These short information courses provide information helpful for the start of your IUP career. These courses cover topics from student life, technology, important policies, and diversity on IUP’s campus. Students have until Sunday, August 26, at 11:59 p.m.
to complete the courses. Those students who complete the courses are entered into drawings for $50 bookstore gift cards and one drawing for a semester of free books! Students can access these courses on D2L, which can be
accessed via MyIUP.
The HAWKS 101 courses are:
Each of IUP’s six academic colleges is led by a dean. See below to find out who your dean is, and make a note of their contact information.
IUP offers academic support through many outlets on campus, including:
Supporting the achievement of our students as they attain their academic goals is the driving force behind ASC@IUP. Equally important to our office is the support we provide to our faculty in their roles as academic advisors. Resources from across the
university are provided on the Academic Success Center’s website.
The IUP Libraries provide support for teaching, research, and the personal enrichment of members of the university community. The first floor of Stapleton Library is now open 24 hours a day, five days a week. The library is open at 11:00 a.m. on weekends
and closes at 7:00 p.m. on Saturdays.
You probably have already or will soon experience the pressure to decide about a major/career. The first question people ask you when they find out you are in college is “What is your major?” You will be asked this question from now until you graduate,
and not having the answer can be very frustrating. Nevertheless, it is okay to be struggling with the question! In fact, it can even be to your advantage to be undecided. “Decided” people often quit exploring, thinking that they have all the answers.
The Center for Learning Enhancement offers the following programs:
Supplemental Instruction: Supplemental instruction provides small-group study/review sessions for sections of courses with difficult content or high levels of failure and withdrawal rates. Peer leaders guide students on how to learn course
Noncredit Workshops: Noncredit workshops address a variety of study strategies and other academic success topics in small group settings. Led by trained peer educators.
Walk-In Individual and Group Tutoring: Walk-in individual and group tutoring provides peer assistance for a wide range of disciplines and courses.
Visit the Writing Center for one-on-one help at any stage of the writing process! Get help with:
Analytical and persuasive writing
Documenting sources for research papers
Organizing and developing ideas, editing, and proofreading