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How To Apply

The program seeks outstanding leaders, thinkers, and communicators, and eligible students of all majors and career interests are encouraged to apply!

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Application Directions

Please note instructions for applicants from the Class of 2025 are in the left-hand column. Lateral entry application instructions can be found in the right hand column. We are currently accepting first-year applications. 

First-Year Students

open for class of 2025

Lateral Entries

open for class of 2023 & 2024

  1. Confirm that the enrollment deposit for the Class of 2025 has been sent to the Office of Admission.
  2. Submit your application by completing the online Information Technology Associates Program Application. Please follow the instructions carefully to ensure full consideration.
  3. Request two supervisors or teachers to submit recommendations via the online ITAP First-Year Recommendation Form
  4. Invitations for personal interviews will be extended to those who best fit the selection criteria. Interviews will take place over Google Meet.
  1. Complete the online ITAP Lateral Entry Application. You must be logged into your DePauw Google Apps account to access this form. The application asks several questions about past employment and extracurricular experiences, as well as experience with technology and expectations for the program. 
  2. Request two staff or faculty (especially campus employers) from DePauw to submit recommendations via the online ITAP Lateral Entry Recommendation Form. You must be logged into your DePauw Google Apps account to access this form.
  3. Invitations for personal interviews will be extended to those who best fit the selection criteria. Interviews will take place over Google Meet.

Application Timeline

Class of 2025 Dates

Lateral Entry Dates

June 30th Application deadline for Class of 2025, including 2 recommendations April 2nd Lateral entry application deadline, including 2 recommendations
Mid July Interviews (via Google Meet) Mid April Interviews (via Google Meet)
July 30th Notifications emailed April 30th Notifications emailed

Admission into ITAP is selective and based on academic record, analytical skills, communication skills, extra-curricular activities, evidence of leadership and initiative, evidence of interest in and knowledge of ITAP, technology-related experience (e.g., projects, employment, courses, etc.), and existing technology skills. A passion to learn more about technology and its role in society are crucial as are strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

If you have questions, contact:

Laurel Tilton, Assistant Director
Tenzer Technology Center and Information Technology Associates Program
DePauw University
(765) 658-4718
itap@depauw.edu

Last update: 6/15/2021