Learning Resources

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Academic, Technical, and Personal Support

Assessment Center

www.ivcc.edu/assessment | assessmentcenter@ivcc.edu  | 815-224-0542 | Appointments: www.registerblast.com/ivcc | E-215 Oglesby Campus

  • 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 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.

Jacobs Library

www.ivcc.edu/library | jacobs_library@ivcc.edu | 815-224-0306 | A-201 Oglesby Campus | Jacobs Library Video

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

www.ivcc.edu/twcenter | tutoring@ivcc.edu | writingcenter@ivcc.edu | 815-224-0637 | A-201 Oglesby Campus

The Tutoring and Writing Center provides free in-person and virtual academic support to the IVCC community. 

Student Help Desk and Online Learning

www.ivcc.edu/shd | www.ivcc.edu/online | shd@ivcc.edu | 815-224-0318 | A-201 Oglesby Campus | Student Help Desk Video

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)

www.ivcc.edu/can tina_hardy@ivcc.edu  | 815-224-0634 | C-211 Oglesby Campus | Center for Accessibility and Neurodiversity Video

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

www.ivcc.edu/successcoaching | peggy_schneider@ivcc.edu | 815-224-0634 | C-211 Oglesby Campus

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.

www.ivcc.edu/skillsdevelopment | angie_dunlap@ivcc.edu | 815-224-0479 | A-201 Oglesby Campus