Students services on the Northwest-Gary campus include academic advising, disability accommodations, healthcare, safety and security.

Gary Campus Student Services

Medical students at the IU School of Medicine—Northwest-Gary campus have privileges to all student services provided locally by Indiana University Northwest 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 support. Plus, with small class sizes and accessible faculty, students at this campus can easily access personalized support needed to ensure success in medical school.

Emergency Contacts

For emergencies, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room for immediate care.

Reach the 24-Hour Mental Health Crisis Line at 317-278-HELP (4357).

Student Support Services in Gary

  • 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

    IU School of Medicine is committed to helping students with disabilities succeed. All IU School of Medicine students in need of disability accommodations should apply through IU Indianapolis Adaptive Educational Services.

    Request accommodations

  • Health Care Services

    At the Gary campus, medical students can access primary care and clinical specialists for medical issues at the IU Northwest Health and Wellness Clinic.

  • Mental Health Services

    The Department of Mental Health Services provides mental health and personal counseling services to all IU School of Medicine students, residents, and fellows on every IU School of Medicine campus. Find details about mental health services in Gary.

  • Safety and Security

    For security and safety issues, please visit the IU-Northwest emergency contacts page. For campus emergencies, call 219-980-6501.

  • Scholarships

    IU School of Medicine—Northwest-Gary enjoys a highly supportive community that has helped raise important scholarship funds. All medical students at the Gary campus are eligible for scholarship consideration, provided that the FAFSA form is submitted to IU School of Medicine. Some awards carry restrictions regarding academic achievement, geographic residence and/or financial need. Even with restrictions, most students are eligible for one or more of the Gary campus scholarships.