Good to Know:U Bring Change 2 Mind
Glenn Close, actress and advocate, invites friends of IU to partner with the College Toolbox Project to assist in the U Bring Change 2 Mind efforts to eliminate stigma associated with mental illness on college campuses. Get full details, including how you can get involved and, if you are a freshman, where you can take a survey and pick up your Swag Bag.
Take Note:Student Involvement Fair: Sept. 3
Mark Your Calendar:Freshman Family Weekend: Nov. 7-9
Curious about how your new Hoosier is doing at IUB? You can learn more about your student's experience, including campus life and traditions. From exploring the academic halls to cheering on the Hoosiers, Freshman Family Weekend is an excellent time to create shared memories.
Your FYE:Trading Laces
Take a walk in someone else's shoes. Gain appreciation for the life experiences of individuals from different backgrounds by participating in the Trading Laces challenge!
Academics:Graduate On Time and Get Ahead: 15 to Finish!
"Sponsored by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education with support from the state's colleges and universities, 15 to Finish is a statewide campaign that encourages Indiana college students to complete 15 credits per semester to graduate on time."
Orientation:Start strong at IU: Attend New Student Orientation
New students start their IU experience with a required New Student Orientation program, where they learn more about IU resources, meet with an academic advisor and register for classes. Check the "Orientation and Transition" tab for more details.
Orientation:Missed New Student Orientation?
Starting at IU this Fall and missed New Student Orientation? To schedule advising, you must check in at University Division Records Office at Maxwell Hall 028. University Division Records will be open from 9am to 4pm Monday through Friday. Fall courses begin Monday, August 25.
IU Bucket List:Connect with a professor outside of the classroom
Orientation:Hoosier First Year Leadership Orientation: Sept. 6
This one-day orientation is specifically designed for first-year students and will be an introduction to leadership at IU. This year, the event will take place on September 6 from 1-6pm in the Whittenberger Auditorium. Students will participate in activities led by peer mentors and leave with an involvement and leadership action plan that will complement their academic pursuits.
Good to Know:Parent Resources
Parenting a college student can be an adventure. IU offers many resources for parents to help you on your journey.
Truly IU:Welcome Week at IU: A Proud Tradition
Welcome Week 2014 is here. Don't miss out on IU traditions, service and academic opportunities, a chance to meet new friends, and free food! There is something for everyone.
Truly IU:IU Guides
On August 25 and 26, the first two days of classes, IU Guides will be stationed around the IUB campus to help you find your way to class, answer questions, and welcome you as a new Hoosier!
Mark Your Calendar:Arts and Culture Experience (ACE)
Seven tickets to world-class arts and culture events, all just for $35: it's the ultimate arts sampler designed specifically for new Hoosiers. The 2014-2015 ACE Package includes Jersey Boys, Pride and Prejudice, The Nutcracker, and more! The priority deadline is September 4, so sign up soon!
Good to Know:Online Resource Guide
Good to Know:Transfer Students at IU
Questions about housing, academics, and student life at IUB? Explore the many resources IUB and FYE have to offer new and current transfer students!