Many resources support you during your academic career at the IU School of Nursing. You can avail yourself of tutoring and mentoring and participate in student and professional nursing associations. Many courses offer service learning and opportunities for civic engagement. Most courses have at least some online components and resources, and many programs are fully online with minimal face-to-face requirements. Throughout each of these experiences, you will find a rich environment of technology resources and training available to you. Faculty, staff, and students have access to free or educational-priced software titles and hardware offered through university-wide license agreements. Both the university and medical libraries not only offer space, equipment, and face-to-face resources, they offer a vast number of licensed resources accessible through the web.
At IU School of Nursing, you join a proven leader in distance education. You can choose from tracks offered in the master's program that are distance, distance-accessible, or hybrid, two doctoral, or an undergraduate completion option in distance format or obtain a graduate certificate in one of two areas. Distance courses employ a variety of learning and teaching strategies, engage learners through active learning, and promote independent learning facilitated by nursing experts.
Throughout your academic career, you are supported by a team of academic advisors who will assist you with career and academic counseling, serve as a resource for you, and engage with you one-on-one to develop strategies to enrich and confirm your educational experience.
In addition to academic advising, the Center for Academic Affairs provides you with peer tutoring and mentoring to promote your overall success as a School of Nursing student. The Academic Support Assistant Program is especially well-equipped to help with the unique needs of underrepresented and/or first-generation college students.
Organizations such as the President’s Council within the School of Nursing and professional nursing organizations provide you with opportunities to network and gain leadership skills throughout your academic career.
Courses with service learning components enable you to fulfil specific experiences, develop skills, increase civic awareness, and partner with community organizations to change lives, add connections, and gain hands-on experience in a variety of settings. These experiences develop leadership traits, increase clinical skills, and expand professional horizons—all while earning academic credit.
A variety of technology and library resources are available to students, faculty, and staff of the IU School of Nursing. The resources on this page link you to information, campus locations, training opportunities, software titles, and hardware resources.