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IUPUI Quick Tips for new and returning students

Welcome to campus! IUPUI Quick Tips is a one-stop shop for quick, useful information for new and returning students about the variety of resources available at IUPUI.


IUPUI is a busy place with limited parking spaces. Students are eligible for E passes; for more information about student parking, see the Start of School page on the IUPUI Parking Services page. During the first three weeks of school, you can also tune in to 1610AM on your radio for parking updates, or follow @IUPUIPARK on Twitter.

IUPUI Shuttle Service is free and operates Monday through Friday all year. Find out more about shuttle routes. You can easily see where different parking garages and shuttle routes are located by clicking on "Parking and Transportation" on the IUPUI Campus Map.

Parking Services is at 1004 W. Vermont St. You can email the department at or call 317-274-4232.


Campus Center Food Court
Campus Center Food Court

IUPUI Food Service offers a wide variety of options for dining across campus with a range of operating hours.

  • Food court: Campus Center
  • Tower Dining (six options): University Tower
  • Chancellor's Restaurant: University Tower
  • The Docket: Inlow Hall
  • Jag Connection: Business/SPEA
  • Jag Java Cafe: University Library

IUPUI's hospitals also offer food service. In Riley Hospital for Children, the campus community can enjoy Hubbards & Cravens Coffee Co., McDonald's and the Riley Cafeteria. University Hospital has a Hubbards and Cravens Coffee Co. outlet,, plus Sonny's Pizza & Deli and the University Hospital Cafeteria. The Simon Cancer Center offers another cafeteria, while Wishard features its own cafeteria, plus an a la Cart Coffee Shop and a Subway.

Find out more about where to eat on campus at IUPUI Food Service.

Get Involved

Campus involvement can come in a variety of forms and may include joining a student organization, intramural sports team, fraternity or sorority, or participating in civic engagement. The Division of Student Life website can help you find events, activities, and organizations.

IUPUI Weeks of Welcome (WOW) is packed with a variety of events to assist first-year, transfer and returning students in making new friends and getting involved in campus life. See the list of events for 2013.

IUPUI Campus Map IUPUI Campus Map

One of the best resources for getting involved on campus is the IUPUI Events Calendar.

Campus Map

Need to know where your classes are? IUPUI Campus Map is here to help! You can search the map by buildings, parking and transportation and more.


University Information Technology Services (UITS) offers many Student Technology Centers (STCs) across campus with Windows and Macintosh systems.

Go directly to IUware to download software available to IU faculty, staff and students. For answers to computing questions, including how to get connected, visit the Knowledge Base.

Download the IU Mobile app for iPhone or iPad or for Android. From IU Mobile, you can access a wide range of services (e.g., Oncourse, computer labs, maps, AskIU). Many are publicly available, while others have features requiring CAS authentication or are associated with a particular campus. For a set of services customized for your campus, tap the Settings button (small gear icon) in the upper right corner of IU Mobile's home screen.


Textbooks, school supplies, Jaguar gear, and more can be found at the Barnes & Noble @IUPUI Bookstore. The bookstore, in the IUPUI Campus Center, is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.


For class registration, times, locations and other class information, please visit OneStart and Oncourse.

IUPUI Registrar is the place to go for a complete listing of courses each semester along with a comprehensive fall 2013 academic calendar.

Financial Services

Jagtag is the official identification card for IUPUI and identifies you as an active student of the campus community. Your Jagtag will be used to gain access to buildings, check out library books and, most commonly, to make purchases.

To stay up to date on your university tuition/fees and departmental charges, be sure to visit the Office of the Bursar.

Have questions about financial aid? Office of Student Financial Services is here to help!


AskIU is ready to answer your questions. You can access this question-and-answer service Mon. through Fri., 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sat. and Sun, 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Simply email, call 317-274-5555, or use the AskIU feature through the IU Mobile app.

You can also like IUPUI on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter @IUPUI.

Good luck this school year, and welcome to IUPUI!