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Ivy Tech School of Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering, & Applied Science

Building Construction Technology

Skills & Technology to
Excel in Building Trades

What You'll Learn

The Building Construction Technology program at Ivy Tech emphasizes hands-on and service-learning experiences, including courses that prepare students for national certification. Students build full-size mock-ups of houses in our construction laboratory. The program teaches skills such as:

  • Reading and interpreting construction documents, drawings, specifications and codes
  • Creating estimates and plans for construction projects
  • Directing, consulting with and advising purchasers, workers and other construction professionals
  • Using trade skills and tools in project layout, installation and assembly
  • Understanding and adhering to codes and safety guidelines

Career Options

Graduates of Ivy Tech's Building Construction Technology program can seek jobs in a variety of trades in the construction industry. Working for contracting companies, supply centers or their own construction businesses, their jobs include:

  • Construction laborers and helpers
  • Electricians
  • Specialty trade contractors

Degree Types Offered

Credential Type Associate Degree – Career-Ready Degree Short-Term Certificates Workforce Certifications
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Carpentry Specialist Next-Level Jobs icon Construction Management Specialist Next-Level Jobs icon Electrical Specialist Next-Level Jobs icon International Code Council (ICC) General Contractor OSHA 10-Hour
A Good Fit If...
  • You want a solid foundation for a wide variety of careers within the construction industry.
  • You have a specific interest in residential or commercial general construction such as concrete, framing, interior/exterior finishes, and light electrical.
  • You have general construction experience but want to up your management skills to start your own business or fill a professional role within an established construction company.
  • You have a passion for residential, commercial, or industrial electrical work and want to get a head start toward becoming a journeyman electrician.
  • You need your International Code Council (ICC) General Contractor Credential, otherwise known as the National Standard Building Contractor. This is a requirement to obtain a contractor license in some counties.
  • You need your 10-hour OSHA card, a requirement for some employers.
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Length of Program 60 credit hours
5 semesters
22 credit hours
2 semesters
22 credit hours
2 semesters
22 credit hours
2 semesters
3 credit hours
1 semester
3 credit hours
1 semester
Cost2 $8,973 $3,290 $3,290 $3,290 $564 $474

Credential Type

A Good Fit If...

Where Offered

Length of Program

Cost2

Associate Degree – Career-Ready Degree
Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
  • You want a solid foundation for a wide variety of careers within the construction industry.
See 6 locations 60 credit hours
5 semesters
$8,973
Short-Term Certificates
Carpentry Specialist Next-Level Jobs icon
  • You have a specific interest in residential or commercial general construction such as concrete, framing, interior/exterior finishes, and light electrical.
See 5 locations 22 credit hours
2 semesters
$3,290
Construction Management Specialist Next-Level Jobs icon
  • You have general construction experience but want to up your management skills to start your own business or fill a professional role within an established construction company.
See 6 locations 22 credit hours
2 semesters
$3,290
Electrical Specialist Next-Level Jobs icon
  • You have a passion for residential, commercial, or industrial electrical work and want to get a head start toward becoming a journeyman electrician.
See 6 locations 22 credit hours
2 semesters
$3,290
Workforce Certifications
International Code Council (ICC) General Contractor
  • You need your International Code Council (ICC) General Contractor Credential, otherwise known as the National Standard Building Contractor. This is a requirement to obtain a contractor license in some counties.
See 4 locations 3 credit hours
1 semester
$564
OSHA 10-Hour
  • You need your 10-hour OSHA card, a requirement for some employers.
See 6 locations 3 credit hours
1 semester
$474

Industry Partners

To help ensure that students gain the skills and knowledge that employers need, the Ivy Tech Building Construction Technology program partners with local businesses. These partners include contractors that specialize in:

  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) 
  • General construction
  • Electrical work

NCCER Certifications

All courses in the Ivy Tech Building Construction Technology program incorporate National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certifications. NCCER certifications available through the program include:

  • Intro Carpentry
  • Carpentry Forms 1
  • Carpentry Forms 2
  • Carpentry Framing and Finish
  • Intro Electrical
  • Electrical 1
  • Electrical 2
  • Intermediate Electrical 1

Associate Degree – Career-Ready Degree

  • Ivy Tech's Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Building Construction Technology degree program teaches students how to follow procedures and plan and complete work on construction projects. The program features hands-on learning, with students building full-size mock-ups of houses in Ivy Tech's construction laboratory. Students also can participate in service-learning construction programs, and each course prepares students for national certification.

