University of Southern Indiana

Welcome Back Weeks 2021

First Week of Classes

On-Going Activities

Saturday, January 16 - Saturday, January 23

Second Week of Classes

Sunday, January 24 - Saturday, January 30


Third Week of Classes

Sunday, January 31 - Sunday, February 7



Campus Resources 


USI Dining Hours

Library Services

Academic Skills

Academic Calendar

Campus Store and Buy/Rent Books

Bus Schedule

University Health Center

Computer Labs

Disability Resources

Counseling Center

Housing and Residence Life

Recreation, Fitness, and Wellness

Student Affairs Offices

Advising Centers

Bursar's Office

USI COVID-19 Updates

Virtual Student Activities

Career Services and Internships

Homecoming (February 8-13)

*All times are in Central time zone

On-Going Activities

Prepare for the Semester | Get ready for the spring semester with these campus resources

Campus Store | The USI Campus Store is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Bus Schedule | View the Spring Bus schedule

Advising Centers | For more information and hours, contact the Advising Centers.

Library Online Services | The Library offers real-time chat (coverage times vary) and online research assistance. For more details and all online services, visit the Library's website
Sponsored by David L. Rice Library

Academic SkillsStart your semester off right by going to Academic Skills to meet with a tutor, get help with study skills, or design your study schedule. 

Recreation and Wellness Resources | | View on-campus and virtual wellness resources.

Eagle Perks A voucher program that gives USI students free or discounted access to Evansville events and venues. Bring your USI Student ID to the RFWC to get your voucher.

  • Evansville Museum–One free admission
  • Evansville African American Museum–One free admission
  • Mesker Park Zoo–One free admission
  • High Score: Player 2 Classic Arcade-One Full Day of Gaming with 50+ classic games ranging from the arcade, pinball, Dance Dance Revolution, consoles, skeeball, air hockey, and more! Only Good for January.

Virtual Wellness Challenge (January 18 - February 6) | Register to participate in "Self care for the new year" Sponsors Wellness and Active Minds at USI

IntramuralsIntramural sports are a popular extracurricular activity on campus and a great way to meet new friends.  Go to the Intramural website to learn more and sign up to participate. 

Group Exercise ClassesThe group exercise program offers a variety of classes each semester. There is no additional cost for these classes, and it's a great way to stay active.  Go to the Group Exercise website to learn more. 

Virtual ActivitiesExplore virtual activities and stay connected to campus offices.

Social Media | Follow along with campus offices as they highlight the end of the semester, holiday, and other fun and interactive social media content. Instagram: Student Development Programs @usisdp, Recreation, Fitness and Wellness @usi_rec, and Multicultural Center @usi_mcc

Virtual Screagle Family Cookbook Student Development Programs plans to highlight some of the USI community's favorite recipes virtually. Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to submit a recipe that could be shared via social media in December or January as part of a Screagle Family Cookbook. All recipes are welcome! Submit a recipe

Campus Leadership Opportunities Apply Now!

Saturday, January 16 - Saturday, January 23

Saturday, January 16

  • 3-5 p.m. | USI Basketball Game Watch Party: Cheer on your Screaming Eagles | Carter Hall (UC West)
    Come out to support the USI men's basketball team! Students are invited to cheer on your Screaming Eagles together while the men's basketball game is streamed on the big screen. Limited seats are available. Free concession snacks will be provided. Please wear a face covering and bring your Student ID. Wear your favorite USI logo wear to be entered into a drawing for a prize.
    Sponsored by Student Development Programs

Sunday, January 17 | Last Day to Change or Cancel a Meal Plan

  • Change Your Meal PlanYou have until midnight before the first day meal plans start each semester to make changes to your Meal Plan in writing. You can come to the Eagle Access Card Office or e-mail us at, be sure to include your full name and student ID number along with the change you would like to make (e-mail must come from your USI e-mail account).

