During Screaming Eagles Orientation, you will want to get your student ID picture taken; ask questions and gather information at the resource fair, where more than 30 University departments will be represented; and take an individual or family photo with Archie, the University mascot. Check out the list of resource fair participants and make sure to stop by those you are most interested.
21st Century Scholars
The ScholarCorps Member is here to help 21st Century Scholars keep and maintain their scholarship requirements as they vary from year to year. He/She will assist students in: Academic Performance and Persistence, Student Engagement and Enrichment, Career Exploration and Preparation, and Financial Literacy and Debt Management through programming and outreach.
Activities Programming Board (APB)
The Activities Programming Board (APB) is responsible for creating a fun campus environment through free and exciting programs that enhance the collegiate experience. Some of the programs APB is known for are the Thursday movies in collaboration with Cinema USI, Cookies and Canvas, Midnight Chill-out, the Halloween Bash, educational lectures, musical performances, free giveaways, and comedians. For more information on APB's events or how to become a member visit our table.
Campus Tech Store
Meet our Campus Tech Store staff and learn about the wide range of services offered through our store in UC West. We encourage you to take a moment to learn about our in-store discounts on Apple® and Dell products, our full service repair center, FREE tech support, as well as financial aid and payment plan options!
Career Services and Internships
Career Services and Internships at the University of Southern Indiana is committed to assisting students and alumni in transitioning from college to career by providing a full range of career development services, internship and job search strategy, workshops, career fairs, resume assistance and mock interviews, in addition to other services. Learn more at www.usi.edu/careerservices.
Center for International Programs
USI offers study abroad programs in over 60 countries worldwide. All approved programs award USI credit; most types of financial aid are applicable towards program fees, and additional study abroad scholarships are available. Students interested in an international experience should begin planning during the fall semester of their freshman year.
The Counseling Center offers individual therapy, group therapy, and substance use assessments to currently enrolled students. Students receive positive support and objective advice from professional counselors in a private and confidential environment. Services are supported by tuition and student fees.
David L. Rice Library
Rice Library's reference librarians invite you to stop by their table to have a conversation about resources and services offered that can help students succeed at research, find reading for fun, study alone or collaborate in groups, and enjoy some down time between classes!
Dean of Students Office
Visit the Dean of Students to learn about campus resources that can help you be successful at USI. We look forward to meeting you during your visit. To learn more about us visit http://www.usi.edu/deanofstudents.
USI Disability Resources (DR) coordinates services and academic accommodations for USI students with disabilities to ensure equal access to facilities, programs, services and resources of the university. We review documentation for eligibility, collaborate with students to determine appropriate accommodations, assist with the implementation of the accommodations, offer support and guidance, and advocate for access as needed.
Membership in a fraternity or sorority is more than just wearing Greek letters, attending meetings and participating in Greek Week. Your brothers and sisters are there to provide support, respect your individuality and foster common goals and values.
Graduate Studies partners with academic programs and colleges, the University and the community to recruit, enroll, retain and graduate the highest caliber of graduate students. We foster the attainment of knowledge and experiential learning opportunities through graduate assistantships, grants, scholarships and funding for research and travel for graduate students and faculty. Graduate Studies provides the bridge to graduate education for aspiring, seasoned and diverse learners. Graduate Studies offers 14 graduate degrees with over 30 concentrated areas of study.
We will be promoting the Honors Program and encouraging eligible students to join the program. We will be handing out Honors Program brochures and color-changing cups.
Housing and Residence Life
College is a time of transition—and a time of preparation. Living on campus is an outstanding way to prepare for life beyond the college experience.
Living Learning Communities
At the University of Southern Indiana, freshmen with similar interests, goals, and academic programs can be placed on designated floors within the residence halls. These living learning communities (LLCs) help students create a strong link between their lives in the residence hall and learning experiences in the classroom.
The Multicultural Center helps to champion diversity effort at USI. The Center also helps build a foundation of knowledge for life through building a bridge between college life and future multicultural experiences. Cultural organizations, mentoring programs and a Gospel Choir fall under the umbrella of the Multicultural Center.
USI Music has a rich tradition of representing USI in performances of eclectic repertory to diverse audiences around the world. We have three ensembles: USI Chamber Choir, USI Women's Choir and USI Jazz Ensemble. The USI Chamber Choir was the 2016 Grand Prize Winner of the Mayo International Choral Festival in Castlebar, Ireland. They have travelled overseas 12 times in the last 28 years.
