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Academic Resources

General Support Services

Do you need help but you are not sure what services are available? UD can help you find the resources you need. You may also want to check out the Division of Student Affairs.

  • Career Development
    • Health Professions and Prelaw Center assists students in planning for and applying to professional programs such as medical school and law school. Services include career fairs, admission exam preparation, and a recommendation service.

    • Career Development Center (CDC) offers career services for all students. The CDC provides a career resources library, help finding jobs and internships, and career courses. They also offer individual career advising.

    • Career Services provides links to the numerous career services offices on campus; some serve all students while others are specific to a particular type of career such as business, journalism, education, health professions, and more. These offices offer online internship and job postings, individual career advising, career fairs, group workshops, and recruiting websites.

  • Conflict Resolution and Legal Issues
    • Incident Teams assist and support students who report an incident of discrimination based on race, nationality, religion, gender, or sexual orientation in finding a resolution. You may submit a confidential report online.

    • The Student Advocates Office helps students solve problems they have encountered on campus and offers mediation services to students in conflict with each other.

    • The Office of Student Ethics provide an on-campus judicial system and foster a safe and civil environment on campus. They administer cases of personal and academic misconduct.

    • Student Legal Services provides assistance to current IU students with legal matters.

  • Disability Services
    • The Adaptive Technology and Assessibility Center serves individuals with disabilities and specializes in assistive technologies that help with reading, writing, studying, and information access.

    • Disability Services for Students ensures access to university programs and services to eligible students by working closely with the university community to develop and coordinate the implementation of appropriate accommodations

  • Diversity
    • Commission on Multicultural Understanding promotes greater communication on campus among all persons, regardless of race, age, religion, ability, gender, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status.

    • Diversity Resources at IU provides the most complete listing of diversity resources at IU. This resource is maintained through the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs.

    • The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Student Support Services Office gives information, support, mentoring, and counseling to members of the IU campus and the larger community.

    • Incident Teams assist and support students who report an incident of discrimination based on race, nationality, religion, gender, or sexual orientation in finding a resolution. 

    • Office of Mentoring Services & Leadership (OMSLD) offers mentoring services and initiatives to support student success, with special emphasis on students from under-represented and/or underserved populations.

    • Office of Women’s Affairs provides advocacy for women (and men) on campus including faculty, staff, and students dealing with issues of gender equity and personal safety such as sexual discrimination and sexual assault.

  • Finances
    • The Office of Student Financial Assistance provides comprehensive information and assistance regarding all types of financial aid.

    • The Office of Scholarships gives information on scholarship opportunities. Although this services is primarily for incoming freshmen, it also provides some information for current students. 

    • Veterans Support Services meets the needs of IU students who are veterans, service members, or children or spouses of disabled veterans. Contact this office to process paperwork required for educational benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

  • International Students
  • Veterans

    Veterans Support Services meets the needs of IU students who are veterans, service members, or children or spouses of disabled veterans. Contact this office to process paperwork required for educational benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.