Academic Policies

  • There are a few things you should know.

    Please take a moment to review IUP's academic policies, from the Registrar.

  • Withdrawals
    Policies about university withdrawal.
    Visiting Student Program
    Facilitates undergraduate student enrollment at institutions of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education to take advantage of courses available across the System.
    Student Record Release Authorization
    A student can designate individuals or entities to whom their educational record information can be released.
    PASSHE Regulations
    Student Domicile Regulations as determined by the Board of Governors of the State System of Higher Education.
    Residency
    Information about residency classification.
    Reenrollment Procedures
    The reenrollment deadline is one week prior to the start of the semester in which you are applying for readmission.
    Preferred First Name Policy
    The university has established this policy that allows students, faculty, staff, and alumni to indicate their preferred first names to the university community, even if they have not legally changed their first name.
    Pre-approved Coursework
    Students enrolled at IUP who wish to take coursework at another institution (either during the summer or regular semesters) must complete the proper application prior to taking the course(s).
    Pass/Fail
    The Pass Fail Policy gives undergraduate students the option of taking a course for credit but without quality points.
    Grade Appeal Policy
    The Grade Appeal Policy provides a mechanism for grade review under conditions associated specifically with discrimination or with capricious evaluation.