Freshman Applicants

The application process for future freshmen

We’re excited that you want to become a Jaguar, and we want to make the admission process as smooth as possible for you. Read the information on this page carefully to learn what you need to do before, when, and after you apply. If you have any questions about the process, your admissions counselor will be happy to answer them for you.

When you’re ready to apply, you’ll start by completing an application for undergraduate admission.

Changes for prospective applicants due to the COVID-19 pandemic

In recognition of the the ongoing challenges due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, IUPUI has made the following adjustments to our standard processes:

Fall application deadline

The deadline to apply to IUPUI for incoming freshmen has been extended from May 1 to June 1.

Application fee waiver

A waiver for the $65 application fee has been created to assist students who wish to apply to IUPUI, but temporarily lack the resources to do so. When completing the ApplyIU application for admission, you may enter the code INCOVID to waive your application fee. Please note, this code will not work on the Common Application.

We're here to help you

If at anytime you have questions that you need assistance with, we're here to help. You can reach out to your designated admissions counselor, contact our office via phone or email, or sign up for a virtual counseling session (spaces are limited). 

Choose the application that best fits your plans

When applying to IUPUI, you have two ways to submit your application: you can use Apply IU, which is IU's systemwide application, or you apply using The Common Application. 

If you have received an application fee waiver code, you will need to apply using the Apply IU application.

International applicants: Visit the Office of International Affairs to review your application steps.

Campus safety and security reports

“The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at or by visiting IUPD”


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