next steps after admission at vuj

next steps after admission at vuj


If you haven’t already, come for a visit!  Your individual visit can be made by appointment Monday-Friday.  Go to the Campus Visit page or call 812-481-5918.

Accuplacer - Placement Exam

  • Not all new students will need to take the Accuplacer exam prior to registering.  If you have transfer credit in college level English and math, or a qualifying high school GPA, or sufficient SAT or ACT scores, you may be exempt from taking Accuplacer.

  • The Accuplacer is required for all students who have not successfully completed college English and math courses or achieved appropriate SAT/ACT scores

  • Your Accuplacer scores will determine your initial classes for your first semester at VUJ. To better prepare, take a practice test, using the Accuplacer Study App.

  • Schedule your Accuplacer exam here. To schedule a virtual Accuplacer exam, email your request to

  • If you need accommodations for testing, please call the Director of Student Services at 812-482-3030 at least two weeks prior to the testing date.

Submit Official/Final Transcripts

Submit your final high school transcriptGED(TASC), or official college transcript(s) to:

Vincennes University
Office of Admissions
1002 North First Street 
Vincennes, IN 47591

Electronic Transcripts should be emailed using a secure electronic exchange from your high school, college, or other educational institution to College transcripts emailed from the student are not considered official and will not be used for transfer credit evaluation.

Financial Aid

  • File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), available each year on October 1, at  The Vincennes University school code is 001843.

  • The Indiana deadline for state aid consideration is April 15.  NOTE: There is no application deadline for federal aid.

  • For more information on Student Financial Services call 812-482-3030.

VU Scholarships

  • If you completed the scholarship questions on the admissions application, don’t forget to send in your letters of reference to the Dayson Foundation Office.

  • If not, go to the Scholarships page to fill out the application.  Submit the application by January 15 to meet our priority deadline and be in the running for most VU scholarships. After this date, scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis.

Registering for Classes

  • VU Jasper will reach out to you to schedule an appointment to register you for your first semester classes.

START VU Jasper Student Orientation

  • New Student Orientation introduces students to our campus, the services we offer, and provides students an opportunity to meet with an academic advisor. There are two components to our program: completing the online orientation module and speaking to an advisor.

  • Orientation is mandatory for all new students, including first-time college students, returning students, and transfer students.

  • More information is available at

  • COLLEGE READINESS - minimum test scores are required to register for classes.

More Helpful Information:
Student Support Services - Ensuring Academic Success

  • Free tutoring is available to all students! Contact the Academic Center for Excellence at 812-481-5914 or schedule an appointment through your VUX account.

  • Our Student Success Coordinators are available to help students navigate the college experience, from advising and selecting the appropriate major to VUX or Blackboard assistance, and everything in between.

  • The Student Services Office has resources to help students overcome or compensate for obstacles related to a physical, emotional, learning, or other disability.  Learn more about diverse ability accommodations or call 812-482-3030.


Contact the VUJ Admissions Office at 812-481-5918 or

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