To access the web, a student must enter her/his Sycamore Login and password.
Freshmen, sophomores, and students in their first semester will need to consult with their advisor
to obtain an advising PIN prior to making scheduling changes. Students who are not in good academic
standing will also need to obtain an advising PIN.
The advising PIN will need to be entered in addition to the Sycamore Login and password.
Graduate students who are in good academic standing or undergraduates that have 63 or more
earned hours do not need advisement PINs to register. Students who are not assigned an advisement
PIN will not be prompted for an advisement PIN during the online process.
Undergraduate non-degree students and graduate unclassified students will not be assigned an
advisement PIN, regardless of their GPA or earned hours.
All students are encouraged to consult with their advisor prior to making changes to their class
The student must obtain a Scheduling Form from the Office of Registration and Records by printing it from our website
or by picking one up from our office. Both the advisor and instructor must sign for that class in the appropriate space
on the form. The form must be returned to the Office of Registration and Records in order to be processed.
If a class is cancelled by a department, the student is automatically dropped from the class and the drop/add fee is
waived. The student is sent a letter indicating that class has been cancelled so that s/he may register for another course.
A consortium class is a class that a student is taking at a University other than his/her home University, usually
because the home University does not offer the class. The student needs to fill out the Cross-Registration form from
their home Registrar's Office and acquire the necessary signatures in the order marked on the form.
Students may audit a class only if it is a lecture and with the consent of the instructor and department chairperson.
Audit forms are available in the Office of Registration and Records. They may be submitted the first day of classes. The
audit fee is $5.00 per credit hour.
The Foundational Studies classes and what requirements they meet are listed via the web with the Schedule of Classes
under Registration Information. The student should always discuss what classes are needed with their advisor.
You can also obtain this information by running a copy of your DARS report. The Degree Audit Reporting System (or DARS)
matches completed and registered courses with the requirements for the degree program and produces a DARS report. This
report shows how the courses taken apply to the degree requirements and what courses need to be completed in the future.
DARS details all requirements necessary to complete a degree at ISU, including:
The student should consult with their advisor each semester before enrolling to determine what courses are
still needed. The Foundational Studies requirements are also listed on the web with the Schedule of Classes under
Undergraduate students are considered full-time if they are currently enrolled in 12 or more credit
hours in a regular semester. Graduate students must be enrolled in 9 or more credit hours to be considered
In summer sessions, both undergraduate and graduate students must be
enrolled in 6 credit hours to be considered a full-time student.
Once the hold has been cleared in the Banner system, the diploma will be ordered. The diplomas are ordered from an
outside vendor; therefore, it will take approximately 2-3 weeks for the student to receive his/her diploma.
Yes, a written request is necessary and there is a fee of $25.00 per replacement diploma. There will be a $5.00
notary fee per diploma notarized. The request needs to include your hand-written signature and the following
Student's name (as well as any other names student may have used while attending the University)
Student identification number
The address for mailing the diploma
Student's current mailing address and telephone number
A valid phone number (in case we need to reach the student)
Semester and year graduated
College from which student graduated, i.e., Arts & Sciences, Business, etc.)
Mail the request with check or money order, made payable to ISU, to Office of Registration and Records, 200 N. 7th
Street, Terre Haute, IN 47809.
Credit/debit cards (Visa or MasterCard) are accepted. Please contact the Office of Registration and Records (812)
237-2020 to supply this information. The credit card will be charged with the $25 replacement diploma fee and the order
will be processed. The credit card will be charged with the $5 notary fee per diploma for those diplomas notarized. Please
allow 2-3 weeks to receive your replacement diploma through the mail. You can check the status of your order at
Students may change their permanent or campus address and/or phone number by contacting the Office of Registration and
Records at (812) 237-2020. They can also change their address/phone number via the web, by logging into MyISU, (http://myisu.indstate.edu/)
then selecting the ‘My Banner Self Service Links’ and then selecting ‘Personal Information’. Students employed by the University must
also update their address/ phone number in the Payroll Office to insure receiving W-2's and paychecks.
Beginning August 20, 2007, you can print enrollment verification certificates, get information on your student loans
and more by logging onto the MyISU portal and clicking on the Enrollment Verification link under the Registration and
Records quick link on the Student Tab. You can access these services securely via the web 24/7. Click
here for more information regarding this service.
*Note: International Students without a Social Security Number who need enrollment
verification certificates must contact our office by calling (812) 237-2020
A completed application for graduation is a requirement for graduation. If you will complete degree requirements within
1 calendar year and have at least 78 hours of earned credit for a baccalaureate degree or 32 hours of earned credit for an
associate degree, you should apply now. The application for graduation is now online and we are encouraging students to use
this method of applying. For undergraduate first-time applicants, students can access the online application through the
Indiana State University website.
Access your Sycamore login screen
Select the Student tab
Select the Apply for Graduation - Undergraduates Only option
If you have any questions or need additional information regarding the online application, please contact the Office of
Registration and Records at (812)237-2020.
Transfer students must complete 55 semester hours of resident credit and have earned a 3.50 cumulative grade point
average at Indiana State University before honors consideration. All academic courses from all accredited institutions
are converted to a 4.00 scale and incorporated in the honors grade point average when determining honors.
In all considerations for honors, graduation deadlines are to be observed. Once the commencement announcement has
been submitted for printing, there will be no additions made for honors to be announced at commencement.
All grades, which are on a point basis, are used in final honors designation. Grades such as DP, DF, W, N, IN, S,
and U are not included in honors calculation.
Honor candidates who will participate in commencement exercises will be determined by the honors cumulative indexes at
the close of the preceding semester. The honors cumulative index includes all academic courses from all institutions.
Students who are currently enrolled should begin the process of changing their major in the office of the academic dean
of the school in which the intended major is housed. Newly admitted students should contact the Office of Admissions.
The student should consult with their advisor concerning requirements for their major. They may also consult the
undergraduate or graduate catalog at http://myisu.indstate.edu/ on the School
Services tab while in the portal, or at http://www.indstate.edu/academics/
to review requirements for their major.
Yes, there is a $20.00 charge to fax a transcript as we also follow up with an official transcript in the mail. This
service must be prepaid on either a Mastercard or Visa credit/debit card. For more information please click on transcript
request link above.