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.

The Fort Wayne campus offers clinical education in both rural and urban communities through two large hospital systems serving the region. A Student Research Fellowship Program 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.

MD Program

New Student Orientation

First-year orientation is an introduction to IU School of Medicine. It is held the week prior to the start of classes in August. Optional activities are available all week leading up to the required Orientation program on Thursday and Friday of Orientation Week.

Orientation Week

A full week of activities is planned for first-year medical students to welcome them to IU School of Medicine and encourage them to meet their classmates before the academic year begins. Activities include the annual student-sponsored Field Day and a service project sponsored by the IU School of Medicine Medical Student Service Learning Group; all students are invited to attend.

For the Class of 2021, Welcome Week will be held July 31–August 4, 2017. The mandatory Statewide First-Year Orientation program will be held the final two days of Welcome Week, on August 3 and 4, 2017.

Complete information about Orientation (including the agenda, required paperwork, optional activities and campus-specific details) will be available on Canvas, which is available to new students beginning in July. Note: In order to access the Canvas site, students need an IUPUI email account and password. Find information about the IU Account Management System.

The highlight and culmination of orientation week is the White Coat Ceremony, when each member of the new class of medical students officially matriculates and becomes part of the IU School of Medicine community.

Equipment Requirements for First-Year Medical Students

The amount of required supplies that first-year medical students must purchase in preparation for their first semester are minimal, as dissection kits and clean lab gowns are provided, and students can rent microscopes for coursework.