Medical Student Facilities


The IU School of Medicine–Evansville campus offers the best amenities of a larger city atmosphere and the comfort benefits of smaller class sizes and clinical settings. At Evansville, medical students work closely with professors to ensure success when entering clinical rotations. Evansville students are typically paired one-to-one with local physicians for third- and fourth-year rotations.

Medical students at the Evansville campus have access to a private media or library space, lunch room, and a variety of study spaces as well as full access to the host campus, University of Southern Indiana facilities, including Rice Library, RFW Fitness Center, University Center and student discounts to all Division II athletic events.

Work and Study Space

With 24-hour access to the Health Professions Building, the Medical School Library, and IU School of Medicine e-classrooms, medical students in Evansville have plenty of on-campus options for study space. On the third floor of the center are six private study rooms allowing individual study or group study of up to ten people. These rooms are fully equipped with white boards, wifi access and comfortable furniture. Student classrooms and a large student library are always open allowing for adequate study space for students who prefer to study in an open atmosphere.

IU School of Medicine-Evansville students also have access to the David L. Rice Library , the main library for the University of Southern Indiana. This facility has hundreds of individual study areas, including private study rooms and carols) and two large quiet reading rooms.

Libraries on and near the Evansville campus provide many learning materials and are great places to study or relax. Libraries that med students use.

Materials from the Ruth Lilly Medical Library, located in Indianapolis, can be shipped directly to the Evansville campus, usually within 48 hours. Students can pick up and return materials from the main desk.

Housing and Other Personal Space

Students at the Evansville campus are encouraged to make the campus their home away from home. Students are welcome to bring personal items to the classroom and make their work space their own. While IU School of Medicine-Evansville is not liable for any lost or stolen items, security is taken seriously, and rooms are locked at the end of each day.

All medical students are assigned an individual locker for storage of books, extra clothes and snacks, as well as a mailbox. Students frequently request that packages (such as Amazon deliveries) be delivered to the medical school.

The University of Southern Indiana does not make campus housing available for IU School of Medicine students. Therefore, off-campus housing is the only option. Students typically rent apartments or houses on Evansville’s west side (minutes from campus). West side housing generally fills very quickly. For the best selection, reserve housing as quickly as possible. Popular housing options for IU School of Medicine students in Evansville include Mission Viejo Villas, Copper Creek Apartments and Lakewood West Apartments.