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Hoosier Link

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The Hoosier Link program is a guaranteed admission program implemented through a cooperative agreement between Indiana University Bloomington and Ivy Tech Community College Bloomington. The program allows a select group of Indiana resident students who are December, May or June graduates of an Indiana high school to gain admission to the IU Bloomington campus upon reaching specific academic benchmarks.

Potential candidates of the Hoosier Link program are referred by the IU Office of Admissions. These candidates show potential to succeed at IU Bloomington and are encouraged to apply for admission into the program. Admission to the Hoosier Link program is competitive and is based on high school academic performance, SAT/ACT scores and applicant essays.

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Supportive Community

Hoosier Link students are enrolled in classes at Ivy Tech, but live in the Hoosier Link Learning Community at McNutt Residence Center on the IU Bloomington Campus. Hoosier Link students can take advantage of various student support services at both institutions. Whether through one-on-one contact with faculty, participating in academic skills-development workshops, or taking advantage of advising staff, students receive the help they need to succeed. Hoosier Link students also receive access to outstanding facilities, ranging from computer laboratories and libraries, to theater and athletic venues.

In addition, all members of the Hoosier Link cohort are required to enroll in a 1 credit non-transferable course at Ivy Tech. There are specific sections just for Hoosier Link students. This course is taught by Hoosier Link staff. All students are required to pass the course with a "C" or higher in order to be considered for admission to IU.

Students who participate in the Hoosier Link program benefit from the unique opportunity to strengthen their academic, personal, and social skills, while earning transferable credit at Ivy Tech. Students can take advantage of the smaller classes and personalized attention that Ivy Tech has to offer, including a supportive academic environment where they can easily interact with faculty, staff, and classmates.