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Online Freshman Enrollment Checklist

Following is a checklist of procedures you must complete in order to make your experience at Indiana State as successful as possible. If you have questions, contact the office listed or Indiana State Online at 812-237-2345 or

Step one: Activate your MyISU portal

As a newly admitted student, your student email is the official form of communication from the university. You need to activate your University username on the MyISU portal. Visit Click on "Activate Your University username​." You will need your University ID number (found on your letter of admission), your date of birth, and the last four digits of your Social Security Number.

Step two: Apply for financial aid

Apply for federal and state financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at (The federal school code for Indiana State is 001807.) We have information on all aid programs available online at or contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at 800-841-4744. The FAFSA is available January 1.

Step three: Conduct your New Student Orientation session online

For information and instructions, visit

  • Take the math placement exam online.
Step four: Investigate veterans’ benefits

Indiana State is an approved veterans benefits institution. For basic information on eligibility, visit

Step five: If you need accommodations for disabilities, contact the Center for Student Success

Call 812-237-2700 or visit The University makes every effort to provide reasonable accommodations.

Step six: Request submission of final materials
  • Final high school transcript (upon graduation)
  • Final college transcript (dual credit course work)
  • Official AP score report
Conditions of Admission

You must maintain an acceptable record through the completion of your current studies. Your admission is subject to cancelation if your final transcript indicates a significant decline in your academic achievement. You are required to notify the Indiana State University Office of Admissions if you have registered, enrolled, or attended any other institution not listed on your admission application.