Academic Support

Just for freshmen

IU Bloomington is a big campus. And while we know you can't make a small school feel big, we can help you make a big school feel small.

So that you can find your place at IU Bloomington your very first year here, we offer two first-year programs designed to get you well acquainted with campus and all its valuable resources.

Learn more about our first-year programs

Office of First Year Experience Programs (FYE)
First Year ExperienceStudies prove that students who are involved on campus are the ones who perform the best academically. They're also the ones with the best resume experience. During your first year at IU, FYE will help you explore the many ways you can plug into campus life and find activities and organizations that best fit your interests.

University Division (UD)
advisingUD is the academic home and advising resource for most new IU Bloomington undergraduate students. If you're an exploratory student, it's where you'll explore your academic options to build a four-year plan that reflects your unique interests and career goals.