Students services on the West Lafayette campus include academic advising, disability accommodations, healthcare, safety and security.

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 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 West Lafayette

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.

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

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.

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 West Lafayette.

For security and safety issues, please contact the Purdue University Police Department. In an emergency, call 911. For non-emergency police service, call 765-494-8221.