Our Mission Statement

As administrators, educators, and advocates, Student Services creates an environment that promotes academic success, personal growth, leadership development, and social responsibility.  In concert with the university community, we provide programs and services that assist students to identify and attain their educational, personal, and professional goals

New Student Induction Ceremony

  • Friday, August 21, 2015

    • 12:00pm - 12:45pm  Induction Ceremony

    • 12:45pm - 5:00pm    Lunch, Campus Departments Open

All incoming students 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. Whereas commencement brings everything to a close...this multi-campus event provides an official welcome into the academic community at IU South Bend.

Upon the conclusion of the ceremony, you will have the opportunity to complete last-minute items prior to the beginning of classes. Photo ID's, textbooks, parking permits, conecting laptop or mobile devices to the campus wireless network, and more checklist items will be available. Campus tours will allow you to locate your classes, and all offices within Student Services and Enrollment Services will be open.

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