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Welcome to Ivy Tech Online!

  • You access Blackboard at http://www.ivytech.edu/ and click Blackboard in the upper right corner.
  • Most online courses require text books. Textbooks can be purchased through the online bookstore by going to Campus Connect under Student Links, click More Options and then click Purchase Books at eFollett and select the term.
  • IncludED courses have a digital book included in the course.
  • The Ivy Tech Online office offers Blackboard tutoring with assistance with login issues, accessing your online course, locating your syllabus or course calendar, contacting your instructor, discussion boards, Blackboard IM, attaching files, and other online help.

Please contact one of the following people, if you have any questions:

Online Technologies Coordinator:

Deb Ponsot
800.859.4882 ext. 2082
dponsot@ivytech.edu
260.480.2082
260.480.2046

Orientation

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.

Join Us for the IVY TECH ONLINE Orientation Sessions

Spring 2017
Wednesday, January 11: 10-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, January 11: 2-3:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 12: 6-7:30 p.m.
Friday, January 13: 2-3:30 p.m.

Summer 2017
Wednesday, May, 31: 10-11:30 a.m.
Thursday, June 1: 2-3:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 1: 6-7:30 p.m.

IMPORTANT!

  • 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.

Testing

Guidelines for Testing

  • Students must schedule appointments for exams through the test scheduling system. No one tests without an appointment. If you have a problem, please call the office.
  • A government-issued picture ID is required for identification before taking a test.
  • It is important that you know your course number, exam name/number and instructor's name.
  • No food is allowed in the testing room.
  • No drinks except water are allowed in the testing room.
  • No children are allowed in the testing room or are to be left unattended unless they are supervised by an adult.
  • All electronic devices not allowed for an exam must be turned off and stored in a locker.
  • Any belongings not related to the test must be stored in a locker, including watches, hats, jackets, backpacks, wallets, purses, keys, and sunglasses.
  • If your belongings do not fit in a locker, you must take them to your car before the exam. The Ivy Tech Online Office is not responsible for belongings left outside the lockers
  • If your instructor allows the use of a standard or scientific calculator, you may use your own. However, if your instructor allows a graphing calculator to be used for your exam, you must use one provided by our office.
  • Testing computers monitored by Net Control 2 Pro.
  • If you are unable to come in for your appointment, please make sure you delete your appointment

Test Scheduling

Schedule your proctored exam.

NOTE: Testing times are subject to change based upon campus hours of operation and proctor availability. Between semesters and holiday breaks, the office and testing hours are 8 a.m. to 5p.m.

Monday 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m.–8 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Proctored Testing

All students will be required to schedule an appointment for a proctored test. Schedule appointments at: https://cass.ivytech.edu/selfserve

Online Technologies Proctors:

Dede Hire
rhire@ivytech.edu

Rita Marcotte
rmarcotte@ivytech.edu

Location:

Harshman Hall Room 1330
3701 Dean Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46835

Phone: 260-480-2046 or 260-482-9171 ext. 4557
Fax: 260-480-2090
E-mail for Exams: proctorform-northeast@ivytech.edu

Mailing address:

Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast
3800 N. Anthony Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Course Information

Accessing Online Courses

  • Go to Campus Connect, and in the upper right hand corner click on "Blackboard", login with the username and password used for Campus Connect. Please check your detailed schedule to verify when your class begins. Your course will show up on Blackboard 2 days before your classes begin.

Support

For technical help call 888-IVY-LINE.

Attendance

Attendance in your online course is a must. If you are not participating in your online course (completing a graded assignment) during the first 10 days of a 16 week course or the first 4 days of an eight week course, you will be considered a no-show student. This behavior is considered non-attendance and you may be dropped from the class. If you are dropped from your course, you must contact your instructor to be re-admitted.