College Students

During this time of uncertainty and constant change due to the COVID-19 virus, we know college students have been impacted in a significant way. Therefore, I Know I Can wants to ensure you have the most up-to-date information for your college/university, and more importantly, we want to provide you with any assistance and/or resources needed that are within our capacity.

We realize some of you have immediate needs or concerns in the following areas: housing/living arrangements, food, and transportation. I Know I Can is putting measures in place to address these concerns and assist you. If you have a need or concern, or you are unsure how to access the resources provided by your college/university, please contact Michael Miranda, Assistant Director of College Retention, at mmiranda@iknowican.org or call/text message Michael at 614-733-4430. For any urgent matters, please call or text.

For current updates from your college/university regarding its status, including access to residence halls, dining halls and campus services, please visit the website where you will find information and links on the homepage. Below are direct links to many college and university COVID-19 update pages:

University of Akron
Bowling Green State University
Capital University
Central State University
Columbus State Community College
Denison University
Kent State University
Ohio Dominican University
Ohio University
Ohio State University – Columbus
Ohio State University – Newark
Otterbein University
Ohio Wesleyan University
University of Toledo
University of Cincinnati
Wilberforce University
Wright State University

If you would like to receive text message updates from I Know I Can, please sign-up here: IKIC Text Message Updates. We will continue to send out updates about available resources via text message and email.

We know many of you are still completing your FAFSA and IKIC Grant Application for next year. These funding opportunities remain available to you, so please complete your application and submit all required documents by the published deadlines. Completed IKIC Grant applications, Students Aid Reports, and transcripts can be emailed to Michael Miranda at mmiranda@iknowican.org for submission.

Finally, due to recommendations from the CDC to contain COVID-19, I Know I Can staff will be working remotely beginning Monday, March 16th. This means our physical office will not be open to students and families, but I Know I Can staff will be available to assist via phone and email.

Again, please reach out if you have questions or need access to housing, food or transportation due to campus closures. Also, monitor your email and text messages for further updates. We’re here to help!

Take care and stay healthy!

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