Upcoming Events at or Around IU South Bend

Upcoming Events: 

New Student Induction

August 19, 2016, from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
All incoming students (that have attended orientation and registered for classes) and their families are invited to the annual New Student Induction Ceremony. 
Join Chancellor Terry Allison and the Academic Deans as the campus joins together to formally recognize the beginning of your educational journey. 
This multi-campus event provides an official welcome into the academic community at IU South Bend.
Location: Student Activities Center
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Welcome Back Fair

August 22 and August 23, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM 
Learn more about student clubs and organizations, and enjoy free food and giveaways!
Location: Campus Mall
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Then & Now: A Downtown South Bend Architectural Walking Tour

September 2, from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

A fun and informative guided walking tour of South Bend landmark buildings, exploring their history and present day use.

Cost: $2/person (cash only)

Reservations: Space is limited so reservations are recommended. Reserve your party using the form below or by calling 574-282-1110.Self-guided tour: Can’t make it to a scheduled tour? Click here to download and print the brochure and enjoy the tour at your own pace.Brochure can also be picked up at the DTSB offices Monday - Friday between 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. DTSB offices are located at 217 S. Michigan St. 

Outdoor Film Series

September 9th: Rudy(1993) in Howard Park in Downtown South Bend
Bring your favorite lawn chair or a picnic blanket for an evening of entertainment. Movies begin at dusk.
The Outdoor Film Series is a successful partnership bringing an art tradition usually found in large city centers to this thriving urban environment in the heart of South Bend.
All screenings are free. Don’t forget the snacks!

Past Events:

International Food Festival
April 9, 2016

Featuring international food, fashion, and lots of fun activities and performances!
3:00PM - 6:00PM
University Grill
Administration Building, IU South Bend (View directions from your home)
Tickets available for advance purchase at OISS (EA Building, Rm 2001B)
Contact: 520-4419

Asian Heritage Month Festival

April 1, 2016
5:30PM - 8:30PM
University Grill
Administration Building, IU South Bend