Getting Started at IVCC
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1. Check us out!
Schedule a visit with us, or shadow a class! Go to www.ivcc.edu/campusvisit
3. Send Your Official Transcripts
Arrange to have
your officially signed and sealed high school (or a sealed GED score
report) and any college transcripts sent directly to the IVCC Admissions & Records Office.
4. Apply for Financial Aid & Scholarships
out the FAFSA online at https://fafsa.gov and list IVCC using the FAFSA code of 001705. For assistance, contact the IVCC Financial
Aid Office at 815-224-0438. For a listing of scholarships, visit ivcc.edu/foundation and select “Scholarship Listing.”
Students applying for Financial Aid must have been admitted as regular students, having received their high school diploma or its recognized equivalent.
5. Access your IVCC Student Email &
Set up your IVCC email and WebAdvisor accounts:
6. Take Placement Exams
Reading, Writing, and Math exams are required. Go to www.ivcc.edu/assessment to make an
appointment. Don't forget to bring a photo ID.
7. Meet with a Counselor
school seniors graduating in May are required to complete a Freshman Counseling & Registration Session at www.ivcc.edu/FCR
other first-time full time students are also required to meet with a counselor
by appointment or walk-in. To schedule
an appointment, call 815-224-0360.
8. Register for Classes
your counseling appointment, take your course registration form to the Office of Admissions & Records or
register via WebAdvisor.
Registration for Summer 2018 begins April 5
Registration for Fall 2018 begins April 11
9. Pay Tuition
Pay through your WebAdvisor account, or set up a payment plan.
- Call (815) 224-0213 to pay by phone
- Bring your payment to the Cashier in CTC 101 or the Ottawa Center
- Make sure to call the Cashier for Financial Aid and scholarship deferment.
10. Get started!
New Student Convocation in August or Spring Preview in January to orient
yourself to IVCC, meet other new students, receive your student ID, and purchase
textbooks! Information will be mailed at
a later date.
For any questions, please contact us via email or by phone at 815-224-0439.