Each semester, Distance Education hosts informative orientation classes at various dates and times. Each session lasts about an hour and will discuss:

  • How to access Blackboard
  • How to schedule a proctored exam
  • How to use the Virtual Library
  • and more!

Technical question can be answered by visiting the Help Desk online.


Monday, Aug. 18: 10–11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 19: 10–11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 20: 6–7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 21: 2–3:30 p.m. and 6–7:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 22: 10–11:30 a.m. and 2–3:30 p.m.


  • All Orientation Sessions will be held in Room SL121 at the Student Life Building
  • Sessions start promptly at time stated.   
  • You need to attend only one session.
  • Snacks & beverages will be provided.
  • Please bring your Ivy Tech email address with you.