Let’s celebrate your admission to IU Bloomington

We’re rolling out the red carpet to welcome you and your family to IU! Red Carpet Days are your chance to explore campus, learn about academic programs, and talk with current IU students and faculty. You’ll also receive important information about your next steps to enroll, including applying for housing and attending New Student Orientation. Plus, you’ll get a free IU shirt and experience that one-of-a-kind Hoosier spirit.

Schedule and travel info

Dates and registration

If you’re ready to walk the red carpet at IU, choose a date below and sign up. Reservations are required and sessions fill up quickly. If our campus visit times are full, please note that the reservation system is updated in real time as cancellations occur. If your plans change and you need to change or cancel your reservation, please call us immediately at 812-855-0661.

  • April 4, 6, 18, 20, 25, 29

Register now

Campus safety

IU Bloomington takes the health and safety of our campus community very seriously. All visitors to campus must adhere to guidelines and personal precautions required for Indiana University community members, including wearing a mask while indoors, as well as any applicable travel restrictions.

Students and guests will follow these guidelines:

  • Campus walking tours are primarily outdoors. Please ensure you check the forecast and prepare for the weather.
  • Public health and safety concerns could require the cancellation of your campus visit. You will be notified as soon as possible in the event of a cancellation of your scheduled visit.
  • A person who has COVID-19 symptoms or who is being treated for COVID-19 or potential COVID-19 may not visit campus.
  • While on campus, visitors must follow all of the on-campus guidance applicable to members of the IU community. Masks are required for all campus visitors in all indoor spaces. Masks are optional outdoors for campus visitors who are fully vaccinated. Those who are not vaccinated or are in the process of becoming fully vaccinated—which occurs two weeks past the last dose of a COVID-19 vaccine—should wear a mask on campus.

Admitted student virtual events

There’s nothing like being on campus, but sometimes visiting is not an option. If you can’t make it to an in-person Red Carpet Day, we encourage you to register for an admitted student virtual event. Registration for these events will begin in late January.

Connect at your Red Carpet Day

The official hashtag for Red Carpet Days is #IURCD, so be sure to use it in your posts and tweets!

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 website, and/or in marketing materials.