Tuition and Fees
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.
Undergraduate tuition for the 2020-2021 academic year was $269.52 per semester hour for Indiana students and $654.08 per semester hour for non-resident students. Graduate tuition was $400.68 per semester hour for resident students and $784.96 per semester hour for non-resident students. Students living in one of the Kentucky reciprocity counties or enrolled in all online learning courses will be assessed resident tuition rate. There may be additional fees assessed for courses with laboratory or studio requirements. Please note at the time of publication rates for the 2021-2022 academic year had not been approved. Please visit the Bursar’s Office website for the most up to date tuition and fee rates.
Students in the following academic programs will have additional program fee(s): Nursing (RN completion, BSN, MSN, and DNP); Respiratory Therapy; Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy; Engineering; Computer Science; Health Informatics and Information Management; Social Work.
New undergraduate students are assessed a one-time, non-refundable $175 matriculation fee the first term they enroll (covers Orientation and Welcome Week activities), as well as a one-time, non-refundable $150 enrollment fee and a $125 assessment fee.
Students are assessed the following fees for each term in which they enroll:
|University Services Fee
||Transportation and Parking Fee
|Eight or more hours
||Eight or more hours
|More than three and fewer than eight hours
||More than three and fewer than eight hours
|Three or fewer credit hours
||Three or fewer credit hours
Student Activity Fee–$100 per semester (Excludes online only students)
Counseling Center Fee–$45 per semester (Undergraduate students only)
If a student first registers on or after the first day of the course, a late registration fee will be assessed:
Late Registration Fee–$50 during the 100% refund period of the course; $150 after the 100% refund period of the course
Through TouchNet, students can view their student billing statement, enroll in a payment plan, and pay their student bill online. Students may also create authorized users who can view their student billing and payment information. To view your TouchNet account, log into MyUSI and click on the TouchNet app.
Billing and Payment Information
At the beginning of each month, students and authorized users will receive an email notification whenever a new billing statement is available. During the fall and spring semesters, students may enroll in one of our interest-free payment plans. Enroll in the payment plan early for smaller, monthly installments each semester. Payment due date for fall 2021 is August 27, 2021. Pay online by Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express (a convenience fee of 2.85 percent of the bill will be charged by TouchNet/Heartland Payment Systems). Pay online by e-check debit to your checking or savings account to avoid paying the convenience fee. Contact the Bursar’s Office with any questions; 812-464-1842 or 800-467-1965 (option #4).
The speed limit on campus is 15 miles per hour. Pedestrians have the right-of-way in crosswalks at all times. Housing parking spaces are reserved for residents of that neighborhood (McDonald, O’Daniel, or residence halls); visitors must park in visitor areas only, and only during posted visitation hours. Campus lots have few restrictions, and those areas with restrictions are posted. Parking is allowed in marked spaces only. Parking is NOT allowed on boulevards, roadways, loading zones, within ten (10) feet of fire hydrants, or in other posted restricted zones identified by signs and yellow paint. The full USI Traffic and Parking Regulations are posted at www.usi.edu/public-safety/parking.
A list of vehicle and parking regulations may be found at www.usi.edu/public-safety/parking. If a vehicle is found in violation of any University traffic regulations, the vehicle’s registered owner will be held responsible. The schedule of fines is as follows: parking in an ADA accessible zone, reckless driving, speeding, and other moving violations—$50 each; wheel lock (‘boot’) removal—$40; all other violations—$10 for the first citation, $40 for subsequent violations.
USI Parking Office Hours
|Monday - Thursday
||7:30 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
||7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Parking office is located in the Public Safety Building in Parking Lot N. If the Parking office is closed, parking permits or information may be obtained at the Public Safety Dispatch Center, which is staffed 24/7.
Residents of campus apartments and residence halls are required to register their vehicle and will receive a color-coded parking decal. Campus apartment and residence hall students are restricted to one parking space per resident. Faculty, staff, and commuter students are urged to register their vehicle, but will not have a decal. For online vehicle registration, visit www.usi.edu/public-safety/parking and select Online Vehicle Registration.
Transportation and Parking Fees
Students will be assessed a transportation and parking fee for each semester, according to the number of hours in which they are enrolled: $140 for eight or more hours; $115 for four to seven hours; $85 for one to three hours. This fee will be added to each semester’s tuition bill. Students who are taking only online learning or off-campus courses will not be assessed a transportation and parking fee that semester. Please note at the time of publication, actual rates for the 2021-2022 year had not been approved. Please visit the Bursar’s Office website for the most up to date tuition and fee rates.
Campus Apartment and Residence Hall Residents
Students living in campus apartment housing (McDonald West and East, O’Daniel North and South complexes) and residence halls will be issued a color-coded parking decal, to be permanently attached and displayed on the rear window of the vehicle. Apartment residents may park only in the area designated for their decal. This restriction includes visitor parking areas. Apartment and residence hall residents are allowed only one decal at a time. Apartment residents and residence hall residents are not permitted to park in campus lots between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on class days. Shuttle buses make regular rounds from the housing areas to the main campus during the normal school year.
Faculty, Staff, and Commuter Students
Faculty, staff, and commuter students will not have a parking decal and are allowed to park in all campus lots, except where restricted by signage.
Damaged or Stolen Parking Decals
If your parking decal is stolen or becomes damaged, notify the USI Parking office immediately. A fee may be assessed for replacement.
State-issued disability parking placards, license plates, and University temporary disability permits will be honored in all University parking lots.