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Find the Student Organization That Works for You

Are you looking to get involved in clubs and organizations on campus but don’t know where to start? IUP offers many options with over 250 recognized student organizations, and you can browse all of them through Crimson Connect.

Happening at the HUB

STATIC is hosting a full day of events for students on Thursday, August 31, to celebrate the IUP Student Co-op's ninetieth anniversary and the opening of the E-Sports Arena at the HUB. All activities are free, so stop by and grab a BINGO card, enjoy the fun, eat some great food, and celebrate.

PASSHE Book Club: Overbooked

After hearing suggestions from across the State System and in light of this year’s keynote speaker, Heather McGee, for the 2023 DEI Summit, PASSHE has decided to launch “Overbooked,” a series of sessions set up to discuss McGee’s book, “The Sum of Us.”

2023 PASSHE DEI Summit

The PASSHE 2023 DEI Summit is November 8–10. Proposals are being accepted until September 7.

Let’s Connect with Project Connect

The Office of Student Wellness and Engagement is partnering with the Student Government Association to bring a different approach to connecting on campus. This new initiative is intended to bring together students and student group leaders for the purpose of forming community and greater ties at IUP.

IUP Video Showcasing Commitment to Student Success Earns Emmy Nomination

A video produced by members of Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Division of Student Affairs has been nominated for a 2023 Mid-Atlantic Emmy award by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Wellbeats: Free to All IUP Students

The Student Cooperative Association offers Wellbeats Wellness, an on-demand fitness, mindfulness, and nutrition platform free to all IUP students.

IUP to Begin New Academic Year with Student Success Infrastructure

Indiana University of Pennsylvania begins the 2023–24 academic year with a new student success infrastructure.

Popular Adopt a Game Program is Back… for Volleyball! Now Accepting Sponsors

The Adopt a Game program has expanded beyond basketball and is now accepting sponsors for the Women’s Volleyball season. Students and staff groups, organizations, and departments from IUP are all welcome to participate in this free sponsorship opportunity.

Food Pantry and Help Center Holds Summer Drive

The IUP Food Pantry and Help Center will hold a summer food drive from Wednesday, July 5, until Friday, August 4.  Donation bins will be stationed across campus at Sutton Hall (first floor), Elkin Hall, Zink Hall, and the library. 

Men's Rugby Defends National Championship and Women's Rugby Finishes Season as Ninth-Ranked D2 Program

The IUP Men's and Women's Rugby teams traveled to Washington, DC on April 28–30 to take on the Collegiate Rugby National Championships. The IUP Women's rugby team entered their first national 7s championship tournament. In contrast, the Men's rugby team came in as defending national champions (2022).

IUP Council of Trustees Approves Naming Resolutions

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees approved three naming resolutions on Thursday, May 4, 2023.

IUP Council of Trustees Approve Naming of Rooms in Kovalchick Complex in Honor of Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity

On May 4, 2023, Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees approved naming two rooms in IUP’s Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex in honor of the contributions from IUP’s Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity.

Spring Finals Week Hours for the Library, Tutoring, Folger, and De-stressing Activities, and More

You’re heading into Finals Week and doing your best—to complete those last homework assignments, study for finals, and finish semester projects. We’ve brought together the Finals Week hours for study spaces like the library and Folger, tutoring schedules, dining schedules, and de-stressing activities. Take advantage of these resources to help make Finals Week go smoothly as you work your way through your schedule of final exams.

Annual Sidewalk Commentary Contest Planned for April 26

The annual Indiana University of Pennsylvania Sidewalk Commentary Contest, also known as “Chalk the Walk,” will be held Wednesday, April 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the IUP Oak Grove. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held Friday, April 28.

IUP Haven Project Hosting Annual Take Back the Night Event April 12

The Haven Project at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will host the annual Take Back the Night event on April 12 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on the IUP main campus. Take Back the Night is designed to raise awareness and support survivors of sexual violence, domestic and dating violence, and stalking.

IUP to Host Inaugural BEAC Weekend April 14–16

The Black Experience Alumni Committee is hosting the inaugural BEAC Weekend for both alumni and students. Events are designed to provide opportunities to bridge the gap between students and alumni, build lasting relationships, prepare for the future by supporting and uplifting Black students at IUP, and maintain the culture as alumni are reconnected to their alma mater.

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs Turner appointed to Indiana County Community Action Program (ICCAP) Board of Directors

Through Malaika Turner's work with the IUP Food Pantry and Help Center she was voted to be a board member of the Indiana County Community Action Program.

Summer, Fall 2023 Registration Begins Soon

Class registration for summer 2023 begins March 27 for all continuing undergraduate and graduate students. Fall 2023 class registration, with windows for different groups of students, takes place throughout March. Check out what you need to do to get ready.

OneSIS Information

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education is in the process of implementing a common Student Information System across the State System schools. IUP is scheduled to begin implementing OneSIS in January 2024.

Vice President for Student Affairs Segar Selected as Inaugural Fellow for Leadership Organization

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Vice President for Student Affairs Thomas Segar has been selected for a volunteer leadership role in a national organization working to make leadership training for youth more accessible.

Addressing Last Week’s Rumored Threat of Violence—A message from Vice President Fitzsimons and Vice President Segar

Additional information to help understand what occurred last week, the actions we took to protect you, and what to expect for future communications with regards to potential dangers and imminent dangers on and around our campuses.

Deadline Extended: Applicants Sought for Student Trustee Seat

Applications are being accepted for the student seat on the IUP Council of Trustees until February 20, 2023.

IUP Homecoming Expected to Attract Thousands with Annual Parade, Reunions, Crimson Huddle, Football Game

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s annual Homecoming celebration, September 30 through October 2, is expected to draw thousands to Indiana for alumni reunions and events for the entire community, including the annual parade and football game.

Students Get Discounts through Talon Ticket Program

Students can get discounts and special offers at area businesses through the new Talon Ticket program, organized by IUP and the Indiana County Chamber of Commerce.