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Life at IU East

Located in Richmond, Indiana, on the border of Ohio, IU East is a small, welcoming commuter campus that offers a flexible mix of on-campus and online classes to meet your needs and fit your schedule.

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At IU East, students have the complete package—a regional campus with more than 60 academic programs, research opportunities, student leadership and employment, service learning, internships, and a full range of support programs. About 80 percent of IU East students work at least half-time, so the flexibility of online classes goes a long way to helping students complete their degrees on time. Student support services, including math and writing help, supplemental instruction, and success coaching, are available both on campus and online.

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Supporting your mental health

Life can be stressful, whether it’s relationship issues, food insecurity, or school/life balance. However you’re feeling, IU has mental health resources to help.

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Explore off-campus housing near IU East

While IU East does not offer official student housing, there are several affordable apartment and living options close to campus.

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Student clubs and organizations for 30+ interests

From service-learning and volunteer organizations to academic clubs, conservation organizations, eSports, the Howl Club, and more, there are groups for almost any interest on campus. But if you don’t see an organization that fits your passion, it’s easy to start your own.

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Diversity and inclusion at IU East

IU East strives to be an inclusive and welcoming campus that celebrates and embraces differences and commonalities. We are continuously working to increase awareness and knowledge of diversity issues, create opportunities for learning and leadership, and facilitate the success of students from underrepresented groups.

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Cheer on the IU East Red Wolves

The IU East Red Wolves compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) with men’s and women’s teams in basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.
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IU East traditions and events

From Welcome Week and Follow the Pack at the start of the year to Homecoming, the annual GloZone party and Bash at the Graf, the Student Activity Advisory Team at IU East is always planning high-energy events.
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I knew before coming that IU East was small, but you are so important here.

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