Student Technology Guide

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(815) 224-0213
Technical Assistance - (815) 224-0318

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After You're Admitted...

Find Your K-Number (User ID)

○ Your K-Number is utilized as your username for your IVCC accounts.
○ Watch the video:  How to Find Your K-Number (User ID)

  1. Go to WebAdvisor
  2. Select "What's My User ID (K-Number)?"
  3. Enter your information
  4. Submit--your K-Number will be displayed

Find Your 7-Digit Student ID Number

○ Your 7-digit student ID number is your IVCC unique identifying number.
○ Watch the video:  How to Find Your 7-Digit Student ID Number

  1. Go to WebAdvisor
  2. Select the blue "Students" menu bar
  3. Select "My Class Schedule"
  4. Enter your information and select a semester
  5. Submit--your number will appear with your name

Log Into Your Student Email

○ Watch the video:  How to Set Up Your IVCC Student Email
○ For more information on Microsoft Office 365 email/apps, go to Student Email Information.
○ Email passwords must be reset every 180 days. You will be prompted to reset.

  1. Go to Student Email
  2. Enter your email address:
  3. Enter your initial password:  Eaglesxxxxxxx! (Xs represent your 7-digit student ID number)
  4. Follow the instructions to set up a new password and enter

Log Into Your WebAdvisor

○ WebAdvisor provides you access to your student records, including registration, class schedule, semester GPA and transcripts, etc.
○ How to Log Into WebAdvisor
○ How to create Preferred Sections with WebAdvisor
○ How to Register with WebAdvisor
○ For more information on WebAdvisor, go to WebAdvisor Information.

Before Your Semester Begins...

Log onto an IVCC Campus Computer

○ If on campus, you may need to log onto a computer. This login also becomes your IVCC Wi-Fi login.
○ For more information on campus technology, go to Campus Technology Information.
○ Computer passwords must be reset every 60 days.

  1. Enter your username:  K-Number
  2. Enter your initial password:  Eaglesxxxxxxx! (Xs represent your 7-digit student ID number)
  3. Create and confirm new password:  Must be 14 or more characters in length, containing at least 3 of the following:  capital, lowercase, number, special character

Log Into Your Blackboard

○ Blackboard is your online classroom. You will gain access to Blackboard within one business day of registering for your courses.
○ For more information on Blackboard, go to Blackboard Information.

  1. Go to Blackboard
  2. Enter your username:  K-Number
  3. Enter your password:  7-digit student ID number
  4. You are not prompted to change your password. However, if you prefer to change your password, select Personal Information under Tools menu, then select Change Password.

Create Your YOU@IVCC Account

○ YOU@IVCC is your personal portal to help you succeed, thrive, and matter. YOU helps with fitness and nutrition, mindfulness and balance, stress and anxiety, and much more. Check it out!

  1. Go to YOU@IVCC and enter your information under 'Sign up for YOU'
  2. Username:
  3. Password:  Create and confirm a new password (no special requirements)
  4. Open your IVCC student email and click the verification from YOU

Access Your Jacobs Library Account

○ For information on how to log into your library account, you can visit and scroll down to Signing into Soar PDF. This is the only account where you will use your 7-digit student ID number as your username.
○ If you have questions, you can email the library at or call 815-224-0306.