Monday, January 18: Dr. Martin Luther King Day | No Classes and Meal Plans start

  • Virtual Wellness Challenge (January 18 - February 6) | Register to participate in "Self care for the new year" Sponsors Wellness and Active Minds at USI
  • 11 a.m. | Virtual Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Memorial Celebration Keynote Speaker: Dr. Talitha Washington | USI YouTube Live | View event details here.
  • 4:30 - 6 p.m. | The Healing Circle - The 2021 Presidential Inauguration: How did we get here with Dr. LaRowe and Dr. Hanka | Zoom: 484 013 5524

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Tuesday, January 19: First Day of Class

  • Schedule Revision Period | If you need to make changes to your schedule, now is the time. | For more information, visit the Registrar's Website.
  • 11 a.m. | USI Students Reflect on the Life and Legacy of Dr. King | USI YouTube Live | View event details here.
  • 6-7:30 p.m. | Getting Crafty | UC 2217-2220
    Join Student Development Programs for a night of crafting! Student Development Programs will provide crafting stations, including origami, and some surprise kits from the fall semester will make an appearance. Space and supplies will be limited, so make sure to arrive early, and it will be on a first-come, first-serve basis! *Masks and physical distancing will be required*
    Sponsored by Student Development Programs

Wednesday, January 20

Thursday, January 21

  • 11 a.m. | I Have a Dream Collaborative with Area High School Students | USI YouTube Live | View event details here.
  • 2 p.m. Overcoming Student Debt | Access Zoom LinkDo you know how to navigate your debt? Many college students tend to accumulate student loans, credit card debt, and other forms of debt. Join the Student Financial Success Center and Student Financial Assistance for a presentation on overcoming student debt. This is a CAPE program where you can earn your letter P and a chance to win AIRPODS for attending. Earn all four letters this semester for your chance to win the grand prize of a $250 gift card bundle! Sponsored by Housing and Residence Life
  • 4 p.m. Keeping your batteries charged | Access Zoom Link | Learn proactive strategies for self-care and stress management that will help you stay energized all semester. Sponsored by Wellness
  • 5:30 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. Lewis University | Romeoville, IL/Neil Carey Arena | Link to Stream the Game
  • 7:30 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. Lewis University | Romeoville, IL/Neil Carey Arena | Link to Stream the Game

Friday, January 22

  • Spring 2021 payment due date | Students must be enrolled in a payment plan, have adequate financial aid, or pay balance in full. For more information, contact the USI Bursar office

  • End 100% refund period & late registration | For more information, visit the Registrar Website.

Saturday, January 23

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Sunday, January 24 - Saturday, January 30

Sunday, January 24

Monday, January 25

  • Pass / No Pass Option Period Starts | For more information, visit the Registrar Website.
  • 1 p.m. | DEADLINE: 2021-2022 Resident Assistant Application | Interest in becoming an RA for the 2021-2022 School year? Apply here.
  • 6-8 p.m. | UNO Tournament | Carter Hall
    Join Student Development Programs for our first ever UNO Tournament! Space is limited to a maximum of 32 participants, so RSVP to the link provided! Prizes for all that participate! *Masks and physical distancing will be required*
    Sponsored by Student Development Programs

Tuesday, January 26

Wednesday, January 27

Thursday, January 28

Friday, January 29

Saturday, January 30

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Sunday, January 31 - Sunday, February 7

Monday, February 1

Tuesday, February 2

  • 5:15 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. Quinty University | Away | Link to Stream the Game
  • 6 p.m. Virtual Fraternity & Sorority Info Night
    Join USI's Fraternity and Sorority Life students on Zoom to find out what fraternity and sorority life is like at USI. Each organization will have a designated virtual breakout room. Please update your Zoom account to the most recent version, so you have the ability to jump from breakout room to breakout room by yourself! (

Wednesday, February 3

  • 3 p.m. | Improve your snooze | Access Zoom Link | Sleep is necessary for retaining what you learn in class, and keeps you physically and emotionally healthy. Learn the basics of sleep hygiene and tips for better quality sleep. Sponsored by Wellness

Thursday, February 4

Friday, February 5

Saturday, February 6

Sunday, February 7

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