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 Appointment Manager. 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 Monday-Thursday 9am-6pm, Friday 9am-5pm, and Saturday 9am-12pm
Once Assessment and Online Orientation are complete, please schedule your New Student Advising Session by calling 317-917-5955
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)
If you plan to attend orientation on-campus you can schedule an appointment at https://am.ivytech.edu/ameonlineec/, click the “Go to Prospective and New Student Portal” then choose your campus and date. 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)
To register for an orientation session at the Kokomo campus, call 800-459-0561, ext. 239.
May 16 | 6 p.m.
May 18 | 10 a.m.
May 21 | 10 a.m.
May 23 | 2 p.m.
May 28 | 10 a.m.
June 4 | 2 p.m.
June 6 | 3 p.m.
June 12 | 6 p.m.
June 15 | 10 a.m.
June 18 | 10 a.m.
June 20 | 3 p.m.
June 25 | 10 a.m.
June 27 | 3 p.m.
July 10 | 9 a.m.
July 13 | noon
July 16 | 10 a.m.
July 18 | 3 p.m.
July 23 | noon
July 25 | 6 p.m.
July 30 | 10 a.m.
Aug. 1 | 3 p.m.
Aug. 10 | 9 a.m.
Aug. 13 | 10 a.m.
Aug. 15 | 3 p.m.
To register for an orientation session at the Logansport campus, call 866-753-5102.
May 22 | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Enrollment Boot Camp)
June 17 | 9 a.m. (Enrollment Boot Camp)
July 2 | 9 a.m.
July 17 | 5:30 p.m.
July 25 | 9 a.m. (Enrollment Boot Camp)
July 30 | 9 a.m.
Aug. 14 | 5:30 p.m.
To register for an orientation session at the Peru Instructional Site, call Mike Culver at 765-473-7281, ext. 311.
May 21 | 6 p.m.
May 29 | 10 a.m.
June 3 | 9 a.m.
No additional face-to-face orientations are scheduled at this time.
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 click HERE or copy and paste the following link into your browser: https://am.ivytech.edu/AMEOnlineLF/GroupAppointments.aspx
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:
Please pay close attention to the location listed when you sign-up for Student Orientation.
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)
Students are able to complete New Student Orientation in person by appointment. Please bring a notebook and pen. To make an appointment please contact the Elkhart County reception desk at 574-830-0375 ext. 4426 (no e-mail scheduling).
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, and 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:
Student Affairs (reception desk)
After arriving on campus, please check-in at the Student Affairs reception desk located on the first floor.
New students are able to complete New Student Orientation in person by appointment. Please bring your student ID ("C") number, a notebook and a pen. Orientation will be held in room 242. To make an appointment for New Student Orientation, 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. (with Campus Connect being a hyperlink to the page)
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. 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/
2. Schedule a New Student Group Advising session at https://am.ivytech.edu/AmeonlineSL/
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.
Face-to-Face Orientation is available at the Greencastle campus. For more information or to make reservations to attend, please click here.
Individuals who may benefit by following a written transcript along with the video, may download the script here.