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

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 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 Fort Wayne

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

While attending the Fort Wayne campus, students can visit the Disability Access Center at Purdue Fort Wayne, located in Walb Student Union Room 113, to access reasonable accommodations and support. Any questions can be directed to the Disability Access Center at or 260-481-6657.

At the Fort Wayne campus, medical students can access vaccines, primary care, preventative and women's health services at the Purdue Fort Wayne Center for Healthy Living. Other diagnostic or therapeutic health services not available at this location can be accessed by referral. Urgent care needs can be accessed at the clinics listed below.

IU School of Medicine permits students to be excused from required educational experience to seek needed care under the IU School of Medicine Time Away Policy.

Additional Details

The Purdue Fort Wayne Center for Healthy Living is an outpatient facility that provides a variety of health care services to students, faculty, staff and community members. The center is located in the Walb Student Union (room 234) and open Monday and Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Tuesday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Virtual appointments may also be scheduled. Same day and walk-in appointments will be available, but spots will be limited. All patients will be required to create a new account and establish a username and password to schedule an appointment. The campus clinic accepts a wide range of health insurance plans, and parking is available in the parking garage next to Gates Sports Center. Appointments can be scheduled through the patient portal or by calling 765-494-0111. Please be sure to specify the Purdue Fort Wayne location.   

Urgent care can be accessed at the following clinics:

Clinic Location Phone Hours
Physician’s Urgent Care  920 E Coliseum Blvd  260-498-8077  Open daily
8 a.m.–8 p.m. 
Parkview Walk-In Clinic  3909 New Vision Dr.  260-425-5500  Open daily
8 a.m.–8 p.m. 
(Lutheran Health Network) 
3717 Maplecrest Road  260-458-3846  Open daily
8 a.m.–8 p.m. 
Women's Health Advantage Walk-In Clinic
(OB/GYN services) 
2518 E Dupont Rd  260-432-4400  Monday–Friday
8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. 

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 Fort Wayne.

For services from the Purdue Fort Wayne Counseling Center, visit the center's website or call 260-481-5405 to make an appointment.

Purdue Fort Wayne is a safe campus and campus police are reliable. Purdue Fort Wayne University Police Department provides 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 911 for emergencies. Security phones are located throughout campus.