Diversity Programs

Exclusive opportunities to experience IU Bloomington

You can read all about our culturally rich community, spirited student life, and academic opportunities, but the best way to learn about IU is by connecting with us, at one of the virtual diversity programs below. These events also present a variety of opportunities to talk with current Hoosiers, meet other prospective students, and engage with staff.

All these events are by invitation only and require a reservation. Questions? Please call 812-855-0661 or email admissions@indiana.edu.

Note: If visit times are full, please check back. The system updates in real time as cancellations occur and as new dates become available. We are currently unable to offer a waitlist for visits.

If you are unable to join us in person for your campus visit, there are other ways to experience IU. With virtual visitsdriving tours, and self-guided walking tours, you can discover what IU has to offer and why you belong here.

Health and Safety Guidelines

IU Bloomington takes the health and safety of our campus community very seriously. While on campus, visitors must follow all the on-campus guidance applicable to members of the IU community, including applicable travel restrictions.

  • Campus walking tours are primarily outdoors. Please ensure you check the forecast and prepare for the weather.
  • Public health and safety concerns and/or weather emergencies 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.
  • Masks will be optional in most spaces on the Indiana University Bloomington campus, except for public transportation, health care settings, IU childcare facilities, and research spaces. You are welcome to wear a mask during your visit if you feel more comfortable doing so.

Ready IU

Winter 2022

Students in grades 9–11 are invited to use this online college preparation curriculum. Ready IU features courses on application and scholarship essay writing, college application tips, and preparing for a successful start to your college planning.

Sign up for Ready IU

Multicultural Mondays

March and April 2022

These online events take place each Monday in March and April and offer a chance to hear about your steps to enroll, ask questions about scholarships and financial aid, or anything IU-related, and connect with current IU students.

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IU Family Receptions

Spring 2022

Held in locations around Indiana, these events are for admitted students and their families. You'll have an informal meal with IU alumni, students, faculty, and staff—a great chance to ask questions and get advice on preparing for and succeeding at IU.

Level Up

Summer 2022

This monthly series of virtual workshops for parents, families, and other supporters of admitted students provides ways to learn more about what IU has to offer—without leaving your home. Learn how to support your student and help them manage finances.

Reach IU

Summer 2022

Students in grades 8–10 are invited to attend Reach IU. This program introduces students and their parents to the many academic, social, and cultural opportunities at IU Bloomington. Reach IU participants will engage in college and career exploration, personality assessments, and a virtual resource fair—as well as a parent workshop, just for students’ supporters.

Explore IU

Fall 2022

Explore IU is a virtual program for historically marginalized high school seniors to learn about IU Bloomington's academics, scholarships, and campus life directly from an admissions counselor, a current student ambassador, and an IU alumna. Parents, guardians, and mentors are also welcome to attend!

IU Precollege Day

Fall 2022

IU offers dozens of precollege programs for middle school and high school students. Join us for IU Precollege Day to learn more about our range of offerings, from summer camps to year-round programs.