Student Support Services

UPDATES:  Please refer to IU Northwest Campus Updates for answers to the most frequently asked questions. 

COVID 19 Accommodations

Students seeking COVID-19-related accommodations should complete the COVID-19 Accommodations form to initiate the process.

COVID-19 Accommodations Form

All COVID-19-related accommodations will be reviewed and implemented on an individual case by case basis. For questions, contact Freda Cox-Harris, the Accessibility Services Coordinator. Faculty and staff, please contact Freda with questions. You can find additional information on the Accessibility Services page.

Student Support Services is a federally funded TRIO unit.  Eligible students may seek academic support services to facilitate their retention and graduation from IU Northwest.  SSS combines vast resources to provide continuing support through graduation for selected participants.

For Disability Resources at IU Northwest please see the ADA Accessibility at IU Northwest web page.

Through intense national grant competition, funds are awardedTrio logo to institutions of higher education to provide opportunities for academic development, assist students with basic college requirements, and to motivate students toward the successful completion of their postsecondary education.

The IU Northwest Student Support Services (SSS) project also provides grant aid to current SSS participants who are receiving Federal Pell Grants (#84.063).

The goal of SSS is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants.

In order to meet this mission, the IU Northwest SSS Project has been awarded $310,693 from the United States Department of Education for the 2017-18 Academic Program Year to facilitate the academic success of selected participants. SSS Grant Awards are for a five year cycle and total over 1.5 million dollars for the entire grant funding cycle.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Email Address

Phone Number

(219) 980-6798

Fax Number

(219) 981-5619

Mailing Address

Student Support Services
IU Northwest
3400 Broadway, Hawthorn 239
Gary, Indiana 46408