The Indiana University Bloomington campus of 7.82 km2 includes abundant green space and historic buildings dating to the university's reconstruction in the late nineteenth century. In 2011, Travel+Leisure listed the University as one of the most beautiful college campuses in the United States. The campus rests on a bed of Indiana Limestone, specifically Salem Limestone and Harrodsburg Limestone, with outcroppings of St. Louis Limestone.
Indiana University - Bloomington offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance. Indiana University-Bloomington also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Indiana University - Bloomington.
There are more than 750 student organizations currently on the books—and that number is always growing. Many students embark on service trips to countries around the globe during spring break and the summer months. Many more belong to service groups focused on addressing global issues.
These clubs enable students to connect people who share their passions and create the beginnings of a network that will help them throughout their careers.
With more than 70 fraternities and sororities on campus there is a tremendous amount of variety within the Greek system.
Almost 20 percent of IU students belong to a Greek organization—and not just because of the lifelong friendships Greek life helps them build. It’s also a great way to get involved in the community, learn about leadership, and make a real difference with philanthropic efforts.
Besides IU students have access to state-of-the-art fitness, athletic, and recreation facilities. The Student Recreational and Sports Center, SRSC, and Wildermuth Intramural Center, WIC, offer everything they could want whether they're a committed athlete or a casual fitness enthusiast.
The university offers plenty of traditional residence hall options with shared rooms, communal living spaces and handy food courts. There are also apartments for those who need some space, private rooms for those who tend toward the introverted side and co-op kitchen facilities for those who want to cook their own food.
Freshmen must live on campus for at least two semesters, though there are some exceptions. According to stats, 35 percent of the students live in college-owned, operated or affiliated housing.
Students can choose from more than 20 communities in two categories: Living Learning or Thematic. Each offers specialized programmes and, best of all, people who understand each other.
Indiana Career Center is responsible for organizing career events, career advising and helping students to find part-time and internship opportunities.