The best places to take your valentine on IU campuses across the state

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IU Bloomington

Jordan Hall Greenhouse

Regardless of how low the temperatures drop outside, the inside of the Jordan Hall Greenhouse stays between 70 and 75 degrees. Duck in with your darling to get warm, see plants from around the world and let your love grow.

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Ball Hall Gardens

Recently restored to its historic, former glory, Ball Gardens is now a tranquil setting, perfect for a lunchtime stroll with your sweetheart. The garden is a hidden gem, nestled behind Ball Hall, and is a quiet oasis, filled with walking paths, green space and a beautiful fountain.

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IU East

Foot bridge

Take a stroll, hand-in-hand, with your loved one through beautiful wooded scenery and across the foot bridge between Tom Raper Hall and Hayes Hall.

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IU Fort Wayne

Mastodon sculpture

Let your passion for IU Fort Wayne bring out your passion for each other. Admire the mighty mastodon sculpture in the center of campus while also admiring your cutie.

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IU Kokomo

Well House

This scenic spot on IU Kokomo's campus is a popular site for cougar engagements. What better day to pop the question than Valentine's Day?

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IU Northwest

Savannah Center Gymnasium loft

At IU Northwest, where Valentine's Day weather has campus romantics searching for cozy spots indoors, love can strike the right note in this second-floor loft atop the Savannah Center Gymnasium. Those who are musically inclined (or not!) can serenade their sweetie on this public piano.

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Koi pond

Rumor has it, if you kiss the fish statue in the IUPUC Koi Pond on your birthday, you'll have a lucky year. Kissing your sweetheart at the pond on Valentine's Day could do the same for your relationship!

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IU South Bend

Northside Hall Courtyard

The courtyard outside Northside Hall features a tree with weeping branches and a beautiful fountain that gives it a quiet and secluded ambiance straight out of "The Secret Garden."

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IU Southeast

IU Southeast Lake

What better place to woo your beau than on the waterfront? Snuggle up on a bench at the edge of IU Southeast Lake, enjoy the soothing flow of the fountain and let love wash over you.