The University of Evansville Welcomes You!

Whether you are currently enrolled in a college or university, it’s been a while, you’re returning to UE to complete your degree, coming back for a second degree, or this is your first time through, the University of Evansville welcomes you! We are eager to meet you and help you discover how UE can make your educational goals a reality. Let’s get started!

For questions and inquiries, please contact:

Cherie Leonhardt, Manager of Transfer Admission

Mrs. Cherie Leonhardt

Manager of Transfer Admission
Olmsted Hall, Room 104

Enrollment Checklist

1. Apply for Admission and Scholarship

Applying for admission and scholarships at the University of Evansville is free and available on our webpage or through the Common Application. For optimal consideration for admission and scholarships, it is advisable to apply by the following recommended dates. Applications will continue to be evaluated after these dates as time permits.

  • July 1 – Recommended application date for fall semester admission.
  • August 25 – First day of class Fall 2021.
  • December 1 – Recommended application date for spring semester admission.
  • January 10 – First day of class Spring 2022.

Transfer Scholarships and Special Reduced Rates

UE recognizes the academic accomplishments of our transfer student applicants and rewards your achievements through UE scholarships. You will be considered for merit-based scholarships at the time of application for admission.

Transfer Academic Scholarships range between $15,000 to $21,000 per year and are based on cumulative college GPA.

University of Evansville Scholarships Transfer Students* Entering Fall 2021/Spring 2022
College GPA Scholarship Amount
3.75+ $21,000
3.5 to 3.74 $19,000
3.0 to 3.49 $17,000
less than 3.0 $15,000
* Excludes International Transfers

For a complete list of transfer scholarships and aid, please refer to the Student Financial Services webpage.

2. Apply for Financial Aid

File the FAFSA application to apply for need-based aid such as federal and state grants, work study, and student loan eligibility. The FAFSA becomes available to file in October each year. Indiana residents are advised to submit their FAFSA by April 15 for full consideration of state grant funds. UE’s FAFSA code is 0001795. FAFSA results are based on financial data reported on taxes two years previous (e.g. the 2021-2022 FAFSA is based on 2019 taxes).

If you would like to calculate your estimated cost of attendance at UE, please utilize our cost calculator.

3. Access MyUE/Student Self Service Portal for financial aid, billing, housing and meal plan application

Once admitted, you will have access to MyUE and the Student Self Service portal. Student Self Service houses many important functions. You can confirm your financial aid award, check your bill, register for classes (after your first semester at UE), and apply for housing and meal plans. Upon admission, we will send you a temporary password to login to MyUE/Student Self-Service. For assistance or questions, please contact your admission counselor, Cherie Leonhardt, at or 812-488-2141.

4. Submit Your Admission Deposit

To signify your intent to enroll, UE asks for you to submit a nonrefundable admission deposit. The fee goes toward orientation costs, with the balance appearing as a credit on your first semester tuition bill. You may submit your deposit online or by calling the Office of Admission at 1-833-BeAnAce (1-833-232-6223).

  • Transfer/Second Degree/Re-Entry - $150
  • Transfer Freshmen/Non-traditional Freshmen - $300

5. Get Advised & Registered for Classes

Once you submit your nonrefundable admission deposit, an advisor from Academic Services will assist you with advising and registration. Soon after the semester begins, you will be assigned a faculty advisor from your chosen major who will assist with registration for subsequent semesters. For those students who do not have the opportunity to preregister, advising and registration will occur during orientation (STAR).

6. Register for Housing and Meal Plan

For those who want to reside in University housing, UE has many options, from traditional residence halls to town homes and houses. See UE’s Residence Life webpage for details about UE housing options, move-in dates, meal plans, and more. Once your nonrefundable admission deposit is received, you may apply for housing and meal plans through the MyUE/Student Self Service portal.

7. Submit Admission Health Requirement Immunization Forms (not required for part-time or students in online programs)

The Indiana Department of Health requires that the following immunization records be on file with the University Health Center for all full-time students:

  • MMR – two doses required
  • Tdap - within the past 10 years
  • Meningococcal - 21 years of age or younger, one dose on or after 16th birthday
  • TB skin test- within 12 months of start of semester

It is recommended that you have a physical and get your health information form completed by orientation (STAR) to allow time for the Health Center to ensure that all required information is complete. Your physical examination form and immunization certificate must be on file before the first day of classes or your class registration may be cancelled. For questions, please see the Health Center webpage or call 812-488-2033.

8. Attend Student Transfer Advising and Registration (STAR)

The Student Transfer Advising and Registration (STAR) program is a one-day virtual event designed to help you transition to UE and to introduce you to the programs, services and personnel we have at UE to help support you.

STAR covers information related to student engagement, academic expectations and preparedness, support systems, technology, financial aid, and where to find your information and your account, as well as a brief history of the campus and surrounding community. We encourage you to bring parents, spouses, or a significant other who will help support you as you complete your degree at UE.

STAR Dates
  • Fall Semester: August 19, 2021
  • Spring Semester: January ___, 2022

Once your nonrefundable admission deposit is received, you may register to attend STAR. Details about STAR can be found on the orientation webpage. If you have questions, please contact the Center for Student Engagement at 812-488-2371 or 800-423-8633, ext. 2500.

9. Submit your final college transcripts

If you are currently enrolled in a college or university, please request a final official transcript once courses are complete so that we can award transfer credits. Official transcripts may be sent to

Recommended Application Dates

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. We will do our best to help you complete the process regardless of when you submit your application. However, those who meet the following dates will have fullest consideration for scholarships and financial aid, with a less rushed experience. Applications will continue to be evaluated after these dates as time permits.

  • July 1 – Recommended application date for fall semester admission.
  • August 25 – First day of class Fall 2021.
  • December 1 – Recommended application date for spring semester admission.
  • January 10 – First day of class Spring 2022.
Students outside Rademacher's Cafe

Title IX Information
The University of Evansville is committed to fostering an atmosphere free from harassment and discrimination. This commitment includes identifying problems that may lead to sexual harassment and misconduct, as well as other forms of harassment and discrimination, by creating an atmosphere in which the entire University community is sensitive to preventing prohibited conduct. If you feel like you have experienced sexual harassment or misconduct, or other forms of harassment and discrimination, please reach out to the University Of Evansville’s Institutional Equity and Title IX Coordinator, Annie Sills.

Annie Sills, Institutional Equity and Title IX Coordinator
Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, RUC 263

Office Phone:

Office Email:

Office Location:
Olmsted Hall, Room 116