When you become a Collinsite, you join an extraordinary community of thinkers, doers, makers, and explorers. Our approach to living fosters intellectual exploration and creative expression, and provides ample leadership opportunities. We believe that no matter what your major, the doors to new academic experiences and extracurricular passions are always open.
A lifelong connection
Living at Collins isn’t just a residence hall decision. It’s a choice that shapes your time at IU and Bloomington in a unique way. Many of our students make lifelong friends here. Because Collins is student-led, you have the chance to make your mark during your time here. All of our traditions, everything that makes Collins one of the most desired places to live on campus, it all comes from past residents.
Explore your passions
Collins offers amazing facilities for students:
- a ceramics studio
- audio and video studios
- a textile workshop
- a well-equipped kitchen for cooking
- a beautiful dining hall
We are a vibrant community and our residents participate in many activities. Each day brings something new. We also host several annual events, dinners, and dances
Student spotlight: Lucy Battersby
Student Lucy Battersby found her IU home and a sense of community at Collins. She shared with us why she chose Collins, what she enjoys about living here, and the amazing opportunities she has participated in as a student at IU.