The University is actively engaged in developing economic, cultural, and educational opportunities in southern Indiana. Many faculty and staff extend their expertise to activities throughout the region.
Academic Resources - ROTC, Bachelor of Professional Studies, College Achievement Program, distance education and service learning.
Business Development - Regional workforce and economic development, training, continuing professional education and noncredit certificate programs.
Community Outreach - Personal development and children noncredit classes, cultural programs and partnerships.
Current Community Programs
USI is partnering with the 23 counties of the I-69 Innovation Corridor and collaborating on maximizing the impact on our region. Programs like the Technology Commercialization Academy and Eagle Innovation Accelerator build innovation in the region and train future business leaders by providing real experience to USI students.
Bachelor of Professional Studies
Adult learners, age 25 and older, have the opportunity to return to learn and earn a Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) degree. The BPS program is a customized degree for working adults who have prior college experience, career limitations due to the absence of a bachelor's degree and a desire to complete courses that will meet degree requirements while impacting their career goals.
Fall 2015 noncredit courses
USI's Department of Continuing and Professional Education has released a new schedule of 100+ noncredit continuing education courses designed to provide opportunities for personal growth and development. Courses covering academic enrichment, arts, fitness, family, leisure and personal development are included on the schedule.
College Achievement Program
A cooperative program between USI and participating high schools that allows juniors and seniors to take college courses in their school for both high school and college credit.
Norwegian Foot March
USI's Department of Individuals looking for an intense physical challenge can register to participate in the University of Southern Indiana’s 14th Annual Norwegian Foot March on Saturday, November 7. The 18.6-mile event will require individuals to march on a trail that covers a variety of terrain while dressed in military attire and carrying a 25-pound rucksack and frame.