Walking at IU Bloomington
IU Bloomington is a beautiful, pedestrian-friendly campus, enticing many visitors, students, and employees to enjoy the scenery on foot. What's more, commuting to and around campus by foot is a healthy, reliable, and free form of transportation. We hope you enjoy your next walk through campus. Read below for more information on walking in Bloomington.
Estimated Walking Times (averaging 3 mph)
|North side of campus ||Time|
|Briscoe Quad to Business School || 9 min.|
|McNutt (Central) to SRSC ||10 min.|
|Wells Library to IMU ||10 min.|
|Briscoe Quad to Wells Library ||12 min.|
|Evermann Apts. to Wells Library||14 min.|
|East side of campus || |
|Teter Quad to Wells Library || 4 min.|
|Wright Quad to Psychology building || 6 min.|
|Willkie Quad to MAC || 9 min.|
|Eigenmann to Wells Library ||10 min.|
|Willkie Quad to IMU ||15 min.|
|South side of campus || |
|Jordan Ave. garage to Education building || 3 min.|
|Forrest Quad to Merrill Hall || 5 min.|
|Atwater garage to School of Music || 5 min.|
|Atwater garage to Ballantine Hall || 6 min.|
|Read Hall to IMU ||11 min.|
|West side of campus || |
|Henderson garage to Law School|| 3 min.|
|Poplars garage to Franklin Hall|| 4 min.|
|Sample Gates to Chemistry building|| 7 min.|
|Optometry School to IMU|| 9 min.|
|Poplars garage to Ballantine Hall||11 min.|
Use the Interactive Campus Map to find these and other locations on the IU Bloomington campus. Also, be sure to try out the Gmaps Pedometer application to discover the distance of a route not displayed here.
Campus Bus and the Bloomington Transit buses offer an option for walkers during inclement weather and to run errands off campus.
IU Safety Escort
IU Safety Escort is a free service available to all IU students and staff as an alternative to walking alone at night. To request an escort, call (812) 855-SAFE. For more information, visit: https://safety.indiana.edu/
Emergency Call Boxes
The IU Bloomington campus has many specially marked outdoor pay phones and emergency call boxes. In addition, all residence halls have phones at their main entrances that can be used for emergency calls.
By pressing a button on the emergency call boxes, you are immediately put in direct contact with the IU Police Department.