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Collegiate Connection

How to Apply

After meeting the admission requirements, you need to apply for admission to IPFW. All paperwork is available in your high school guidance office or on this website. You do not need to submit your ACT or SAT test scores and the application fee has been waived.

New Students

  1. Talk to your high school guidance counselor to determine eligibility (consult the Admission Requirements).
  2. Obtain a Collegiate Connection booklet from your guidance counselor. 
  3. Apply online or obtain an IPFW Collegiate Connection Application Form from your guidance counselor and a registration card. Or you may apply by clicking on the links above, downloading the PDF files, and printing them. There is no application fee.
  4. Make sure you and your parent/guardian sign both sides of the application form.
  5. Obtain an official high school transcript and mail application form and transcript to: Collegiate Connection, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499.

Returning Students

If you took an IPFW credit course in a previous semester, you do not have to complete a new application form. Obtain registration card from your guidance office or download the file by clicking on the link above and print it. Sign and date it, and return it. All registrations are processed in the Collegiate Connection office. Students cannot register themselves for classes.

Note: Applications will be accepted through January 9, 2015 for the spring semester. General education courses fill early, so course selection will become more limited the later you register.

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Collegiate Connection students can now apply online.

Application Fee Waiver

Did you know that the application fee is waived for all Collegiate Connection students if they apply for admission to attend IPFW the fall semester immediately following high school graduation? Download the fee waiver form and send it in with your regular application.

Our Student Says . . .

"Collegiate Connection has prepared me for college as a full-time student, and it also gave me a jump start as a college freshman." Evan, New Haven High School