Pre-college programs and initiatives enhance educational experiences for students in junior high and high school ensuring greater success when they get to college. High-achieving high school students can take classes at IU Bloomington or even in their own high schools for college credit. Dedicated students with high educational aspirations from low to moderate income families can receive guaranteed financial aid and mentoring.
On-Campus Precollege Enrollment—Nondegree (OPEN)
This nonresidential commuter program gives highly motivated and high achieving pre-college students special access to regularly scheduled IU courses for college credit on a space-available basis each term of the regular academic year as well as during Second Summer Session.
Advance College Project (ACP)
A partnership between IU and participating high schools in neighboring states, ACP offers college credit to qualified high school seniors (and some juniors) who enroll in IU general education courses offered at their local high schools and taught by certified high school teachers who hold adjunct lecturer status with Indiana University.
Other IU Programs and Resources
21st Century Scholars
This program helps dedicated students from low -and moderate-income families make the most of college by reducing the financial burden and connecting eligible students with other programs and services throughout campus. Scholars sign a pledge of good citizenship and responsible behavior in the eighth grade, and are guaranteed up to eight semesters of tuition costs at a participating Indiana public college, university or technical school.