About Us

The IU Visitor Information Center is unique in that it is staffed almost entirely by current undergraduate and graduate students. Being able to offer our guests a variety of perspectives, from a diverse group of students, is one of our greatest assets. If you have any questions, feel free to email us at iuvis@iu.edu!

  • Orlancia Askie

    Orlancia Askie
    Visitor Guide
    Major: Biochemistry

    Favorite Place on Campus: My favorite place on campus is the Indiana Memorial Union (IMU) because it is a one stop shop for all you need!

  • Sierra Carmona

    Sierra Carmona
    Visitor Guide
    Major: Human Development and Family Studies and Premed

    My favorite place on campus is the Indiana Memorial Union. I always come here to study, and I love going to Starbucks and Sugar and Spice for sweet treats.

  • Ray Hootman

    Ray Hootman
    Graduate Assistant
    Major: Masters in Voice Performance with a Graduate Certificate in Vocology

    Favorite Place on Campus: My favorite place on campus is the amphitheater. It’s in such a pretty part of campus sitting next to the Bryan House gardens and looking over the bridges. Throughout the year they host events like jazz and interpretive dance shows as well as late night movies.

  • Mckenna Love

    Mckenna Love
    Visitor Guide
    Major: Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation

    Favorite Place on Campus: The IMU is my favorite place on campus because there's so much to do. It's a cool place to hang out in between classes, and I love the various activities that are available.

  • Mina Shelby

    Mina Shelby
    Graphic Designer
    Major: Master of Art Education (MSEd)

    Favorite Place on Campus: I love sitting by Showalter Fountain on a warm sunny day. It makes me reminisce about slow afternoons in Italy and France. I sit with my feet in the fountain and watch the wind catch the water in a floating mist.

  • Reilly Smith

    Reilly Smith
    Visitor Guide
    Major: Arts Management

    Favorite Place on Campus: My favorite place on campus is Showalter Fountain. It's such a nice place to sit and just people-watch, especially in the summer when it's hot and the water from the fountain is nice and cool. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I need to rent a car for my visit?

    It is not necessary that you rent a car for your visit. IU and Bloomington have a great bus system, and the community is extremely pedestrian and bike friendly.

  • When can I go on a self-guided tour?

    You can take a self-guided tour whenever your schedule permits. There are self-guided tour brochures that you can access on our website, or you can stop in our office to pick up the information.

  • Do I need to bring anything with me for the tour?

    Comfortable clothing and shoes are recommended for the campus tour. You may also want to check the forecast to get an idea of the current weather in Bloomington.

  • Where is the bookstore?

    The IU Bookstore is located in the Indiana Memorial Union. There is also a Varsity Shop on the corner of Kirkwood and Indiana Avenues.