Your well-being is a top priority for everyone at IU. We offer many services to help you stay healthy and safe, from the full-service IU Health Center to a 24/7 police force to awareness programs. Try to balance your responsibilities, eat well, and get exercise. Be aware of your surroundings, and make good choices in your social life. Look out for your fellow students. And take advantage of these resources and services.
Health and Safety
Alcohol and Drugs
SUIS provides students and campus with alcohol and drug prevention, education, and intervention.
Indiana University is committed to maintaining a campus environment that enables students to succeed academically and has policies concerning the use, misuse, and abuse of alcohol as defined in Part II, Section H (22) a–f of the Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct. Alcohol use is prohibited in most undergraduate residence halls and is always prohibited for students who are not of legal drinking age.
Students are also expected to abide by Indiana law. In addition, the university has nearly 40 programs designed to educate students about alcohol misuse/abuse, and faculty
MyStudentBody is a research-based initiative that is supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
MyStudentBody covers the following health areas:
- Drugs (Illicit and Prescription)
- Sexual Health and Relationships
All new undergraduate students, regardless of age, are required to complete this course.
OASIS manages the implementation of this course each year. Incoming IU Bloomington students and guests will learn more about the course during New Student Orientation.Learn more
Calling 911 for help can save someone's life. Indiana's Lifeline law provides legal amnesty from prosecution for underage drinking, and many related drinking offenses, for a person who calls or texts 911, or for persons assisting and reporting a medical emergency, sexual assault or other crime. Learn more about the Lifeline Law.