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Following measures from Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb and the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education is adhering to guidance but will continue to maintain operations, including the financial aid support center, which Hoosiers can reach by calling (888) 528-4719 or emailing awards@che.in.gov.

Guidance & FAQs

As Indiana continues to monitor the evolving outbreak of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19, the Commission has prepared guidance for institutions of higher education to ensure they have preparedness measures in place to handle this evolving situation. The Commission will continue to publish ongoing updates, as new directives are shared by Gov. Holcomb and ISDH.

The Commission will continue to work with the state’s public and private postsecondary institutions to stay up-to-date with changing statuses. A compiled list of the state’s public college web pages pertaining to campus status follows:

All 30 members of the Independent Colleges of Indiana (ICI) have made the decision to suspend in-person classes and provide alternate methods of delivery. Specific details about how each ICI member institution is responding can be found on their websites.

The Commission is also collecting information from Indiana’s proprietary institutions authorized by BPE. The following link contains information about how they are responding to the spread of COVID-19: https://www.in.gov/bpe/2491.htm.

For more information, view the Press Release and the Commissioner's recent IndyStar Op-ed.

Resources for Students and Families

The Commission is actively gathering resources and guidance for students and families regarding digital access, financial assistance and financial aid. Visit LearnMoreIndiana.org/students-families/COVID-19 for ongoing updates and additions.

Parents of K-12 students are encouraged to utilize resources on LearnMoreIndiana.org, including classroom materials, and resources for students and families (with suggestions for each age group) and Indiana’s 21st Century Scholars. The Learn More Indiana blog will also be updated with helpful information for students learning in a virtual environment.

Other Resources

Please follow these additional sources for information related to COVID-19.

This webpage was last updated on May 20, 2020.

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