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Picture yourself at IU Indy

Go on a photo tour of campus. You'll see some of our students' favorite spots to study, learn, and hang out—on campus and in downtown Indianapolis.

Campus Life

Bright, spacious atrium with multiple levels, escalators, glass railings, and floor-to-ceiling windows.

Campus Center

Explore the Campus Center, the bustling heart of campus life with dining options, student services, and spaces for socializing and student organization activities.

Modern building with a skywalk and illuminated IU logo on a tower.


When you’re ready to leave the Campus Center, use the skywalk, a convenient and scenic connector between buildings that shelters students from the weather as they walk through campus.

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University Library

Our University Library is one of the most technologically sophisticated libraries in the nation, offering facilities such as writing centers, quiet study spaces, collaboration centers, and housing the Honors College and Graduate School Office.

Campus Housing

Four story red-brick university building with trees and landscaping in the foreground, with a paved brick sidewalk leading toward the building.

Residence Halls

Our residence halls provide a supportive community and easy access to campus amenities. We have three traditional residence halls: University Tower, North Hall, and Ball Hall. Students can also choose to live in the Riverwalk Apartments, our premium on-campus housing that offers students a balance of independence and community in a scenic location.

Neatly arranged dorm room with a lofted bed, a desk underneath, and another bed with floral bedding, featuring a wood floor and bright window lighting.

University Tower

University Tower is a popular freshman-only residence hall, offering triple rooms and a dining hall. The space, which was once a hotel, is designed for comfort and convenience with a view of campus.

Spacious dining hall with modern decor, multiple food stations, and various seating options.

Tower Dining

Stay fueled and feeling good throughout your day by stopping at Tower Dining, which offers students an all-you-care-to-eat culinary experience. You can also use your meal plan to dine at any of our other 100+ on- and off-campus eateries.

Sports and Recreation Facilities

Indoor fitness center with cardio and strength equipment, surrounded by a running track.

National Institute for Fitness and Sport (NIFS)

Reach your fitness goals at our world-class, 117,000 square foot exercise facility. The National Institute for Fitness and Sport is the training facility for IU Indianapolis athletics teams, as well as professional and Olympic athletes. As a student, you’ll have access to NIFS in addition to campus recreation opportunities like intramural and club sports, group fitness classes, open swims, and more when you purchase a membership.

Large outdoor stadium filled with spectators, surrounded by trees with autumn foliage.

Michael A. Carroll Stadium

IU Indianapolis is an NCAA Division 1 team in the Horizon League. Known as the Jaguars, we are home to 19 athletics programs. Students get free access to home games, including men’s and women’s soccer and track and field teams, who play at Carroll Stadium. This historic venue also hosts community events and is the current home to the Indy Eleven professional soccer team.

Large indoor swimming pool with multiple lanes, crowded with swimmers and spectators in the stands.

IU Natatorium

The Natatorium is a premier facility for aquatic sports, home to the IU Indianapolis swimming and diving teams, and a venue for major competitions.


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Central Campus

In the center of campus, you’ll find additional IU Indianapolis schools. Located in University Hall, the Lilly Family School is recognized for its excellence in philanthropy and nonprofit management education, and its role in preparing students to make a difference. The School of Liberal Arts, in Cavanaugh Hall, offers a wide range of programs that foster critical thinking, creativity, and effective communication. The School of Education and the School of Social Work share the Education and Social Work Building, which houses programs that prepare students to shape the future in various ways.

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Informatics and Communications Technology Complex

The Informatics and Communications Technology Complex is a hub for students in tech-driven fields, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and collaborative spaces. This building is home to the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering. It houses advanced spaces like the Emerging Technologies Lab, where innovative minds work on the cutting edge of technology, developing new tools and applications, and the Audio Production Suite where students learn to produce, mix, and master audio with professional-grade equipment.

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Eskenazi Hall

The Herron School of Art and Design offers state-of-the-art studios and a dynamic curriculum for careers in arts, design, and visual communication. The Drawing Room in Eskenazi Hall is a creative space where art students practice and perfect their drawing skills in a light-filled, inspiring environment. Other specialized art students study diverse artistic disciplines including ceramics, furniture design, and photography.

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Taylor Hall

In Taylor Hall, you’ll find University College, the starting point for many undergraduates, which provides guidance and resources to ensure every student’s success. This vibrant space is home to IU Indianapolis’ Multicultural Center, Accessible Educational Services, and LGBTQ+ Center.

