Freshman Induction

Welcome to the Class of 2025

IU Bloomington’s new freshmen and their families are cordially invited to attend this year’s Freshman Induction Ceremony for an official welcome and introduction to the Indiana University community.

When: Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 4 p.m.

Where: Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, 1001 E. 17th Street, Bloomington, IN 47408

Why attend? This ceremony in IU Bloomington’s legendary basketball arena is the perfect way to launch your freshman year. Receive your official IU Promise pin. Hear from the head of IU Bloomington, Interim Provost John S. Applegate, and other campus leaders. Learn about on-campus organizations and resources for undergraduates. Enjoy music and refreshments.

What to wear? Come as you are! Although there will be some pomp and circumstance on the stage, casual attire for all attendees is fine, and in fact, recommended.

For the health and safety of the IU community, masks are currently required at indoor events.

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The Indiana Promise

I promise that:

  • I will be ethical in my academic work.
  • I will take personal responsibility for what I say and what I do.
  • I will respect the dignity of others, treating them with civility and understanding.

Contact Us

Office of University Events

1000 E. 17th Street
Bloomington, IN 47408
  • Email:
  • Phone: 812-855-3762

Office of First Year Experience Programs

Eigenmann Hall 219
1900 E. Tenth Street
Bloomington, IN 47408
  • Email:
  • Phone: 812-855-4357