Who needs to participate in START VU Jasper?

START VU Jasper orientation is mandatory for all new students, including first time college students, returning students, and transfer students.

What is START VU Jasper?
START VU Jasper New Student Orientation introduces students to our campus and the services we offer. There are two components to our program: completing the online orientation module and the in-person orientation.

How do I complete the Jasper New Student Orientation module?
The Jasper New Student Orientation Module is available in your MyVU account under Student Support or you can access the module here using your MyVU login credentials.

Students are required to complete the online module before attending their in-person orientation date.

How do I register for classes?
We will reach out to you to schedule an appointment to register for your first semester classes.

What is the Accuplacer Exam?
The Accuplacer exam is a series of tests that evaluate a student's preparedness for college-level courses. Students who have transfer credit in college level English and math, or a qualifying high school GPA, or sufficient SAT or ACT scores, may be exempt from taking Accuplacer.

How do I arrange for Accuplacer testing?
Schedule your Accuplacer exam here.

Use the Accuplacer Study App to prepare for your exam

NOTE: A photo ID is required for testing (Driver’s license, State ID card). Testing is administered in the Administration Building.

What if I have a diverse ability/disability that requires academic accommodations?
If you are in need of special accommodations for testing, please call the Director of Student Services at 812-482-3030 at least two weeks prior to the testing date.

What if I have transfer credit?
If you have transfer credit, we must have an official transcript before you enroll in classes to determine appropriate course placement. Official transcripts must be sent to VU directly from the issuing college/s where the credit was earned.

How do I meet college readiness requirements?
All students are required to demonstrate college readiness in order to register for classes.

Read more about registration requirements

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Your student ID photo will be taken when you come to campus to complete the Accuplacer test. If you do not need to take the test or choose to take it virtually, you may submit a headshot for your student ID via email. To do so, please use your preferred email address on file with the university to send an email to that includes the following items:

  1. Your Full Name
  2. Your Home Mailing Address
  3. Your A Number (Student ID Number)
  4. A headshot that you would like to use as your ID photo (needs to be attached as a .jpg file)

Once your photo has been reviewed, you will receive a confirmation email letting you know that your ID photo has been approved and that you can expect your ID card to arrive in the mail.

If you have any questions about START VU Jasper, please call our Office of Admissions at 812-481-5918. Thank you for choosing Vincennes University Jasper!


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