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:January New Student Orientation
Eligible students admitted for the Spring of 2017 need to make their New Student Orientation reservation by clicking the FY(Me) link at the top of the page. If this is your first time at IU Bloomington as a degree-seeking student, you’re required to attend New Student Orientation in order to register for classes.
Academics: How Will You Engage IU?
Good to Know:MoneySmarts: Resources to Promote Financial Wellness in College
Indiana University’s Office of Financial Literacy has been established to assist students in making informed financial decisions before, during, and after college. Check out the resources to help you manage your finances during college.
Good to Know:Culture of Care: Step UP! at IU
Truly IU: Experience IU to Its Fullest!
Experience IU is a program designed to help you explore the many opportunities available on campus, while earning cool prizes! Explore events celebrating inclusivity, the arts, academics & careers, service & leadership, and health & wellness.
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!
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.
Good to Know:Additional Resources
The IU Resource Guide online is a tool to help you naviagate through the many reources available to students and parents. Here are a few of the many resources available:
Take Note: Important Dates to Know
Here are some important dates to note:
- Fall Break begins after your last class on October 6 through October 9.
- Thanksgiving Break begins after your last class on November 19 through November 27.
- Winter Break begins after your last final exam. Refer to your syllabi or professors for more information.
Remember to always check the official IU Calendar before making travel plans, as dates may change.
Truly IU: Apply now to be a part of the 2017 OTeam
Apply for the Orientation Leader position on the OTeam for an opportunity to help new students become Hoosiers. Gain valuable experience and make new friends in the process! Follow the link below to learn more about available positions, recruitment events, and the application process.
Find your niche at Indiana University! Get involved with organizations both on and off campus. You can even start your own student organization. The opportunities are endless!
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, at the link below.
Good to Know:Stop Sexual Violence
IU is committed to leading the fight against sexual violence. Get involved. Educate yourself. Be a part of the solution. Together, we can end sexual violence on our campuses.