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Student Support Services in Gary
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 Northwest–Gary by contacting Corona Wiley by phone at 219-980-6709 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Her office is located in Dunes Medical Room 3001.
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 Gary campus, medical students can access primary care and clinical specialists for medical issues at the IU Northwest Health and Wellness Clinic.
Students at the Gary campus who are seeking Mental Health Services—for any reason—have several support options. IU School of Medicine offers psychiatric and counseling services via telephone or in person. Call 317-278-2383 to schedule an appointment or contact Dr. Dana Lasek, regional campus psychologist and liaison. Locally, students can contact the IU-Northwest Counseling Center by phone at 219-980-6741 or by email at email@example.com. Personal counseling services are also available through Porter Starke Services in Valparaiso and Regional Mental Health in Merrillville.
For security and safety issues, please visit the IU-Northwest Contacts page. For campus emergencies, call 219-980-6501.
IU School of Medicine-Northwest-Gary enjoys a highly supportive community that has helped raise important scholarship funds. All medical students at the Gary 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, geographic residence and/or financial need. Even with restrictions, most students are eligible for one or more of the Gary campus scholarships.