    In addition to general education core subjects ranging from English composition to introductory physics, students focus on gaining knowledge and skills in:

    • Construction technology
    • Carpentry
    • Electrical work

    Students also work to strengthen the following competencies:

    • Working as part of a technical team
    • Identifying, analyzing and solving technical problems
    • Communicating in technical and nontechnical environments
    • Engaging in professional development
    • Upholding professional and ethical responsibilities
    • Exhibiting professionalism

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    Time to Complete

    The AAS in Building Construction Technology at Ivy Tech requires 60 credit hours, or five semesters, to complete.

    Earn a Certificate on the Way to Your AAS

    Students working toward an AAS in Building Construction Technology can complete one of the short-term certificates (previously called certificates) in the program on the way to getting their degree. The certificates are designed to provide gateways toward entry-level building construction technology careers existing in the local industry.

    Short-term certificates:

    Required Courses

    Graduates must complete 60 credit hours, including:

    • 16 general education course credits
    • 43 program-specific course credits
    • 1 student success credit (college requirement)

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    Completion Guide

    A completion guide provides the recommended path to graduation, broken out by 8-week terms. For students taking fewer classes at a time, the courses are numbered to show the overall number that will be taken. Select the completion guide for the industrial technology associate degree path you want to pursue (building construction management specialist, carpentry specialist or electrical specialist):

    View Building Construction Technology AAS Completion Guides

    Please consult with your advisor to determine which classes are the best option for you to take. Completion guides may vary by campus/location dependent on site availability.

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Short-Term Certificates previously known as Certificates

  • Ivy Tech's Carpentry Specialist short-term certificate (STC), previously called a certificate, teaches students to use construction tools and skills. The program focuses on:

    • Layout, installation and assembly of construction materials
    • Use of best work practices
    • Safety methods and codes

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    Time to Complete

    The Carpentry Specialist STC at Ivy Tech requires 22 credit hours, or two semesters, to complete.

    Building on Your Certificate

    If your goal is to earn an associate degree in Building Construction Technology, you can earn this short-term certificate on your way. The certificate is designed to provide a gateway into entry-level building construction technology careers. That means you may be able to enter the workforce in your desired field even before you graduate, if your plan includes working while you’re in school.

    FREE through Next Level Jobs

    Next Level Jobs Indiana logoCarpentry Specialist is part of Indiana’s Next Level Jobs degree program, funded by the Workforce Ready Grant. You may be eligible for a free Carpentry Specialist short-term certificate. You are eligible to be a part of Next Level Jobs at Ivy Tech if you fulfill all of the following requirements:

    • Are an Indiana resident
    • Have a high school diploma or GED/High School Equivalency
    • Have not previously received a certificate in a Next Level Jobs eligible program
    • Have not previously received an associate degree or higher (bachelors, masters, etc.)*

    Learn more about Next Level Jobs

    *Note: Students who are admitted to the Next Level Jobs program to pursue the Carpentry Specialist short-term certificate are required to pay for and submit to a criminal background check, drug testing, and physical exam.

    Required Courses

    Graduates must complete a total of 22 program specific credit hours

    VIEW COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

    SEARCH UPCOMING COURSES

    Completion Guide

    A completion guide provides the recommended path to graduation, broken out by 8-week terms. For students taking fewer classes at a time, the courses are numbered to show the overall number that will be taken.

    View Carpentry Specialist STC Completion Guide

    Please consult with your advisor to determine which classes are the best option for you to take. Completion guides may vary by campus/location dependent on site availability.

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  • Ivy Tech's Construction Management Specialist short-term certificate (STC), previously called a certificate, teaches students how to estimate and plan for the administration of construction projects. The program focuses on directing, consulting with and advising the following parties in completing projects:

    • Purchasers
    • Workers
    • Other construction professionals

    Apply Now   Request More Info

    Time to Complete

    The Construction Management STC at Ivy Tech requires 22 credit hours, or two semesters, to complete.

