Academic Events

Academic events provide students and families additional opportunities to visit our campus. These are also great opportunities to meet other new students interested in similar academic programs, meet faculty members, and gain in depth knowledge regarding specific programs and applicable majors.  These events do not include class registration.

Student Success Day

We are excited to provide you with the opportunity to attend a day dedicated to helping you prepare and succeed in college. Choose to attend as many sessions as you’d like and join current USI students, faculty and staff as we cover topics related to your mind, self and world view. Parents are also invited to attend any and all sessions. Additionally, Guidance Counselors are welcome to bring classes to participate in Student Success Day  

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Read the session descriptions before registering so that you can select your session on the form. Optional campus and housing tours will also be available throughout the day. Plan to check in 30 minutes prior to your first session.

View Session Descriptions

Pre-Professional Medical Careers Showcase

This showcase provides the opportunity to meet current medical professionals and students in professional school and attend multiple break-out sessions that will help you to navigate the application process, learn more about various medical professions and what it takes to achieve your goals.

Saturday, February 29, 2020


12 PM                 Check In
12-12:30 PM      Networking Reception
Practicing Professionals and students currently in Professional School
12:30-1:30 PM   Medical Professional Panel
1:45-2:55 PM     Breakout Sessions
3:15 PM              Tip off at USI men's basketball game vs. University of Indianapolis (optional)

Breakout sessions will cover topics such as: 

  • What are the differences between the different science majors?
  • What is the best major to pursue?
  • How is professional school laid out?
  • What is life after professional school like?
  • How does the application process work?
  • What is a typical day like as a practicing professional?
  • How do you choose a specialty?
  • What is the hardest part to becoming a practicing professional?
  • How do you prepare for exams?
  • How can I ensure I do well on the admissions exams (MCAT, DAT, OAT, PCAT, etc)?
  • What undergraduate opportunities lead to a successful professional school application?
  • What different paths can I take to get to professional school?
  • What if I don’t want to major in science?
  • What about master’s programs? Research?

Program Tracks:

  • Chiropractic
  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant

Health Professions Day

The day will incorporate hands-on experiences within our various health professions programs as well as interaction with faculty and current students.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Registration for this event has not opened. Please check back in the near future. 


8:00 a.m. Check-in
8:20 a.m. Welcome

Students - breakout sessions will occur every 25 minutes
8:35 a.m. – 12:35 p.m. Explore Healthcare Professions Track 1 or Track 2 (below)

8:35 a.m. Exploring Academic Majors of the CNHP
9:45 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. Planning for the Future
11:15 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. Admissions and Financial Aid

12:35 p.m. Closing Remarks and Evaluations
12:40 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Optional Campus Tour

Student Program Tracks 

Note: Each program track has a limited capacity. Tracks will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Student Track 1

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Health Services
  • Health Information and Info. Management
  • Nursing
  • Respiratory Therapy 

Student Track 2

  • Dental Hygiene/Dental Assisting
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Exercise Science (pre-OT and pre-PT)
  • Health Information and Info. Management
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy and OT Assistant
  • Radiologic and Imaging Sciences
  • Respiratory Therapy

Exploring Majors Day

Exploring Majors Day is a great opportunity for students who have a major in mind as well as for students who are undecided or considering adding a minor to their academic plan. Faculty representing all academic programs across campus will be on hand to discuss opportunities at USI as well as future career options. Join us to research potential career options or dive deeper into a specific area of interest. The day will also incorporate admissions and scholarship information as well as campus and housing tours.

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12-12:30 p.m.  Choosing a Major at USI
Learn about how to make an informed choice regarding an academic major and people and resources on campus designated to help students with this important decision. Information on admissions, scholarships and financial aid will also be provided.

12:30-1:30 p.m.  Exploring Majors and Minors Fair
Learn more about majors and minors related to your interests and meet with faculty in each area to better understand career paths and opportunities within each academic program at USI. Professional advisors will also be on hand to provide information about internships and studying abroad.

2:00 p.m.  Campus Tour

3:00 p.m.  Housing Tour (Optional)

Science, Engineering, and Education

SEE USI during our Science, Engineering, & Education (SEE) visit experience! The day incorporates hands-on experiences within our various science, engineering, and education programs as well as interaction with faculty and current students.

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7:30-8:15 a.m.                        CHECK-IN (Carter Hall)                          
8:15 a.m.                                 WELCOME        
8:30-9:30 a.m.                        PROGRAM TRACK SESSION 1
10:30-11:30 a.m.                    PROGRAM TRACK SESSION 2 or CAMPUS TOUR
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.           LUNCH
12:30 p.m.                               CAMPUS TOUR (optional)


  • Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Professional)
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Geology and Environmental Science
  • Kinesiology and Sport
    • Kinesiology
    • Exercise Science
    • Sport Management
  • Physics and Math
  • Teacher Education
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Elementary Education
    • Special Education
High School Business Day

This year’s High School Business Day will feature both group and individual challenges and provide students the opportunity to compete for scholarships to the Romain College of Business, gain valuable experience, and network with faculty, USI students, and local business professionals. This day is open to all high school students who are interested in learning and having fun. Students may enter one or both challenges or simply enjoy the day. To learn more and to register, please visit the Romain College of Business

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8:15-8:45 a.m.                Registration - University Center (2nd Floor)
8:45-9:00 a.m.                Welcome
9:00-11:00 a.m.              Case Presentations/Networking Opportunity
11:00-11:45 a.m.            Lunch
11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.   Panel Discussion
12:30-1:30 p.m.              Individual Competition
1:30-2:45 p.m.                Campus Tour
2:45-3:00 p.m.                Break
3:00-3:30 p.m.                Awards Ceremony and Conclusion

Individual visits are available year-round Monday through Friday and on select Saturdays. 

Campus Map and Directions (PDF)

Other Visit Options


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