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How To: Get Involved

IUPUI is committed to the holistic development of transfer students. IUPUI’s Univeristy College and Division of Student Affairs serves to enhance student involvement through programs, student organizations, leadership opportunities, and experiences for students that allow for the practical application of what is learned in the classroom. IIUPUI students across campus are actively involved in the University’s more than 400 student organizations and a host of student services.
Here is a sampling of what they offer:

  • Social Justice Scholars
  • To support the development of well-informed and engaged students through publicly displaying thinking and civil discourse.
  • Recreation
  • Designed to offer recreation and leisure opportunities to a diverse population of students.
  • Black Student Union
  • Primary concerned to assist students in their educational endeavors.
  • Student Involvement Office
  • Serves to enhance student involvement through programs, student organizations, leadership opportunities, and experiences for students that allow for the practical application of what is taught.
  • The Office for Veterans and Military Personnel
  • OVMP is a centralized office designed to provide comprehensive resources to veterans and Veterans Affairs benefit recipients to aid in their overall success as IUPUI students.
  • TRIO (SSS)
  • SSS is a program to help specially selected students from orientation to graduation. A proven program of information, support, and guidance helps provide Student Support Services students with the academic and personal support necessary to excel at IUPUI.
  • 21st Century Scholars
  • 21st Century Scholars aims to ensure that all Indiana families can afford a college education for their children.
  • Bowen Scholars
  • The Bowen Scholarship is awarded to selected applicants of Marion county in efforts to increase his or her earning potential, improve self-esteem, and set an example for future generations.
  • Nina Scholars
  • The Nina Scholars Program is committed to providing academic support and resources to students who have traditionally had difficulty gaining access to higher education. This program provides a unique opportunity where students from disadvantaged backgrounds can obtain the resources and financial support needed in order to successfully complete their college education.

  • Tau Sigma National Honor Society
  • Tau Sigma at IUPUI celebrates the accomplishments of transfer students on campus and serves as a social and service organization for its members, who participate in events on campus and in the Indianapolis community.