Hoosier Commuter Club

Hoosier Commuter Club

Be rewarded for being a sustainable commuter. Join the Hoosier Commuter Club, and you'll join hundreds of IU Bloomington individuals who care about their health and the environment, and who help the university reduce peak-hour commute trips, a critical component in the campus master plan.

You can temporarily suspend your parking pass and become a member of the HCC during fairer weather months. Contact Parking Operations at 812-855-9848 or parking@indiana.edu.

Explore how you can become an HCC Member

  • Bus, bike, or walk or choose to forego purchasing a parking permit.
  • Be a current full-time faculty or staff, part-time non-student staff, or EM-P permit eligible graduate student.
  • Sign up for a free annual or multi-year Hoosier Commuter Club permit through the IU Parking Portal.

As a member you agree to:

Be committed to utilizing any of the following as your primary mode of transportation to and from campus: walking, biking, or transit.

You’ll also enjoy these benefits:

  • Receive 24, one-day EM-P parking permits per year at no charge. You'll receive 12 permits upon enrolling and an additional 12 in January 2022.
  • Option to purchase additional garage parking validations at $5/day. Limit of 10 purchases in a calendar month. Unused validations will carry forward to future months, but will expire on June 30, 2022.
  • Receive an HCC permit that can be used as an Evening parking permit.
  • Emergency Ride Home (ERH). Hail a ride using an a taxi or ride hailing service such as Uber or Lyft. Rides 50 miles or less will be reimbursed in full. Keep your receipt and submit request for reimbursement here within 60 days. You are permitted one side trip during your drive home, such as to fill a prescription or pick up a child from school.
  • An opportunity to win a $50 gift card during the monthly HCC drawing. (HCC members are eligible to win once per semester. All cash and cash equivalents are taxable to the recipient and are required to self-report the prizes on their personal tax return.)
  • Access to private Facebook group for HCC members. Connect with other members and share commute resources.

Request commute planning assistance