Student Transition Guide

  • Student juggling responsibilities at the IUP Day student organization fair

    Welcome to your student transition guide. Here you’ll find all you want to know about being an IUP student. Think of this as your online introduction to campus resources that will enhance your successful transition to college life. Above all, we want you to know that we’re here to support you through this transition into life on campus and beyond. Connecting to the resources available to you plays a critical role in your success.

    Once you’ve completed orientation, here’s what will come next:

    All incoming students are expected to complete the HAWKS 101 courses. These can be found on the home screen of MyIUP after you attend orientation. You will find the following courses:

    • Academic: Academic success policies
    • Health and Wellness: Health and wellness requirements, policies, and information
    • Student Life: Learn about your life on campus
    • Technology: Prepare to use campus technology
    • Diversity: Learn about multicultural campus resources
    • Financial Literacy: Learn how to fund your education

    Students who have completed their orientation experience and have a schedule in place are encouraged to acquire their textbooks before the semester starts. Visit the Co-op Store site to learn more about the pre-ordering process.

    Request class changes: Students who are seeking to make minor adjustments to their fall schedule and/or have processed a major change should contact post-orientation@iup.edu to request such changes. Our staff will assist as best as possible based on course availability and how the requests relate to your major requirements.

    Refresh your memory on all the things you learned at Orientation. Visit each of the following sections to ensure you’re on the right track as you begin your time at IUP.