Campus Student Support Services

Medical students at the IU School of Medicine–Evansville campus have access 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 services and student learning environment, mistreatment reporting and conflict resolution services. 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

  • Academic Advising
    As part of the statewide IU School of Medicine academic advising program, each medical student is assigned a lead advisor, a highly-trained professional who guides students through their entire time in medical school.
  • Disability Accommodations
    The IU School of Medicine is committed to helping students with disabilities succeed academically.
  • Health and Wellness Services
    At the Evansville campus, medical students can access primary care and clinical specialists for medical issues at Deaconess Urgent Care, St. Vincent Westside Walk-in Care, CVS Pharmacy First Avenue Minute Clinic or CVS Pharmacy Weston Road Minute Clinic.
  • Mental Health Services
    Students at the Evansville campus who are seeking personal counseling or psychiatric and psychological services—for any reason—have several support options. The IU School of Medicine Mental Health Services team offers treatment via telephone or in person. To schedule an appointment with Mental Health Services, email the program coordinator or call 317-278-2383. Students may receive health care at the University of Evansville’s Crayton E. and Ellen Mann Health Center. Appointments can be made by calling 812-488-2033 or visiting the Health Center in Sampson Hall, 1800 Lincoln Ave. The University of Evansville Counseling Services is available for students in need of personal mental health counseling. This is covered by part of student fees and is offered at no additional charge. The office is open from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday on the second floor of the Ridgway University Center. Appointments can be made by calling 812-488-2663.

    Midwest Behavioral Health in Evansville provides psychiatric services. Dr. Kaplan and his staff treat a variety of presenting concerns including Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders and ADHD. To make an appointment with Dr. Kaplan or one of the medication providers, please reach out to the Department of Mental Health Services at or call (317) 278-2383 to schedule a 30-minute intake/referral session.

  • Safety and Security
    For safety and security issues, please contact the Indiana University Police Department dispatch at 812-855-2425. For emergencies, call 9-1-1.
  • Scholarships
    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.