    Building on Your Certificate

    If your goal is to earn an associate degree in Building Construction Technology, you can earn this short-term certificate on your way. The certificate is designed to provide a gateway into entry-level building construction technology careers. That means you may be able to enter the workforce in your desired field even before you graduate, if your plan includes working while you’re in school.

    FREE through Next Level Jobs

    Next Level Jobs Indiana logoConstruction Management Specialist is part of Indiana’s Next Level Jobs degree program, funded by the Workforce Ready Grant. You may be eligible for a free Construction Management Specialist short-term certificate. You are eligible to be a part of Next Level Jobs at Ivy Tech if you fulfill all of the following requirements:

    • Are an Indiana resident
    • Have a high school diploma or GED/High School Equivalency
    • Have not previously received a certificate in a Next Level Jobs eligible program
    • Have not previously received an associate degree or higher (bachelors, masters, etc.)*

    Learn more about Next Level Jobs

    *Note: Students who are admitted to the Next Level Jobs program to pursue the Construction Management Specialist short-term certificate are required to pay for and submit to a criminal background check, drug testing, and physical exam.

    Required Courses

    Graduates must complete a total of 22 credit hours

    View Course Descriptions

    SEARCH UPCOMING COURSES

    Completion Guide

    A completion guide provides the recommended path to graduation, broken out by 8-week terms. For students taking fewer classes at a time, the courses are numbered to show the overall number that will be taken.

    View Construction Management Specialist STC Completion Guide

    Please consult with your advisor to determine which classes are the best option for you to take. Completion guides may vary by campus/location dependent on site availability.

     

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  • Ivy Tech's Electrical Specialist short-term certificate (STC), previously called a certificate, provides the foundation for a career as an electrician. Its courses feature these topics:

    • Construction technology
    • Carpentry
    • Electrical work

    Apply Now   Request More Info

    Time to Complete

    The Electrical Specialist STC at Ivy Tech requires 22 credit hours, or two semesters, to complete.

    Building on Your Certificate

    If your goal is to earn an associate degree in Building Construction Technology, you can earn this short-term certificate on your way. The certificate is designed to provide a gateway into entry-level building construction technology careers. That means you may be able to enter the workforce in your desired field even before you graduate, if your plan includes working while you’re in school.

    Work Toward NEC Certification

    The Ivy Tech Electrical Specialist STC program prepares students to pursue National Electrical Code (NEC) certification.

    FREE through Next Level Jobs

    Next Level Jobs Indiana logoElectrical Specialist is part of Indiana’s Next Level Jobs degree program, funded by the Workforce Ready Grant. You may be eligible for a free Electrical Specialist short-term certificate. You are eligible to be a part of Next Level Jobs at Ivy Tech if you fulfill all of the following requirements:

    • Are an Indiana resident
    • Have a high school diploma or GED/High School Equivalency
    • Have not previously received a certificate in a Next Level Jobs eligible program
    • Have not previously received an associate degree or higher (bachelors, masters, etc.)*

    Learn more about Next Level Jobs

    *Note: Students who are admitted to the Next Level Jobs program to pursue the Electrical Specialist short-term certificate are required to pay for and submit to a criminal background check, drug testing, and physical exam.

    Required Courses

    Graduates must complete a total of 22 credit hours

    View Course Descriptions

    SEARCH UPCOMING COURSES

    Completion Guide

    A completion guide provides the recommended path to graduation, broken out by 8-week terms. For students taking fewer classes at a time, the courses are numbered to show the overall number that will be taken.

    View Electrical Specialist STC Completion Guide

    Please consult with your advisor to determine which classes are the best option for you to take. Completion guides may vary by campus/location dependent on site availability.

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Workforce Certifications

  • Ivy Tech's International Code Council (ICC) General Contractor Workforce Certification provides students with expertise at navigating, interpreting, and applying the International Building Code.

    This certification can benefit anyone working in the construction field, as it provides students with knowledge of the building code that governs how companies build in the industry and what materials/methods are used. In fact, this certificate is so valuable that it's required in some counties for those seeking to obtain a contractor license. 

    Apply Now   Request More Info

    Getting the Workforce Certification

    The International Code Council (ICC) General Contractor Workforce Certification can be obtained by students pursuing one of our associate degrees, but students can also enroll for a single class if they are just needing the certification. You can achieve the certification by taking a three-credit course called BCOM210 Codes and Specifications over one semester, or about 5 months.

