Effective July 1, 2011, two Indiana state laws require that Indiana University Bloomington collect verification of citizenship from every student who plans to attend. The legislation stipulates that students who are not lawfully residing in the United States are:
- ineligible for in-state tuition rates
- ineligible for scholarships, grants, assistantships or other aid funded through the university
An electronic citizenship verification will be available within OneStart (onestart.iu.edu ) for each student who has not yet completed the verification: OneStart > Services and Information section > Citizenship Verification.
It is critical that each student complete the verification when presented to them via OneStart.
Failure to do so will result in reassessment of fees to non-resident rates and removal of any university financial assistance.
Once the verification is completed:
The relevant Indiana state laws may be found at the links below:
If you have questions/concerns, please feel free to contact Student Central on Union at (812) 855-0121.