FAQ: COVID-19 Research Guidelines and Regulations

  • As the COVID -19 situation continues to evolve, the School of Graduate Studies and Research and the Research Institute will continue to monitor the impacts relevant to IUP research and researchers. Of highest priority is the health and safety of our faculty, staff, and students.

    These FAQ are intended to provide updated, helpful guidelines to help researchers navigate updated procedures, regulations, and restrictions. For the most up-to-date information on the university’s response to the COVID-19 situation, please continue to access the IUP Coronavirus Information website.

    Please note that the Research Institute, the School of Graduate Studies and Research, and the Grant and Special Funds Accounting are teleworking and should be contacted via email. 

  • Research Continuity



  • HR Guidelines for Student and Staff Researchers

    HR guidelines have been issued regarding students as well as part-time and full-time staff. Please refer to the guidance from IUP Human Resources, which must be followed in all circumstances. 



  • Travel



  • Program Management and Proposal Development

    Communications with awarding agencies/sponsors should be coordinated with the IUP Research Institute and the associate dean for Research.



  • Active Grant Awards/Activities



  • IRB and IACUC Guidelines



  • Student Research Events



  • Thesis/Dissertation Research and Information

    Please review the following information, specific to graduate students who are working on their thesis/dissertation.