Directions & Parking


The IU Jacobs School of Music is located in the heart of the Bloomington campus, and parking is limited during the day.

There is limited visitor parking available in the Atwater Avenue and East garages. However, there is a fee.

Prospective students

If you have an appointment with the Office of Music Admission and Financial Aid for an audition or tour of the School of Music, contact that office about getting a yellow pass to park in the East Parking Garage during your visit to campus.

Event goers

Parking is generally available in the evenings for performances in the School of Music.

If you do not have a university parking permit, you can park in the upper level of the East Parking Garage for a fee Monday through Thursday evenings.

Parking is free and open to any vehicle on both levels of the garage from Friday at 6 p.m. until Monday at 7 a.m.

The East Garage is recommended parking for performances in the Musical Arts Center; Auer Hall and Ford-Crawford Hall located in the Simon Building; and Recital Hall located in Merrill Hall.

In addition, the D spaces across the street from the Musical Arts Center are open to any vehicle from Friday at 5 p.m. through Sunday at 11 p.m.

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