IU Bucket List

IU Bucket List: Your Must Do at IU

The IU Bucket List is a list of events and places to explore before you graduate from IU. New students receive a copy of the IU Bucket List at New Student Orientation that they can update as they complete items.

  • Participate in the Hoosier Experience program
  • Ask a librarian at Wells Library for help with a research project
  • Attend a cultural center event
  • Attend a live music concert in Bloomington
  • Catch a movie at the IU Cinema
  • Cheer on the Hoosiers at a free athletic event
  • Connect with a professor during office hours
  • Take part in an IU Rec Sports activity
  • Dance to international music at the Lotus World Music and Arts Festival
  • Dip your feet in Showalter Fountain
  • Experience an opera at the Musical Arts Center
  • Experience the arts at First Thursdays
  • Explore a local farmers market
  • Explore the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center & Kumbum Chamtse Ling Monastery
  • Find your favorite brunch location
  • Find your favorite ice cream shop
  • Go bowling or see a movie at IU Late Nite in the IMU
  • Go on a late-night tour of campus
  • Go on an outdoor adventure in or near Bloomington
  • Have a meaningful conversation with someone from a different culture
  • Have lunch along our campus river
  • Hear a lecture or see a show at the IU Auditorium
  • Hike around Griffy Lake
  • Join a student organization on beINvolved
  • Share a moment with someone special in the Rose Well House at midnight
  • Lie on the ground and watch the lights change color on the side of the IU Eskenazi Museum of Art
  • Look at the stars from the Kirkwood Observatory
  • Make and keep the Indiana Promise
  • Order cookies during a late-night conversation with friends
  • Paint the Jordan bridges
  • Play a game in Dunn Meadow
  • Relax near the fireplace in the IMU
  • Connect and celebrate IU’s diversity during CultureFest
  • Score some free breadsticks
  • Shake the hand of the Herman B Wells statue