Before you can register for classes, you must complete new student orientation. We encourage you to complete this step early so you'll have plenty of time to complete the remaining steps in order to register for the classes you want.
During New Student Orientation, you'll learn all the basics to help you get started including information about financial aid, registering for classes, how to use Campus Connect, and so much more.
Attend orientation in one of two ways:
Click on your campus below to view dates and times for in-person orientation:
To schedule a face-to-face new student orientation session, please visit Ivy Appointment. All sessions are held at the Connie and Steve Ferguson Academic Building. Questions about face-to-face orientation? Call 812-330-6025.
Central Indiana (Indianapolis)
Online Orientation is available through Campus Connect
If you do not have internet access, please come to campus and use our computers. Computers are available in the North Meridian Center Room 119 or the Lawrence Campus Room 139 during the following hours:
New Student Orientation Information
New Student Orientation can be completed after a student a student has completed an Application for Admission. The face to face sessions are by appointment only. Please call the location you wish to attend to schedule your New Student Orientation. See our steps to enroll for next steps after your orientation is complete.
East Central (Anderson, Marion, Muncie, New Castle)
Online Orientation is available through Campus Connect.
If you plan to attend orientation on-campus you can schedule an appointment. You may also contact the Office of Student Affairs at your campus to schedule an on-campus orientation.
Note- Headphones are available to students who plan to complete the orientation in an on-campus session for the audio portion of New Student Orientation.
What You Need To Know:
Students need to apply to the college before taking the on-line orientation or attending on-campus orientation. You can apply on-line at www.ivytech.edu/apply-now.
Length of New Student Orientation is approximately one hour.
On-campus New Student Orientations have limited space. Priority will be given to students attending orientation. If you bring parents, spouse or friends, please be aware of the limited seating. Please do not bring children.
New Castle Site
New Student Orientation Coordinator
Kokomo (Kokomo, Logansport, Peru, Wabash)
Online Orientation is available through Campus Connect.
To register for an orientation session at the Kokomo campus, call 800-459-0561, ext. 239.
Dec. 17 | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Express Enrollment
Dec. 21 | 9 a.m.
Jan. 4 | 10 a.m.
To register for an orientation session at the Logansport campus, call 866-753-5102, ext. 2002.
Registration is required. To register at the Peru Instructional Site, call Mike Culver at 765-473-7281, ext. 311.
Dec. 12 | 3 p.m.
Dec. 16 | 9 a.m.
Dec. 30 | 10 a.m.
Registration is required. To register at the Wabash Campus, call 260-563-8828.
Dec. 11 | noon
Dec. 19 | 9 a.m.
Jan. 3 | 3 p.m.
Jan. 6 | 1 p.m.
Jan. 8 | noon
Tipton Outreach Site
To register for an orientation session, call 800-459-0561, ext. 239.
Lafayette (Crawfordsville, Lafayette)
About Student Orientation:
Sessions will last approximately 2 hours. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the start time to check in. You must also be able to stay for the entire session in order to receive credit. Students may bring guests, including parents or significant others. No children please. Another new Ivy Tech student may not be your guest. Every new Ivy Tech student must make their own reservation.
Best of all, Student Orientation is FREE and will provide you with great resources to help you succeed at Ivy Tech.
How to Schedule Orientation:
In order to register, please visit www.ivytech.edu/appointments and select the Lafayette site.
You will need a valid e-mail address, contact phone number, and your student ID number (C#).
Student Orientation for Ivy Tech – Lafayette is held at one of three locations:
If you have any questions about the material covered in the orientation please contact:
Assistant Director of Orientation & Student Success
North Central (Elkhart, South Bend, Warsaw)
Our campus libraries have computers available for student use. Visit our campus libraries page for current hours.
Students are able to complete New Student Orientation in person by appointment. To make an appointment please contact the Elkhart County reception desk at 574-830-0375 ext. 4426.
Face-to-face sessions will last about two hours and you must arrive prior to the start time. Orientations will begin promptly at the scheduled time. If you are late you will be required to reschedule. You must be able to stay for the entire session to get credit. Students may bring a guest (a parent or partner—no children are allowed).
To schedule an appointment or for more information contact:
New students are able to complete New Student Orientation in person by appointment. To make an appointment please contact the Warsaw reception desk at 574-267-5428 ext. 7207.
Northeast (Fort Wayne)
New Student Orientation
Online orientation is available any time through your Campus Connect account.
If you need access to a computer, please visit our computer labs on campus during the times listed below:
Harshman Hall Room HM1610
Coliseum Campus Room CC2308
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Orientation takes approximately 45 minutes to complete. Please arrive with enough time to finish prior to closing.
Need your student ID# (C#)? Please call 1-888-IVY-LINE.
Northwest (East Chicago, Gary, Michigan City, Valparaiso)
Please register for New Student Orientation by clicking here. An online version can be found under the "Quick Links" Section of Campus Connect. Before beginning the orientation, please set-up your Campus Connect account, as you will have to use your credentials to log in. Please see student affairs for assistance, should you have difficulties.
Face-to-face sessions will last about 1.5 hours, and you must arrive prior to the start time to sign in. Orientations will begin promptly at the scheduled time, and if you are late, you will be required to reschedule. You must be able to stay for the entire session. Students may bring ONE guest: a parent or significant other (no children are allowed).
Before attending, you are asked to set up your campus connect account. Please see student affairs with any questions you may have.
(219) 981-4415 fax
Richmond (Connersville, Richmond)
RICHMOND and CONNERSVILLE
Online Orientation is available through Campus Connect. Please enter your username and password and when logged in, look to the left hand side of the page under Quick Links. To retrieve your Campus Connect username and password, please set up a First-Time User account. You will need your name, student ID (C#), date of birth, and zip code to establish your username.
If you do not have Internet access, please come to campus and use our computers.
Once online orientation is completed, students can complete the Assessment Test and then schedule a Group Advising Session to enroll in courses.
For more information, contact:
Southeast (Batesville, Lawrenceburg, Madison)
Orientation is available on site by appointment at these locations and times. A face-to-face orientation session is strongly recommended for first time college students and encouraged for students new to Ivy Tech. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to orientation appointment start time. To schedule call the numbers below.
Southern Indiana (Sellersburg)
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
If you do not have internet access, you can you view the Online Orientation in the Academic Advising Center during the hours below. Please allow 45 minutes to complete the Orientation.
AFTER ONLINE ORIENTATION IS COMPLETE:
1. Complete Assessment http://www.ivytech.edu/assessment/
Monday-Tuesday: 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Wednesday-Thursday: 8:00 am-5 :00 pm
Friday: 7:30 am- 3:00 pm
Southwest (Evansville, Princeton, Tell City)
New Student Orientation for Evansville students:
In Person (Held at Ivy Tech Southwest Evansville Campus in the Auditorium Room 147): To schedule an appointment for orientation in person, Click Here.
Online: Please log in to Campus Connect and click the "Online New Student Orientation" icon at the top-right in Quick Links.
For More Information Contact:
If you are a Princeton or Tell City student, please register for New Student Orientation by contacting: Princeton: (812) 385-8495; Tell City: (812) 547-7915.
Wabash Valley (Greencastle, Terre Haute)
Students without computer access can participate in the online orientation at one of the many Wabash Valley locations.
Ivy Tech Online Ohio
Individuals who may benefit by following a written transcript along with the video, may download the script here.