Registration and Check-In for the Summer String Academy will be in Tower A of the Forest Residence Center. Because of the high volume of traffic during this time, we ask that you not park nor drop-off in the inner circle in front of the building. Instead, ample parking is available adjacent to the residence hall, located off of Jones Avenue, which can be accessed from both 3rd Street and Jordan Avenue. For specific maps of the Indiana University campus and directions to the Forest Residence Center, please see the links below:
It is highly recommended that if you are traveling to Bloomington by air, that you fly into theIndianapolis International Airport (IND). Flight arrivals into Indianapolis should be scheduled between 10:00 AM and noon. This span of time will allow for any delays, travel to Bloomington (about an hour), and arrival on campus for Registration and Check-In for the Summer String Academy.
All students who are arriving at the Indianapolis International Airport unattended by an adult must travel to and from the airport to the Forest Residence Hall (1725 E. Third Street, Bloomington, IN)by limousine service – there are no exceptions to this policy.
Classic Touch Limousine: 800-319-0082 or http://www.classictouchlimo.com/
You must mention IU String Academy when you make your reservation in order to receive the special rate for Indiana University Jacobs School of Music String Academy participants. If making the reservation online you must mention Summer Camp-String Academy in the comment box. There is a discount offered for multiple passengers. There is also a $10 charge for cellos as they are considered unique and oversized luggage.
Because we fully understand the anxiety of students traveling by air unaccompanied, please don’t hesitate to contact us through e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 812.855.6025 if you have any questions or concerns.
Housing – Off Campus There are many off-campus accommodation options available in Bloomington.
Please visit www.visitbloomington.com for helpful information about finding hotels or contact the following hotels that are close to campus and are stops along the Bloomington Shuttle line:
Courtyard by Marriott
310 South College Ave.
(800) 321-2211 or (812) 335-8000
2100 North Walnut Street
Indiana Memorial Union (on campus)
900 East Seventh Street
(800) 209-8145 or (812) 856-6381
A Summer House Inn*
4501 East 3rd Street (800) 371-0934 or (812) 332-2141
*Summer House Inn is not a shuttle stop; however, when making reservations mention Jacobs School of Music Special Conference Rate of $60.00 per week night and 70.00 per weekend night.