Student Experience

Find your place at IU

IU Bloomington is truly a global university—our students come from more than 110 countries.

As an international student, you will earn a respected degree while having the experience of a lifetime. You will broaden your understanding of the world by meeting new people and learning about cultures different from your own. And you’ll have the opportunity to get involved in almost any kind of activity you can imagine.

See how to get involved at IU

Check out international events on campus

See our upcoming events, and make plans to attend some (or many!) of them with your friends.

Friday, August 4, 2017

2:00 PM5:00 PM

Indiana Memorial Union (Union Building)


Set up your cell phone contracts and open an account with local banks!

Saturday, August 5, 2017

12:00 PM4:00 PM

731 South College Mall Road, Bloomington, Indiana 47401


Whether you’re looking for new outfits, school supplies, or snacks for your room, this trip has you covered! Visit the local shopping mall that has a variety of stores. Mall staff will be a...Read More »

Monday, August 7, 2017

9:00 PM10:00 PM

North Indiana Avenue, Bloomington, Indiana 47405


Join OIS and FYE for an hour of yoga at night complete with glowsticks! Get into your downward facing dog and light poses. This is a beginner level yoga class so all are welcome.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

3:30 PM6:00 PM

900 East 7th Street, Bloomington, Indiana 47405


This carnival style event incorporates food, fun, and games! Meet different departments around campus, and learn more about the opportunities and services that IU provides.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

11:00 AM1:00 PM

1320 East 10th Street, Bloomington, Indiana 47405


The Resource Fair is a great way to get introduced to community and campus services available to you, including the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV), University Information Technology Services (UIT...Read More »

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Opportunities for fun are everywhere

There are countless things for you to do, see, and experience on campus and in Bloomington. You can join one of hundreds of student organizations on campus (or create your own). Head to iconic Assembly Hall to see Hoosiers basketball in action. Or enjoy weekend brunch in downtown Bloomington.