Student Experience

Find your place at IU

IU Bloomington is truly a global university—our students come from more than 110 countries.

As an international student, you will earn a respected degree while having the experience of a lifetime. You will broaden your understanding of the world by meeting new people and learning about cultures different from your own. And you’ll have the opportunity to get involved in almost any kind of activity you can imagine.

See how to get involved at IU

Check out international events on campus

See our upcoming events, and make plans to attend some (or many!) of them with your friends.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

1:00 PM3:00 PM

Indiana Memorial Union (Union Building), Georgian Room


Meet new friends and enjoy free snacks, games and crafts. Jump into the photobooth and we'll turn your picture into a custom post card that you can send to friends/family! Then we'll mail...Read More »

Conversation Partners Kickoff

Monday, September 24, 2018

6:00 PM7:30 PM

Willkie Quadrangle (B) (Auditorium)


The Conversation Partners Program will be kicking off with introductions and expectations of the program. You will also have time to meet with your partner and set up a time and location to meet!...Read More »

Practical English Tutorials

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

6:30 PM7:30 PM

Auditorium Room A151


Improve your English-speaking skills and learn from native speakers who are eager to share their knowledge of the language. Sessions focus on topics like slang, holidays, and American culture in gener...Read More »

Global Studies Graduate Writing Group

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

2:00 PM5:00 PM

Global and International Studies Building room 3015


The Center of the Study of Global Change reserves a room, brings light snacks, and also provides coffee for this writing group. Members come prepared to work on their own material (such as: artic...Read More »

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Opportunities for fun are everywhere

There are countless things for you to do, see, and experience on campus and in Bloomington. You can join one of hundreds of student organizations on campus (or create your own). Head to iconic Assembly Hall to see Hoosiers basketball in action. Or enjoy weekend brunch in downtown Bloomington.