Transfer to VU

Transfer In Timeline

Know the VU Transfer Timeline

Complete the FAFSA (Beginning October 1st each Year)

Financial Aid

  1. File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Indiana
    deadline for FAFSA is April 15 each year. Note: There is no application deadline
    for federal aid.

  2. Get started October 1st each year by applying online here: www.fafsa.gov.

    Vincennes University's College code is 001843

  1. For more information on student financial services, visit the Financial Services page or call 800-742-9198.

  2. We have created a Financial Aid Checklist that you can download to help you through the process. 

If you have less than 24 credits from another college you will need to complete Placement Testing (Beginning January each year)

Placement Testing

  1. Complete the VU Placement process before class registration. VU uses the following to determine class placement: Admission Requirements.

  2. For more information on the placement process, visit the Admission Requirements page, the Testing Center's page or call the Admissions Department 800-742-9198.

Returning Students Apply for VU Scholarships (Beginning December 1st each Year)

For first year students, your application for admission to VU contains your scholarship application. No additional form is necessary.

Second Year and beyond Students:
  1. Complete the VU Scholarship Application process by January 15th each year for Priority Deadline.  After this date, scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis.

  2.  Get started November 1st (or earlier) each year by applying online here: Foundation - Scholarships page to fill out the application and view a complete scholarship listing.

  3. For more information on the scholarship process and other types of Federal, State and Community Grants, visit the Grants and Scholarships page or call 812-888-4510.

Steps to becoming a Trailblazer

Transfer to VU


Step 1: Use our Degree Finder

Certificates of Graduation

CGs and CPCs

Vincennes University offers 57 Certificates (both CG and CPC), visit our Degree Finder Page to learn more.

Associates Degrees

Associate Degrees

Vincennes University offers 108 Associate Degrees, visit our Degree Finder Page to learn more.

Bachelor's Degrees

Bachelor’s Degrees

Vincennes University offers 6 Bachelor's Degrees, visit our Degree Finder Page to learn more.


Step 2: Review the VU Admissions Standards

VU Requirements for admissions

Admission Requirements

  1. As a transfer student you may need to need to complete the VU Placement process before class registration. VU uses the following to determine class placement: Admission Requirements.

  2. For more information on the placement process, visit the Admission Requirements page, the Testing Center's page or call the Admissions Department 800.742.9198.           


Step 3: Apply to VU

Complete Application

Admissions

  1. Complete the application process by December 31st each year for Early Acceptance. Application deadline is April 15th each year.

  2. Get started November 1st (or earlier) each year by applying online here.

  3. For more information on the application process, visit the Admissions page or call 800-742-9198.

VU Scholarships from University Foundation

Scholarships and Grants

  1. For first time applicants (including transfer students), your application for admission to VU contains your scholarship application. No additional form is necessary.

  2. For more information on the scholarship process and other types of Federal, State and Community Grants, visit the Grants and Scholarships page or call 812-888-4510.


Step 4: Provide Information VU Needs from You

High-School Transcript

Request your Transcript

  1. If you have less than 24 credit hours you will need to send us your final high school transcript. Complete this process after you have received acceptance notification. 

  2. Use the Parchment System found here to request your transcripts: Request Transcripts. If your school does not use Parchment, contact them directly about requesting your transcript.

  3. For more information on transferring credits, visit the transfer requirements page or call 800-742-9198.

Transfer Credits from other institutions

Transfer College Credits

  1. Don’t forget to transfer any credits you have earned along the
    way. Complete this process after you have received acceptance notification. 

  2. Use the Parchment System found here to request your transcripts: Request Transcripts. If your school does not use Parchment, contact them directly about requesting your transcript.

  3. For more information on transferring credits, visit the transfer requirements page or call 800-742-9198.

Immunization and Medical Information

Immunization and Medical Information

  1. Send in your Immunization Record & Medical History/Physical Exam Form. Complete this process after you have received acceptance notification.  You can find your immunization record on your high school transcript or at your local health department.

  2. According to Indiana law, immunization records are required of all students. Learn more at https://www.vinu.edu/immunization.

  3. For more information on immunization and medical information, visit the Admissions page or call 800-742-9198.


Step 5: Make it Official

Complete Application

Be sure to check your email for updates on your application process.

Sign up to Register for Classes

New Student Registration

  1. START VU is our new student registration program that begins in
    April for the fall semester and in November for the spring semester.

  2. Sign-up information will be sent to accepted students in mid-March for the fall semester and in October for the spring semester.

  3. Accuplacer, or placement test, or admission requirements will need to be completed before
    being contacted by an advisor to schedule classes.  See Placement Testing. (anchor to Admission Requirements)

  4. For more information on START VU, visit the START VU page, the  Admissions page or call 800-742-9198.

Apply for Housing (Residential students)

Apply for Housing

Learn about VU Housing or call 800-742-9198.

  1. Complete this process after you have received acceptance notification.  You must have your MyVU login credentials (username and password) to access the contract.

  2. Go to www.vinu.edu/housing (Internet Explorer is not compatible with accessing the Housing Contract).

  3. For more information on the housing application process or current year housing deadlines, visit Learn about VU Housing page or call  800-742-9198.


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Contact Information

Office Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00 am - 4:30 pm EST)

Vincennes Main Office: 812.888.4313
Email: vuadmit@vinu.edu

Jasper Main Office: 812-481-5918
Email: vujcadmissions@vinu.edu

Fax: 812.888.5707

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