Meet other incoming students. Find your way around campus. Register for your first classes. Orientation is more than just a mandatory program for all incoming students—it is your introduction to college and IUP!
Late Freshmen Orientation check-in will be from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 24, in the Humanities and Social Science Building.
Late Transfer Orientation check-in will be from 8:00 to 8:30 a.m. on Friday, August 25, in the Humanities and Social Science Building. If you were notified that you need to take placement exams, please arrive at 7:00 a.m.
Freshmen, transfer students, and students attending our Northpointe and Punxsutawney campuses need to register. See the dates listed below for your program.
Parents and family members of freshmen and transfer students will need to register separately for their program.
All incoming students are required to complete placement pre-testing before scheduling classes. You’ll receive more information after you’ve registered for orientation.
You’ve registered and taken your placement tests. Now it’s time to plan your trip! Get information about lodging, travel, schedules, what to pack, and more.
Orientation is required for all incoming students, both freshman and transfer. Depending on the program you choose, you may be required to stay overnight, either on or off campus. During the orientation process, you’ll complete placement testing and schedule your first classes. Along the way, you’ll learn how to get around campus, all of the services available to you, and much more.
Please see the complete list of dates, below.
There will not be parent orientations for the August 24 and 25 dates. These orientations will be for students only.
Held at the Northpointe Campus
Held at the Punxsutawney Campus
This separate, optional program focuses on helping
families to better understand their student’s transition to adulthood, the
university system and its resources, and college life—both inside and outside
of the classroom. Fees apply.
Offered simultaneously with the two-day
freshman student program or the one-day transfer student orientation
Parent Orientation typically includes the following topics
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