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Visitor Information Center

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Admissions Tours

Students interested in attending IU can attend the campus tours offered by the Office of Admissions. Besides a campus tour with a current IU student, they include an admissions information presentation, a tour of one of IU's residence halls, and personal academic advising (by appointment only).

The Office of Admissions is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and most Saturdays during the school year, 8 a.m. to noon. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions or call 812-855-0661.

Campus Tours

For Prospective Students and Parents

Sunday Afternoon Tours at 1 p.m.*

For prospective students and their families who are unable to travel to campus during the week, the IU Visitor Information Center offers a guided campus tour on Sunday afternoons at 1 p.m. Our student-guided tours of campus are small and personalized to suit the needs of participants. Please check below for available dates and call to make reservations.

NOTE: Our tours do not include an admissions presentation or academic appointment.

Available Tour Dates:

*Fall 2014 Tours:

  • Sunday, September 14, 2014 (This tour is at capacity)
  • Sunday, September 21, 2014 (This tour is at capacity)
  • Sunday, September 28, 2014 (This tour is at capacity)
  • Sunday, October 5, 2014 (This tour is at capacity)
  • Sunday, October 26, 2014 (This tour is at capacity)
  • Sunday, November 2, 2014 (This tour is at capacity)
  • Sunday, November 9, 2014
  • Sunday, November 16, 2014

*Spring 2015 Tour

  • Sunday, February 1, 2015
  • Sunday, February 8, 2015
  • Sunday, February 15, 2015
  • Sunday, February 22, 2015
  • Sunday, March 1, 2015
  • Sunday, March 8, 2015
  • Sunday, March 29, 2015
  • Sunday, April 12, 2015
  • Sunday, April 19, 2015

*The safety of our visitors is our number one priority here at the IU Visitor Information Center. We take into consideration weather, travel and campus conditions when deciding whether to amend or cancel tours due to Adverse Weather Conditions. When conditions warrant, the decision to amend or cancel tours is coordinated with appropriate officials and is communicated to our staff as well as the visitors of the affected campus.

Self-guided Tours

Also, self-guided walking tours are possible. Simply follow the progression of locations as included in our informative brochures, or if you prefer just listening as you walk, consider our youtube tour.

Click to view our new campus walking tour booklet

Click to view our self-guided video tour option

To arrange a tour, call (812) 856-GOIU or email iuvis@indiana.edu.

Group Visits and Tours

Whether you are bringing a first grade class or a group of senior citizens, let us help you personalize your visit to the Bloomington campus. Our staff can recommend attractions, build your itinerary, and provide current IU students as tour guides. Available visit options:

  • Self-guided tour of campus and the historic Old Crescent area
  • Scavenger hunt for students in grades 3–8

For guests with mobility issues, the Visitor Information Center is able to offer tours using a golf cart, weather permitting. The golf cart can accommodate five passengers in addition to the driver. These special tours are available by appointment, pending availability and weather conditions, only from March to October.

If you are interested in scheduling a visit or tour with the IU Visitor Information Center, call 812-856-GOIU (4648) or e-mail iuvis@indiana.edu.

Please contact us at least two weeks before you plan to visit campus, to ensure space availability.


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