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By submitting your enrollment deposit, you take the first step in becoming a Screagle and reserve your space in the class.


How do I accept my Offer of Admission? 

Log in to your application portal and scroll to the bottom of the page. Click the hyperlink that says "Undergraduate Reply to Offer of Admission." Select "Yes, I accept my offer of admission and plan to attend USI." Then click "Submit." 

Watch this video for detailed instructions on how to Accept Your Offer of Admission. 

How do I pay the Enrollment Deposit?

Pay the Enrollment Deposit through your application portal. Log in to your application portal and reply to your offer of admission to submit your enrollment deposit and secure your spot.

Watch this video for detailed instructions on how to pay your Enrollment Deposit. 

How much is the enrollment deposit?

The enrollment deposit is a one-time fee of $150. You can pay online using any debit/credit card. 

When should a student pay the Enrollment Deposit?

The enrollment deposit secures a student’s spot in the class and gives them access to important next steps such as advising and Orientation and housing. 

Is the Enrollment Deposit refundable?

For students beginning in the spring semester, the enrollment deposit is refundable until November 1. For students beginning in summer or fall 2024, the enrollment fee is refundable until June 1st.  After November 1 (Spring) or June 1 (Summer/Fall) the fee is non-refundable. 

Do all students have to pay the Enrollment Deposit?

All undergraduate degree seeking freshmen and transfer students and students enrolling in the Intensive English Program are required to pay the enrollment deposit.

Can the Enrollment Deposit be deferred?

Yes, qualifying students experiencing financial hardship who have submitted their FAFSA may be eligible to defer their deposit. The enrollment deposit will be included in the first semester bill and can be paid with financial aid when it is dispersed. Generally, students who meet the following federal guidelines would qualify to have their deposit deferred. Please email if you believe you are eligible for a deferral. 

    • Qualify for ACT/SAT fee waiver
    • Awarded Pell Grant as part of a financial aid package
    • Ward of the state
    • Live in a foster home or in foster care
    • Homeless or at risk of becoming homeless

Is the Enrollment Deposit legally binding?

The deposit is not legally binding and does not make a student financially responsible to USI for tuition and fees. However, after June 1, the deposit is non-refundable.