A Resource for Counselors

ICI works hard to be a resource for counselors and their students seeking information about going to college. Our mission is to help your students get all the information they need to find the best fit college for them. See what resources we offer for counselors below, and contact Ann Gilly, ICI Counselor Liaison, at or 317-236-6082 if you have questions or suggestions for new resources.

College Q&A Toolkit

The College Q&A Toolkit is a one-stop shop with answers to the questions students have about college. Watch videos – made by representatives from Indiana’s 30 private colleges and universities – that answer questions like:

  • Can I afford to go to a private college?
  • What does “liberal arts” mean?
  • How and where can I find scholarships?
  • and more!

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ICI Counselor Tour

Experience for yourself  – and for your students –  the unique flavors of Indiana’s independent colleges and universities. High school counselors and independent counselors are invited to join us for the ICI Counselor Tour program, sponsored by the Independent Colleges of Indiana and designed specifically to meet the needs of counselors and other adults assisting students with the college choice and admission process.

The 2018 tour visited:

  • Ancilla College
  • Goshen College
  • Bethel College
  • Saint Mary’s College
  • Holy Cross College
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Valparaiso University

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Counselor Update from ICI

Interested in getting the latest news from Indiana’s private colleges and universities? What about having resources made just for high school counselors to use with students? We’ve got you covered.

Counselor Update from ICI is an email blast sent once a month from Ann Gilly, ICI Strategic Communications Specialist and counselor liaison. Our goal is to be a resource for high school counselors helping students get ready for college.


Private College Week

Private College Week is a chance for students to imagine their future at any one of Indiana’s 30 private, nonprofit colleges and universities. From Monday, July 16, through Friday, July 20, students and their families are invited to come experience these campuses through free tours and informational sessions. And 21st Century Scholars should be sure to check out 21st Century Scholars Day!

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Financial Aid for DACA & Undocumented Students

DACA and Undocumented students are able to receive financial aid from Indiana’s private colleges. Click below to see who to contact at each of Indiana’s private colleges and universities about going to college.

DACA y estudiantes indocumentados pueden recibir ayuda financiera de las universidades privadas de Indiana. Haga clic a continuación para ver a quién contactar en cada una de las universidades privadas de Indiana sobre cómo ir a la universidad.

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Plan a Campus Visit

Is one of your students looking to visit one of Indiana’s 30 private colleges? Look no further! This resource has information on how to schedule a visit to each campus.

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Indiana Community Foundations

Indiana’s Community Foundations are a great resource for scholarships and other information regarding going to college.

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