The Medical Sciences Program in Bloomington is unique among the IU School of Medicine campuses in that it educates medical students seeking an MD as well as graduate and undergraduate students. Bloomington offers a Big 10 learning environment on an iconic campus.

With six major hospitals housing about 2000 beds, medical students in Evansville have access to physician educators in a range of medical specialties. An expanded residency program here will provide more than 100 new graduate medical education positions over the next few years.

Among the most appealing aspects of the Fort Wayne campus is free student parking. That’s right; medical students park in any lot or garage here—for free, anytime. This campus also hosts the Student Research Fellowship Program, which offers med students nine weeks of summer research experience.

Students and faculty in Indianapolis benefit from close proximity to some of Indiana’s largest teaching hospitals and the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center. This campus offers medical education in the heart of one of the most progressive and economically healthy cities in the United States.

Muncie is the School’s only campus that’s located on hospital property, giving medical students a front-row four-year medical education with all the amenities that come with being located near the campus of Ball State University, a bustling college environment.

Located in a highly populated urban region just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, the Gary campus offers medical students unparalleled access to clinical care at 11 major teaching hospitals housing 2800 beds. An expanded residency program in Gary will accommodate more than 100 new graduate medical education positions.

IU School of Medicine-South Bend is located on the campus of Notre Dame, offering a rich campus life in a traditionally collegiate community. Students here gain clinical care experience at the Navari Student Outreach Clinic, and external funding for faculty research exceeds $2 million per year.

Known for its rural medical education program, IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute meets the increased need for physicians to serve rural communities throughout the state of Indiana and beyond. This unique four-year medical school program emphasizes primary care and other specialties of need in rural communities.

Located on the campus of Purdue University, the West Lafayette campus offers a Big Ten campus atmosphere and opportunities to supplement the MD curriculum with research experience in the collaborative labs and research centers here. This IU School of Medicine campus offers on-campus housing to med students.

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Medical Student Facilities

Facilities

For first-year medical students in Terre Haute, the learning environment revolves around Holmstedt Hall on the campus of Indiana State University. The center has one hallway on the first floor designated for use by IU School of Medicine. Here, faculty and students can find a student lab, lecture hall and seminar room/computer lab. The lounge is equipped with a refrigerator, microwave, TV, foosball table, lockers and sofas. These facilities are available 24 hours a day.

Second-year medical students spend most of their time at the Landsbaum Center for Health Education, located near Union Hospital about eight blocks north of Indiana State University. IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute has its own wing on the first floor of the building, which includes a lecture hall, clinical exam rooms, lounge and computer lab. Landsbaum also has several rooms in the library and a few conference rooms that can serve as private study rooms. These facilities are available to students 24 hours a day via code access.

Students on this campus have only a short walk to a gym, cafeteria and other resources near the hospital.

Work and Study Space

The Terre Haute campus offers a great selection of places to study, including ideal locations for single student or group study. Landsbaum Center for Health Education is a popular study spot on campus. This is where second-year students have most of their classes, but first-year students are welcome to study at the center, too, especially if Holmstedt Hall becomes too distracting.

Other locations include the medical library, which has a good selection of clinical and reference books as well as a respectable list of periodicals. The library is small, but it is a comfortable place to study. The Science Building, next to Holmstedt Hall, has many areas with sofas, tables and chairs which makes a comfortable study spot. Another good option on campus is Cunningham Memorial Library of Indiana State University, located just north of Holmstedt Hall. The library is open until midnight on weeknights and has a coffee shop. Off campus, the Vigo County Public Library, on the corner of 7th Street and Poplar Avenue, is a terrific place to study.

Housing and Other Personal Space

Each medical student at the Terre Haute campus has a locker to secure their valuables and a mailbox. University housing is not available to medical students at the Terre Haute campus, but the city offers homes for sale or rent for most any budget. The rural areas are full of little-known properties off the beaten path for those who enjoy living in the country. Popular apartments for IU School of Medicine students in Terre Haute are available:

  • Village Quarter
  • Heritage Trail
  • Center City Apartments
  • Cobblestone Crossings Apartments
  • Sycamore Place
  • Southern Manor Apartments