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Guest Housing

We offer a variety of housing options for visiting scholars, researchers and faculty members, prospective students, and guests of university departments.

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We offer efficiency, one- and two-bedroom apartments for short term stays. Amenities and prices vary.

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Ethernet Check Check
Elevator Check Check
Dishes, Cookware, Utensils Check
Coffee Maker Check Check
Toaster Check Check
Central Air-Conditioning Check Check
Window Air-Conditioning Check


Home > Guest Housing > Reservations


For more information or answers to your questions, email us, or call 812-856-1515 between the hours of 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. EST, Monday–Friday.

To make a reservation, email the following information:

  • Names of everyone intending to occupy the apartment.
  • Timeframe of your stay.
  • Type(s) of preferred accommodations (i.e., efficiency, 2-bedroom).
  • Your mailing address, telephone number, and email address.
  • Name of sponsoring department (if applicable) or name of sponsor and their phone number.
  • Name of party paying for accommodations (i.e. guest, sponsor, department).
  • Reason for visiting IU Bloomington.

Reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance and must be for a minimum of five nights.

Home > Guest Housing > Payments


For stays 30 days or less, payment is due at check-in.

For stays of more than 30 days, the first month's payment is due at check-in. Subsequent payments for additional time must be made at the desk before the end of the current period.

We accept the following forms of payment:

  • American Express
  • Discover Card
  • JCB
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Cash payments must be made at the Cashier's Office in the Nelson Administration Building, located at 801 North Jordan Ave., Monday–Friday 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. EST.

Unless payment arrangements are made in advance for an IU department to pay the charges, we assume the guest is responsible for payment of the stay. If a university department is paying, we require a written confirmation from the department and a university account number for internal billing purposes.

Home > Guest Housing > Checking In & Out

Checking In & Out

Check in times are:

  • Sunday–Friday, 4–9 p.m.
  • Saturday, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Arrangements for a different check-in time may be made with the center desk. Consult the confirmation notice for check-in location and contact information.

Check-out is daily and by 10 a.m.

Keys are to be returned at the center desk during check-out.

Home > Guest Housing > Guest Housing Refund Policy

Guest Housing Refund Policy

The terms of the RPS Guest Housing contract begins on the date of the reservation

You may request to cancel or modify this contract by emailing prior to the start of the reservation.

Cancellation and Early Checkout Policy

Changes or cancellations must be in writing. Cancellations made fourteen days or less from the start date of the reservation will incur a $75 cancellation fee. Guests who check in and decide to leave prior to their scheduled check out date will incur a $75 change date fee.

Changes and cancellations should be submitted to

How Refunds are Issued

If a reservation is modified resulting in a refund and the original payment method was credit card, the guest will receive an email from to take the card used to pay for the reservation to the Center Desk where the refund will be processed. Most refunds are issued based on the payment method used at the time of purchase. In some cases, you may be offered a different option.

Payment Method Refund Method Refund Time (After Refund Request is Approved)
Credit/Debit Card Refund to Credit/Debit Card account used in original purchase Up to 10 business days
Departmental Billing Refund to Department account used in original purchase Up to 30 business days

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