New Student Guide

Campus Compass

A quick listing of campus offices of interest to new students.

Campus Services

Dining, jobs, technology, and more.

Opening Week Hours of Operation

Hours of operation for some key campus offices during the first week of classes.

Support and Safety

At IUP, we want to provide you with a safe and supportive campus environment where you will find success and feel at home.

Diversity and Inclusion

IUP students come from diverse cultures, places, and backgrounds. Here are some of the diversity resources available to all students at IUP.


Getting involved is key to your success at IUP. Here are a few ways you can get involved on campus.


The academic basics: deans, support, and the academic calendar.

A Message from Dr. Driscoll, President of IUP

Welcome Class of 2026!

IUP is your university…that's why we say we are all about your success!

Become involved and get connected… make IUP your home.

Read IUP Now and the Pathfinder… use Crimson Connect to make new friends.

Looking forward to seeing you during Welcome Week!

Michael Driscoll, IUP President

Ways to Engage at IUP

  • 275+ student organizations to connect with through Crimson Connect
  • 10 percent of undergraduate students participate in Fraternity/Sorority Life
  • An average of one major STATIC event occurs per week throughout the semester
  • Thousands of students view IUP Now and the Pathfinder each week for upcoming events and news
  • Follow us on social media: @iupedu;
  • Over 30 multicultural events are offered to students through MCSLE