200 Festival

A celebration across the state

From September 18th to 28th, IU campuses across Indiana honored the university's history and impact on the state.

The 200 Festival was our headline event for the fall semester! Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members joined us on this multi-day, kick-off celebration!

Featured festival events

Bicentennial ceremony

September 28, Bloomington campus

See rare archival footage from IU, along with performances by Straight no Chaser and others.

Watch the ceremony

A brief history of IU

Watch a brief video showcasing IU's unique history.

Watch the video

Indiana, We’re All for You by Straight No Chaser

Watch rare archival footage

Watch a collection of unique and interesting clips about IU history.

Watch now

Daily festival events

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Campus: IUPUI
12:30PM
, 4th Annual IU Innovation and Commercialization Conference and Jag Talks, Campus Center, Rooms 450 A, B & C

Register here https://t.co/LdS5Lqrsks

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Campus: IU East
4:30PM
, Faculty Scholarship Showcase, Whitewater Hall Lobby

Campus: IU Kokomo
2:30PM
, Faculty Research Day and Annual Research Recognition Ceremony, Alumni Hall, Kelley Center

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Campus: IUPUI
11th Annual IUPUI Regatta, Downtown Indianapolis Canal

Register here https://regatta.iupui.edu/

Thursday, September 26, 2019

To reserve a hotel room during the 200 Festival at the Indiana Memorial Union, please visit https://imu.indiana.edu/hotel/index.html

Campus: IU Bloomington
Time TBD,
Hidden Hoosiers Exhibit, Indiana Memorial Union (1st floor)
3:00PM-5:00PM, Indiana University Press Bicentennial Book Launches, Presidents Hall (in Franklin Hall)
5:00PM IUB Themester: Remembering and Forgetting Panel Discussion, Frangipani Room, Indiana Memorial Union
7:00PM-9:00PM, IU Cinema: Clemency
9:00PM-11:00PM, Lotus in the Meadow, Dunn Meadow

Campus: IU Northwest
11:00AM-12:00PM CT,  Historical Marker Dedication, Former Site of Tamarack Hall

Campus: IU South Bend 
7:00PM
, The Pop-up University, LangLab

Friday, September 27, 2019

Campus: IU Bloomington 
9:30AM-5:00PM
, Higher Education Symposium: Provocations: Conversations Towards a Bold University in the 21st Century, Frangipani Room, Indiana Memorial Union
10:00AM-1:00PM, Collections and Heritage Showcase, Solarium, Indiana Memorial Union
1:30PM, Celebrate the birthday of former Director of Residence Halls Alice McDonald Nelson (1894-1978) with free cake. Various IU Dining Eateries and IMU Food Court
2:00PM-4:00PM, IU Research Unplugged, Presidents Hall (in Franklin Hall)
Time TBDMen’s Soccer Indiana University vs. Sacramento State, Bill Armstrong Stadium
7:00PM-8:30PM, IU Cinema: Jezebel
7:30PM-9:30PM, IU Theatre: By the Bog of Cats, Wells-Metz Theatre
7:30PM-9:30PM, Jacobs School of Music: Le Nozze di Figaro, Musical Arts Center
10:00PM-11:30PM, IU Cinema: But I'm a Cheerleader

Campus: IU Northwest
1:30PM-3:30PM CST
, A Celebration of Faculty Research, Arts and Sciences Building, Mainstage Theatre

Campus: IUPUI 
1:30PM-3:00PM
, Panel Discussion: Indiana University in Service to the Nation, Lilly Auditorium (in University Library)

Campus: IU Southeast 
9:00AM-1:30PM
, Faculty Research & Creativity Day, Conference Center, University Center North

Register here https://go.iu.edu/2bak

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Campus: IU Bloomington 
7:30 AM-11:30 AM
, Hoosiers Outrun Cancer, Indiana Memorial Stadium

Register here https://hoosiersoutruncancer.org/

All day, Hidden Hoosiers Exhibit, Indiana Memorial Union (1st floor)
10:00AM-12:00PM, Bicentennial Ceremony, Indiana University Auditorium
3:00PM-7:00PM, Outdoor Festival (includes Football Game Watch Party), Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall Orange Lot
7:30PM-9:30PM, IU Theatre: By the Bog of Cats, Wells-Metz Theatre
7:30PM-9:30PM, Jacobs School of Music: Le Nozze di Figaro, Musical Arts Center
8:00 PM-10:00 PM,Tiffany Haddish, Indiana University Auditorium

Additional information for delegates and faculty