Counseling Services

The Counseling Department provides service and information in the following areas:

  • Academic advising
  • College and career advising
  • Demerits/attendance
  • Post-secondary financial aid and scholarships
  • Testing: Practice ACT, PSAT, ACT, AP, ACT EXPLORE, ACT PLAN

The professional school counselors schedule an appointment at least once yearly with each student. In addition to the annual academic appointment, students are always welcome and encouraged to make an appointment with their academic advisor, wellness, school, or the college counselor. To schedule an appointment, students should request in person or via email. 

How can my school counselor help me?

Private Scholarships

All outside/private scholarships are listed in Naviance Student under the Colleges tab. Click on Scholarship List and you will see several scholarships. Mr. Hohn will be updating the list as we receive information about additional scholarships. Check back often and be mindful of deadlines! Questions? See Mr. Hohn.

College Admissions Counselors at Boylan

The following College Admissions Counselors are scheduled to visit Boylan on the following dates/times. Visits will take place in room 213. Make sure to check the college visit schedule below.

Juniors and seniors are encouraged to participate in these visits. If you wish to meet with any of the representatives, please sign up through your Naviance Student account, at least 24 hours prior to the visit. If you have questions, please see Mr. Hohn in room 213 or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For College Representatives Interested in Visiting Boylan

Boylan Catholic High School welcomes college admissions representatives during the fall and the spring.

The Counseling Department will schedule colleges/universities, trade schools and military representatives throughout the school day. Visits can be made at 8:00, 8:55, 9:50, 11:35, 12:25, 1:20, and 2:15. To set up a visit, please visit

When visiting Boylan, please note that our address is 4000 St. Francis Dr, Rockford, Il. You may enter through Door D off of Muldoon Dr. As a reminder, you will be asked to present a photo ID when you enter the building. A member of our counseling staff will meet you upon your arrival. We look forward to welcoming you to our school!

College Letters of Recommendations

Students must set up an appointment with Mr. Hohn if they are requesting a Letter of Recommendation or using The Common Application.

Please remember that recommendation requests must be submitted at least two weeks before the preferred deadline and students must fill out a Letter of Recommendation Survey in Naviance Student.


ALL transcripts for college admissions, regardless of graduation year, are to be sent electronically through the web service Parchment. If you have questions about Parchment, please contact Mrs. Fehrle.

For graduates needing an official sealed transcript for job applications or scholarships, you may request a transcript by contacting Mrs. Mary Fehrle. The cost is $5.00 per transcript (cash or check only), payable at time of request. All requests must be made in writing. 

ACT/SAT Testing


Boylan Testing Location

Test Center Code: 173670

Dates TBA


Boylan High School Code: 143697 (Required for ACT, SAT, AP)

Additional Information & Resources

Naviance (career and college search)

College Board (college search assistance)

Illinois Student Assistance Commission

ACT: College & Career Planning

SAT & AP / College Search

College / Scholarship Search

The Common Application (single application used by many colleges) 

FAFSA (file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid after Oct. 1 of Senior year) 

NCAA and NAIA Eligibility

College Academic Eligibility Calculator for NCAA (to figure out core course GPA and sum ACT) (Boylan School ID: 143697  School Code: 767610699)

NCAA Eligibility Center

NAIA Eligibility Center

NCAA Eligibility/NAIA Eligibility PDF - View

CoreCourseGPA - NCAA Eligibility ToolPDF - View