Faculty and Staff Resources

Faculty and Staff Resources

A location that cannot be matched.

The Indiana Memorial Union (IMU) is where all Hoosiers belong. In addition to our many dining options, IU Bookstore, and student services, the IMU offers key resources for Indiana University faculty, staff, and departments. The IMU is the perfect location to host retreats, conferences, and candidate meals.

Venues for any Occasion

Conferences, Retreats, and Meetings

The IMU has 27 spaces available for reservation. If an association you belong to is looking for a venue, consider the Indiana Memorial Union. With the Biddle Hotel located within the IMU, multiple dining and full-service catering options, and front curb service to and from Indianapolis International Airport - the IMU is the perfect setting for hosting out-of-town colleagues for any conferences or other association-related gatherings. 

With the variety of event and meeting spaces, the IMU can provide you the venue you need for your next departmental retreat, meeting, interview, or conference. 

Contact IMU Meeting and Event Services at 812-855-1808 to customize your experience. 

Biddle Hotel

For candidates, guests, or you

The Biddle Hotel is located within the IMU and has 189 hotel rooms to complement our ample conference space and other amenities. The Biddle Hotel provides the perfect stay for any visitor who wants to stay in the heart of campus, just steps from downtown Bloomington. Whether you need a room block reservation for conference attendees or a single hotel room for a job candidate, make their stay in Bloomington both convenient and comfortable.

Dining

IU Catering
For full-service catering options for audiences of nearly any size, contact
IU Catering
to plan your next on-campus of off-campus event.

The Globe
A local treat right in the IMU! During weekday lunches, a different local Bloomington restaurant sets up shop on the second floor of the Union to offer their unique fare. Food varies from Turkish to Mexican to Indian, but it’s always delicious

Lantern
New Restaurant! A Pan-Asian-style street kitchen featuring dishes such as chicken tikka masala, teriyaki chicken with broccoli, Thai wings, sushi, and a variety of savory Pan-Asian inspired foods.

The Mix 
New Restaurant! Build a salad on Grubhub and order a side of soup. 

Quarry Pie Co.
New Restaurant! Our pizza is made fresh, on-site, and cooked to perfection in our fire oven. Pasta, meatballs, and salads are also available.

Starbucks
A quick and easy spot to grab a coffee or pastry before your conference, or even plan out a meeting strategy. Offering online ordering and carryout via Grubhub.

Tudor Room 
Closed until August 2021. The Tudor Room is a beautiful and historic part of the IMU. It is open for lunch Monday through Friday and brunch on Sundays. This is an ideal location to hold a candidate meal or host a brunch for your conference. Have a big group? Reserve the adjacent Coronation Room.

Union Market
This market offers gift and necessity items, as well as pre-packaged, grab-and-go foods such as Sugar & Spice treats and The Chocolate Moose ice cream. Stop by the Union Market right across the hall from the Frangipani Room. 

Whitfield Grill
New Restaurant! Burgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, fries and more are available on the classic dinner-inspired menu. It’s the best burger joint on campus.

For more information about dining, visit the IMU Restaurants page 

Have Fun

Bowling and Billiards
Blow off some steam and bond with your team at IMU Bowling and Billiards. The IMU’s own recreation center has 12 bowling lanes, nine billiards tables, darts, and more! Whether you need one bowling lane or want to reserve the entire space, have your next team function at Bowling and Billiards!

IU Outdoor Adventures
In addition to offering adventure trips, courses, and gear rentals, IU Outdoor Adventures also facilitates team-building trainings for departments and student organizations on campus.