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ICAN - Iowa College Access Network

ICAN - Iowa College Access Network

Parents & Students can make appointments with ICAN (Iowa College Access Network) for help in doing the FAFSA application. This is free.

  • ICAN has nine locations: Ankeny, Cedar Rapids/Hiawatha, Coralville, Council Bluffs, Davenport, Des Moines, Orange City, Sioux City, and Waterloo.
  • Don Bosco's area Rep is Abby Martin at the Waterloo office.   877-272-4692.   UNI-CUE (800 Sycamore St)
  • ICAN Student Success Advisors are highly trained in financial aid and FAFSA completion.
  • A typical FAFSA appointment takes 30-45 minutes and is FREE.
  • You can schedule appointments with ICAN advisors online by visiting www.icansucceed.org/apt.  Even with the extended financial aid season, appointments will fill up quickly. Have students/parents schedule early to ensure they can get their desired appointment. Call (877) 272-4692.

ICAN Information - for FAFSA -  ICAN Website


ICAN sets up FAFSA Ready sessions at different towns in Iowa where they help student & parent to complete the FAFSA form. 

       ICAN Events Calendar throughout the State        


      Oct 24th FAFSA event at Cedar Falls HS - 12:00 to 8:00

      Receive free assistance with the completion of your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) from a trained professional. 

For the most success at this event, it is important to bring all the necessary information needed to complete the form - download a list of What to Bring. Please set up FSA ID's and passwords in advance. The student needs an FSA ID and one parent. To learn more about this process visit www.icansucceed.org/fsaid.


    Also two Webinars available for FAFSA Completion Assistance on Nov 9th and Dec. 7th 2022.:

Webinar Completion Assistance - Nov. 9 at 5:30 pm - FAFSA Step by Step

Webinar Completion Assistance - Dec 7 at 5:30 pm - FAFSA Step by Step


Reminder:  You can also set up an individual appointment at no cost to help you complete the FAFSA application at ICAN Office in Waterloo/Cedar Falls area.  Abby Martin is our area ICAN contact. 

        Schedule an Appointment with ICAN

Iowa College Access Network (ICAN)

Northeast Iowa Student Success Center

Phone: (877) 272- 4692

Direct: (319) 423-7703