Student Experience

Explore student life at IU Fort Wayne

As an IU Fort Wayne student, you’ll be part of a vibrant, exciting community. You’ll have the same access to campus facilities, housing, and activities as Purdue University Fort Wayne students. So plan to cheer at a Mastodons basketball game—or play intramural basketball. Join a student organization (or three). Take part in community service activities. It’s all here waiting for you.

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A student wearing an Indiana University T-shirt sits on a bench outside.
Three students walk down a sidewalk in the city.
Three students take advantage of Fort Wayne's bike share program.

Get out and about in the Summit City

You’ll find plenty of opportunities in Fort Wayne. Here’s just a small selection of what you can do when you’re not in class:

  • Learn how to make healthy lifestyle choices and improve your fitness by getting involved with Fort4Fitness.
  • Catch a TinCaps baseball game at Parkview Field.
  • Visit 86 parks and hike 91 miles of trails.
  • See a performance by the Fort Wayne Ballet, northeast Indiana’s only professional ballet company.
  • Experience the Native Trees of Indiana River Walk.
  • Indulge your cravings for sushi, burgers, Mexican, Italian, pizza . . . the list goes on.
  • Take part in an acoustic jam session.
  • Hop a direct flight to one of 12 cities, including New York City, Orlando, and Dallas, at the Fort Wayne International Airport.
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