About the Idea Garden

The Idea Garden is a place for students to be creative, to explore, to collaborate.

It's a Thinker Space, fully equipped to give students an organic experience with emerging technologies.

It's where you connect with the community, learn from local tech leaders, and gain exposure to innovative ideas.

The Idea Garden serves as fertile ground for student vision, cultivates thought and provides for growth, and produces entrepreneurial thinkers.

At the Idea Garden, students have access to cutting-edge technology for personal and professional growth, including:

Check Out the New Digital Gardener Program!

The Digital Gardener program offers students the ability to shape the future of the Idea Garden itself. Among many other advantages, Digital Gardeners can suggest new technology that may someday make its way into the Idea Garden.

Additionally, Digital Gardeners can earn merchandise and rewards made specifically for the program.

Become a Digital Gardener!

Want to learn how to 3D print?

Come to the Idea Garden to learn about 3D printing!

Our staff can introduce you to the tools and knowledge you need to model and print your own 3D design. 

Our skilled staff has a combined total of 12 years of 3D printing experience, and is more than happy to answer any questions you may have!

Take a Tour


Monday - Thursday: 10am - 7pm

Friday: 10am - 2pm

If you would like to use the Idea Garden outside of these hours, please contact us at igarden@iupui.edu in order to reserve the space!
At this time, we are unable to accommodate weekend events.
Thank you.

Upcoming Events @ the Idea Garden


  • IUPUI Virtual Spring Career Fair - FREE

     Students from all majors are welcome to attend and meet with employers from a wide variety of industries with internship and full-time opportunities.

    Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Friday, April 23rd, 2021

Stop by Taylor Courtyard for a variety of grab and go swag items to help you de-stress.

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021 11am - 2pm

Talk with entrepreneurs and executives-turned entrepreneurs to discuss their journey and answer your questions.

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021 11am - 1pm

  • Adobe Summit 2021 - FREE

    Join Adobe to expand your skills, engage with other Experience Makers, and be inspired to create exceptional experiences that drive business growth and customer loyalty.

    Tuesday, April 27th, 2021 - Thursday, April 29th, 2021

Interested in Holding an Event at the Idea Garden?

Please email us at igarden@iupui.edu, and we will respond to you within 1-2 business days.

Additionally, student groups can reserve the Idea Garden through The Den's website here.

Contact the Idea Garden

Monday - Thursday: 10am - 7pm
Friday: 10am - 2pm
Hine Hall, Room IP106
875 W. North St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202


Open Monday - Thursday



Additional Resources

Idea Garden

Hine Hall, Room IP106
875 W. North St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202