Campus Student Support Services

Medical students at the IU School of Medicine–Evansville campus have privileges to student services provided locally at the University of Evansville and can access a range of centralized support services from IU School of Medicine, including financial support and student mistreatment complaint handling. Plus, with small class sizes and faculty who practice a true open-door policy, students at this campus can easily access personalized support needed to ensure success in medical school.

Student Support Services in Evansville

As part of the statewide IU School of Medicine academic advising program, each student is assigned a Lead Advisor and a Volunteer Faculty Advisor. Students can access this support in Evansville by contacting Dr. Keith Powers by phone at 812-461-5410 or by email at powerske@iu.edu.

The IU School of Medicine is committed to helping students with disabilities succeed academically. MD students in need of disability accommodations should apply to the IU School of Medicine Disabilities Accommodations Committee.

At the Evansville campus, medical students can access primary care and clinical specialists for medical issues at the University of Evansville Crayton E. and Ellen Mann Health Center, located at Sampson Hall (1800 Lincoln Ave. Evansville, IN 47722. Phone: 812-488-2099. Email: healthcenter@evansville.edu). For students with private insurance, two acute care outpatient clinics are less than three miles from campus: St. Mary’s Convenient Care West  and Deaconess Clinic West. Both clinics have Emergency Departments. There are also two CVS Minute Clinics on First Avenue and Red Bank Road.

Medical students in Evansville who are seeking Mental Health Services can access psychiatric and counseling services from IU School of Medicine (by telephone or in person) by Samia Hasan, MD; Jessica Fultz, MSW, LCSW; and Suzanne Kunkle, PhD. Call 317-278-2381 to schedule an appointment. Locally, in Evansville, students can visit the University of Evansville Campus Services (812-488-2663, so83@evansville.edu  Second Floor, Ridgway University Center).

For safety and security issues, please contact the local Evansville Police Department at 812-436-7896. For emergencies, call 9-1-1.

IU School of Medicine-Evansville enjoys a highly supportive community that has helped raise important scholarship funds. The Evansville campus offers the highest level of local scholarship support of all the school’s campuses. More than 60 percent of students at this campus receive scholarships—an average of $200,000/year in total awards based on academic performance, financial need and donor intent. This level of financial support would not be possible without the generosity of the school’s alumni, donors and Evansville community.

All medical students at the Evansville campus are eligible for scholarship consideration, provided that the FAFSA form is submitted to IU School of Medicine in the Financial Aid office. Some awards carry restrictions regarding academic achievement and/or financial need. Even with restrictions, most students are eligible for one or more of the Evansville campus scholarships.