IUP Punxsutawney

Punxsutawney Campus Students

The Regional Advantage

Offering academic opportunities including first-year courses, associate's degrees, and bachelor's degrees, IUP Punxsutawney is a unique opportunity to attend a small campus that is committed to your success, with new academic scholarships especially for students from the Jefferson County region.

  • Enjoy a smooth transition from high school to college, without traveling far from home
  • Involve yourself in a small campus where you can find the support to succeed
  • Find friendships that will last a lifetime
  • Learn in state-of-the-art classrooms and computer labs
  • Be part of small classes with highly trained IUP faculty, all focused on your success
  • Scholarships and grants that make IUP affordable

You'll have a hard time not feeling at home in Punxsutawney. Just a short car ride from Indiana and 90 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, you will find everything you need within our community.

Learn more about what IUP Punxsutawney has to offer!

Student Profiles

Read what some of our most successful students are saying about their experiences at IUP Punxsutawney!

Photo Gallery

Browse through our photo gallery for a taste of what you’ll see when you visit IUP Punxsutawney.

News

Punxsutawney Chamber of Commerce Continues IUP Student Internship Program

Jared Klepadlo, a junior management information systems major in the Cook Honors College, is working as an intern at the Punxsutawney Chamber of Commerce this summer. He says that he’s “completely enjoying” the experience, his supervisor’s enthusiasm and knowledge, the western Pennsylvania setting, and especially the people he’s meeting through the work.

Labrador Named IUP Punxsutawney Person of Purpose

Monique Feliciano Labrador has been selected as the IUP Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for January/February 2021. This award recognizes a student who has shown academic excellence and good work ethic and who actively participates in the classroom.

Summer Internship Opportunity

The Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerce, Inc. in partnership with the Jefferson County Development Corporation seeks a summer intern to support local economic and community development initiatives. The student will gain valuable experience while being mentored by seasoned professionals.

Whitfield Named IUP Punxsutawney Person of Purpose

Copeland Whitfield has been selected as the IUP Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for November–December, 2020. This award recognizes a student who has shown academic excellence and good work ethic and who actively participates in the classroom.

IUP Punxsutawney Soft Skills Program

IUP Punxsutawney has teamed up with the Punxsutawney Chamber of Commerce and Punxsutawney Area School District to develop a pilot program to teach soft skills to a group of high school juniors and seniors.

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