Transfer & Adult Applicants

Transfer & Returning Applicants

Are you considering transferring to IUI and Luddy Indianapolis? We’re here to make the process a bit less intimidating! Follow the steps below and contact our recruitment team if you have any questions during the process.

Note: Interested in starting school in Spring 2024? You will be applying for admission to IUPUI. Applicants for Fall 2024 and beyond will be applying to IU Indianapolis.

Philosophy Statement

As an urban research institution, IUI is deeply committed to the educational success of all students. As part of this commitment, students who transfer to IUI will experience coordinated, holistic, and developmentally appropriate support as they transition into and through the university.

As they pursue their degrees, they will be intentionally connected to high-quality curricular and co-curricular learning experiences and provided continuous access to support services. Their student experiences will be based on a theoretical framework that supports the unique needs of transfer students. These experiences will enhance their academic and social integration and commitment to attaining academic and career goals.


Transfer to Luddy Indianapolis

Are you considering transferring to IUI and the Luddy Indianapolis? We’re here to make the process a bit less intimidating.

Research our Degrees

Investigate our programs to see if we’re a good academic fit for each other. If you would like more information, we strongly encourage prospective transfer students from any undergraduate program or school (including students already at IUI) to schedule an appointment to speak with one of our recruiters who can help evaluate your situation and guide you through the process.

Course Transfers

You can use the Transfer Rule Catalog to view what courses will transfer to IUI. And don’t forget to review IUI’s Transfer Credit Policy. You can also earn college credit through real life experience.

You can learn more about IUI’s transfer process through the Center for Transfer and Adult Students, which includes information on admissions, orientation, transfer credit, academics, finances, and student life and support.

Ivy Tech Students

The Luddy Indianapolis has course articulation agreements with the following programs at Ivy Tech:

The Center for Transfer and Adult Students is an invaluable resource for students transferring from Ivy Tech to IUI. They maintain a list of all Ivy Tech courses that can be transferred into IUI, including general education courses. Please be sure to contact them if you have any questions about the application process, financial aid, or specific Ivy Tech to IUI scholarships.

Parkland College


Keeping in mind the admission deadlines, apply!

While you wait, you can check your application status and also be sure to check out your financial aid options, including Luddy’s transfer student scholarships.


After Acceptance

After you are officially accepted to IUI, you will receive instructions on registering for orientation. During orientation, you will meet with an academic advisor for an advising appointment where you will discuss your transfer courses, academic goals, and remaining courses needed for graduation.

If you are accepted into a fully online program, you will not be required to attend an on-campus orientation program.