Card.

    Social Equity and Title IX

    The Office Social Equity and Title IX continues to respond to your concerns, although staff members are working remotely. Please leave a message at 724-357-3402 or email social-equity@iup.edu. You may report an incident of concern  at any time. 

    Veterans and Military-Affiliated Students

    Although the Military and Veterans Resource Center is closed, Director Cory Shay is available to take questions by email at cshay@iup.edu or by phone at 724-357-3008 or 724-357-3009. IUP’s move to online learning should not affect GI Bill benefits. Students called to active duty may contact Shay for assistance with military withdrawals or other concerns.

    Research

    The IUP Research Institute continues to provide support with proposals for grant submissions and active grant projects. See IUP Research Institute Update and Guidance.

    Career and Professional Development Center 

    All appointments with staff from the CPDC will be done online, through services such as Skype, Zoom, a phone call, etc. There will be no face-to-face appointments the rest of the spring semester. To make an appointment, call 724-357-2235. 

    For review of resumes, cover letters and other career-related documents, email them to resume-review@iup.edu

    All events scheduled by or through the CPDC during the spring semester have been canceled outright or postponed to the fall semester.