Orientation Schedule

  • Students checking in

    Get an overview itinerary for your upcoming Orientation program.

  • Freshman January Orientation

    This orientation is for students starting classes in January 2019. (There is not a parent orientation for January). Your orientation participation on Day 1 will run from check-in (11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) in the Humanities and Social Sciences Building until 8:30 p.m. On Day 2, you may have breakfast in the dining hall beginning at 7:15 am. Please be at the Humanities and Social Science Building by 8:00 am. The program will run until 1:00 p.m.

    Day 1

    Check-in

    • 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    • Report to the second floor lobby of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building

    Orientation Program

    • Throughout the afternoon

    Dinner

    • 5:00 p.m.
    • Provided, served at on-campus dining hall

    Evening Activities

    • 8:30 p.m.
    • Program ends

    Day 2

    Breakfast

    • 7:15–8:00 a.m.
      Dining Hall

    Orientation Program

    • 8:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
    • Humanities and Social Science Building
  • Freshman Summer Orientation

  • Students

    Your participation in Orientation will run from check-in (starting at 11:00 a.m. in the Eberly College of Business) through the end of the two-day program. This includes evening activities and the second day of the program, which runs until 1:00 p.m.

    Day 1

    Residence Hall Check-In

    • 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
    • Wallwork Hall

    Reading Placement Test (pre-selected students)

    • 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
    • Wallwork, G-89

    Lunch

    • 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    • Folger Hall

    Program Check-In

    • 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    • Eberly College

    Welcome and Introductions: Presentations from Assistant Dean, Registrar, Financial Aid, Bursar

    • 12:30–1:45 p.m.
    • Eberly Auditorium

    Placement Testing (as needed) and Campus Tours

    • 1:45–4:00 p.m.
    • Various locations

    Understanding the Transition to College Life

    • 4:00–4:45 p.m.
    • Various locations

    I-Card Presentation

    • 4:45–5:00 p.m.
    • Humanities and Social Sciences building, room 225

    Dinner

    • 5:00–6:00 p.m.
    • Folger Hall

    Floor Meetings

    • 6:00–6:45 p.m.
    • Wallwork Hall

    Walk to HSS building

    • 6:45–7:00 p.m.

    The IUP Community

    • 7:00–8:00 p.m.
    • Various locations

    Evening Activity

    • 8:00–10:30 p.m.
    • Tentative: HSS building, first floor lobby

    Day 2

    Courtesy Wake Up

    • 6:20 a.m.
    • Location: TBD

    Breakfast

    • 7:00–7:45 a.m.
    • Location: TBD

    Walk to HSS building

    • 7:45–8:00 a.m.

    PNC Bank

    • 8:00–8:05 a.m.
    • HSS building, room 225

    Liberal Studies at IUP

    • 8:05–8:20 a.m.
    • HSS building, room 225

    ROTC at IUP

    • 8:20–8:30 a.m.
    • HSS building, room 225

    Breakout to various locations

    • 8:30 a.m.
    • HSS building, room 225

    Academic Advising or Living and Learning on Campus

    • 8:30–9:30 a.m.
    • Various locations

    Academic Advising or Living and Learning on Campus

    • 9:30–10:30 a.m.
    • Various locations

    Career and Professional Development Center

    • 10:30–10:40 a.m.
    • HSS building, room 225

    What’s Next?

    • 10:40–10:50 a.m.
    • HSS building, room 225

    Walk to Library

    • 10:50–11:00 a.m.

    Registration or Information Sessions

    • 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
    • Various locations in library

    Registration or Information Sessions

    • 12:00–1:00 p.m.
    • Various locations in library
  • Parents and Family Members

    The parent and family program is designed to share necessary information about your student’s transition to college life and how you, and those in his/her support network, can assist with the experience.

    Parents residing in the program residence hall must follow IUP residential requirements, including no use of alcohol or drugs in a residence hall. All parents should be aware that there may be no alcohol or drug activity on the IUP campus. (There will not be a parent and family orientation for the December, January, and August orientations.) 

    Day 1 (IUP Academic Life)

    Residence hall check-in (Summer Only)

    (for those registered to stay overnight on campus)

    • 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
    • Report to Suites on Pratt (601 Pratt Drive)

    Program check-in

    • 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    • Report to the first floor, main lobby of the Eberly College of Business (664 Pratt Drive)

    Orientation Program

    • 12:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
      • Information Sessions
        • Academic Affairs
        • Office of Registrar
        • Office of Financial Aid
        • Office of Bursar
        • I-Card Office
        • Career and Professional Development Center
    • 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
      • Optional Campus Tours

    Dinner

    • 5:30–7:00 p.m.

