Diversity Programs

Portrait of Dejah Humbert

Dajah Humbert was determined to go to a college outside of Indiana until she attended a Red Carpet Day at IU and was invited to the “Lunch with Larry and Campus Partners” program. At the luncheon, she met other prospective and current students and IU staff members. She even learned about a wonderful scholarship opportunity with Hudson and Holland. According to Dajah, "If I did not attend ‘Lunch with Larry,’ I would never have gotten that amazing scholarship."

Explore IU

November 11, 2017

High-achieving, African American, Latino/Hispanic, American Indian, and multiracial males who are juniors and seniors in high school can take part in Explore IU. The day's activities will include an admissions presentation; meet and greet session with representatives from IU departments, academic schools, and student organizations; and lunch.

IU Family Receptions

March 2–3, 2018

Held in northwest Indiana, Fort Wayne, and Indianapolis, 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.

Red Carpet Day Luncheons

March and April, 2018

Admitted students and their guests are invited to lunch as part of the Red Carpet Day experience. Campus partners, Office of Admissions staff, and current IU students will be available to answer your questions as you finalize your college plans!

The Campus Collage

March 23–24, 2018

This overnight program is for admitted minority students. You’ll hang out with current IU students, spend the night in a residence hall, meet potential classmates, and find out about orientation. You’ll also learn about academics, culture, student organizations, and other aspects of IU life.

Reach IU

April 19 and 26, 2018

Students in grades 8–10 in the Indianapolis area are invited to attend one of two Reach IU events: April 19 at Lawrence North High School and April 26 at Pike High School. These programs introduce students and their parents to the many academic, social, and cultural opportunities at IU Bloomington. Scheduled activities include a career exploration workshop, parent workshop, and resource fair. Admissions staff and current IU students will be available to answer questions.

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