Ivy University was an educational centre in Tall Oaks before the viral outbreak in 2013. An outbreak of the C-Virus was spread through the university by a blue fog that was expelled by the Lepotitsa, infecting a vast majority of the school and the town around it and turning them into zombies. It was meant to be the site in which United States President Adam Benford gave a speech, revealing the truth of the Raccoon City Incident and the government's involvement.
D.S.O. agent Leon Scott Kennedy and Secret Service agent Helena Harper were caught in the middle of the university when the outbreak first occurred. A young woman named Liz was also a student of the university and became infected during the outbreak.
- The Benford Yard landmark in the west side of the university campus shares the name of President Adam Benford