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At a Glance

Summer Registration Schedule

Listed below is the 2016-17 Summer Registration schedule for students and their families. Students are required to attend all student-designated sessions throughout the day. Please note that students will receive individual schedules when they check in on their registration day and should follow those schedules for specific times for their advising appointments and any placement exams they may need to take.

Time Event Location
8:30- 9:15 a.m.     

Welcome to Summer Registration 

Students, welcome to your new home away from home. Parents, families and guests: we will review the schedule and logistics for the day and introduce you to University leadership. 

UIndy Hall, Schwitzer Student Center
9:15-9:45 a.m.

Accounting and Financial Aid

Understanding the tuition bill is only part of the picture when it comes to paying for college. This session will walk you through the financial aid process, resources for payments, Satisfactory Academic Progress, payment plans and making payments, as well as how the student can give access to others to view and pay.

UIndy Hall
9:45-10 a.m.

Refreshment Break

Enjoy some refreshments and stretch your legs to relieve information overload! Students who are living on campus in the fall should remain in UIndy Hall. Those who are commuting to and from campus will move to the Trustees Dining Room.

Schwitzer Student Center
10-10:30 a.m.

Living and Dining On Campus

Students who are planning to live on campus in residence halls will learn how to prepare for this important experience. The Office of Residence Life will provide details regarding the housing application and deposit, roommate assignments, what to bring with you, meal plans, and how to budget your meal plan throughout the academic year.

UIndy Hall

10-10:30 a.m.

Commuting to and Dining on Campus

Students who are commuting to and from campus will learn about resources provided specifically for them including a special lounge and study space, lockers, parking, and various events such as Commuter Appreciation Week.

Trustees Dining Room, Schwitzer Student Center
10:30-10:50 a.m.

Course Registration and Academics in Your First Year

This session will provide an overview of the registration process and some items to consider when choosing courses, including navigating My UIndy and what to expect in your first semester. Later today, students will meet one-on-one with an academic advisor. 

UIndy Hall
11-11:45 a.m.

Academic Meetings

Orientation Leaders will escort students and families to the academic meetings. These sessions are divided by academic major and content area. Students who are undecided or have not yet declared a major are encouraged to attend the session for University Studies or a content area of potential interest. Secondary education majors should attend the content area in which they would like to teach. Dual majors will need to choose one session. Students and guests are welcome to attend separate sessions. This session will provide curriculum information for the first semester, how to prepare for the academic advising appointment this afternoon, and any unique requirements pertaining to the student's major. 

Various locations

11:45-12:45 p.m.

Lunch and Resource Fair 

Lunch is provided for all students and their family members and guests in the Main Dining Hall. This is a great time to recap the morning and discuss potential coursework for the fall before splitting up for the afternoon.

Main Dining Hall, Schwitzer Student Center
12:45-4:15 p.m.

Campus Business (students only)

Students will spend the bulk of their afternoon with an Orientation Leader visiting campus offices while conducting some campus business, including meeting with their academic advisor and taking their student ID photo. Orientation Leaders will release by the group letter on your name tag.

Various locations
12:45-1:15 p.m.

Empowering Your Student for Success (families and guests only)

Students and families go through a transitional period in the initial phases of attending college. This session will help support systems, like families, learn how best to encourage your student, when to step in, and when to challenge your student. The academic calendar will be used to demonstrate important times to check in with your student on certain topics, such as mid-term grades, adding/dropping classes, registering for classes, and financial aid.

UIndy Hall
1:15-1:30 p.m.

Break (families and students only) 

UIndy Hall
1:30-2:15 p.m.

Panel of Campus Experts (families and guests only)

Several important offices will be represented on the panel, including professional staff members from Information Systems, Ecumenical and Interfaith Programs, Academic Affairs, Financial Aid, Professional Edge Center (Career Services) and University Police. This will be facilitated by the Vice President of Student & Campus Affairs and Dean of Students.

UIndy Hall
2:25-3 p.m.

Family and Guest Workshops

Students have the opportunity to use several different resources while on campus. Parents and families are invited to choose a special workshop from the options below that may be of interest to you or your student.

Academic Success Workshop 
College coursework and expectations require a different approach to studying. In this workshop, the Academic Success Center will offer advice to ensure a successful transition. Topics will include preparation for a productive start of the semester, tips to help your freshman be successful, and campus and online resources. 

Athletics 
Guests of student-athletes should attend this session to learn about the requirements of being a collegiate athlete, including resources provided by Athletics and ensuring compliance with NCAA regulations. 

Religion and Spirituality - McCleary Chapel
Religious life is an important component of student life at UIndy. Come hear about programming that includes worship, devotion, service, learning and mentoring opportunities available to persons of faith from one of the University Chaplains, and have your questions answered about the many possibilities of spiritual growth within our diverse traditions. 

Professional Edge Center (Career Services)
The Professional Edge Center supports entrepreneurship and builds pipelines for students in major industry sectors that are academic strengths for UIndy. We help students gain their professional edge by developing career focus, connections, confidence, interpersonal skills, experience and professionalism.

Various locations, Schwitzer Student Center
3:10-4:15 p.m.

Campus Tours or Campus Business (families and guests only)

Parents and guests are invited to meet a Greyhound Ambassador in UIndy Hall and take a walking campus tour at this time to see our facilities, including the many renovations happening over the summer. Parents and guests are also invited to conduct any final business at this time, including visiting Financial Aid and Accounting, completing forms, or visiting other offices.

UIndy Hall
4:15-4:30 p.m.

The Next Step (all)

As we close the first phases of the transition to the University of Indianapolis, we will spend some final moments discussing the investment of college and how earning a degree is hard work but well worth the effort. We will not see most of you until August, so this time will be spent discussing next steps in preparing students for Welcome Week, move-in, and the first day of classes. Do not forget to turn in any remaining forms.

UIndy Hall
4:30 p.m.

Residence Hall Tours (optional)

Students who are living on campus are invited to see a hall similar to the style in which they may be assigned. Tours will include visiting rooms, laundry facilities and common areas.

Residence halls