First Year Orientation

Orientation and Welcome Week

IU School of Medicine, incoming Class of 2021, required Statewide Orientation will be held August 3–4, 2017. 

Optional, Welcome Week activities will be available for students the week of July 31 – August 4 including the Annual Service Project sponsored by IU School of Medicine, Medical Student Service Learning Group.


MS1 Statewide Orientation synchronizes programming, education, and activities in order to provide a seamless transition for new medical students.


  • Learn about the success indicators, rigor, and academic expectations of IUSM.
  • Providing information and resources that will allow students to make informed and appropriate academic plans and healthy social choices.
  • Creating a welcoming environment that builds a sense of community among the incoming class and connects them to faculty, staff and other students.
  • Introduce co-curricular and extra-curricular opportunities.