Perks and quirks at isu

Fee waivers for class

Employees:  Up to fifteen (15) credit hours per year (fall through summer) at a reduced rate.

Spouse/Partner: One (1) course per semester at half price, up to four (4) credit hours per semester.

Dependent Children:  Dependent children of qualified employees of ISU who are full-time Undergraduate students will receive 80 percent of qualified tuition per semester for a maximum ten (10) semesters waived. Qualified employees must have been employed at Indiana State University in that capacity for at least one year for dependent children to receive the waiver. 

 Fee waiver forms are available on the Staff Benefits web page, or call ext. 4151.  Person seeking a waiver must have admission to ISU.  For admission information, contact Office of Admissions at ext. 2121.

sycamore sports ticket discounts

Discount season tickets for Basketball and Football ($10 - $25 off).  Coupon booklets are available for Volleyball, women’s Basketball, or Baseball.  Call Hulman Center at ext. 3737.

student recreation center

Full-time benefits-eligible employees may have use of the university recreational facilities at no cost. Employee’s spouse fees:  $195/6 months or $350/year.  For a small fee, outdoor recreational equipment (tents, sleeping bags, etc.) is available for rental.  You must present your ISU ID card to use the facilities.  There is a small fee for towels, locker space, and group exercise classes.  Call ext. 4097 for additional information.

university facility use

Hulman Memorial Student Union:  It is possible, upon availability, to rent most rooms of HMSU for private functions.  No fees for SGA recognized student organizations.   For a small fee, Sam’s Student Club is also available for rental.  For dates available and fees, call ext.3814.

 Brazil Field Campus:  Available for picnics, fishing, and hiking; maps are available and there is no charge for canoes or life jackets.  Organized non-university groups may use with a certificate of insurance.  Call ext. 2183.

 Hulman Center:  Rental of facilities is available at a ‘close to cost’ fee.  Some promotions, such as Sesame Street, allow staff discount tickets and some promotions allow staff tickets sold before outside public.  Call ext. 3770.

computing services

Free software workshops to individuals or departments. Discounts with certain vendors for computers/equipment.

direct deposit

Direct deposit of your paycheck is mandatory. Some Terre Haute banks offer special deals with direct deposit, such as higher interest on savings, lower interest on car loans, free checks, and lower mortgage closing costs.  Call your specific bank for details about what, if any, deals they offer.

isu federal credit union

As an employee of ISU, you are eligible to become a member of the ISU Federal Credit Union with a minimum deposit of $5 into a savings account. The credit union offers mortgage and auto loans, as well as IRAs, Christmas Clubs, and checking accounts.  New services of the credit union include the CU @ Home banking service, which is a free service to access your accounts through your personal computer, and the Visa Debit card, which can be used in place of a check to debit your checking account for purchases wherever Visa is accepted.  Call the ISU Federal Credit Union at 234-1021.

cunningham memorial library

Use of the library is available with your ISU ID card.  You may check out materials with your card; different materials have different check-out periods.  You also have access to reference information, Movies, Music CD’s, and Internet Connection (Info Highway).  For information call ext. 2580.  For instructional information call ext. 2604.

university police

Escort services and vehicle lock out services are available, as well as crime awareness and personal safety programs.  Temporary parking permits are available for up to two weeks when you‘ve misplaced yours.

More information can be found at the following URL: http://www.indstate.edu/humres/benefits.htm