First-Year Experience Adjusted Services

We're still here for you!

Due to efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among our campus population, we are strongly encouraging virtual appointments between the hours of 10am and 3pmPlease contact us by email (iel@iupui.edu) or by phone (317-274-5509) if you would like to schedule an appointment with a member of the Institute’s staff.

For more information on COVID-19 and the university’s plan, visit coronavirus.iu.edu.

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

Create lasting friendships

Make deep connections with other awesome Jaguars starting college like you

Serve your community

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

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

Go beyond the classroom

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

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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