Frequently Asked Questions

Bridge Week F.A.Q.

Yes! Bridge Week is an important element of your first year experience at IUPUI. Given the COVID-19 situation, Bridge Week will be a primarily virtual experience, with some in-person opportunities leading up to the start of the semester.

You do not need to register or enroll in Bridge Week. All students in a first-year seminar are invited to participate. Check the schedule for details on participating!

Bridge Week builds the foundation for your first-year seminar. Your first-year seminar will expand on topics discussed during Bridge Week and help you continue developing friendships. All students in first-year seminars will be invited to participate in Bridge Week.

Housing move in will take place over the course of approximately 10 days. More information is available at or in this news article.

There is no additional cost for Bridge Week.

Incoming freshmen and their parents, family members, and supporters can participate in Bridge Week.

Bridge Week is an excellent way for you to get a head start on preparing for your freshman year at IUPUI. It helps you develop skills to succeed in college, make friends, and feel confident about your first year.

Virtual components will be delivered primarily through Zoom and Canvas. More details on the in-person components will be available during Bridge Week.

You can view the schedule on our website.

Bridge Week is an excellent way for you to get a head start on preparing for your freshman year at IUPUI. Attending Bridge Week is highly encouraged for all first-year students, but not required.

Weeks of Welcome starts right after Bridge Week! WOW is your time to explore all our campus has to offer. Find events like movie nights, a part-time job fair, and social media challenges throughout the first two weeks of classes. Learn more at

Find other helpful information

We've answered your questions about Bridge Week, but we realize you may have more questions about IUPUI in general. Check out these additional F.A.Q. pages.

Admissions F.A.Q. for New Students    Fall 2020 F.A.Q.    Coronavirus F.A.Q.