New Student Orientation Session

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:

  • 30-minute online orientation via the Quick Links channel in Campus Connect, or
  • In-person orientation session at your campus (Schedule an appointment)

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 812-330-6199.

Central Indiana (Franklin, Greencastle, Indianapolis, Noblesville)

Online Orientation is available through Campus Connect

If you do not have internet access, please come to campus and use our computers at the following locations:

Downtown Indianapolis Campus

Express Enrollment Center - First Floor, North Meridian Center
50 West Fall Creek Parkway, North Drive
Indianapolis, Indiana

Monday-Thursday 8am-6pm
Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday 9am-12pm

Lawrence Campus - Room 139

9301 E. 59th St.
Indianapolis, IN  46216

Monday-Thursday 9am-6pm
Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday 9am-12pm


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

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. 


Anderson Campus
104 W. 53rd Street


Marion Campus
261 S. Commerce Drive


Muncie Campus
4301 S. Cowan Road


New Castle Site
Rebecca Jessee – Student Affairs Clerk
765-520-2636 or

New Student Orientation Coordinator
Karen S. Berrier, Assistant Director of Student Support and Development
765-289-2291, Ext. 1483 or

Kokomo (Kokomo, Logansport, Peru, Wabash)

You may attend any event, regardless of the Kokomo Region location you plan to attend. This includes, Kokomo, Logansport, Peru, Rochester, Tipton and Wabash.

KOKOMO | 1815 E. MORGAN ST. | M105
You must RSVP for New Student Orientation at least 48 hours prior. Seating is limited.

RSVP to:
Cody Mullins
800-459-0561, ext. 253

Sarah King
800-459-0561 ext. 252

Nov. 4 | 2 p.m.

Dec. 6 | 9 a.m.

To register for an orientation session at the Logansport campus, call 866-753-5102, ext. 2002.

More session dates coming soon.

PERU | 425 W. MAIN ST.
Registration is required. To register at the Peru Instructional Site, call Thea Scheblo at 765-473-7281, ext. 311.

Nov. 14 | 9 a.m.

Nov. 19 | 3 p.m.

Nov. 24 | 9 a.m.

Dec. 3 | 5:30 p.m.

Dec. 12 | 9 a.m.

Dec. 22 | 2 p.m.

Dec. 29 | 3 p.m.

Registration is required. To register at the Wabash Campus, call 260-563-8828

Nov. 19 | 9-11 a.m.

Nov. 24 | 1-3 p.m.

Dec. 2 | 6-8 p.m.

Dec. 9 | 9-11 a.m.

Dec. 17 | 1-3 p.m.

Dec. 20 | 9-11 a.m.

Dec. 30 | 4-6 p.m.

Jan. 3 | 9-11 a.m.

Jan. 6 | 4-6 p.m.

Jan.7 | 9-11 a.m.

To register for an orientation session, call 800-459-0561, ext. 239.

Lafayette (Crawfordsville, Lafayette)

About Student Orientation:

Every new Ivy Tech student must complete orientation. Student Orientation is FREE and will provide you with great resources to help you succeed at Ivy Tech. Best of all, New Student Orientation can be completed online.

How to Complete Online New Student Orientation:

In order to complete Online New Student Orientation, please visit Campus Connect and login with your username and password. Click on Online New Student Orientation in the Quick Links section on the left hand side of the page.

Online New Student Orientation will take about 30 minutes to complete and must be done in one sitting.

Stephen Bush
Assistant Director of New Student Orientation and Student Success

North Central (Elkhart, South Bend, Warsaw)

Online orientation is available through Campus Connect in the Quick Links panel.

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:

Terence Teat
547-289-7001 ext. 5399


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. You can also complete the orientation at the Express Enrollment Center.

Express Enrollment Center Room SL 117
3701 Dean Drive
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

If you need access to a computer, please visit our computer labs on campus during the times listed below:

Harshman Hall Room HM1610
3701 Dean Drive
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Harshman Hall Room HM1657
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Coliseum Campus Room CC1310
3800 N. Anthony Blvd.
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Orientation takes approximately 30 minutes.

Summer hours may vary.

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).

Face-to-Face Dates:
Tuesday, November 18, 5- 6:00 pm
Thursday, November 6, 10-11:00 am
Thursday, November 20, 10-11:00 am
Tuesday, December 9, 5-6:00 pm
Tuesday, December 16, 5-6:00 pm
Thursday, December 11, 10-11:00 am
Thursday, December 18, 10-11:00 am

Before attending, you are asked to set up your campus connect account. Please see student affairs with any questions you may have.

Derek Dabrowiak
Regional Director of Admissions

(219) 980-7707
(219) 476-4708
(219) 981-4415 fax

Richmond (Connersville, Richmond)


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:
Christine Seger
765-966-2656 ext. 1218
800-659-4562 ext. 1218

Express Enrollment Center

2357 Chester Blvd.

Richmond, Indiana 47374

(765) 966-2656, ext. 1202

If you can’t make it to the Richmond campus or for assistance outside of regular office hours, call the IVY LINE at 1-888-IVY-LINE from 6am – 12 am (EST), 7 days a week or chat live with an Ivy Tech representative at !

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.

590 Ivy Tech Drive
Madison IN 47250
Get Directions
To Schedule Call:
(812) 265-2580 Ext 4500
50 Walnut Street
Lawrenceburg IN 47025
Get Directions
To Schedule Call:
(812) 537-4010 Ext 5241
1 Ivy Tech Drive
Batesville, IN 47006
Get Directions
To Schedule Call:
(812) 934-3954 Ext 8101
Orientation Dates
Wed 15 1:00 PM
Thu 30 1:00 PM
Wed 5 10:00 AM
Thu 13 1:00 PM
Tue 25 10:00 AM
Tue 2 1:00 PM
Thu 11 1:00 PM
Wed 17 10:00 AM
Check back at a later time or please call the campus
Tue 7 2:00 PM
Tue 18 10:00 AM
Tue 9 2:00 PM
Online orientation is available through Campus Connect.

Southern Indiana (Sellersburg)


Complete the Online Orientation by logging into Campus Connect, and clicking on ?Online New Student Orientation? in the Quick Links (on the left).

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.


1.       Complete Assessment

2.       Schedule an Advising Information Session

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:

Online: Please log in to Campus Connect and click the "Online New Student Orientation" icon at the top-left in Quick Links.

For more information, contact:
Admissions Office at (812) 492-0534.

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 (Terre Haute)

Students without computer access can participate in the online orientation at one of the many Wabash Valley locations.   


Nina Storey

Director of Admission

Ivy Tech Online Ohio
Linda Przybysz
765-966-2656, ext. 1214

Christine Seger
765-966-2656, ext. 1218

Individuals who may benefit by following a written transcript along with the video, may download the script here.