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The Ivy Tech Community College South Bend - Elkhart team is here to help YOU check off items on your Enrollment Checklist and get closer to achieving your goals. 

If you have any questions about applying, enrolling, financial aid and more, email , visit our Virtual Front Desk or drop-in and chat now by CLICKING HERE. 

We offer different paths that fit YOUR needs to take you to a better future. If you want to start or advance your career fast, you can get a credential, certificate, or Associate's degree in two years or less. If you want a bachelor's degree, you can attend Ivy Tech then transfer to a four-year school, saving upward of $10,000. And it all starts by applying now for free. Learn how to apply today. 

See how much money you can save!

What happens after you're accepted and need to enroll to Ivy Tech?

Even after you're received your acceptance letter, there are a few steps left before enrollment and we want to help you navigate those steps. The sooner you complete your enrollment steps, the sooner you'll get to pick the classes you want.

Let's break down that Enrollment Checklist. 

Step 1: Apply. 

If you have not completed your application to Ivy Tech Community College, you can do so at


Step 2: Complete FAFSA

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at to ensure you have access to financial aid. (School codes for all campuses is 009917) Want to know if you qualify for Financial Aid? Click HERE. 

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Step 3: Set up your MyIvy Account

Create a MyIvy account at Student ID number (C Number) and username will be required. (Additional details provided with your acceptance packet.) Need help? We have the steps on this downloadable PDF

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Step 4: Complete FYIvy Videos

Complete the FYIvy video series designed to help you start out on the right foot. Visit to learn more.

Step 5: Take your Knowledge Assessment (KA) or Submit Qualifying Documents

The Knowledge Assessment is an optional placement tool. We want to make sure you start with the right classes! You can bypass KA by submitting SAT, ACT or PSAT scores; a high school transcript with a cumulative GPA of 2.6 or higher (after four semesters); or a college transcript showing previous college credit to meet assessment requirements. If you do not have any of these items, you have other options. Visit to learn more. How do you take your Knowledge Assessment? CLICK HERE to download a helpful tool describing this process and what the scores mean. 

Step 6: Send your transcripts in

If you have already earned college credit at another university or college and want to transfer them to Ivy Tech, submit an offcial college transcript to: Transcript Processing, 9301 E. 59th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46216 or if your institution participates in secure transcript exchange, you may also have them sent electronically by the institution to

Step 7: Schedule an appointment with your advisor

Schedule an appointment with your academic advisor. Visit to learn more.

Step 8: Register for classes

Once all enrollment steps are completed, you can register for classes with your advisor or on MyIvy at Want to see your schedule built out in a way fits your available time? Learn how to use our Schedule Builder by Clicking HERE.

Step 9: Set up payment

Set up a payment plan or pay in full at To learn more about scholarships, visit Learn how to set up a payment plan by Clicking HERE.

Step 10: Set up your New Student Orientation

Plan to attend a face-to-face orientation at your local campus. Talk to your advisor or visit for more information.


Click HERE to drop-in to our Virtual Express Enrollment Center, where you can receive assistance with your enrollment checklist. 

Want more information?

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