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  • Ivy Tech's OSHA 10-Hour Workforce Certification provides students with 10 hours of training over OSHAs requirements for construction.

    This certification can benefit anyone working on a construction site, as it covers practices for general construction job site safety. It is even a requirement for many employers, so achieving this certification is a good step if you're wanting to start in the industry.

    Apply Now   Request More Info

    Getting the Workforce Certification

    The OSHA 10-Hour Workforce Certification can be obtained by students pursuing one of our associate degrees, but students can also enroll for a single class if they are just needing the certification. You can achieve the certification by taking a three-credit course called BCTI100 over one semester, or about 5 months.

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Program Details

Building Construction Technology is offered at 7 Ivy Tech locations in Indiana. Each location offers a unique combination of certificate and degree options:

Campus International Code Council (ICC) General Contractor WFC OSHA 10-Hour WFC Carpentry Specialist STC Construction Management Specialist STC Electrical Specialist STC Building Construction Technology AAS
Fort Wayne X X X X X X
Hamilton County X X X X X X
Indianapolis' Community College X
Kokomo X X X X X
Lake County at East Chicago X X X X X X
Muncie X X X X X
Richmond X X X X

STC — Short-Term Certificate; LTC — Long-Term Certificate; WFC — Workforce Certification.

Is Building Construction Technology Right for Me?

Ivy Tech's Building Construction Technology program students develop skills that allow them to successfully planning for and completing work on construction projects. Building construction technology requires traits such as:

  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Commitment to lifelong learning
  • Professionalism
  • Attention to quality

Sound Like You?

If you identify with the traits and program details above, building construction management may be the path for you! Take the next step to get started or speak with your local advisor to learn more.

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Prerequisite Courses for Building Construction Technology

Students must complete general education core courses as part of the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Building Construction Technology program, but no prerequisites are required before entering the program.

No Expiration of Credits

There is no expiration date for course credits that were earned in previous years from Ivy Tech Community College.

Transfer Credit for Prerequisite Courses

Prerequisite courses completed at colleges other than Ivy Tech will only be considered for general education selection points if transfer credit has been awarded and courses appear on the Ivy Tech transcript prior to the application deadline.

TR grades are not recognized by the online application. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that transfer credit has been awarded and that TR grades are updated to transfer letter grades (TA, TB, TC) on their Ivy Tech transcript.

It is recommended that college transcripts be submitted to the Registrar’s office for evaluation and transfer credit at least 4 weeks prior to the program application deadline to ensure adequate time for processing.

Building Construction Technology Courses

Descriptions of building construction technology courses can be found in our online course catalog:

View Building Construction Technology Course Descriptions

Upcoming Classes

See when specific classes will be offered by searching our class list in Schedule Builder. First, select the semester you’re looking for and then enter the name of the class in the search bar. 

Search for Upcoming Classes

If you’re a current student, upcoming classes are easy to find in Schedule Builder in MyIvy.

Class Formats

Ivy Tech Building Construction Technology courses are taught in traditional, in-person format given the hands on topics covered.

Applying to Ivy Tech is Free & Easy

The Ivy Tech application is free and easy—you don’t need a certain test score, GPA, or class rank to get started at Ivy Tech. Applying takes about 10-15 minutes and can be completed entirely online.

No Application Deadlines

Ivy Tech does not have a deadline for admission. Our 8-week class sessions start throughout the year—in January, March, June, August, and October—and there is no hard deadline for applying for any of the start dates. It's important, though, to apply early enough that you'll be able to complete all the degree planning, financial aid, and registration activities that need to happen before your first day. We recommend you apply about one month before you intend to start classes. See upcoming start dates

Steps to Apply

(1) Apply to Ivy Tech

If you’ve never applied to Ivy Tech Community College before (or if it’s been two years since you last attended classes here), visit your first step is to apply to Ivy Tech. You can apply online or in person. To apply in person, reach out to your local admissions team and arrange a meeting. Or, stop by any campus on any Tuesday for Tuesdays@TheTech to receive personal assistance with applying and registering for classes.

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(2) Submit Assessment Documents

After you submit your application, you'll be asked to upload documentation—such as SAT/ACT/PSAT scores or high school and college transcripts—that can assess your readiness for college-level coursework and help us make sure you are taking classes that are the right fit for you. How to upload assessment documents

If you don't have your scores or transcripts at your fingertips, don’t worry. Go ahead and submit your application. You can go back to upload assessment documents at any time until the end of the term for which you applied.

