We know how important it is for your basic needs to be met so you can focus on your education and other life goals. This page points you to a variety of on- and off-campus resources that are free or low cost. We cannot guarantee any of these resources will be able to provide exactly what you need. If you have questions or need to speak with an advocate, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn where to meet your basic needs
It's hard to focus when you don't know where your next meal will come from. We've complied a handful of community-based resources to help you find food. Please be mindful that this is not an exhaustive list of all options available near campus or in Marion County.
If you need help with new clothes, Paws' Closet is here for you. Paws' Closet is IUPUI's on-campus clothing closet, and it is free to use with your valid CrimsonCard. You can shop on a weekly basis.
Child care resources
The best resource we can point you to within the community is Child Care Answers. They offer free support and information on quality child care and development.
Legal services and resources
The Indianapolis community has several resources to help people who might need legal services. We've compiled a list to help you get started.
IUPUI sells IndyGo bus passes to students at a discounted price. Parking and Transportation Services can help you purchase your pass and navigate options.
Do you need assistance securing or affording internet access in your home? Depending on your circumstances, including if you're a Pell Grant recipient, you may be eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program, which provides a monthly discount toward internet service and a one-time discount to purchase a computer, laptop, or tablet. If you don't qualify or this doesn't meet your needs, please contact us at go.iupui.edu/refer2osas.