Housing Options

On-campus urban living

The best way to fully experience student life at Indiana University Indianapolis? Live on campus. Not only will you be steps away from your classes and student activities, but you’ll also be near world-class arts and culture, sports, recreation, shopping, and dining in downtown Indianapolis.

Most of all, you’ll connect with your fellow Jaguars and form friendships—and memories—that will last a lifetime.

Prefer to live off campus? That's okay too. Indy offers a ton of great options, including several just a few blocks from campus. 

The choice is yours. All IU Indianapolis students can apply to live on campus or live off campus with friends, as well as at home with family. 

Apartment-style communities

The Riverwalk Apartments, one of IU Indianapolis' apartment-style communities.
Riverwalk Apartments

The Riverwalk Apartments combine the convenience of apartment living with the advantages of a traditional residence life experience. Home to 750 residents, the complex features fully furnished one-, two-, and four-bedroom units that each have a fully equipped kitchen and a full-size washer and dryer.

Discover Riverwalk Apartments

Or find your own space off campus

If you’d rather live off campus, you’ll find dozens of options in the surrounding neighborhood. You can have your pick of luxury lofts, affordable apartments, and even single-family residences.

Whichever you choose, you’ll still be uniquely positioned to take advantage of everything campus has to offer, including academic support, after-hours events and activities, and even delicious meal options.

See some of the housing options around campus


IU Indianapolis offers a variety of meal plans that are available to all students, regardless of whether they live on or off campus.

If you live in Ball Residence Hall, North Hall, or University Tower, you’re required to have a meal plan. If you live in the Riverwalk Apartments or the Townhomes, you have the option to select a meal plan, but you’re not required to have one.

Learn about dining on campus