A third-party sponsorship is an agreement by an agency, company, foundation, or other organization to pay all or a portion of a student’s tuition and fees. Students who enter an agreement with a third-party sponsor should notify the Bursar’s Office of the arrangement and provide the terms and conditions of the agreement as well as a billing contact.
When the Bursar’s Office bills the third-party sponsor, a temporary credit is placed on the student’s account while the University waits for payment from the sponsor. The temporary credit does not represent payment from the sponsor or relieve a student from his or her financial responsibilities. If the sponsor does not pay the bill, the temporary credit will be removed from the student’s account and the unpaid charges will due from the student immediately.
Third-party sponsored billing is different than tuition deferment or reimbursement between a student and an employer or other organization. The University offers a tuition deferment program for students whose employers pay the student directly once the student completes his or her class. Please visit the Employer Deferment page for more information.
Checks from third-party sponsors and students are accepted by mail at:
University of Southern Indiana
8600 University Blvd
Evansville, IN 47712
Please include the student’s name and USI id number with the payment.
Payments may also be made online. The sponsor must have the vendor id number and invoice number located on the invoice.
Third-Party Billing for Bookstore Charges
Beginning in the spring 2020 semester, the Bursar's office will no longer bill bookstore charges to third parties. Instead, billing for books and bookstore supplies will be completed by Barnes and Noble. Students who utilize third-party billing should no longer charge these supplies directly to their accounts and will need to address any concerns directly with the bookstore.
In the event that you have erroneously charged books to your account, please contact the bookstore to resolve the issue so that the third party can be billed.