Campus Student Services

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. For starters, lab supplies—scrubs, lab coats and gloves—are provided to students by the IU School of Medicine—West Lafayette. This is unique to this campus.

All centralized student services for the IU School of Medicine operate from the Indianapolis campus, including including financial services and student learning environment, mistreatment reporting and conflict resolution services. Localized services are also available. These include campus safety, peer tutoring, exam preparation and more.

Emergency Contacts

For emergencies, dial 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency room for immediate care. Reach the 24-Hour Mental Health Crisis Line at 317-278-HELP (4357).

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Student Support Services in West Lafayette

  • 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 West Lafayette campus can access preventative health services and acute care through Purdue University Student Hospital (PUSH), IU Health Arnett Urgent Care, and Franciscan Express Care.
  • Mental Health Services
    Students at the West Lafayette campus who are seeking Mental Health Services—for any reason—have several support options. IU School of Medicine offers counseling services via telephone or in person. Call 317-278-2383 or email the program coordinator to schedule an appointment, or contact Dana Lasek, PhD, regional campus psychologist and liaison.
  • Safety and Security
    For security and safety issues, please contact the Purdue University Police Department. In an emergency, call 9-1-1. For non-emergency police service, call 765-494-8221.