Academic, Technical, and Personal Support
- Link to this page: www.ivcc.edu/learningresources
- Learning Resources Directory (printer friendly)
- "Places to Plant on Campus" - study space, computers, etc.
- Illinois Valley Community Resource Guide
- IVCC Student Placement Testing (areas of Reading, English, and/or Math)
- Illinois INACE/CNA state exam (Computer based and paper/pencil dates)
- Pearson Vue Testing (including GED and Evaluation Systems-select dates)
- Employment and safety testing through IVCC Business Training office
Academic Support Center
IVCC’s Academic Support Center promotes student success by providing services for tutoring, writing, research, and technology, and equitable learning support for all students. The ASC on the Oglesby Campus, on the main floor of the A and C buildings, houses the Jacobs Library, Tutoring and Writing Center, Student Help Desk, and the Center for Accessibility and Neurodiversity. ASC services are also available at the Ottawa Center.
- Log in to Accudemia - schedule in-person or online appointments for academic support services through the Tutoring and Writing Center or the Jacobs Library.
- Visit the ASC web page for links to all services.
Jacobs Library supports the college's teaching, learning, and service functions by offering students, faculty, and community members equitable access to our collections and an environment that supports collaborative learning and meaningful study. By providing research assistance and instruction, we promote critical thinking and literacy skills.
Can't make it to IVCC but need library and computer services? Visit your local public library.
Tutoring and Writing Center
The Tutoring and Writing Center provides free in-person and virtual academic support to the IVCC community.
Student Help Desk and Online Learning
The Student Help Desk is the single point of service for students to receive technology support. This includes providing resources for setting up technology accounts, resetting passwords, and ensuring technology issues are resolved quickly.
Need wifi off campus? See this drive-up wifi map of the state of Illinois.
Center for Accessibility and Neurodiversity (formerly Disability Services)
Support qualified students with learning differences by facilitating equal access to courses, materials, services, and activities through reasonable accommodations, and promote the concept of neurodiversity by providing information, support, tools, and resources to students, staff, and faculty, as well as community stakeholders. Our goal is to empower diverse learners to succeed.
Success Coaching for Students
Work with an academic support professional to help you get started, stay organized and engaged, and finish your classes successfully. Schedule your first 1-hour visit; regular, recurring visits suggested. All students are welcome!
IVCC Math, Reading, and Writing Skills Development
The program aims to support students in developing academic skills to create opportunities for enrollment in developmental, and eventually, college-level classes at IVCC.