As a college student, you’re starting your adult life. You choose your own classes and plan your own schedule. You’re in complete control. You may be out on your own for the first time—but support isn’t far away. For helpful resources, check out Learn More Indiana’s page just for College Students. You can also download the College Success Guide here.


To maintain your full 21st Century Scholarship, you must do all of the following:

  • Complete at least 30 credits each academic year.
  • Earn Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) as determined by your college. SAP usually includes a minimum grade point average (GPA) per semester, as well as a limit on incomplete and withdrawals from courses. Contact your college’s financial aid office for questions about SAP.
  • File a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by Indiana’s April 15 deadline every year.


Ahhh, college life. You’re a lot more independent. But you also have a lot more responsibility. There are plenty of ways to find support—whether you’re close to home, or far away. You can meet with your advisors and professors to understand your classes and scheduling. Colleges also have academic support services that could include free workshops, tutoring and other out-of-class help. Each college has its own programs tailored to its students. You can find out more about your college’s support programs with this interactive map. Or, check out our guide to the incentives and supports at each Indiana college.


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