Why Luddy?

IU said yes!  Now it’s up to you to say yes to IU and Luddy!  Admitted students are invited to join us on February 24-25 to find out WHY LUDDY is a great fit for you and your college experience. Take part in mini-lectures led by our Luddy faculty and hands-on makerspace activities.  Meet our Career and Advising teams who will help guide you on your way to your dream career.  Current Luddy students will show you WHY LUDDY is the path toward your future in technology. 

Admitted Student Day

February 24-25, 2023

Registration Closed

To be added to the waitlist, please email terrilld@indiana.edu

Why Luddy Testimonials

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Plan your visit


Need help getting to campus? Learn about shuttles to IU from the Indianapolis International Airport, ride share and taxi services, and much more at the IU Visitors Center.


There are many hotel options for Why Luddy guests. Visit the IU Visitor Information Center link for hotels close to IU's campus. Check out the Visit Bloomington link for a longer list of Bloomington hotel options. So that families can select accommodations that work best for them, we have not blocked rooms at any hotel, nor do we have group codes or coupons available at any area hotels.

IU Visitor Information Center
Visit Bloomington


Guests can park for free in any CH (campus housing), EM-P, EM-S, and ST (stadium) spaces as well as any IU parking garage starting at 5pm on Friday until 11pm on Sunday.

We highly recommend Lot 148 for Friday and the Forrest Avenue Garage for Saturday.


Can’t make it to Why Luddy?

Be sure to register for one of twenty IU Red Carpet Days, specifically designed for admitted students. You’ll get in-depth knowledge about IU, and you’ll have an opportunity to visit Luddy for a special Red Carpet Day informational celebration at 2pm.

Explore housing at IU

The Luddy Living Learning Center will help you transition to college, succeed academically, and develop your career skills.

Discover the LLC today

IU’s housing application opens February 1st. Learn more about the options and application process.

Explore housing at IU