Student Services

Students at the Fort Wayne campus can access a wide range of support services from IU School of Medicine as well as those available through Purdue University Fort Wayne. All centralized student services for IU School of Medicine operate from the Indianapolis campus, including academic advising, disability accommodations, financial support, health care and wellness services, and student learning environment, mistreatment reporting and conflict resolution support. Localized services are also available, including, campus safety, peer tutoring, exam preparation and more.

Emergency Contacts

For emergencies, please dial 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency room for immediate care. Contact the IU School of Medicine 24-Hour Crisis Line at 317-278-HELP (4357) or call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 800-273-8255.

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Student Support Services in Fort Wayne

  • 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 Care Services

    Medical students at the Fort Wayne campus can access preventative health services and acute care through Purdue Fort Wayne Center for Healthy Living and Wellness Program, an outpatient facility providing a variety of health care services to students, faculty, staff and community members. Conveniently located in the Walb Student Union (room 234) and open Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, the campus clinic accepts a wide range of health insurance plans, and parking is available in the parking garage next to Gates Sports Center. Phone 260-481-5748 for an appointment. Walk-ins are accepted as time allows.

    Note that the clinic is closed when the campus is closed. If campus is closed at time of illness or injury, numerous walk-in clinics are nearby; the closest is Physician’s Urgent Care, open 8 am until 8 pm.



  • Mental Health Services

    Students at the Fort Wayne 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.


  • Safety

    Purdue Fort Wayne is a safe campus and Campus Police are reliable. Purdue Fort Wayne University Police Departmentprovides a safety escort service for students on campus. This service is available 24 hours a day if ever a student feels threatened or uncomfortable. Call 260-481-6827 for safety and security services. Emergency phones are located throughout campus. Call 9-1-1 for emergencies. Security phones are located throughout campus.