IU Work + Life Community Network

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"Building Community Across IU Campuses, Peer-to-Peer"

IU Work + Life Community Network, where IU employee groups connect for engagement and enrichment around a shared interest or life stage. The Work + Life Community Network groups are peer-led and employee driven, so group members determine how and when they meet as well as the topic discussions and activities that will take place.

Groups will be added as they are formed. If you have an interest in joining or forming a group or know of a group already existing on your campus, please contact the Healthy IU | Work + Life office

  • University-wide

    • IU Parenting community group is specifically designed for faculty and staff who are interested in connecting with other IU parents to learn, share resources, and network over the shared experience of parenting and/or caregiving. For more information, please contact Healthy IU | Work + Life office

    • IU Cancer Survivor Community - IU Microsoft Teams Group: This Teams group is intended to provide a supportive, compassionate, and caring environment for Indiana University employees who have experienced cancer to connect with each other. Any IU cancer survivor is welcome to join and share tools, resources, and support to others through their cancer journey. Contact healthyu@indiana.edu to request to join.

    • Candid Conversations for Caregivers - Whether you care for someone who is elderly, disabled, a relative, a child, a spouse, or any other loved one, IUWIT recognizes that being a caregiver is extra stressful these days. Join, IUWIT Leadership Team members, Kim and Melanie, in a monthly virtual, informal, and candid discussion about caregiving. This virtual meeting will give caregivers a chance to informally gather and discuss topics around juggling caregiving while working. You’ll able to just vent, share resources and experiences, and find support from other caregivers. All sessions are open to anyone of any gender. For this semester’s monthly schedule, click here. For more information, contact iuwit@iu.edu
  • IU Bloomington

    IU Working Moms' Group  provides a community for female employees who are maintaining a career alongside their parenting responsibilities. The group meet for lunch, once a month, at various locations around campus. Moms with children of all ages, from newborns to adults, are welcome. To join, email Amanda Peterson at amkhoffm@indiana.edu or like the Facebook group page. 

    Noontime Yoga Group members meet twice a week for an energizing hour of essential Hatha Yoga.  Please contact Joan Middendorf at middendo@indiana.edu for more information.

  • IUPUI

    IUPUI's Faculty & Staff Affinity Groups have a long history of serving faculty and staff (as well as students and alumni) in matters of social justice and institutional accountability pertaining to the value of diversity.

  • IU East

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  • IU Kokomo

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  • IU Northwest

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  • IU South Bend

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  • IU Southeast

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  • IUPUC

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  • IU Fort Wayne

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