University of Southern Indiana

Instructions to Check/Accept Financial Aid

USI student

This information also is available in a printable PDF.

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Log on to myUSI at my.usi.edu by entering your USI username and password.

  1. Select the Self Service Icon
  2. Select Financial Aid or the Financial Aid Tab
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Check Financial Aid Awards/Changes in Awards, select in order the following menu items:

  1. Financial Aid or the Financial Aid Tab
  2. Award
  3. Award for Aid Year (Select an 'Aid Year' use arrow, then click 'Submit')
  4. Award Overview Tab

Note: Cost of Attenance (Financial Aid Budget) Information displayed here is NOT your bill. For more information visit the Cost of Attendance page. 

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Check Financial Aid Requirements/Status of Requirements, select in order the following menu items:

  1. Financial Aid or the Financial Aid Tab
  2. Eligibility
  3. Select Aid Year (Select an “Aid Year” using arrow, then click “Submit”)
  4. Student Requirements Tab
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Report/Check Outside Resources and Scholarships, select in order the following menu items:

You are required to report all scholarships not awarded by the university, the state, and the federal government. Include Vocational Rehabilitation, UAW, Workforce Development, and any other agency that will help with college costs.

  1. Financial Aid or the Financial Aid Tab
  2. Award
  3. Award for Aid Year (Select an “Aid Year” using arrow, then click “Submit”.)
  4. Resources/Additional Information Tab
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Accept/Decline Direct Loans (after July 1), select in order the following menu items:

  1. Financial Aid or the Financial Aid Tab
  2. Award
  3. Award for Aid Year (Select an “Aid Year” using arrow, then click “Submit”)
  4. Accept Award Offer Tab - Options include:
    • Choose ‘Decline’ or ‘Accept’ for each fund/award (under ‘Accept Award’ column).
    • You may accept the full amount by selecting ‘Accept.’
    • You may accept a partial amount by selecting ‘Accept’ and entering the amount in the provided field.
    • You may decline the award by selecting ‘Decline.’

A confirmation of your selection will appear on the screen. After completing this process, Direct Loan changes can only be made by submitting a paper document called the Direct Loan Adjustment Form. Limit the number of adjustments you make.

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