When you walk into Assembly Hall, you know it’s a special place. The pep band is playing. Your classmates are in costumes or candy stripes. You find your seat in the nation’s largest student section, cheer as the starters are introduced, and see the five national championship banners above the baseline. Game on!
A good time to be a Hoosier
Fans of IU Athletics have a lot to cheer about. The football team played in their second consecutive bowl game for the first time since 1991. Men’s basketball brought home the Big Ten Championship in 2016. Women’s water polo finished seventh in the nation in 2014. The baseball team won the Big Ten Championship in 2014. Add in our swimming and diving squads, perennially among the nation’s best, and you have the Spirit of Indiana: 24 Sports, One Team.
men’s and women’s varsity sports, most of which you can see for free
club and intramural sports, from basketball to Quidditch
Sports and fitness for all
Not an NCAA-caliber student-athlete? No worries. Satisfy your competitive urges, try new sports, participate in group exercise sessions, or work out on your own through IU Recreational Sports. It’s one of the ways IU cares for the whole student—and if you’re enrolled in classes, you’re automatically a member.