Maps, Directions & Parking

Get to IU Bloomington safe and sound

As you plan your trip, remember: Bloomington is in the Eastern Time Zone and observes daylight saving time. While on campus, visitors must follow campus policies, including wearing a mask at all times and practicing physical distancing. Review IU's on-campus guidance to learn more.

Additionally, there are several ongoing construction projects around Bloomington. Please allow extra time to manage delays or detours. For more information regarding state and local construction, please review the following sites:

Road closings in Bloomington
Road restrictions/closings in Indiana

Parking for registered guests

Pre-registration of your vehicle is required to park on campus. A visit confirmation will be sent to the email provided upon registration, which will include detailed parking information and further instructions.

If you are registered for a visit and need to park a rental car on campus, contact us via email at for parking options.

Parking for unregistered guests

If you are not registered for a campus visit, please visit the IU parking site for garage, visitor, and pay options.

Please note that Bloomington, IN is in Eastern Time. As such, please adjust your travel time accordingly. If you have questions regarding parking accessibility, please call our office at 812-855-0661.

Travel information

You’ll probably fly into and out of Indianapolis International Airport. You can rent a car or take a shuttle to Bloomington.

GO Express Travel, 800-589-6004, travels between Indianapolis International Airport and Bloomington several times each day. They also have private cars and a shuttle to and from Chicagoland.

Embarque, 800-888-4639, and Classic Touch Limousine, 800-319-0082, offer private, chauffeured cars and limos.

If you plan to stay in Bloomington overnight, take a look at the many hotels and accommodations available in Bloomington.

Maps and road construction

Campus map

Visit IU’s interactive map to find buildings and parking.