health & wellness Resources

IU Health Center provides comprehensive health services to meet the medical and psychological needs of students, spouses and dependents (12 years and older). Included are full service appointment or walk-in medical clinic, pharmacy, lab tests, x-rays, physical examinations, eye clinic, gyn services, allergy shots, physical therapy and Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS). Health and Wellness Education sponsors programs on a variety of health related topics and maintains a resource center.

Health and Wellness Education offers information through videos, counseling and printed materials.  A dietician is available to discuss weight control, eating disorders, vegetarianism and to test for total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, glucose and triglycerides. Counseling is also available for safe sexual practice and sexually transmitted diseases.  One hour professional massages are offered on Fridays from 8:00am-4:30pm for $25.  All services require an appointment.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CaPS) offers individual, couple and group counseling for a variety of concerns.  You may call for an appointment or, in case of emergency you may use the Crisis Walk-In Service available 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.  Payment of the Student Health fee entitles students to two free counseling sessions per semester at CaPS. 

Center for Human Growth offers counseling service by Counseling and Edcuational Psychology grdaute students through the School of Education. Hours are 8am-5pm Monday through Friday.  Individual counseling is offered by appointment at a cost of $10 per session.  A counselor is on duty for emergencies during regular center hours.  Personal growth group sessions are open to students and community residents and require an eight to ten week commitment on the part of the participant.

Indiana University Recreational Sports provides sport and fitness services for IU students, faculty, staff and the public. It is recognized as one of the leading campus recreational sports programs in the country, serving over 33,000 people. IURecSport' two facilities, the Student Recreational Sports Center (SRSC) and the Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) Building offer a variety of fitness resources influding strength & conditioning areas, 2 running tracks, 6 multipurpose gyms, 3 pools, a cardio studtio and strength circuit. Entrance to the facilties is free with a valid IU student ID card

Bloomington Hospital Positive Link is one of 12 Indiana care coordination sites for people who are living with HIV/AIDS. Their focus is HIV testing and extensive care coordination for those living with HIV/AIDS. In addition, we serve as a community resource regarding HIV/AIDS education and awareness.  We are also now offering Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and Syphilis testing.

Kinsey Confidential is the Kinsey Institute Sexuality Infromation Service and provides authoritative information on sex, sex education, and other sexual health topics as well as questions and answers.

The Sexual Assault Crisis Line(SACS) provides free and totally confidential counseling services for IU students who may have been victims of assault and who are friends and family of victims. Their 24 hour crisis line can be reached at 855-8900.

Middle Way House provides a 24 hr phone crisis intervention by phone and advocates who will meet callers at the hospital or police department, for free and confidentially. Middle Way House also offers students volunteer experiences as advocates.
Their 24 hour crisis line can be reaced at 812-336-0846.

The Incident Teams assist and support students who report incidents of discrimination campus. The Racial Incidents Team; the Gay, lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Anti-Harassment Team; the Gender Incidents Team; and the religious Bias Incidents Team are four resources that Indiana University uses to address the problem of discrimination based on race, nationality, religion, gender, or sexual orientation. 

Indiana University Police Department serve as the public safety officers for Indiana University. IUPD is one of the larger university police organizations in the United States and is among the 12 largest law enforcement organizations in the state.

IUSA Safety Escort is a service which is available for all IU students and staff as an alternative to walking alone at night. You only need your valid school ID and there is no cost to you. Because Safety Escort's primary service is for people with an academic or job-related function, you can only be picked up from/dropped off at any academic building or living quarters (residence hall, apartment, house, etc.).

Student Advocates Office are comprised of administrators and retired faculty who serve as IU experts on the student’s behalf.  Student Advocates can explain university policies and procedures, advise you about your options, serve as a liaison to connect you with officials on campus who will address your issues, make inquiries on the your behalf, accompany you to meetings or hearings related to the problem, resolve conflicts , assist you in withdrawing from all classes and help you understand your rights and responsibilities if you are charged with personal or academic misconduct.