University of Southern Indiana

Orientation

The first step of becoming a USI student is to setup your USI network ID and email. If you have trouble accessing your myUSI account, please contact the IT Help Desk  by phone 812-465-1080 or .

Step 1: Submit required documentation
Submit all required documentation one month prior to the start of each term. For a full list of required documents, please visit http://www.usi.edu/graduatestudies/admission-to-graduate-programs.

Step 2: Activate your myUSI account
Once you are accepted to USI, you should receive notification via email and/or postal mail. You may then activate your account in MyUSI with your student account information provided in your notification. MyUSI is a web portal providing access to many USI services with one login. It allows students to access their grades,  transcripts, email, Blackboard, view/pay bills, change their address, and much more.

10 Minute video about MyUSI

Step 3: Read frequently asked questions
Read frequently asked questions here.

Step 4: Access your USI Eagles Email
Each EaglesUSI student is given an Eagles email address. This is the email address that USI will use exclusively to communicate with you, and you will use it to communicate with professors and classmates. Access your Eagles email account by logging in to myUSI and clicking on the Eagles email icon. For more information about USI's email system please visit http://www.usi.edu/it/eagles-mail-help/.

Step 5: Foundational Knowledge
Students should review the instructional modules and quizzes to ensure they are comfortable with the foundational knowledge before registering for MBA courses.
Accounting Module    Accounting Quiz
Finance Module          Finance Quiz

Students who are not confident in these areas should email cobinfo@usi.edu to identify the courses in which they should enroll to gain this knowledge. 

Step 6: Registration and Course Schedule 
SelfserviceStudents in the "Online Only" program format are automatically enrolled in one course upon acceptance to the program, then must enroll in all subsequent courses. Students in the "In-Class & Online" format need to self enroll in all courses. Students may register for up to 12 credit hours per semester (6 credit hours per term).

For accelerated (8 week) courses, students can expect to devote 15-20 hours per week per course.

You can check your course schedule or add/drop a course in myUSI. Click on the "Self-Service" icon, then click on the "Student" link, and click on "Registration." You can check your registration status, class schedule, and add or drop classes.

Planning Your Degree Program Video
Step by step instructions for course registration
Tutorials for using DegreeWorks
Available Courses for Registration
Tentative Long Term schedule

Step 7: Access your course
BbAccess all course materials and activities in "Blackboard Learn", a course management system used by USI faculty and students. You can enter the system by clicking on the Blackboard icon in myUSI. To get started, visit the Blackboard student tutorial or help site.

Step 8: Be mindful of important dates
CDD-event -calendarIt is important that you are aware of the dates for the academic events and record them on your personal calendar. For example, MBA students must pass the program assessments at the end of their MBA program to graduate. Below is a link to help you: 

USI's Academic Calendar

Step 9: Preparing for Online Learning
Please review the online learning resources to prepare for your coursework.

Additional Questions?

Questions about Enrollment

Questions about Tuition Payment

Registrar's Office

812-464-1762
800-467-1965 (#3)

registrar@usi.edu

Bursar's Office

812-464-1842
800-467-1965
bursar@usi.edu

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