Accessing IVCC Library Databases from Home

When researching from a home for computer or one that is not using IVCC’s wifi while on campus, you’ll need to “log in” before you can access the library’s research databases. Here’s the process:

  1. pull up the IVCC library homepage
  2. click on the database in which you’d like to research
  3. it’ll redirect you to a log in screen, you’ll enter 24611 + your student number + 01, and then enter your last name.
  4. you will then have access to research
  5. log in again if your computer remains idle for a long period of time or you navigate away from the library page
  6. NOTE: if it’s still not working, try a different web browser (Chrome instead of Firefox or Firefox instead of Internet Explorer) and make sure your computer is allowing “pop-ups” from the IVCC website.




As an IVCC student, you’ll use WebAdvisor to access your academic information. You can register for classes, print class schedules, update/verify your personal information, search for classes, drop/withdraw from classes, view grades, pay tuition, and request transcripts.

Be you’ll first need to set up your account. If you haven’t done so yet, here’s how.

And here are some additional WebAdvisor resources:

Final Grades and Degree Progress

IVCC final semester grades, GPA and degree progress information is on WebAdvisor as well as information about any courses you’ve transfer here from other institutions. Many instructors use Blackboard throughout the semester to post, tally, and show student grade progress, but Blackboard is not available more than a few days after the semester ends.

When looking for current or past grades, here’s the process; and please note that it can take 24-48 hours for a grade to appear on WebAdvisor after an instructor has officially posted it.

Viewing final grades and GPA:

  • Go to and select WebAdvisor for Students.
  • Log in with your K-number and WebAdvisor password (it’s not your Blackboard password).
    • if you have never used WebAdvisor before, you’ll need to set up your account;
    • here’s the general FAQs page
    • go to the student help desk in the Learning Commons in D201 for one-on-one help.
  • Select the option “Grade Point Average by Term.”
    • sometimes it takes 24-28 hours after faculty post grades before they are available, so if you’re checking at the very end of the semester, you might have to check back a few times.
  • Enter the term for which you’d like to view grades.
  • This will provide the individual class grades, the semester GPA, the number of credits earned, and the number of grade points earned (used for GPA).
  • If a grade is not visible, it has not been entered or verified by the instructor.

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Mental Health Services

The internet is riddled with mental health resources, but Googling and searching for something that speaks to you and feels safe isn’t helpful when you’re in the middle of an emergency. If you’re currently experiencing a mental health emergency, please contact JED Foundation ASAP, and if you’re on campus, you have access the IVCC Personal Counseling Assistance Program (P-CAP) that provides confidential and professional counseling assistance to enrolled students in emergency situations. Counselors are professionally trained in mental health, personal development and relationship issues and can provide immediate, short-term assistance.

Get Help from JED Foundation Right Now:

Text “START” to 741-741
or call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

JED is a national nonprofit that exists to protect emotional health and prevent suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults. We’re partnering with high schools and colleges to strengthen their mental health, substance abuse and suicide prevention programs and systems. We’re equipping teens and young adults with the skills and knowledge to help themselves and each other. We’re encouraging community awareness, understanding and action for young adult mental health. @JEDfoundation on Twitter.


IVCC Counseling Services

Located in CTC-202, the mission of the IVCC Counseling and Advising Center is to EDUCATE, ADVOCATE, and EMPOWER. Students have access to academic advising, career planning, and transfer services. Schedule an appointment for semester schedules, program review, or course sequences. Whether you plan to transfer to a university, complete a career program, or dual-enroll as a high school student, working with counselors can keep you from taking unnecessary classes (*ah-hem* spending unnecessary money) or lose credits when transferring.

Enrolled students can also access the IVCC Personal Counseling Assistance Program (P-CAP) in times of emergency.

About P-CAP: “In the event you are experiencing a crisis or emergency situation when you are on campus, you will be given priority attention. Please come to the Counseling Center in CTC-202 or call 815-224-0361 or 815-224-0324When calling or visiting, be sure to indicate that you need to speak to a counselor about a personal and urgent issue so that you can be given first priority.”

Counselors are professionally trained in mental health, personal development and relationship issues and can provide immediate, short-term assistance. Referrals may be made to community agencies, medical services or public assistance for continued services. IVCC does not provide long-term counseling services.

Some of there other resources and services include Project Success, a Department of Education funded program devoted to empowering students and promoting success, student retention, and graduation. You may qualify if you’re a first-generation college student, a low-income student, or a student with a disability: qualifications and more information.


IVCC Email and Office 365

As a registered student at IVCC, you can install MS Office 365 ProPlus 2013 or 2016 on up to five compatible personal devices for use while you are a student at IVCC. This package includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and more. And, you can use OneDrive for syncing across your devices. Visit the student email help page for more information.

Office 365 Download Instructions

Log into your Office 365 student email account, click on “Office 365” in the upper left corner, then click on ‘Install Office 2016’ in the upper right corner and follow the prompts. If you wish to install 2013 or learn about Phone & Tablet options, click on ‘Other installs’.

If you would like step-by-step instructions or MS Office Contact Support, please visit and follow the steps for “Office for business”.

Initial Email Login Instructions:

  • Username and Email Address:
  •  Initial Password:  EaglesXXXXXXX (the Xs are your IVCC 7-digit student ID number)
  •  Upon your first login, you will be prompted to create a new password.  Your new password must be 8-16 characters in length, containing three of the following:  uppercase letter, lowercase letter, number, special character.
  • Once logged in, you will be prompted to select a language (English) and a time zone (Central Time US & Canada).