(3) Look for a Confirmation Email

Once your application is processed, you will receive a confirmation email at the email address provided on your application. Typically the email will arrive within 1-2 business days of submission, but during peak processing periods (April-June) could take up to 5-10 business days.

The email will contain instructions on how to register for classes, as well as important information regarding your Ivy Tech student portal (MyIvy account), tuition, payment options, and more.

(4) Create an Account in MyIvy

MyIvy is Ivy Tech's online student portal. Students use MyIvy to check e-mail, register for classes, pay tuition, manage financial aid, get the latest news and announcements, and much more. MyIvy also contains "QuickLinks" to the Ivy Tech websites and online tools you will use most often. Learn more about MyIvy

For first-time user instructions and other MyIvy tips: View/Print MyIvy Help Sheet

(5) Course Placement

Before you can register for classes you will need to submit documentation or complete an assessment test. Your test scores can help us determine the best English and math starting classes for you. See the Test Score Course Placement Chart

If you submitted assessment documentation during the application process, your advisor will likely be able to work with those documents to determine course placement and you won't need to take any further steps. If you don't have any of those documents or the scores don't meet minimum thresholds, don’t worry! Your advisor will direct you to complete our free Knowledge Assessment to help develop your customized learning path to better prepare you for courses. 

(6) Register for Classes

Once you have completed the steps above, you may register for classes. Ivy Tech students register for courses using the Schedule Builder tool which can be accessed within MyIvy. If you are a new, first-time Ivy Tech student, we recommend that you meet with your advisor who will help you develop your Academic Completion Plan and help you sign up for courses that are the best fit for you.

For a complete list of registration steps, including detailed registration steps, deadlines, and information about holds, withdrawals, waitlists, and refunds, visit our Registration 101 page.

(7) Pay Your Tuition

After registering for your courses, your bill can be viewed in your MyIvy account > Student Dashboard- > View/Pay Balance. Payments can also be made in your MyIvy account. For complete information about payments, including payment options, payment plans, how to make immediate payments, due dates, information about refunds, and more, visit our Payments page.

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Saturday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Appointments are encouraged. However, from Monday, Jan. 9 to Tuesday, Jan. 17, students can walk in to register.

To make an appointment to meet with a specific advisor at a particular time, please send an email at least two days in advance to asksouthbendelkhart@ivytech.edu. Seasonal hours end on Wednesday, Jan. 18.

574-289-7001, ext 6858
asksouthbendelkhart@ivytech.edu

South Bend Admissions Office
220 Dean Johnson Blvd.
South Bend, IN 46601

812-547-7915

Tell City Career and Technology Center
1034 31st Street
Tell City, IN 47586

Fax: 812-547-7916

Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. ET

812-298-2280
acox87@ivytech.edu

Terre Haute Admissions
8000 S Education Drive
Terre Haute, IN 47802

Virtual On-Demand Service (video, voice, or live chat):
Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to noon & 1 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. ET
Enter Zoom Room →

Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET

574-267-5428, ext. 7203
abooker46@ivytech.edu

Warsaw Admissions Office
2545 Silveus Crossing
Warsaw, IN 46582

Questions About the Program?

Future Students

If you’re not yet an Ivy Tech student, contact us at 1-888-489-5463 and we’ll be happy to help.

Current Students

Contact your academic advisor, who can answer any questions you have about the Building Construction Technology program and your certificate and degree options.

Find Local Advising Contact Info

Don't see a nearby Advising location? Call 1-888-489-5463 and we'll get you started.

Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET

765-643-7133
askanderson@ivytech.edu

Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET
Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET

812-934-3954
R11express@ivytech.edu

Batesville Advising
1 Ivy Tech Drive
Batesville, IN 47006

Fax: 812-934-4590

Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET
Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET
By Appointment

812-330-6013, Option #2
bl-advisingcenter@ivytech.edu

Bloomington Advising
200 Daniels Way
Bloomington, IN 47404

Email to set up an appointment: bloomington-eec@ivytech.edu 

Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET
Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET
By Appointment

812-374-5177
askcolumbus@ivytech.edu

Columbus Advising
4475 Central Avenue
Columbus, IN 47203

Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET

765-825-9394, ext. 6121
cbottomley2@ivytech.edu

Connersville Advising
717 W 21st Street
Connersville, IN 47331

Fax: 765-825-4516

Phone and Zoom meetings available by request. Call 765-825-9394, ext. 6121.

