COVID-19 Admissions Updates For Admitted Students

Indiana State University is committed to following the directives from both the state and federal governments to protect the health and well-being of our current and future students. Check this webpage for ongoing updates on how this rapidly-evolving situation may impact you as an admitted student to Indiana State University.

Indiana State University’s leadership team continues to meet regularly to address issues as the situation evolves. More information will be provided here as it becomes available.

We appreciate your understanding and patience. Please do not hesitate to contact our Office of Admissions for help navigating these changes.

Undergraduate FAQs

Are offices still open to assist admitted students?

Our offices are currently staffed and ready to serve students. However, some offices are operating with reduced or remote staff and may only offer services through virtual platforms. We are working to maintain our activities and communications for admitted students, and we know we can count on your understanding and patience.

Offices available to serve you include:

Will I still be able to attend Indiana State in the fall?

Yes! We know things have been quite confusing for many students this spring, but as we prepare for the start of the fall semester –and your arrival as a new Sycamore – we will be ready to welcome you to State.

My high school temporarily closed. What happens to my admission status if I miss several weeks of instruction?

When you receive your admission notification in the mail, we affirm that you are admitted to Indiana State University. By meeting your high school’s graduation guidelines in place at the end of the school year, you are considered qualified to attend Indiana State University this fall.

What happens to my financial aid package if my or my family’s financial circumstances change?

We recognize that situations occur which may affect eligibility for need-based financial aid.  In cases such as loss of household income, death or divorce, or unusual medical/dental expenses, students may be eligible for a special circumstance appeal. You can find more information and detailed instructions at the Office of Student Financial Aid, including other frequently asked financial aid questions

I am financially unable to submit my enrollment deposit right now. What can I do?

Waivers are available on the enrollment deposit webpage for individuals who may be experiencing financial hardship. You may submit the waiver and still secure your place in the Class of 2024 upon waiver approval. 

Can I still schedule an on-campus visit?

On-campus visits have been suspended to protect the health and well-being of our current and future Sycamore family. You can still explore our beautiful campus by taking a virtual tour! In addition, you can schedule a virtual visit with an admission counselor to talk about our campus, academic programs, resources, and more.

Can I complete important enrollment processes?

Yes! You can still complete many important tasks as usual, including:

Will State Start-Up still be held on campus in the summer?

New students register for fall courses at State Start-Up, a one-day program taking place on campus in summer. We encourage you to reserve your State Start-Up session now (after you submit your enrollment deposit, if you have not already). All students will still be required to attend State Start-Up in order to begin classes in the fall. We will adjust the program as necessary, but you will attend sessions either virtually or in person. Your Orientation Leader will reach out to you by email about State Start-Up, so please make sure you’re checking your Sycamore account regularly.

How can I connect with future classmates while I’m at home?

Head over to Instagram @indstate2024 to meet other admitted students in the Class of 2024. It’s a great way to get excited for your future at State and start forming lifelong friendships.

You’re invited to join current and past Indiana State students in virtual hangouts to talk all things State; including life as a student, living on campus, getting involved, and more!  These virtual hangouts will be hosted on ZOOM on the following dates and times.  Register by clicking on the dates below:

Don’t have access to internet?

Spectrum/Charter is offering free broadband/Wi-Fi to for 60 days to new household with K-12 and college students. For information about what they offer call 1-844-488-8395 or view it on their webpage.

Comcast is offering free broadband/Wi-Fi for 60 days to new Internet Essentials customers. For information about if you qualify, call 1-855-846-8376 or view it on their webpage.

Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint are two cellphone companies offering additional data to phone and hotspot plans. To learn more about if this applies to you, check out their webpages or check with your cell carrier about what they may offer.

Graduate FAQs

Are offices still open to assist admitted students?

Yes! Our offices are currently open to serve current and future students, but some are operating with reduced or remote staff. We are working tirelessly to maintain our activities and communications for admitted students, and we know we can count on your understanding and patience.

Offices are open, including:

Will I still be able to attend Indiana State in the fall?

Yes, classes are still scheduled for summer 2020 and the fall 2020 semester.

How can I connect with my advisor virtually?

I encourage you to reach out to your advisor, listed on your MyISU portal by email or phone. They should be able to set a time to consult with you about advising and registration. If you cannot reach your advisor, the College of Graduate and Professional Studies will be open during our business hours from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Feel free to contact us at 812-237-3005 or ISU-GradInfo@indstate.edu

What happens to my financial aid package if my financial circumstances change?

For questions about the financial aid package, you should contact the financial aid office at ISU-finaid@mail.indstate.edu or (812) 237-2215. For more information, you can visit the following link: https://www.indstate.edu/covid-19/student-faq

Can I still schedule an on-campus visit?

On-campus visits have been suspended to protect the health and well-being of our current and future Sycamore family. You can still explore our beautiful campus by scheduling a live online virtual tour with an admission counselor. In addition, we will offer a self-guided on-campus tour option in the coming days.

Can I complete important registration processes?

Yes! You can still complete many important tasks as usual. Use your MyISU Login to gain access to your MyISU Portal, where you will register for classes. Summer and fall 2020 priority registration opens on April 14 for graduate students and goes through April 25. If you have questions about what courses to take, please contact your advisor.

Are there any enrollment processes that might change in the future?

There are no changes forecasted for the enrollment and registration processes.