A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Sable, in chief a key fesswise ward down toward sinister Argent, a cross fusil throughout Gules, in dexter base a lyre and in sinister base a winged shoe of the second. Attached above the shield a Black scroll inscribed "INDIANA WESLEYAN" in Silver letters and attached below the shield a Black scroll inscribed "UNIVERSITY" in sliver letters.
The shield shape of the design represents the defense of justice. The cross signifies the Christian roots of the University and the hope of eternal peace. The key alludes to the guardianship of wisdom and education. The winged shoe pertains to athletics and sportsmanship. The lyre is symbolic of music, drama and art. Crimson and black are the school's colors. Crimson is symbolic of the courage of the cadets as leaders in school and the community. Black signifies the determination to succeed in all endeavors.
The shoulder loop insignia was originally authorized 1 April 2011.