We'll help you navigate parking on campus

The Office of Parking Operations aims to make the experience of parking and driving as easy as possible for everyone on the IU Bloomington campus—whether you're here to learn, work, or visit.

IU-B Introduces Multi-Space Parking Meter Kiosks

IU Bloomington is introducing multi-space parking meter kiosks in eight locations across campus. For information about where they are found and how to use the kiosks, please use the link below.

Read more about the new kiosks!

Semester Break Bicycle Sweep

During the semester break Parking Enforcement will sweep the IUB Campus to remove bicycles that are not parked at a bike rack. This will include bikes laying loose or attached to any campus property including- but not limited to- rails, benches, trees, bushes, and signs. Before leaving for the semester break, please, check to assure your bike is properly parked at a rack or in a locker. If your bike is missing upon your return from the semester break, contact IUB Parking Enforcement at 812-855-9849. We may have it.

IU-B Introduces Electric Vehicle Charging Station

IU Bloomington has opened an electric vehicle charging station! The station is located at the Cyber Infrastructure Building at 10th and the Bypass. Electric Vehicle Charging permits are now on sale at the Parking Operations office. Please use the button below to read the new charging station policies.

Read about the new charging policies here

No Overnight Parking in Memorial Stadium White Lot

Starting September 1st, 2017 overnight ST parking will be restricted in the White Lot, west of Memorial Stadium.

This restriction will be isolated to the south half of the White Lot, all rows south of the 19th Street entrance of North Dunn Street at Gate 8. This will include the curb-side parking in the drive south of the White Lot near Gate 7. The area will be signed as 'No Overnight Parking'.

This restriction is being imposed to allow for adequate parking located near the Campus Bus stop for off campus ST permit holders who commute to the stadium on a daily basis. Vehicles that remain parked in this area wil be cited and are subject to being towed.

Restricted Parking in Blue Lot

Due to construction on the new University Gym, student parking in the southeast corner of the Blue Lot is restricted. No student parking will be allowed east of Gate 2. Also, an area south of the construction zone will be designated for authorized users only.

Expanded Parking Hours in the Henderson Garage

The Henderson Parking Garage is now open 7:00AM until 11:00PM Monday through Thursday, and 7:00AM until 6:00PM Fridays.

Hourly Paid Parking Prohibited in Poplars Garage Starting May 8th, 2017

Hourly paid parking is no longer be available in the Poplars Garage. The garage will be for EM-P permit parking and Visitor parking with an appropriate Visitor EM-P permit displayed. Since Parking Enforcement will be routinely checking for permits in the garage, it is important the permit be displayed at all times. Citations will be issued if no permit is displayed. 

Hourly paid parking for non EM-P permit holders and visitors is available in the Henderson Garage at 310 S. Fess Avenue.

Student Parking Prohibited in the Fee Lane Garage

Effective January 1, 2017, hourly paid student parking will not be permitted between the hours of 7am and 5pm Monday through Friday in the Fee Lane garage. Garage parking during these hours will be limited to IU Employee and visitor parking only. Student vehicles parking in the garage during these hours will receive a $50 citation for Parking in Wrong Area/Zone.

Students will continue to be permitted to park in the Fee Lane Garage after 5pm through 12am Monday through Friday and all day on Saturday and Sunday with a valid permit or paying the posted hourly rate. 

This change is effective in the Fee Lane Garage ONLY.

Parking for all students with a valid permit is available at the Stadium. Game Day Parking instructions can be found at the link below.

Game Day Parking

IU-Bloomington Parking Garage Policy Change

Effective January 1, 2017, IU Parking Operations enacted a new policy regarding garage entry. See the details of the changes.

Read about the policy change

Motorist assistance

Have you ever locked your keys in your car, run out of gas, or had a dead battery while on campus? Find out how to get help in situations like these through our Motorist Assistance program.

Learn about IU's Motorist Assistance program

Transportation options

Not everyone has a car—or chooses to drive one. Fortunately, there are plenty of other ways to get around campus and Bloomington.

Find out more about transportation options


Claim your bike!

If your bike is missing, please check with IUB Parking Enforcement at 812-855-9849 to see if it was impounded. If so, the dispatcher will explain how you may recover your bike.

A reminder to all who have bikes on campus: Bikes must be registered and display a Bike permit while 'parked' at a bike rack or in a bike locker. IUB Bike permits cost $10.00 and are valid as long as you own the bike and it remains in operable condition while on the IUB campus.