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Enrollment Checklist

U.S. Citizens (or U.S. Permanent Residents)

FOR DISTANCE LPN/LVN TO BS STUDENTS

Once admitted to Indiana State University, the following is a list of procedures you must complete in order to make your experience at Indiana State successful.

    Step 1.   Activate your MyISU Portal.
    Step 2.   Confirm your intent to enroll.
    Step 3.   Access and read your credit transfer report (MySAM).
    Step 4.   Apply for financial aid.
    Step 5.   Investigate veterans' benefits.
    Step 6.   Request accommodations for disabilities (if applicable).
 
Note: Your acceptance to the Nursing Program is contingent upon meeting all Phase II requirements within one calendar year of your date of admission to Indiana State University. For details, see conditions of admission to nursing.
 

  STEP 1. ACTIVATE YOUR MyISU PORTAL.

As a newly admitted student, you will receive e-mail from faculty, staff, and students to help you enroll at Indiana State University.

To activate your Sycamore login on the MyISU Portal:

  1. Go to http://isuportal.indstate.edu
     
  2. Click Activate Your Sycamore Login.

IMPORTANT:  You will need your University ID number (found on your acceptance letter), your date of birth, and the last four digits of your Social Security Number.

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  STEP 2.  CONFIRM YOUR INTENT TO ENROLL.

Click on the admission confirmation link (below), and let us know you're coming. Then we'll start preparing for your college experience at Indiana State University. Your transfer credits will not appear on your credit transfer report until you have confirmed your enrollment.

  Go to on-line admission confirmation now.

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  STEP 3. ACCESS AND READ YOUR CREDIT TRANSFER REPORT (MySAM).

After you confirm your intent to enroll, access your report through the MyISU Portal. This report details all of your transfer hours accepted by the University as well as course work you must complete to finish your Indiana State degree. For instructions visit Degree Plan.

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  STEP 4. APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID.

If you have not already done so, apply for federal and state financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov

The federal school code for Indiana State University is 001807.

For information on aid programs available, visit Student Financial Aid.

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  STEP 5. INVESTIGATE VETERANS' BENEFITS.

Indiana State University is an approved veterans benefits institution. For basic information on eligibility (and links to applications and instructions) visit to:

VETERANS SERVICES
www.indstate.edu/veterans
Indiana State University
1-800-GO-TO-ISU
812-237-2121

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  STEP 6. REQUEST ACCOMMODATIONS FOR DISABILITIES (IF APPLICABLE).

If you need accommodations, you should contact:

CENTER FOR STUDENT SUCCESS
www.indstate.edu/cfss
(812) 237-2700

The University makes every effort to provide reasonable accommodations.

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  CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION TO NURSING

Your acceptance to the Nursing Program is contingent upon meeting all Phase II requirements within one calendar year of your date of admission to Indiana State University. The requirements are as follows:

  1. Completion of four (4) Nursing Challenge Exams/Customized Study Materials (CSMs). Contact Carol.Layton@indstate.edu to schedule your exams.

    :: Nursing 106: Mental Health Aspects of Nursing (two credit hours)
    :: Nursing 224: Nursing Care of Adults I (five credit hours)
    :: Nursing 328: Nursing Care of the Child and Family (four credit hours)
    :: Nursing 330: Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family (four credit hours)
     
  2. Test of Essential Academic Skills TEAS® V (Version 5.0) Examination. Contact testing coordinator Franci Rubin at Franci.Rubin@indstate.edu or (812) 237-2726. The TEAS examination is a 3.5-hour computerized examination that measures abilities in reading, math, science, and English.
     
  3. Completion of the LPN to BS Application to the Department of Baccalaureate Nursing Completion. Visit Admission Criteria.

    :: Due June 1, 2014 for fall 2014
    :: Due October 1, 2014 for spring 2015
    :: Due May 1, 2015 for fall 2015
    :: Due October 1, 2015 for spring 2016

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Last updated: 24 January 2014