Partners Program

Partners was developed by Indiana University Southeast to help students prepare for the expectations of university coursework. Students whose admission is deferred by IU Southeast are encouraged to enroll in the Partners Program. Students who successfully complete the Partners Program are GUARANTEED ADMISSION to Indiana University Southeast.

We are hopeful that you will continue to pursue your educational goals through Partners. Representitives from IU Southeast visit Ivy Tech Community College and Jefferson Community & Technical College throughout each semester. Please plan to stop by and ask any questions you may have.

Program Requirements

Follow these steps to complete Partners:

  1. Apply for admission to Ivy Tech Community College Sellersburg Madison or Jefferson Community & Technical College
  2. Complete assessment tests and any review courses required
  3. Complete and earn a C or better in each course, and a 2.0 overall GPA in your assigned track
  4. Contact Admissions at IU Southeast to update your application.

Partner Program Tracks
Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4
Ivy Tech ENGL 111
or JCTC ENG 101
Ivy Tech ENGL 111
or JCTC ENG 101
Ivy Tech MATH*
or JCTC MT 120
12 transferrable hours*
Ivy Tech MATH*
or JCTC MT 120
9 additional transferrable hours* 9 additional transferrable hours*  
6 additional transferrable hours*      

* Contact IU Southeast, for the appropriate courses for your major.

Contact Advisor

Contacts for the Partners Program are available on each of the participating campuses:

IU Southeast: Nicole McKendrick, Transfer Specialist, 812/941-2212,

Ivy Tech Madison: Cindy Hutcherson, Asst. Director Admissions, 812-265-2580, ext. 4142,

Ivy Tech Sellersburg: Alex Dawson, Academic Advisor, Transfer Services Advocate, 812-246-3301 ext. 4160,

Jefferson Community and Technical College: Donna Edgar, Coordinator of Advising & Transfer, 502/213-2119,


Students participating in Partners may be eligible to live in residence hall lodges at IU Southeast. Contact the Residence Life and Housing Office for details 812/941-2115 or

Visit with IU Southeast

We invite all participants in the Partners program to stay in touch with IU Southeast. We encourage you to take advantage of these opportunities to gather information and get your questions answered!

  • Email: Send your questions to
  • Individual Appointments: Schedule an individual appointment with an admissions counselor by calling 812/941-2212
  • On Your Campus IU Southeast will have representatives at several Ivy Tech and JCTC campuses throughout each semester.
    • Transfer Specialist Visits at Ivy Tech-Sellersburg’s Pfau Hall:
      All visits from 12pm to 2pm.
      Pfau Hall Atrium, General Information Table
      • January 28th
      • February 5th & 18th
      • March 5th
      • April 1st, 16th, & 29th
      Contact Alex Dawson in the Advising Office at Ivy Tech at 812-246-3301 for individual appointments with an IU Southeast representative at Ivy Tech on:
      • February 12th & 25th
      • March 12th
      • April 9th & 23rd
    • Transfer Specialist Visits at Jefferson Community & Technical College-Downtown Campus:
      (various locations on the downtown campus)
      Times: 10-2
      • January 4th
      • March 4th
      • April 2nd
      Contact Selena Sanchez in the Transfer Center at JCTC-Downtown at 502-213-2285 for individual appointments.
      Times: 10-2
      • January 29th--FULL
      • February 19th
      • March 25th
      • April 22nd
    • Transfer Specialist Visits at Jefferson Community & Technical College-Southwest Campus:
      Email: for more information
      • February 6th
      • April 15th
    • Transfer Specialist Visits at Jefferson Community & Technical College-Bullitt County Campus:
      Email: for more information
      • TBA
    • Transfer Specialist Visits at Jefferson Community & Technical College-Shelby County Campus:
      Email: for more information
      • February 10th
  • Daily Tours leave from the Admissions Office each Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. A Student Ambassador will lead you through the campus and answer your questions. Tours usually last between 30-45 minutes. Call 812/941-2212 to reserve your spot.