Are you ready for an online class?

You will be most successful in an online course if you are:

  • Self-motivated and adaptable
  • Enjoy reading
  • Able to dedicate time to your coursework
  • Comfortable communicating in writing
  • Not intimidated by computers, email, or other communications technologies

These sites can help you find out if you're ready for an online class:

Taking Online Classes answers some of the frequently asked questions about online classes.

OASIS is an online assessment for students pursuing courses on the Internet.  Visitors may take brief quizzes to help determine whether study habits and learning styles are well suited for online education.  Brief tutorials on communications technologies are also available.

Illinois Valley Community College is no longer able to enroll out-of-state students in online courses due to a 2010 regulation stemming from the Higher Education Opportunity Act.  The regulation requires that IVCC be licensed in the home states of all students residing outside of Illinois.  The College exists to serve the residents of our district and will channel all resources toward that purpose.