International Student Guide 2014


Jul 21, 2014 6:57 pm

Just FYI

Here are a few key terms that are useful to know around campus, so read and memorize. Don’t worry, there will not be a quiz.

Jul 21, 2014 6:31 pm

Btown shopping

Not everything fits in a suitcase. We picked out a few of our favorite stores around Bloomington for anything you might need after moving in.


Jul 21, 2014 5:44 pm

IU traditions

Welcome to campus! Mark your calendars and check out these IU traditions and events during your stay in Bloomington.Welcome Week,


Jul 21, 2014 4:15 pm

What is a Hoosier?

Merriam Webster dictionary defines “Hoosier” as a native or resident of Indiana.But what does it really mean?


Jul 21, 2014 4:09 pm

IU trivia

Welcome to IU! To get to know the University better, check out these trivia questions. How many do you know?

Jul 21, 2014 4:05 pm

Explore Bloomington

Bloomington’s downtown scene is bustling with international flavor, vintage and vinyl. Here, we point out some of our favorites.


Jul 21, 2014 3:57 pm

A taste of home

Being away from home can be difficult. Being away from any kind of food you consider familiar can make it


A cultural organization might help you find your niche at IU, whether you are ready to learn about other cultures or you want to find a place to feel at home.


Jul 21, 2014 3:39 pm

International student statistics

More than 8,000 international students come from more than 160 countries to attend IU. Curious about where they're from and what they're studying?


Jul 21, 2014 3:30 pm

Tips for transitioning

Culture shock can impact many students, affecting their eating, sleeping and studying. IU’s Counseling and Psychological Services provides tips for international students to help with cultural adjustment.


Jul 21, 2014 3:16 pm

Words of wisdom

Leaders across campus offer advice on how to make the most of your time at IU.


Jul 20, 2014 7:14 pm

An adjustment

The Office of International Services' programming mission is to support international students during their transition process and throughout their time of study at IU.


Jul 20, 2014 7:09 pm

How to get around

Even though you might not have a car and are in an unfamiliar place, don’t worry — there are plenty of easy and free ways to navigate Bloomington and the areas around it.


Jul 20, 2014 6:54 pm

Finding your place

It can be intimidating enough to start at a big school like IU, but it can be even scarier in a totally new country.Luckily, IU offers students countless opportunities to get involved and make new friends.