Call for availability

765-269-5682
aclark505@ivytech.edu

Crawfordsville Advising
2255 Phil Ward Boulevard
Crawfordsville, IN 47933

Monday & Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT
Wednesday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. CT
Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT

219-392-3600
asklakecounty@ivytech.edu

Lake County at Crown Point
9900 Connecticut Drive
Crown Point, IN 46307

Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT
Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT

219-392-3600
asklakecounty@ivytech.edu

Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET
Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET

574-830-0375
asksouthbendelkhart@ivytech.edu

Elkhart Advising
22531 County Road 18
Goshen, IN 46528

January, March, August and October:
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. CT
Fridays: 9 a.m.– 5 p.m. CT

All other months
Mondays and Tuesdays: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. CT
Wednesdays and Thursdays: 8 – 5 p.m. CT
Fridays: 9 a.m.– 5 p.m. CT

812-492-0531
evansville-advisingcenter@ivytech.edu

Evansville Academic Advising Center
3501 N First Avenue
Evansville, IN 47710

Sign Up for a Call Back
Fax: 812-429-9878

Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET
Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET

260-480-4125

Fort Wayne Advising
3701 Dean Drive, Harshman Hall, Room 1015
Fort Wayne, IN 46835

Academic Advisors by Program

Fax: 260-480-4252

Monday–Thursday, 7:45 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET
Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET

765-269-5820
abarchel@ivytech.edu

Frankfort Advising
251 E Clinton Street
Frankfort, IN 46041

Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET
Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET
By Appointment

franklin-advising@ivytech.edu

Franklin Advising
2205 McClain Drive
Franklin, IN 46131

Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT
Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT

219-392-3600
asklakecounty@ivytech.edu

Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. ET

765-653-7410
aharnack@ivytech.edu

Greencastle Advising
915 S Zinc Mill Road
Greencastle, IN 46135

Virtual On-Demand Service (video, voice, or live chat):
Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to noon & 1 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. ET
Enter Zoom Room →

Please contact Advising at our full-service campus located in Columbus.

Advising by Appointment
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET
Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET
Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET

317-921-4300
askhamiltoncounty@ivytech.edu

Hamilton County Advising Center
300 N. 17th Street
Noblesville, IN 46060

Sign Up to Get a Call Back →

Zoom Video Call
Email askhamiltoncounty@ivytech.edu to schedule.

Advising Team
Ginny Leonard, Director of Academic Advising 
Advisor for: Exploratory/Undecided students
vleonard5@ivytech.edu 

Jenny Atkisson, Academic Advisor  
Advisor for: School of Business, Logistics and Supply Chain programs, School of Public and Social Services programs, and Psychology
jatkisson3@ivytech.edu

Sam Brunsman, Academic Advisor
Advisor for: School of Information Technology, School of Health Sciences programs
sbrunsman1@ivytech.edu

Lou Herchenroeder, Academic Advising Specialist 
Advisor for: School of Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering and Applied Sciences programs, General Studies, Liberal Arts and Education programs 
lherchenroeder@ivytech.edu

Rose Tobin, Nursing Success Coach
Advisor and Success Coach for School of Nursing programs
rtobin4@ivytech.edu

 

 

Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET
Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET

1-888-489-5463
IvyTech.edu/IndyHelp

Indianapolis Advising
50 W Fall Creek Parkway N
Indianapolis, IN 46208

Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET
Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET
Or by appointment

765-459-0561
Kokomo-Advising@ivytech.edu

Kokomo Advising
1815 E Morgan Street
Kokomo, IN 46901

Please contact Advising at our full-service campus located in Valparaiso.

Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET
Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET
Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET

765-269-5630
lf-advisingcenter@ivytech.edu

Lafayette Advising
3101 S Creasy Lane Ivy Hall 2117
Lafayette, IN 47905

Lake County has 3 full-service locations. Select a location below to see contact information for their Advising department.

Please contact Advising at our full-service campus located in Indianapolis' Community College.

Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET
Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET

812-537-4010 ext. 5305
R11express@ivytech.edu

Lawrenceburg Advising
50 Walnut Street
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025

Fax: 812-537-0993

Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET
Or by appointment

765-459-0561
Kokomo-Advising@ivytech.edu

Logansport Advising
1 Ivy Tech Way
Logansport, IN 46947

Monday & Wednesday , 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET
Tuesday & Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET
Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET

812-256-2580, ext. 4502

Madison Advising Center
590 Ivy Tech Drive
Madison, IN 47250

Fax
812-265-4028

Zoom Video Calls
Available by appointment only. Call 812-256-2580, ext. 4502 to make an appointment. 

Advising Team
Tricia Miracle
812-265-2580 ext. 4137
tmiracle2@ivytech.edu
Text during business hours 812-510-3844

Lisa Kelley
812-265-2580 ext. 4163
lkelley3@ivytech.edu
Text during business hours 502-414-1597

Monday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

765-651-3100, ext. 3301
marion-advising@ivytech.edu

Marion Advising
261 Commerce Drive
Marion, IN 46953

Zoom Video Call
Call 765-651-3100, ext. 3310 to schedule an appointment.

Please contact Advising at our full-service campus located in Valparaiso.

Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET

574-583-4891
khinkle@ivytech.edu

Monticello Advising
1017 O Connor Boulevard
Monticello, IN 47960

Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET
Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET
Saturday (virtually), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET
Sunday (virtually), 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET

765-289-2291, ext. 1215
askmuncie@ivytech.edu

Muncie Advising
125 S High Street, Ball Building, 2nd Floor
Muncie, IN 47304

Fax: 765-282-2414

All appointments can be setup virtually. Email askMuncie@ivytech.edu to schedule.

Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET
Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET
Saturday (virtually), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET
Sunday (virtually), 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET

765-599-2613, ext 4026
pburris4@ivytech.edu

New Castle Advising
3325 IN-3
New Castle, IN 47362

Fax: 765-282-2414

Zoom Video Call
Email pburris4@ivytech.edu to schedule.

Please contact Advising at our full-service campus located in Columbus.

Please contact Advising at our full-service campus located in Kokomo.

Please contact Advising at our full-service campus located in Evansville.

Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET

765-966-2656, ext. 1202

Richmond Local Enrollment
2357 Chester Boulevard
Richmond, IN 47374

Zoom Video Call
Call 765-966-2656, ext. 1202 to schedule an appointment.

Fax: 765-962-3775

Monday & Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET
Tuesday & Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET
Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET

765-932-7191
mroller1@ivytech.edu

Rushville Advising
330 N Main Street
Rushville, IN 46173

Virtual meetings or appointments by request. Call 765-932-7191.

Fax: 765-932-5263

Please contact Advising at our full-service campus located in Sellersburg.

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET
Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET
Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET

812-246-3301, ext. 4309
sl-advising@ivytech.edu

Sellersburg Academic Advising Center
8204 Hwy 311, Pfau Hall, G6
Sellersburg, IN 47172

Virtual On-Demand Service (video, voice, or live chat):
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET
Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET
Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET

Enter Zoom Room →

Please contact Advising at our full-service campus located in Columbus.

Please contact Advising at our full-service campus located in Columbus.

Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET
Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET

574-289-7001
asksouthbendelkhart@ivytech.edu

South Bend Advising Department
220 Dean Johnson Blvd.
South Bend, IN 46601

Please contact Advising at our full-service campus located in Evansville.

Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. ET

812-298-2554
aharnack@ivytech.edu

Academic Advising Center
8000 S Education Drive
Terre Haute, IN 47802

Virtual On-Demand Service (video, voice, or live chat):
Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to noon & 1 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. ET
Enter Zoom Room →

Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT
Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT

Valparaiso Academic Advising
3100 Ivy Tech Drive
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Call for an appointment

574-267-5428

Warsaw Advising
2545 Silveus Crossing
Warsaw, IN 46582

7 a.m. to 1 a.m. ET, 7 days a week

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  • 1 Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. May 2020 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates: Indiana. (2021).
  • 2 Associate degree cost is for an in-state, full-time student. Long-term and short-term certificate costs are for an in-state, part-time student.