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IU pop culture 101 for parents

Your students have years of classes and studying ahead of them. After you drop them off, here’s a little (fun) homework you can do in your own living room to brush up on some IU pop culture.

Mail 101

Keep your postal service happy. Check out these guidelines for addressing mail to students.

Parent care basket

Send the perfect care package

Nothing banishes the homesick blues like a surprise in the mail. Make your students feel at home by sending a care package or two to their residence hall.

Where to stay, what to eat and how to make the most of your time in Bloomington

Your student is all settled into his or her dorm, and you’re driving home in an unloaded minivan. All you can think about is when you’ll get to see your new college student again. Don’t worry. It’s not too early to start planning your next visit. There are a lot of great places in town. Here are some suggestions to get you started, but there are so many other places to fit your needs.

Freshman Hailey Hernandez works with her mother while moving into Rose Avenue Residence Hall.

What to expect when Move-in Day arrives

Your arrival to IU’s campus can be a lot easier if you know what to expect.
That’s why we asked Grace Bower, a resident assistant in Wright Quad, to break down the ins and outs of moving your student into his or her new home away from home.

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Orienter: New Student Guide

This annual new student guide is an Indiana Daily Student special publication offering an introduction to student life and experiences on the IU campus and in the city of Bloomington.

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