Academic Opportunities

Meet Ilinca

Majoring in biology and neuroscience with plans to become a physician. Gets hands-on research experience working with rats in mazes in the College of Arts + Sciences Newman Memory Lab. Immigrated from Romania as a child. Trains service dogs with the Indiana Canine Assistant Network (ICAN) at IU in her spare time.

Ilinca smiles while holding a service dog she's training with the Indiana Canine Assistant Network (ICAN) at IU

Push your potential outside the classroom

Research, creative activity, internships, and global involvement are all types of engaged learning. Through our Office of Engaged Learning, you can find out more about these opportunities at IU, including awards you can apply for.

Explore engaged learning at IU

Hutton Honors College and honors programs

The IU logo on an exterior wall of the Hutton Honors College building

Our most accomplished undergraduates are invited to enter the Hutton Honors College, which offers small seminars, events with special visitors to campus, scholarships, and grants for activities like research and international travel. Other IU schools and departments have their own honors programs.

Learn about the Hutton Honors College

Express yourself on the page or on the stage

A student holds copies of the Indiana Daily Student newspaper. The headline reads 'Professor funds Sundance film.'

Arts and creative opportunities abound at IU. Perform through the world-famous IU Jacobs School of Music or the celebrated Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance. Work for student-run media like IU Student Television or the nationally recognized Indiana Daily Student. Exhibit your art in the Grunwald Gallery. Write an original score for a silent film, and hear it performed at the IU Cinema—you’ll even get a $5,000 commission.