Student Life

Welcome to Ivy Tech - Bloomington Student Life!  If you are looking for a connection outside the classroom, resume builders, social opportunities, civic engagement experiences, leadership development, or simply a good time, you have come to the right place! 

Student Life offers involvement opportunities in the following areas:

  • Student Governance
  • Student Leadership Development
  • Student Activities & Event Programming
  • Service Engagement
  • Recreation and Wellness
  • Student Clubs and Organizations

View some of our upcoming events below and if you are a current Ivy Tech student, be sure to check out IvyLife for updates from all of our student organizations!

Fall Welcome Week 2014

All events are free to Ivy Tech students, faculty, staff, and guests!

1st Flippin’ Morning
Monday, August 25th


Ferguson Academic Building, Main Entrance

Start your first day of class on the right foot with breakfast on-the-go!

Chris Cakes will be serving pancakes at the Ferguson Academic Building and a light breakfast will be served at Liberty Drive, Liberty Crossing, and the Waldron Arts Center.

Welcome Back Cookout
Monday, August 25th


Ferguson Academic Building, Back Patio

Join us for burgers and hot dogs from Bloomingfood’s and the music of Craig Thurston.

Time To Make the Doughnuts!
Tuesday, August 26th


Ferguson Academic Building, Main Entrance

Decorate your own doughnuts at the Ferguson Academic Building. A light breakfast will also be served at Liberty Drive, Liberty Crossing, and the Waldron Arts Center.

Lunch Party
Tuesday, August 26th


Ferguson Academic Building, Back Patio

Join us for a lunch party with food, games, and music!

Student Resource Expo
Wednesday, August 27th


Hoosier Times Student Commons

Come learn about student organizations, recreation sports, leadership opportunities, and other Ivy Tech resources!

Movie Night: Captain America
Wednesday, August 27th


Hoosier Times Student Commons

Kick back and relax with Free Movie Night! Grab a snack pack and enjoy Captain America: The Winter Solider (rated PG-13).

7th Annual Music Fest
Thursday, August 28th


Ferguson Academic Building

Celebrate the first week of the 2014-2015 academic year with Music Fest! Enjoy yummy food, free music, games and more! Event will conclude with a firework display. Tweet #ivymusicfest14 for a chance to win an awesome prize!

Questions about any of our events? Contact Courtney Packard at

September 11 Remembrance Event

Join us as we remember those who loss their lives in the September 11 terrorist attacks.  More event details to come.

Constitution Day

September 17 marks the anniversary of the United States Constitution.  Visit the 1st Floor Rotunda at the Connie and Steve Ferguson Academic Building to become a registered voter, learn about amendments to the U.S. Constitution regarding voting, and pick up your free pocket-sized constitution!  Visit IvyLife for more information.

The Office of Student Development at Ivy Tech-Bloomington:

Room C105
Phone: (812) 330-6237
Fax: (812) 330-6106