First-Year Experience courses enable you to make the most out of your first year at IU Indianapolis

Students help recycle

Create lasting friendships

Make deep connections with other awesome Jaguars starting college like you

Student giving service hours for the community

Serve your community

Service learning is a key element of many first-year experiences

Students exploring art in a museum

Inside access

You'll have countless opportunities to get to know your major, campus, and everything in-between

Pathways to Healthcare students eagerly sit on the bus waiting their tour of the EMS.

Support from day one

You'll have a strong support network of faculty, advisors, and mentors

A student pets a shark at the zoo.

Have fun while learning

Experiences are designed to engage students and make learning a breeze

Students and staff going through a tour around the city

Go beyond the classroom

You won't just be listening, you'll be doing, going, visiting, making, and more!

Former bridge student

Participating in Bridge really helped me feel like I belonged and helped ease my nerves about starting college.

Former Bridge participant

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