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Business and SPEA Building

The Kelley School of Business is known for its innovative programs and strong industry connections, preparing students for success in the global business world. The O'Neill School is dedicated to public and environmental affairs and prepares students for meaningful careers in public service.

Nursing students in red scrubs practicing on a patient simulator in a clinical training room.

IU School of Nursing

Students at the IU School of Nursing learn in a state-of-the-art educational facility where they gain hands-on experience in a simulated clinical environment. This features our simulation lab, where students practice clinical skills with a realistic mannequin in patient care scenarios.

Students practicing physical therapy techniques on treatment tables in a large clinical classroom.

Health Sciences Building

The Health Sciences Building is home to two schools. The School of Health and Human Sciences focuses on interdisciplinary study to improve health, well-being, and quality of life in diverse health careers. The Fairbanks School of Public Health addresses global health challenges through research, community engagement, and a focus on social justice. This hospital room setting is a fully equipped simulation space where healthcare students practice their skills. Here, our physical and occupational therapy students are learning to use the latest equipment and techniques in patient care.

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Science Buildings

The School of Science offers more than 50 degrees and programs at IU Indianapolis. The science buildings are equipped with modern laboratories and research facilities designed to support advanced scientific inquiry and discovery. Students and faculty conduct groundbreaking research across various disciplines in the research labs, contributing to scientific advancements.

Modern classroom with rows of bright red chairs with attached desks arranged in a circle around a center lectern. IU logos are displayed on large screens on the walls above the chairs.


In our classrooms, technology and interactive learning converge to provide an immersive educational experience where students can collaborate and make use of emerging learning technologies, like in this classroom located in Innovation Hall. The largest classroom at IU Indianapolis seats over 400 students, but more than half of our classes have fewer than 20 students enrolled. Our student to faculty ratio is 13:1, making it easy for you to connect with your instructor and master the material.

Modern laboratory with rows of microscopes on black-topped workstations.


Our classrooms and labs, such as the one pictured in Innovation Hall, provide unique spaces where students learn, collaborate, and engage in cutting-edge research and innovative projects that shape the future of technology. At IU Indianapolis, you can get involved in research opportunities as early as freshman year.

Indianapolis Life

Scenic canal with walkways on both sides, bordered by green lawns and trees, with the Indianapolis city skyline in the background.

Indiana Central Canal

Many IU Indianapolis students enjoy the Canal, a picturesque waterway with walking paths, pedal boats, and scenic views right next to campus. The Canal is home to one of our most important traditions, the Regatta, which features half-mile canoe races, live entertainment, family-friendly activities, and food vendors.

Aerial view of downtown Indianapolis at dusk, showcasing the iconic Soldiers and Sailors Monument with its detailed sculpture at the top, surrounded by illuminated skyscrapers.

Monument Circle

Just one mile from campus sits Monument Circle, the symbolic center of Indianapolis, featuring the Soldiers and Sailors Monument and surrounded by shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions, giving Indianapolis the name “Circle City”.

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Massachusetts Avenue

Explore Mass Ave, a lively cultural district known for its unique boutiques, art galleries, theaters, and eclectic dining options. This vibrant avenue is a hub of creativity and entertainment, offering a taste of Indianapolis's urban charm and a popular destination for students, just about a 4-minute walk away from campus.

Indiana Biosciences Research Institute building with modern glass exterior and a backdrop of the Indianapolis city skyline.

16 Tech Innovation District

16 Tech is a 50-acre community in downtown Indianapolis dedicated to world-changing innovation and economic opportunity just minutes from the IU Indianapolis campus. The district is home to the AMP, an artisan marketplace and food hall showcasing local culinary entrepreneurs and vendors. It also houses Machyne, a well-equipped 21st century makerspace where innovators, creatives, and makers of all kinds bring big ideas to life in a fun and collaborative environment. Innovation Building 1 is a state-of-the-art office-lab building with multiple tenants including Indiana School of Medicine and various startup labs.

Rendering of the 16 Tech Bridge featuring a modern, wavy design with pedestrians and cyclists crossing over a river, surrounded by greenery.

16 Tech Bridge

The 16 Tech Bridge will span Fall Creek, creating a direct connection between 16 Tech, the IU Indianapolis hospital district, and downtown Indy. It’s scheduled to open in 2024.