Transitioning into life as a graduate student can be a challenge—especially if you’re new to town, or you’re bringing your family with you.

Let us orient you to your life as a graduate student in Bloomington. In addition to telling you about graduate student organizations, your health insurance, child care, and housing options, we’ll make sure you know how to really engage in and benefit from the graduate student experience.

To get started, take a look at these popular campuswide resources.

IU Bloomington Visitor Information Center

Find maps and directions, and get recommendations for things to see and do on and around campus. Plan your visit »

Student Central on Union

Register for classes, manage your financial aid, and stay on top of university deadlines. Get ahead »

IU Health Center

IU Bloomington’s four-story facility includes a full-service medical clinic, lab, X-ray facility, women's clinic, and pharmacy. Plan your visit »

Student Recreational Sports Center (SRSC)

Sweat out your stress with fitness classes, 400 pieces of cardio/ weight-training equipment, intramurals, and more. Find a fitness regimen »

Career Development Center

Your gateway to 14 different on-campus career centers. Explore careers »

Explore new resources for non-academic careers. Versatile PhD »

Office of International Services (OIS)

Joining us from overseas? The Office of International Services is dedicated to helping you integrate and acclimate to life in Bloomington, Indiana. Learn more »

Student Legal Services

Once you pay your Student Activity fee, you’re entitled to advice and, often, legal representation at no charge. Find out what's included »