University of Southern Indiana
  • 5 Reasons to Complete the FAFSA
    5 Reasons to Complete the FAFSA

    If you'll attend college between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016, you should complete the FAFSA. Apply by March 10 to maximize your eligibility!

  • File by March 10 to be considered for state aid!
    File by March 10 to be considered for state aid!

    File your 2015-2016 FAFSA online today at You may qualify for Indiana state aid to attend USI.

  • Making your college experience more affordable
    Making your college experience more affordable

    Twenty-First Century Scholars are eligible to receive a State of Indiana grant and a textbook award to attend USI. Learn more...

Student Financial Assistance

Student Financial Assistance is dedicated to helping University of Southern Indiana students and their families navigate the financial aid process and educating them in making the best use of all resources available to help finance the cost of their education.

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Financial Aid News

  • Have you created your FSA ID?
    The 2016-2017 FAFSA becomes available on January 1. The FSA ID, which replaced the Federal Student Aid PIN in May 2015, is the username and password you will use to file the FAFSA and access other Department of Education Websites. Visit to learn about and create an FSA ID.


  • The 2016-2017 FAFSA is now available!
    The 2016-2017 is now available to complete online at Be sure that you file the 2016-2017 FAFSA by March 10 to meet the state of Indiana filing deadline. The FAFSA is used to determine eligibility for federal, state, and University financial aid programs including the Direct (Student) Loan and Direct (Parent) PLUS Loan.


  • Outside Scholarship Information
    We are beginning to receive scholarship information from outside resources for the 2016-2017 academic year. Be sure to check out our outside scholarship page for more information.


  • Check before you drop!
    After the first week of the term, be sure to meet with a financial aid counselor before dropping coursework. Your aid could be impacted by dropping a course or courses.


  • Know the renewal criteria for each of your awards!
    Some grants and scholarships require not only that you are a full-time student, but that you earn a certain number of credit hours each year in order to maintain eligibility.

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