We offer a variety of housing options for visiting scholars, researchers and faculty members, prospective students, and guests of university departments.
For more information or answers to your questions, email us, or call 812-856-4115 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.
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
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the start of the reservation.
Cancellation and Arrival/Departure Policy
Changes or cancellations must be in submitted to RPS Guest Housing. Please note, we cannot extend a reservation. We can make a new reservtion as long as it meets the five night minimum stay.
Cancellations made fourteen days or less from the start date of the reservation will incur a $75 cancellation fee for reservations that are less than thirty days. Cancellations made thirty days or less from the start date of the reservation will incur a $150 cancellation fee for reservations that are thrity nights or longer.
Guests who check in and decide to leave before their scheduled check–out date will incur a $75 change fee for scheduled stays of 30 nights or less. The change fee will be $150 for scheduled stays that are longer than 30 nights.
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 email@example.com 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|