    Day 2 (IUP Student Life)

    Breakfast

    • 7:00–7:50 a.m.
    • Folger Dining Hall (for those that purchased meal ticket in advance)

    Orientation Program

    • 8:00–8:30 a.m program check-in
      • Hadley Union Building (HUB, 319 Pratt Drive)
    • 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
      • Division of Student Affairs
      • Letting Go and Letting Grow
      • IUP Co-op Bookstore
      • College Undergraduate Success Program (CUSP)
      • Campus Safety and Office of Student Conduct
      • Center for Health and Well-Being
      • Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining/Technology
      • Student Life Panel and Closing Remarks
  • Transfer Orientation

  • Students

    Students must be present for the duration of their program, which ends at approximately 5:00 p.m.

    One-Day Program:

    Placement Testing 

    • 7:00 a.m.  (Only the students who receive an e-mail a few days before orientation notifying them that they need placement testing should report at 7:00 a.m.)
    • Humanities and Social Sciences Building, room 102

    Continental Breakfast

    • 7:30–8:00 a.m.
    • HSS Building, ground floor lobby

    Student Check-In

    • 8:00–8:30 a.m.
    • HSS Building, lobby

    Welcome

    • 8:30–8:40 a.m.
    • HSS Building, room B-10

    Transfer Credit Evaluation Explained

    • 8:40–9:00 a.m.
    • HSS Building, room B-10

    Bursar's Office

    • 9:00–9:15 a.m.
    • HSS Building, room B-10

    Financial Aid

    • 9:15–9:30 a.m.
    • HSS Building, room B-10

    PNC and I-Card

    • 9:30–9:50 a.m.
    • HSS Building, room B-10

    Campus Safety

    • 9:50–10:05 a.m.
    • HSS Building, room B-10

    OHRLD and Computing on Campus

    • 10:05–10:25 a.m.
    • HSS Building, room B-108

    Liberal Studies

    • 10:25–10:40 a.m.
    • HSS Building, room B-10

    Military Science

    • 10:40–10:55 a.m.
    • HSS Building, room B-10

    Diversity and the IUP Community

    • 10:55–11:45 a.m.

    Lunch

    • 11:45 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
    • Folger Dining Hall

    Advising Splits

    • 1:00–1:10 p.m.
    • HSS Building, second floor lobby

    Academic Advising

    • 1:10–2:10 p.m.
    • HSS Building, various rooms

    What’s Next

    • 2:10–2:25 p.m.
    • HSS Building, room 225

    Registration Split and Walking to Library

    • 2:25–2:35 p.m.

    Registration

    • 2:35–4:35 p.m.
    • 102 Stabley or Presentation Rooms
  • Parents and Family Members of Transfer Students

    (There will not be a parent and family orientation for the December, January, and August orientations.)

    The parent and family program is designed to share necessary information about your student’s transition to college life and how you, and those in his/her support network, can assist with the experience.

    One-Day Program

    Parent Program check-in

    7:45 a.m.

    First floor, main lobby of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building (981 Grant Street, Indiana, PA 15705)

    Orientation Program

    8:30 a.m.

    Participation in all sessions is strongly suggested. The information shared from our various campus life offices and resource offices will assist you, and your student, in learning more about IUP.

    Lunch

    12:00 p.m.

    Provided; served at on-campus dining hall

    Orientation Program

    Through 5:00 p.m.

  • Northpointe Orientation

    Students should plan to be involved with the orientation program from check-in through the duration of the program, which ends at approximately 3:00 p.m.

    One-Day Program

    Program check-in

    9:00 a.m.

    Report to the Common Area of the Academic Building on the IUP Northpointe campus (167 Northpointe Boulevard, Freeport, PA 16229).

    Orientation Program

    Immediately following check-in

    Lunch

    Included with the program

    Orientation Program

    Through approximately 3:00 p.m.

  • Punxsutawney Orientation

    *Students starting classes in January will have orientation at the Indiana campus.  Please report to the Humanities and Social Sciences building at 12:30 on January 17.

    Students should plan to be involved with the orientation program from check-in through the duration of the program, which ends at approximately 3:00 p.m.

    One-Day Program*

    Program Check-In

    9:00 a.m.

    Report to the Common Area of the Academic Building on the IUP Punxsutawney campus (1012 Winslow Street, Punxsutawney, PA 15767).

    Orientation Program

    Immediately following Check-In

    Lunch

    Included with the program

    Orientation Program

    Through Approximately 3:00 p.m.