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IU South Bend Elkhart Center

Pictured (top to bottom; left to right)
Wisdom Chigwada | Social Work | Elkhart, Indiana (hometown)
Adrienne Michelle Robinson
| Women's and Gender Studies | Elkhart, Indiana (hometown)
Alexandria Alert | Art Education | Elkhart, Indiana (hometown)
Reagan BonDurant | Computer Science | Elkhart, Indiana (hometown)
Breanne Friskney | German | Elkhart, Indiana (hometown)
Cortnee Coffin | Early Childhood Education | Elkhart, Indiana (hometown)
Kaylin Szucs | Radiography | Elkhart, Indiana (hometown)

IU South Bend Elkhart Center

Marianne Castano Bishop, Ed.D. | Director
125 East Franklin Street | Elkhart, Indiana 46516
(800) 321-7834 or (574) 294-5550 |

About the IU South Bend Elkhart Center

The IU South Bend Elkhart Center was built with private donations and serves students who primarily live in or near Elkhart County. The Center contains 13 classrooms including a science laboratory, student technology center, video-conferencing classroom, and student lounge/computer mini-laboratory.

Between thirty and forty classes are taught at the Elkhart Center during fall and spring semesters with additional courses offered during summer sessions. Students can take all their classes in Elkhart or a combination of classes offered either in Elkhart, South Bend, or online. The Center specializes in offering the first two years of General Education courses. A plan is in place to make the Center a home for health science education within the next few years.

Specific information about classes offered at the Elkhart Center can be found online at and on the registrar’s page.   

The following services and programs are available at the IU South Bend Elkhart Center:

  • First- and second-year courses for most degree programs
  • Customized training for business and industry
  • Professional development courses
  • Admissions counseling for prospective students
  • Placement exams for incoming students
  • Academic advising for undecided students
  • Math tutoring, and other student support services
  • Financial aid and scholarship information
  • Assistance with registration and schedule adjustments
  • Onsite security during building hours

SmartStart Program

By taking 24 or more credit hours at the Elkhart Center, students are considered a SmartStart student. The personal attention and instruction received from faculty and staff as a full-time Elkhart Center student will provide students with a solid foundation upon which to build their IU degree. Students should work with their academic advisor to plan their course schedule. Students who successfully complete the SmartStart Program are encouraged to apply for the Verizon Scholarship, which provides tuition assistance for future course work at IU South Bend.


Several scholarship opportunities are available exclusively for students attending IU classes in Elkhart or for IU South Bend students who live in Elkhart County. For scholarship information, email

Photo credit | Kerry K. Lawson

Academic Bulletins

PDF Version

2018-2019 Campus Bulletin
2017-2018 Campus Bulletin
2016-2017 Campus Bulletin
2015-2016 Campus Bulletin
2014-2015 Campus Bulletin

Please be aware that the PDF is formatted from the webpages; some pages may be out of order.