Student Life

Make the most of your Sycamore experience. Start new friendships over meals at the Sycamore Dining Hall or by joining a campus club. Access student resources to support your academic journey. Transform your future through living and learning at Indiana State.

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Get Involved

Some of the most rewarding experiences you’ll have as a Sycamore won’t happen in the classroom. They will come through building friendships with fellow Indiana State students. Join an academic club or honor society to spark new conversations. Grab your friends for a workout or a pick-up basketball game at the Student Recreation Center. Work with other students to plan Homecoming and ISU Fest. Build new friendship and make lasting memories while exploring student life at Indiana State.

Discover Our Clubs & Activities

Make Our Campus Your Home

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    Housing and Dining

    Check out our residence halls, many of which have been recently renovated. Explore rooms with our 3-D tours and check out the amenities. We also provide plenty of dining options with our meal plans.

    Housing and Dining
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    Student Services

    Gain access to the resources you need to be successful at Indiana State. From career counseling to mentorship to health, we support your college experience and your rights as a student. Your success is our success.

    Student Services
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A Place For Commuters

Discover your home away from home at Indiana State. In addition to campus-wide student resources, our commuter students enjoy special meal-plan options and comfortable commuter lounges in the Hulman Memorial Student Union and Cunningham Memorial Library.

Commuter Services

Our Campus Community

Life on Campus

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    Living-Learning Communities

    Make lifelong friendships and enjoy special perks in our Living-Learning Communities (LLCs). In an LLC, you'll study and live with students with similar majors and interests, such as business, health professions, and language immersion.

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    Student Recreation Center

    Stay active at our recreation center. Play on the basketball courts or swim in the pools. Run on the elevated track or take one of our fitness classes.

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    Charles E. Brown African American Cultural Center (AACC)

    Join programs and find resources for African American students at AACC. The Center also sponsors campus cultural events that promote African American culture and history at Indiana State.

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Code of Student Conduct

Know your rights and responsibilities as a student. By abiding by Indiana State University's Code of Student Conduct, you'll help make our campus a safe, inclusive, and supportive place to learn and advance.

Read the Code of Student Conduct