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IU campuses kick off the academic year with special events

Aug 30, 2017

Class is now in session at Indiana University campuses across the state. They each welcomed students back for the 2017-18 academic year with activities, giveaways and plenty of free food. See photos of how each campus kicked off the year with its own flair.  

IU Bloomington

Breakdancers perform at CultureFest
A bust of Herman B Wells with beads on its head

Photos by James Brosher and Eric Rudd, IU Communications


IUPUI Chancellor Nasser Paydar plays guitar for some students and staff members in a dorm room
A student eats ice cream at IUPUI

Photos by Liz Kaye, IU Communications

IU East

Students zip line at IU East
IU East staff give students t-shirts

Photos courtesy of IU East

IU Kokomo

A girl swings from a trapeeze
A student plays Jenga

Photos by Alicia Referda, IU Kokomo

IU Northwest

A student receives a bag of snacks at IU Northwest
A faculty member places a pin on a student at the induction ceremony

Photos courtesy of IU Northwest


Students at staff table at IUPUC
Two IUPUC students sit in a large inflatable chair

Photos courtesy of IUPUC

IU South Bend

Students are covered in colored die after a run.
A student and parent move into residence halls at IU South Bend.

Photos by Nathan Albert, IU South Bend

IU Southeast

IU Souteast's Gus the Grenadier mascot plays corn hole with students
IU Southeast Chancellor Ray Wallace waves at incoming students

Photos by Rachel Terlep and Pat Pfister, IU Southeast


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