Current Resident Information

Taking care of housing business

We are thrilled you have chosen to call IU Indianapolis home, and our staff is here to support you while you navigate living on campus. This page has several resources you will need, including all residential policies and procedures. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us directly if you can’t find what you’re looking for. 

Review residential policies

Submit a work order

To report a maintenance issue or concern, please complete the work order request form below. Our team aims to follow up on maintenance concerns in the order they are received and dependent on priority. You can visit your community office to follow up on the status of a non-emergency maintenance issue.

In the event of an EMERGENCY maintenance issue, please contact the RA on duty.

Please contact University Information Technology Services (UITS) Support Center for assistance in accessing IU Secure, eduroam or IU DeviceNet. Phone, email, and chat support is available 24/7.

Submit a work order

A student submits a work order online.

Community offices, RA on duty information, and emergency information

Your community office in your building can help you with a work order, lock-out assistance, lost or non-working CrimsonCard, pick up a package or oversized mail, and information about programs and events.

All community office desks in our four residence halls are open Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–9 p.m., excluding holidays and break periods.

Ball Hall
1226 W. Michigan St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

University Tower
911 W. North St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

North Hall
820 W. North St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Riverwalk Apartments
1354 Hine St., Suite 144
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Ball Hall

University Tower

North Hall
317-612-7056 or 317-612-7022 

317-414-9825 or 317-414-2357

  • Safewalk escort, where an officer will walk you from one location to another on campus whenever you request it. 317-274-SAFE (7233) 

IU ResLife Cinema

This streaming movie service allows you to vote on what movies are available. Visit IU ResLife Cinema to get logged in and watch the latest movies today!

Landline phones

While the phone line is not automatically activated, you can get information online about requesting a landline through UITS.

Moving out and breaks

Move-out for the academic year is May 5, 2024 at 12 noon. Additional information will be provided in March 2024, so you have ample time to prepare.

  • Attend floor closing meetings for detailed move-out info 
  • Refer to messaging sent out (email, RA Bulletin boards, signage) 
  • 24-hour quiet hours instituted during finals week 
  • Review damage form with roommates to assess damage responsibility 
  • Sign-up for a move out time slot (opens in April) 
  • Room must be fully empty, clean, and the furniture returned to the proper place before an HRL staff member can do your room check

Campus breaks

You can stay on campus during fall break in October, Thanksgiving break in November, and spring break in March of each academic year. Each of these breaks do not require additional registration and there are no fees associated with staying on campus during these times. Please note that offices will be closed during Thanksgiving break and to plan accordingly.

For winter break in December/January each year, Ball Hall, University Tower, and North Hall will close. Residents are not required to fully move out, but they cannot re-enter their halls until they open back up in January. Riverwalk Apartments are open during winter break, and there are no additional fees for staying during this time.

Residents will receive up-to-date information about winter break via email in advance.


Summer housing information

Any Indiana University student on any IU campus can reside in summer housing at IU Indianapolis. You do not have to be taking classes for the summer terms, but you must have an IU ID number and account set up to apply for summer housing.

  • Select buildings in Riverwalk Apartments will be open. North Hall, Ball Hall, and University Tower are closed for summer.  
  • Room types available for summer are Riverwalk four-bedroom, two-bedroom apartments, and shared-bedroom apartments. Take a virtual tour of the Riverwalk Apartments and see what is included.
  • Pricing is determined based on the room type you select and the number of days you request to stay on campus. An estimate for calculating summer housing can be found on the summer application or by emailing our office at

Two Bed/Two Bath

RW Shared

Four Bedroom

$37.43 per day

$31.55 per day

$32.86 per day

  • The entire cost of your summer housing and a Residence Life fee will be billed to your IU Bursar Account. For questions about payments and billing please see the Bursar’s website.

  • The summer housing application opens on March 10 and can be completed online.
  • There is no application fee.
  • Summer housing is available from May 9 through Aug. 7.
  • A minimum of 30 days is required for a summer contract.
  • When filling out the application, students will need to indicate what dates they want to live on campus.
  • Students taking classes for Summer Session 1 that are only needing housing for that session should expect to move out the day after Summer Session 1 concludes.
  • Students planning on living on in the fall that stay in summer housing will likely have a different housing contract come fall 2024 move-in.
Resident assistants pose for a photo.

Job opportunities

Housing and Residence Life offers several student leadership and employment opportunities to help you build your resume and build connections.

Learn more