Students Guide

thumbnail:2492,left Home to Indiana University’s flagship campus and Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington, Bloomington is a place where small town atmosphere meets world-class university life, creating an environment conducive to learning, educational studies and career opportunities.

Whether you seek arts, entertainment, internship opportunities, recreation, parks or community involvement, Bloomington has it all. Challenge yourself to seek out all that Bloomington has to offer, and you're sure to cherish your time here!

 

Living in Bloomington

 

Transportation

Bus Services

Bloomington Transit operates an extensive bus system, which includes BT Access, a transportation service for persons with disabilities.

IU Campus Bus System provides free service to students on the IU campus.

Rural Transit provides service for surrounding areas in Bloomington and Monroe County.

Alternative Transportation

Biking in Bloomington

 

Weekend Fun

Thomson Park Take a break from campus life and enjoy Bloomington's scenery. From eating ethnic cuisine along Fourth Street to taking a walk through a historic district, the activities are endless. Whether it's a weekend with friends or a half-day with your family, there's something for everyone.

- Find out what's happening with these two community calendars:

- Explore Historic Bloomington

- Find local parks and playgrounds

City of Bloomington Internship Opportunities

The City of Bloomington is a proud partner with Indiana University SPEA Fellowship program and the Hudson-Holland Scholarship program. The City also works closely with Ivy Tech Community College. Real-world experience in the political and social realm of local government is an important career builder. We welcome motivated, talented, and dedicated individuals to any of our internship opportunities. For more information about employment at the City of Bloomington, contact [Employee Services] by calling 349-3404 or e-mail employee.services@bloomington.in.gov.

Volunteer Opportunities

Give back to the community in which you now call home and build your resume at the same time. Bloomington is home to many nonprofits that are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for residents in Bloomington but also working to change the world. The City's very own, Parks and Recreation Department, also is looking for dedicated volunteers to devote their time and talents to its many programs and services.

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