Ivy Tech to offer several orientation sessions in May for new students

The last day to enroll for the summer semester is May 31.

KOKOMO, Ind. — Ivy Tech Community College will be offering several New Student Orientation sessions during the month of May for new, first-time, degree-seeking students who have filled out an application and plan to start college during the upcoming summer or fall semesters. The sessions are just one of many new initiatives that were instituted during the past year as part of the college’s status as an Achieving the Dream college — a nationwide effort to improve retention and completion rates in community colleges across the country.

Below are the dates, times and locations of the New Student Orientation sessions that are scheduled for May:

May 4         3 p.m.
May 6         2:30 p.m.
May 9         6 p.m.
May 11       3 p.m.
May 13       2:30 p.m.
May 18       3 p.m.
May 19       6 p.m.
May 20       2:30 p.m.

To register for an orientation session at the Kokomo campus, call (800) 459-0561, ext. 239. 

May 3         5 p.m.
May 5         3 p.m.
May 11       8:30 a.m.
May 19       12:30 p.m.
May 24       9 a.m.

To register for an orientation session at the Logansport campus, call (866) 753-5102. 

May 6         1 p.m.
May 10       10 a.m.
May 20       1 p.m.
May 26       6 p.m.
May 31       10 a.m.

To register for an orientation session at the Peru Instructional Site, call Dani McQuaide at (765) 473-7281, ext. 311. 

May 10       6 p.m.
May 14       10 a.m.
May 26       3 p.m.

To register for an orientation session at the Wabash campus, call (260) 563-8828. 

The New Student Orientation sessions are mandatory for all new, first-time degree-seeking students. Pre-registration for the New Student Orientation sessions is required. The information presented in the orientation sessions is standard throughout the region, so students may go to a session at a campus other than the one they plan to attend.

The last day to enroll for the summer semester is May 31 so prospective students are urged to contact Ivy Tech’s Office of Admissions as soon as possible to learn the steps necessary to enroll, including applying for admissions, attending a new student orientation, taking a placement test, and meeting with a new student advisor. For more information about admission to Ivy Tech Community College, call (888) IVY-LINE or visit www.ivytech.edu.


About Ivy Tech Kokomo Region

Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region serves Cass, Fulton, Howard, Miami, and Tipton counties and includes campuses or instructional sites in the communities of Kokomo, Logansport, Peru, and Rochester. Ivy Tech serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. For more information, visit www.ivytech.edu.
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