Welcome Week and Moving In at IU

Welcome Week

Getting Your College Career Started Right!

Let the games (almost) begin...WELCOME WEEK at IU #realtalk

So for all of you incoming freshman I'm sure you have heard the rumors about the legendary, famous, most anticipated week of first semester.... WELCOME WEEK!

This is a two part post so please read all of it! :) (it'll help you out I promise) also I apologize ahead of time if this post is intense but...

 
A Simple Guide to Indiana University Freshman Year Welcome Week

Hello Incoming Hoosiers,

WOW, can you believe it! You are almost on campus, on your own, and ready to face the world. Well  it all seems so fresh and exciting now I bet. Thousands of possibilites in your future. Tons of degree programs, the option to study abroad, and a few years down the road...

 
(Video): Welcome Week: Traditions & Spirit of IU!

As we all know, Indiana University runs on tradition. At orientation, we went on a lovely Legends Tour where our O-Leaders tried to jam years and years of history into our brains in a short amount of time. To help refresh our memories, IU had a Welcome Week event called Traditions & Spirit of IU...

 
Welcome Week at IU
YOU MADE IT!!!

Congrats Freshman! Your here, so your getting a taste of the celebratory side of college. Its a nice transition is it not? You been introduced to each other, your floor, now time for finding your way around college culture. What is college culture you might ask? While the defition of...

 
Welcome Week!!!

Woo! So the time is finally here--we're in the midst of Welcome Week, and the last full week of relaxation and no responsibilities! I'm trying my best here at Willkie South to feel at ease and happy about this last week.  So far I've been watching movies, hanging with friends, and generally sitting...

 
What is welcome week at IU and why is it important?

Something beautiful happens in Bloomington just before classes start. Like that streak of lime green that flashes in the sky before the sun sets on the ocean, Bloomington has a sweet spot of fun before fall semester begins. This is welcome week.

For a brief few days, internships and summer...

 
Welcome Week, Involvement Fair, Classes, OH MY!!!!!

Hello again, loyal followers! It's me back with another update on what is happening at Indiana University! Classes are in full swing, the beginning of the year activities are coming to an end, and all of the many Freshman are settling in just fine. What all has been going on, you might ask? Well,...

 

The Indiana Promise

Our mutual commitment to integrity and responsibility

Keep this Promise-- The Indiana Promise

My freshman year, I spent Monday-Friday from 9am to 9pm on the blue-lined Marching Hundred Practice field located in Assembly Hall's North parking lot. I missed almost the entirety of Welcome Week and only made it to things that happened after 9 pm that I wasn't too exhausted to go to. That being...

 
What The Indiana Promise Means to Alyssa Andrews

10 defining moments.  7 critical choices.  5 pivotal people.  These are the three types of external factors you use to trace who you have become in this life, according to Dr. Phil. 

I’ll never say I’m not much of a sap-artist.  Because I am… and I also just made that word up. Why not?  It’s a...

 
Indiana Promise: A Freshman's Perspective

Hello again everyone! The days 'til moving into the Forest Quad are in the single digits now and I am starting to get a bit nervous/excited/scared/happy/ecstatic/frantic...I think you get the point. All these mixed emotions are really starting to affect me, and getting closer to the first day of...

 
What the Indiana Promise Means to Brooke

Hey everyone! I hope everyone is getting really excited for the new semester. The picture above was during the fall of my freshman year. I move into my apartment on Sunday, and I can't wait for my sophomore year to start! I am looking forward to enjoying welcome week and all the festivities....

 
Do you PROMISE?? AKA: Not Just IU, But 4 LYFE!!

I don't know why I titled the end of this "4 Lyfe", but I figured I'd be stupid and misspell something and use a number to make it look cool instead of a word. Anywho, the Indiana Promise is a commitment incoming freshman (and subsequently, transfer students) take during the Freshman Induction...

 
Why You'll Want to Pay Attention to the Indiana Promise

After hauling boxes, TVs and furniture up and down un-air-conditioned stairs all day, you have one more ring to jump through on move-in day before you can send your parents off with the illusion you’re about to spend the night unpacking and resting up for your first year at IU. This ring is the...

 

Move In Day at IU

Physically and mentally exhilarating and exhausting, all at the same time

Moving In & Welcome Week in Bloomington, Blast Time Ever!

Hello all! Sorry it has been so long I've been busy because of school, yeah I know lame right? Well hate to break it to you but that's why we're here!!! Anyway, I wanted to share my move-in experience and what I did in Welcome Week!

Day One: Moving In
I moved in on Wednesday, the official moving day,...

 
End of Welcome Week Tricks

Hello readers!

I hope everyone is enjoying their welcome week as much as I am. Although as the day #2 of classes rolled around, I don't know if I was quite ready to jump back into learning. It's now or never I suppose. Anyways, I'm back and here with a few helpful hints and reminders.

Now that you've...

 
Move-in (The 1st Taste of College)

Hey, all you eager freshmen! My name is Kevin and I am excited to tell you more about campus life! I am a sophomore majoring in SPEA management and am very involved in many different organizations around campus including dorm government. Move-in day for the Indiana University Bloomington campus is...

 
Move In Like a BOSS!!! Indiana University

So, you are going to be moving in and you start to wonder, am I doing this right? First off, this is no trick that you have to practice. Moving in is a wonderful first step that will be the beginning of your journey to college!

Before you can even move in, you have to make sure that you have all of...

 
How To Move In From Out of State! Like A Boss!

One of my biggest fears about college was being the only one from out of state. I imagined that all my new friends would go home on the weekends, only hang out with their high school friends and leave me out to dry. 

Luckily, IU has 32% out of state students, which may not seem like a lot, but...

 

Beyond Welcome Week

Your college experience becomes a reality

The 5 Best Things about being a Freshman at IU

Hey everybody! I hope everyone is all settled in and is off to a good start for the semester! I am living in on campus apartments this year in Union Street and they are amazing. My roommmates and I are learning how to cook, clean and truly fend for ourselves in our own place. With that being said,...

 
Beyond Welcome Week: What To Do Once You're Settled In to IU

Welcome Week is going to be awesome-- no classes, no class work, and plenty of time to meet new people! But the awesome doesn't stop there-- you're going to IU! It's always awesome! Once you've settled into your college life a bit, make sure to start the year off on a good note by preparing yourself...

 
Welcome Back to Indiana University!? For Freshman: Just Welcome!

Wow! Boy does it seem like I've been gone for a long time on WeAreIU.com! I have been seeing multiple blogs from some of the other wonderful bloggers on the site, and suffice to say, I definitely feel a bit guilty for not contributing nearly as much as some of the others! Hopefully, starting with...

 
Freshman Frenzy: Surviving Your First Week at IU

Hello, future students! So I know that right now you're probably just about to burst with excitement over the fact that in about one month, you will begin your college journey at IU. (I definitely was 2 years ago at this time!) But I also know that you're probably feeling a litte bit nervous and...