Student Navigation & Support

Charting each student's unique journey

The Student Navigation and Support unit within OVPSS is responsible for creating and implementing initiatives addressing the needs of all IU students, especially in relation to navigating the student experience from pre-admission to post-graduation. This unit collaborates with and convenes IU leadership, campus partners, and IU’s numerous communities of practice to develop innovative and streamlined student-ready practices that promote success throughout a student’s journey at IU. 

Areas of responsibility: 

  • Student success and retention 
  • Academic advising, mentorship, and coaching 
  • Career services


Matthew Rust, MS, JD

Associate Vice President, Student Navigation & Support

Phone: (317) 274-3595

Student Navigation & Support Functional Areas

Career Development and Advancement

Coming soon