Parking options for each visitor will differ based on when you visit, so please read the information below.
Use the Mapquest map below to get personalized directions for your drive. Before you hit the highway, check for road closings in Bloomington that may affect your route.
Discover IU Days January 2 - January 10, 2014
Please park in a visitor spot on the upper level of the Jordan Avenue Parking Garage, just south of the Office of Admissions. Please use the stairs in the northwest corner of the garage to walk to the Admissions Building. When you check in at the Office of Admissions, you will be provided with a parking permit to exit the garage at no charge.
Discover IU Days January 13 - May 2, 2014 (weekdays only)
Please plan to park in the GREEN LOT, GATE 12, near Assembly Hall and at the top of Fee Lane, to catch our complimentary shuttle directly to the Office of Admissions. The shuttle runs until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Parking is free and no pass is required. Please plan to arrive at the Green Lot at least 30-45 minutes prior to your first appointment on campus to ensure that you have time to park, catch the shuttle, and check in. The following link will allow you to enter your home address to find directions which will take you directly to the Green Lot: directions to the Green Lot. EXCEPTION: Shuttles will not run on January 20, March 17-21, and April 24 and 25. If you will be visiting campus on these days, please see information in the paragraph below and park in the Jordan Ave Parking Garage.
Feel free to watch our video below on how to get from the Green Lot to the Office of Admissions during your visit.
Complimentary parking for your visit will be on the upper level of the Jordan Avenue Parking Garage, just south of the Office of Admissions. Please use the stairs in the northwest corner of the garage to walk to the Admissions Building.
Red Carpet Days
Please park in one of the two pay lots located at the Indiana Memorial Union at 900 E. Seventh Street (use this address when mapping your trip to campus). IMU Pay Lot #1 is located on Seventh Street, just east of the Indiana Memorial Union. IMU Pay Lot #2 is located on the corner of Woodlawn and Seventh Street, just north of the Indiana Memorial Union. You will be provided with a voucher at check-in to allow you to leave the parking lot at no charge. Please plan to arrive on campus by 8:30 a.m. to allow time to park and check in for your Red Carpet Day event.
GO Express Travel (800-589-6004) and Star of America Shuttle Service (800-933-0097) offer round-trip transportation between Indianapolis International Airport and Bloomington seven days a week, several times a day.
The following limousine services also offer round-trip transportation between the airport and Bloomington:
- Carey Indiana, 800-888-4639
- Classic Touch Limousine Service, 800-319-0082
- GO Express Travel, 800-589-6004
GO Express Travel (800-589-6004) and Star of America Shuttle Service (800-933-0097) travel between several Bloomington locations and Indianapolis International Airport several times each day throughout the week.
Catch-A-Ride provides student only service on all key holidays, semester breaks, and select weekends from IU to Merrillville and South Bend, IN and to Northbrook, Oakbrook, and Schaumburg, IL. Call 866-622-8242.
NWI-Chicago Connection offers student bus service to and from Bloomington on school breaks, holidays, and other select dates from Chicago, Gary, and Crown Point. Service is also available to South Bend with South Shore Line.