Getting Started at IVS


Please take the time to complete this orientation because it shares

valuable information about how to be a successful online student.

We recommend that the first time you go through this Orientation, you follow the lessons in the order outlined in the menu on the left.  

For the most part, you will click the green circle Next button located in the top right corner of this screen to continue to the next page, unless there are specific directions asking you to click and move to a specific page.

Click the Next button when
you are ready to move forward.

How to Navigate this Orientation


As you probably recognize, taking an online course has many benefits such as "attending" class when it's convenient for you. The trade-off for this flexibility, however, is that it requires more student ownership in the learning process than when in a face- to-face classroom.