Housing & Child Care

Home and family in Bloomington

Graduate students are whole individuals who often need not only a place to live for themselves but also their families. These resources will get you started finding places to live and childcare support.

Find a place to live

Whether it’s an on-campus apartment, a house nearby, or a condominium downtown, we’ll help you find housing that fits your needs. These resources will help inform your housing search.

Residential Programs and Services

IU’s Residential Programs and Services (RPS) provides on-campus housing to IU students. RPS manages more than 1,000 apartment units, as well as more than 6,000 residence hall rooms. Students who live in RPS housing enjoy the convenient location, easy billing, and student community that comes with living on campus.

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GPSG Housing Information

The Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) has created a guide to Bloomington housing written specifically for graduate students. Check out the GPSO’s housing bulletin board for vacancies, learn about renter’s insurance, and explore your housing options as a graduate student.

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IDS Housing and Living Guide - Fall 2023

The Indiana Daily Student (IDS), IU’s student newspaper, provides a Housing & Living Guide for Fall 2023, produced by the students at the Indiana Daily Student and Indiana University.

Go to the IDS Housing Guide

IU Real Estate

The IU Real Estate-Property Management Division offers rental housing near campus to all full-time graduate and professional students and postdoctoral scholars, as well as full-time faculty and staff.

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