Incoming & Prospective Students

Accepted Students Starting Fall 2020


Dr. Ronald S. Rochon, USI President, addresses new and current students about USI's COVID-19 response and the upcoming school year.


Screaming Eagles Orientation for Fall 2020 has been moved to a hybrid model that will feature online and virtual meetings.

If you haven’t already, register for your Orientation Session. Then you can participate in these activities to complete your Orientation

To connect with Orientation staff: 

  • Online chat will be available every day from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Look for the "How Can We Help?" chat feature on the Orientation webpage
  • Email questions to 
  • Call 812-465-7167 and leave a voicemail. A staff member will respond in one business day.  


Information session for Fall 2020 in regards to Advising, Course Registration and Orientation.

Prospective Students Still Thinking About USI


In response to COVID-19, USI has canceled all visits and events until further notice. We invite you to engage with us and experience USI in the following ways:

  • Individual Virtual Appointments - Schedule a 30 minute appointment with an admission counselor via video or voice to learn more about USI.
  • Virtual Live Events - Register for a live event where you will hear from admissions, have an opportunity to ask questions and take a live virtual tour led by current students.
  • Chat with us - Chat with us online Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (CDT). Click the 'Live Counselor' icon on the bottom of our webpage. We can't wait to hear from you!
  • Text with us - Make sure you've opted in to texting so that we can inform you of important updates.
  • Virtual tour of campus - Learn more about our campus and facilities through an interactive campus tour.
  • Experience USI - Learn more about the student experience at USI through videos and tools that will help you answer questions like "What will I learn?" and "Where will I live?".

Q-and-A Session with USI

USI Student Financial Assistance and Undergraduate Admissions discuss options available to your family and take live questions regarding financial aid and paying for college.

Important Links

Special Circumstance Form (pdf) 

Outside scholarships

How to Check myUSI

Work Study Resume