Join the University Club

Become a Member - Join the University ClubEveryone is welcome to join the UClub! Membership is open to IU faculty, staff, the public, and Alumni members and remains an incredible value. With varied programming and elegant facilities, the University Club is a valuable resource for its members. The Membership year is valid from June 1st to May 31st each year. Becoming a member in this premiere club is easy! – just click on one of the links below or call Club Manager, Svetla Vladeva at (812) 855-1325. Svetla can take all your information over the phone in just a few minutes.

Some of the benefits offered through membership include:

  • Deep discounts when renting the well-appointed banquet rooms. The Presidents’ Room holds up to 100 for your private and business needs. The Faculty Room can accommodate up to 75 and offers a large screen television and DVD player. Both rooms boast grand pianos, fireplaces and fully equipped kitchens.
  • Access to the three “members-only” rooms: the Billiard Room, the Reading Room, and the Library that can accommodate up to 12 people and are yours to use FREE!
  • Reciprocity with IUPUI (Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis) to use your University Club membership at the IUPUI where you can enjoy lunch at the Faculty Club in the University Place Conference Center in Indianapolis.
  • Access to the numerous Interest Groups offered through the University Women’s Club.
  • Automatic membership in the Association of Colleges and University Clubs. The ACUC is a global network of over 80 campus affiliated private clubs, many of which have overnight accommodations so travelling just became a lot simpler.
  • Reduced rate parking in the Indiana Memorial Union Lot’s 1 and 2. Just bring your parking ticket for validation.
  • Early registration for all Speaker Series Luncheons, Holiday Gala, New Year’s Eve party, Welcome Reception, Fall Luncheon, Wine Tasting, and numerous other special events.
  • Travel opportunities through our friends at Meadowood Retirement Community.
  • Payroll Deduction of dues is available for IU faculty and staff. Simply click on the link below.
  • As a University Club member you are eligible to attend all the exciting Bloomington Chamber of Commerce events and activities.


Regular Membership

Regular membership dues are still only $60 annually for individuals, $80 annually for two or more living in the same household. Regular membership renewal notices are sent in the spring and due by July 15th each year.

pdf icon Regular Member Application & Renewal Form (please print and mail)

Life Membership

As part of your retirement benefit package, “IU Retiree Status Employees” enjoy a FREE Annual Membership in the University Club! All you have to do is complete and submit the form below annually. The form should be used by IU Retirees only who are considered “IU Retiree Status Employees.” (Please contact the HR Department if you are uncertain of your retirement status.) Life Membership Renewal Notices are sent via email annually and are due by September 15th each year. It is understood that your Life Membership is paid for by IU and that you must renew your Life Membership each year.

pdf icon IU Retiree Application & Renewal Form (please print and mail)

Meadowood Membership

Membership is FREE to residents of Meadowood Retirement Community and must be renewed annually. Renewal notices are sent in the summer and due by September 15th each year. Just complete and mail the form below and yes, you may use “Campus Mail!”

pdf icon Meadowood Application & Renewal Form (please print and mail)

IU Faculty and Staff requesting Payroll Deduction of their Membership Dues may use the link below.
Payroll Deduction for IU Faculty and Staff Form


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These doors have been welcoming members and guests since 1912!

Rich in tradition, the historic University Club of Indiana University boasts two elegant and affordable banquet rooms and has been the premiere Club in Bloomington, Indiana, for over 100 years! Located on two floors of the Indiana Memorial Union building on the IU Campus, the Club is at the heart of this Big Ten University Campus. Our well-appointed banquet and meeting rooms are suitable for weddings, trade shows, conventions, award ceremonies, reunions, memorials, retirement parties, lectures, and conferences. Both rooms feature grand pianos, fireplaces, kitchens, fine works of art, and hold up to 100 guests for your private parties and business needs.

Members of the University Club enjoy an array of programs, special events, and Speaker Series Luncheons. Membership in the club remains a remarkable value with numerous benefits including free "members-only" rooms; the Billiard Room, Reading Room, and Library, access to 14 different and stimulating Interest Groups that range from antiques to yoga, reciprocal rights at 93 other clubs through the Association of College and University Clubs, and deep discounts on banquet room rentals. For business and private events that are as smart and stylish as you – call the University Club.