College Closures

Brightwood College

On December 7, 2018 Brightwood College at Indianapolis South and Hammond closed.

Enrollment and Transfer

If you are a Brightwood College student interested in learning more about transferring to another college or university, please contact Ivy Tech Community College: Ivy Tech Community College

888-IVY-LINE (888-489-5463)

Financial Aid

Students can apply for financial aid re-instatement at scholartrack.che.in.gov by filing an appeal. In order to file an appeal, students must create a full ScholarTrack account if they have not already done so by selecting "Don't have a ScholarTrack account? Create One."

  • Once the student has created the full ScholarTrack account, they should select "My State Aid"  then "My Appeals" and “Submit an Appeal,” and ScholarTrack will guide them through the procedure of submitting an appeal.
  • Students will need to provide a copy of their college transcripts with the appeal.

Students with questions about state financial aid re-instatement should contact the Indiana Commission for Higher Education at 888-528-4719 or awards@che.in.gov.

Transcripts

  • Education Corporation of America (ECA) will provide copies of transcripts to all currently enrolled students within weeks of the closure announcement.
  • ECA will then begin sending electronic student transcripts and student account ledgers to the Indiana Archives and Records Administration (IARA). To request a transcript, visit https://www.in.gov/iara/3145.htm.

Federal Student Loans and Pell Grants

Students who were enrolled at Brightwood College within 120 days of closure may be eligible for discharge of their federal student loan.

Information on federal student loan discharge can be found at this link: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/closed-school.

 

More information on school closures can be found on the US Department of Education's website: StudentAid.gov/closures.


Harrison College

On Friday, September 14, Harrison College announced it would be closing operations effective Sunday, September 16.

Enrollment and Transfer

If you are a Harrison College student interested in learning more about transferring to another college or university, please contact Ivy Tech Community College: Ivy Tech Community College

888-IVY-LINE (888-489-5463)

Students can apply for financial aid re-instatement at scholartrack.che.in.gov by filing an appeal. In order to file an appeal, students must create a full ScholarTrack account if they have not already done so by selecting "Don't have a ScholarTrack account? Create One."

  • Once the student has created the full ScholarTrack account, they should select "My State Aid"  then "My Appeals" and “Submit an Appeal,” and ScholarTrack will guide them through the procedure of submitting an appeal.
  • Students will need to provide a copy of their college transcripts with the appeal.

Students with questions about state financial aid re-instatement should contact the Indiana Commission for Higher Education at 888-528-4719 or awards@che.in.gov.

Transcripts

Harrison College has transferred all electronic transcripts and paper records from 1987 until the time of closure to the Indiana Archives and Records Administration (IARA). To request a transcript, visit https://www.in.gov/iara/3145.htm.