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Enrollment Checklist

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

FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS (ON-CAMPUS)

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.   Confirm your intent to enroll.
    Step 2.   Activate your MyISU Portal account.
    Step 3.   Sign up for New Student Orientation.
    Step 4.   Access & read your credit transfer report (MySAM).
    Step 5.   Apply for financial aid.
    Step 6.   For veterans / military only.
    Step 7.   Sign up for housing.
    Step 8.   Meet state immunization requirements.
    Step 9.   Submit final materials.
    Step 10. Students with disabilities.
 

  STEP 1.  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.

  Go to on-line admission confirmation now.

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  STEP 2. ACTIVATE YOUR MyISU PORTAL ACCOUNT.

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 3. SIGN UP FOR NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION.

The University offers an advising and registration program for new students.

For dates and details (including an on-line reservation form) visit new student orientation.

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  STEP 4. ACCESS AND READ YOUR CREDIT TRANSFER REPORT (MySAM).

Once admitted to the University, you may access your credit transfer report (MySAM) through the MyISU Portal. This report details all of your transfer hours accepted by the University as well course work you must complete to finish an ISU degree. For instructions, visit MySAM Instructions.

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  STEP 5. 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.

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  STEP 6. FOR VETERANS / MILITARY ONLY.

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 7. SIGN UP FOR HOUSING.

Visit Residential Life for information on:

  1. Residence halls and housing options
  2. Meal plans
  3. On-line housing contract (and instructions)

  Go to Residential Life now at www.indstate.edu/reslife

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  STEP 8. MEET STATE IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS.

As a new student, you are required by the State of Indiana Department of Health to complete and return health and immunization documents prior to registering for classes.

You can access required forms at www.indstate.edu/registrar/Immunizations.htm

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  STEP 9. SUBMIT FINAL MATERIALS.

Submit final materials to the Office of Admissions, including (if applicable):

  1. Final official high school transcript (for transfer students with fewer than 24 transferable credit hours)
  2. Final official college transcripts (most recent semester completed or dual credit course work)

In addition, students who have not already done so, should submit the $25.00 (nonrefundable) application fee.

0FFICE OF ADMISSIONS
Indiana State University
318 North 6th Street (Welcome Center)
Terre Haute, Indiana 47809

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  STEP 10. STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES.

If you need accommodation, 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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Last updated: 3 February 2014