This is where we find our community

At the School of Health & Human Sciences, community engagement is a tradition tracing back to our beginnings. We’re more than bystanders in the Indianapolis community­—we take it to the next level to immerse and engage.

To provide the best possible climate for learning, we make co-curricular and curricular community engagement part of our culture, delivering rich, real-world learning experiences for students. As a student you'll work one-on-one with a client to improve their health and wellness through INShape. Play a role in the success of one of the 20 largest marathons in the U.S. Explore your field of study by participating in an internship.

Connect to our community engagement programs and partnerships

What will you experience? Find out the ways the School of Health & Human Sciences engages with the community in Indianapolis and beyond.

Adapted Movement Programs (AMP)

Our AMP clinics help make physical activity accessible to people with disabilities in Indiana.



A partnership between students in the physical therapy program and engineering program at IUPUI to modify electronic ride-on vehicles to meet children's specific physical therapy goals. 



INShape is a service learning program that pairs students in the kinesiology department with members of the IUPUI community to create a student trainer and client partnership through exercise and fitness.

Physically Active Residential Communities & Schools (PARCS)

PARCS is a health and wellness outreach program that provides low-cost fitness and wellness services to urban Indianapolis neighborhoods.