The West Lafayette campus is just one of nine IU School of Medicine campuses located throughout Indiana offering medical training and education.

West Lafayette Campus

Offering a unique mix of clinical experiences thanks to strong support from local physician-educators.

Indiana University School of Medicine—West Lafayette

IU School of Medicine–West Lafayette is located on the campus of Purdue University. Like all IU School of Medicine statewide locations, the West Lafayette campus offers community participation opportunities and exceptional clinical education through student groups, medical service-learning programs and other extracurricular activities, and a strong partnership with local clinical providers to ensure students get authentic experience in applying basic science concepts to real patient cases.

Students at this campus enjoy a close-knit learning environment, strong faculty and peer collaboration, small class sizes, and reputable and engaged clinical partners.

Led by medical education and research experts, IU School of Medicine–West Lafayette follows the school’s statewide core MD curriculum. Faculty at this campus and throughout IU School of Medicine stay current with their own medical education and are involved in research projects, ensuring that future physicians and medical researchers training here get the best possible learning experiences.

Emergency Contacts

Public safety emergency:

After-Hours Emergency: 9-1-1

Non-Emergency: 765-494-8221

Facility-Related Emergencies:
or 765-494-8221 (after hours)

Safewalk escort:
765-494-SAFE (7233)

24-Hour Mental Health Crisis Line:

The Campus Community in West Lafayette

Supportive classmates and faculty at IU School of Medicine-West Lafayette make it a unique environment for medical students.

Live and Learn in West Lafayette

From campus maps to policies and guidelines, medical students and their families can access campus-specific resources to better understand how to get around and make the most of their time at the IU School of Medicine West Lafayette campus.


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Meaningful Support for Students

Meaningful Support for Students

Medical students at the West Lafayette campus can access a wide range of support services from IU School of Medicine as well as those available through Purdue University. These include academic advising, health and medical services, and more. Faculty offices located steps away from the classrooms boost student-faculty relationships. Community faculty are exceptionally welcoming to medical students in their practices.

Student Services

Serving Communities with Medical Service Learning

Working with underserved populations throughout the world helps medical students cultivate a sense of social responsibility they carry through to their careers as a physician. Students who participate in these types of projects gain insight to the social and community contexts of health care. Statewide opportunities are available to advance students’ professional interests.

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West Lafayette Student Life