Experience IU Day

Explore campus and discover all of the opportunities you can experience at Indiana University Bloomington!

The Experience IU Day Students

Attend Experience IU Day and explore your future

With top-notch academics, vibrant student life, and a gorgeous campus designed to support your success, IU Bloomington is the college where you really can have it all. At Experience IU Day, a visit program just for high school sophomores, you can experience IU in person. During your visit, you and your guest(s) will:

  • Learn about IU’s exceptional schools and student support services.
  • Get insight into the college search process and information about admissions and scholarships.
  • Explore campus with a guided tour led by an IU student.
  • Check out campus resources at the Opportunities Fair.
  • Talk with current students about their IU experiences.

As an added bonus, students who attend will receive a t-shirt add some IU spirit to your wardrobe!

Please note that reservations are required and space fills up quickly. We recommend waiting for your email confirmation before making travel plans.

As you plan your trip, remember: Bloomington is in the Eastern time zone and observes daylight savings time.

Please be advised that photographs will be taken at this event. Your participation in this event authorizes Indiana University Bloomington to photograph you and use your image in social media, on the web, and/or in marketing materials.


Check-in will take place at the Whittenberger Auditorium in the Indiana Memorial Union at 8 a.m. All Experience IU Day attendees will receive an agenda at that time, but here is a glimpse of what will be included in your day.

  • 8–8:45 a.m. Check-in
  • 9–9:45 a.m. Admissions presentation
  • 9:45–10:15 a.m. Student panel
  • 10:15–11:45 a.m. Campus tour
  • 11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Opportunities fair
  • 11:45 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Residence hall sample room open house (optional)

Experience IU Day

Check out the video below for what you can expect at Experience IU Day.

Description of the video:

[Calm music]

[Words appear: Experience Indiana University Bloomington]

[Video: Shot of limestone building with clock tower on Indiana University Bloomington’s campus.]

[Words appear: Learn about our incredible academics]

[Video: Shots of students working in laboratory, examining plant life, and playing saxophone.]

[Words appear: See our breathtaking campus]

[Video: Shots of several campus buildings in springtime.]

[Words appear: Connect with the engaging community]

[Video: Shots of students and professors working in tech classroom.]

[Words appear: Join us for Experience IU Day]

[Video: Students visiting in Rose Well House.]

[Words appear: More than just a day]

[Words appear: It’s an experience!]

[Words appear: Indiana University]

[Words appear: admissions.indiana.edu]

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