If you’re considering the IU School of Optometry, we encourage you to visit. There’s nothing like walking around the iconic IU Bloomington campus, and you’ll find there’s plenty to see and do here in our gem of a college town.
See for yourself
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[Video: Begins with an aerial scene of downtown Bloomington, Indiana]
[Voice over:] There is a reason why Bloomington, Indiana is voted one of the best places to live in the US.
[Video: A medium size ski boat cruises across Lake Monroe]
[Voice over:] Beautiful landscapes,
[Video: A group of students sitting outside under café umbrellas drinking coffee]
[Voice over:] a vibrant social scene,
[Video: A wide shot view shows that the students are sitting in a patio area on the grounds of the Indiana University Memorial Union]
[Voice over:] and a wonderful community
[Video: Shows a flyer covered telephone pole that features concerts and local events and also the Historic Von Lee building just outside the infamous Sample Gates]
[Voice over:] Open your eyes to all Bloomington has to offer.
[Video: Footage of one of the many crimson and gold trimmed antique clocks on campus that is surrounded by flowers and ornamental grasses.]
[Voice over:] Unwind on the water.
[Video: Scene of Lake Monroe at sunset]
[Voice over:] Shop Local.
[Video: A person with a bike walks across the intersection of downtown Bloomington]
[Voice over:] Catch a game.
[Video: Footage of the IU football team heading out on the field while each player touches Hep’s Rock, (a giant boulder) for good luck]
[Voice over:] Check out a Broadway show.
[Video: The exterior of the IU Auditorium is shown decorated with giant promotional banners from then current season events and there are also people walking into the building]
[Voice over:] Or an international film fest finalist.
[Video: Two gentlemen are talking, one of them is Michael E. Uslan who was the producer of the Batman movies in front of the actual Batmobile from the 1984 Warner Bros. movie]
[Voice over:] Groove to the music.
[Video: A young man is shown singing and dancing in a recording studio booth.]
[Voice over:] Take a hike.
[Video: Another group of students are walking along a trail that is on the water’s edge.]
[Voice over:] Or a stroll.
[Video: A college-age couple is shown walking down Bloomington’s B-Line pedestrian trail.]
[Voice over:] Explore the architecture and charm of neighboring towns and cities
[Video: Brief clips of unique buildings and architecture that are located in downtown Columbus and Indianapolis, Indiana]
[Voice over:] Go on a culinary adventure.
[Video: A sous chef is shown cutting up ingredients for a tasty meal]
[Voice over:] Now look closer,
[Video: A crane shot of the IU Sample Gates in fall with colorful Mums are in raised flower beds and all the tree leaves are multiple shades of gold and red.]
[Voice over:] Bloomington is home to one of the best optometry programs in the nation. Where you will serve patients of all ages and backgrounds
[Video: An optometry student escorting a patient to a clinic exam room and brief shots are shown of the student performing different vision screening tests on the patient, located in the Atwater Eye Care Center.]
[Voice over:] Learn alongside the best of the practice.
[Video: An IU School of Optometry faculty member, Dr. Don Lyon lecturing an entire class of optometry students]
[Voice over:] Have an opportunity to get involved and give back.
[Video: Shows Dr. Lyon on a mission trip to Rwanda and conducting an eye exam on what appears to be an under-privilege youth.]
[Voice over:] What’s the best part? You’ll join our family. Build relationships that last a lifetime.
[Video: Series of brief shots of current optometry students sitting around a conference room table interacting with each other and then another scene is shown of two students sitting in front of a large glass window have a fun conversation.]
[Voice over:] Discover what it takes to lead with vision.
[Video: A faculty member, Dr. Patty Henderson is in her clinic office shaking hands with a female optometry student about to discuss patient care and the scene changes to show again the optometry students in the conference room also discussing patient care.]
[Voice over:] We can’t’ wait to see you at the Indiana University School of Optometry.
[Video: An aerial shot of the exterior front of the IU School of Optometry building which also shows the surrounding tree lined landscape.]
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Indiana University School of Optometry name/logo appears and the school’s web address, optometry.iu.edu
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To arrange a personal visit, simply contact us at 812-855-1917 or email@example.com.
IU School of Optometry may be visiting your university. View our recruitment tour schedule or visit our events and recruitment page which includes open houses, webinars and student recruitment receptions.
Meet up with us either on a campus near you or online
Nikolas Jones, Associate Director of Recruitment, is hosting both in-person visits & Zoom presentations with Pre-Optometry/Pre-Health clubs throughout the year. To see when he is visiting your college/university, or check his availability to speak with you and your club:
Nikolas would love to connect with you and talk about the field of Optometry, the admissions process, and what makes IUSO special. Feel free to reach out to him at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a meeting with you and/or your organization.
We’d love to get to know you and help you learn more about Indiana University School of Optometry.
Contact the Office of Student Administration
For Doctor of Optometry program admission questions or to schedule an advising appointment, please contact:Office of Student Administration
Indiana University School of Optometry
800 E. Atwater Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47405
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