Stop by our booth during the Orientation Fair and sign up for an audition for choir. Those interested in USI Jazz Ensemble will audition at the beginning of the school year.
Parents and Families Association
As parents and family members, you are a vital part of the USI community. USI views its relationship with students, parents and families as a partnership. The mission of the USI Parents & Families Association is to enhance the college experience and to strengthen relationships with parents and families.
USI Public Safety maintains 24-hour, seven-day-a-week security coverage of the campus. Security duties include traffic control, security of physical assets, and safety of all employees, students, and guests of the campus. Check out services we provide.
Recreation, Fitness, and Wellness
The Recreation, Fitness, and Wellness Department is the combination of the intramural sports, fitness, outdoor adventure, and student wellness programs. The University encourages the lifelong pursuit of an active, healthy lifestyle, and enhances student development by providing healthy activities, as well as leadership and employment opportunities. The offices are located in the Recreation, Fitness, and Wellness Center (RFWC).
Stop by this table for information regarding Religious Life groups that are active on our campus. Religious Life groups include ACTS Campus Ministry, Campus Outreach, Chi Alpha Campus Ministry, Encounter, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, I AM Second, Newman Catholic Community, Spiritual Diversity Project, Student Christian Fellowship, The Complete Experience, Westwood and Young Life.
Sodexo Campus Dining & Eagle Access Card Office
Sodexo Dining provides an exciting and innovative dining services program for the entire USI community. You have a variety of restaurants to choose from, all conveniently located within walking distance of on-campus housing, labs/classrooms and many off-campus apartments. Come dine at the USI restaurants and enjoy the comfort, convenience, outstanding food, and inviting atmosphere all designed especially for you.
The Eagle Access Card Office is home to your student ID and is your lifeline on campus being used as an on-campus debit card for food, Campus Store, laundry, copying and printing, library card, admittance to events and the fitness center.
Student Development Programs
Student Development Programs is your source for information about involvement at USI. Stop by to learn about programs for new students, student organizations, leadership programs, and student events. We're here to help you connect to other students.
Student Government Association
The Student Government Association of the University of Southern Indiana is committed to serving as the voice of the students while building and maintaining partnerships. We will strive to link students, faculty, administrators, and the community in a way that will improve education and campus life. We will remain accountable, motivated, decisive, and open minded in these endeavors.
Student Support Services
The Student Support Services program motivates 140 eligible students to successfully complete their degree. In order to join SSS, students must be a first generation college student, OR meet a limited income criterion OR have a documented disability. Students are provided with free comprehensive services focused on academic, personal, financial, and career counseling.
The Spin 95.7
95.7 The Spin is University of Southern Indiana's student run radio station. We play alternative music as well as local music on Fridays from 3-5. To learn more about 95.7 The Spin or how to be involved, visit our website 957theedge.com.
The Shield, a student publication and designated public forum, provides employment opportunities for students to gain experience in reporting, writing, design, photography, and sales. The Shield’s is available at more than two dozen locations across campus every Thursday during the fall and spring semesters and online every day at usishield.com.
University Division (Academic Skills)
University Division (Education Center Level One) is here to support student success! Academic Skills offers academic support services through tutoring, peer academic coaching, supplemental instruction, classes, and free workshops. Advisors work with students who have not declared their academic majors. Career counseling services are also available to all USI students!
University Health Center
The University Health Center serves the USI students, faculty and staff. Located on the lower level of the Health Professional Building, medical professionals provide a variety of care including but not limited to acute and minor care, contraceptive counseling, physicals, prescriptions, immunizations and a range of testing including pregnancy, STD and laboratory. All State required immunization records must be turned into the University Health Center.
Veteran, Military, and Family Resource Center
The Veteran, Military & Family Resource Center recognizes military members and dependents have special needs and concerns. Our office seeks to ease the transition from military to civilian life, and will guide you as you embark on or continue your college experience with us.
World Languages and Cultures
The World Languages and Cultures Department prepares students for professional and academic careers in the 21st century. We offer seven languages, language and teaching majors in French, German and Spanish, anthropology, professional certificates in TESOL and Cultural Awareness Training (CAT), and a Master's degree in Second Language Acquisition, Policy and Culture (MASPC).
* Students may receive "Departmental Language Exam Credits" (up to 12 credit hrs. and a $25 fee). https://www.usi.edu/liberal-arts/world-languages/