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HLS Adjusted Services

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Appointments and services are continuing virtually due to efforts to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) among our campus population.

HLS will be operating on an adjusted schedule beginning Monday, March 13:

Office phones staffed: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Virtual appointments available: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Student success advisor and career consultants will be offering virtual appointments for all services during this time. To schedule a virtual appointment, please call 317-274-4856 or follow these instructions. If you have questions about appointments, please call the office at 317-274-4856.

Drop-in advising services will remain Tuesday–Thursday, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. in a virtual format. During drop-in advising services, please click here to access the virtual meeting room.

Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, and with the health and safety of our students in mind, all Field Trip Fridays have been canceled.

Check virtual hours, contact information, and instructions for online services at our University College operations page.

For more information on COVID-19 and the university’s plan, visit coronavirus.iu.edu.

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Ellen Webb

Psychology Student

Ellen Webb enrolled at IUPUI as a pre-nursing major because she knew completing that degree could mean a long and stable career. It was never necessarily a career she was excited about or even felt was a good fit for her, but she figured it was her only option. Her background had led her to believe that she just needed a degree in something “practical,” not necessarily a degree in something of interest. While a nursing career is a great option for those who truly want to be a nurse, it wasn’t what Ellen wanted, and therefore, her grades suffered.

Continue reading Ellen's story.

Kevin Kimemia

Accelerated Nursing Student

Kevin Kimemia wakes up with excitement, knowing that what he will learn today is something that he is interested in and he will use every day in his nursing career. He feels driven to learn more and understand all that he is doing now, because his future patients will depend on him. Kevin is happy because he’s doing what he wants to do and “feel[s] like he has a true purpose now.” But, it wasn’t always so easy for Kevin to get to this point, and he took a non-traditional path to nursing school.

Continue reading Kevin's story.

Mackenzie Koch

Cytotechnology Student

Just like many others, Mackenzie’s path to IUPUI and to finding her major was a rocky one. After starting her college career at Indiana University East, taking classes at Ivy Tech, and transferring to Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, she finally found her way to IUPUI in the fall of 2015. Mackenzie says she “was all over the place” switching from Nursing to Biology to Dental Hygiene to EMT, thinking she had no clue what she wanted to do in life.


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Appointments

Office hours

Monday–Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Call (317) 274-4856 to make an appointment or to schedule an appointment online.

Online and evening appointments

Call (317) 274-4856 to schedule an appointment.

Drop-in hours

During the Semester: Tuesday–Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

During drop-ins, students will meet with one of our peer advisors to answer quick questions. Upon arrival outside of drop-in hours or if an issue warrants a more in-depth conversation, a student may be referred to schedule an appointment with an advisor.

Location

The Health and Life Sciences Advising Center is located in Taylor Hall (UC) on the third floor.