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Campus Student Services

Students at the South Bend campus can access a wide range of support services from IU School of Medicine. The South Bend campus takes pride in a highly qualified medical education staff with deep experience in providing local solutions to the challenges that can interrupt students’ education. All centralized student services for the IU School of Medicine operate from the Indianapolis campus, including financial support and student mistreatment complaint handling. Localized services are also available, including academic advising, personal counseling, campus safety and peer tutoring.

Student Support Services in South Bend

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 South Bend by contacting Kristina Borger by phone at 574-631-2497 or by email at kaborger@iu.edu. Her office is located in Raclin-Carmichael Hall.

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 South Bend campus, the medical education staff can provide access to numerous primary care and clinical specialists who will address medical issues swiftly, allowing students to quickly return to their studies. Students can access care at the Indiana University-South Bend Student Wellness Center and through a variety of local providers.

Students at the South Bend 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, in South Bend, students can access confidential counseling and psychological services at the IU South Bend Student Counseling Center (574-520-4125). The center is open from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Thursday and has extended hours Tuesdays and Wednesdays for scheduled appointments.

For security and safety issues, please contact Notre Dame Security Police at 574-631-5555. Additionally, an emergency call box is available in the parking lot of the medical school.