All University fees and assessments are established by the USI Board of Trustees, who reserves the right to make necessary adjustments in academic and student services fees or residence charges at any future time.
2017-18 Mandatory Tuition and Fees
In-state graduate students pay a total of $367.68 per credit hour. Non-resident graduate students pay a non-resident fee of $722.78 per credit hour.
University Services Fee. Students who register for eight or more credit hours per fall or spring semester will be charged a $30 University Services Fee. Students who register for more than three and fewer than eight credit hours per fall and spring semester will be charged $22.75. Students who register for three or fewer hours per fall or spring semester will be charged a University Services Fee of $10.
Application Fee. Students submitting an application for Graduate Studies must remit a $40 no-nrefundable application fee.
Counseling Service Fee. A $25 fee charged to all students to support services offered by the Counseling Center (excludes Distance Learning students).
Distance Learning Fee. A $30 distance learning fee is assessed for each online learning course. Online learning courses also may have additional fees that are course-specific.
Health Professions Insurance. A $20 fee is assessed to students enrolled in courses that involve course work with direct patient care.
Laboratory Fees. Charges ranging from $50 to $75 are made to all students who enroll in select courses. These charges and courses are identified at each registration period.
Late Registration Fee. A fee of $50 will be assessed to a student who registers during the first week of a fall or spring term (first two days of First Summer or Second Summer, first day of Third Summer). A fee of $150 will be assessed to a student who enrolls at anytime after the first week of fall or spring classes (after the second day of First Summe or Second Summer, first day of Third Summer).
Parking Fine. The Office of Security may assess fines for parking and traffic violations in accordance with University of Southern Indiana traffic regulations.
Program Fees. Students in the following academic programs are assessed an additional program fee: Nursing, MSN ($100); Nursing, DNP ($150); and Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy ($100).
Special Course Fee. Charges not exceeding $300 are assessed to students enrolled in certain courses involving unique costs. The amount of this fee will vary by course.
Student Activity Fee. All students will be assessed a non-mandatory $100 per semester student activity fee. This fee is used to support the University Recreation and Fitness Center, Intramural Recreational Services, and various student programs.
Transportation and Parking Fee. All students who attend classes on campus will be assessed a transportation and parking fee. Students who register for three or fewer hours per semester will be charged $75. Students who register for more than three and fewer than eight credit hours per semester will be charged $100. Students who register for eight or more credit hours per semester will be charged $125.
NOTE: Miscellaneous fees listed above are the 2016-17 rates. The USI Board of Trustees will set miscellaenous fees for 2017-18 at its July 2017 meeting. Visit www.usi.edu/bursar after July 20, 2017, for a schedule of the 2017-18 miscellaneous fees.
Fall and spring semesters: Students who drop one or more full-term courses during the first week of a semester will receive a 100 percent refund of fees; during the second week of a semester, a 75 percent refund; during the third week of a semester, a 50 percent refund; and during the fourth week of a semester, a 25 percent refund. No refund will be made for courses dropped thereafter. This policy is applicable to both class schedule changes and withdrawals from the University.
Summer sessions: Students who drop a course or withdraw from the University on the first or second day of First Summer or Second Summer (first day of Third Summer) will receive a 100 percent refund; on the third or fourth day of First Summer or Second Summer (second day of Third Summer), a 75 percent refund; on the fifth or sixth day of First Summer or Second Summer (third day of Third Summer), a 50 percent refund; and on the seventh or eighth day of First Summer or Second Summer (fourth day of Third Summer), a 25 percent refund. No refund will be given for dropped courses or withdrawals after the eighth day of First Summer or Second Summer (fourth day of Third Summer).
Courses meeting other than the standard length have different drop/refund dates. Check www.usi.edu/registrar/schedule-changes/refund-schedules or contact the Registrar's Office for these dates.
Billing and Payment
The Bursar's Office publishes student bills on or around the 10th day of every month. Students must remit payment or enter into the University's payment plan by the due date on the billing statement. Fees may be paid by using Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, American Express, cash, personal check, e-check, or money order. A 2.75 percent convenience fee will be assessed for all debit and credit card payments.