Student Resource Center

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Completed your New Student Registration Session? Congratulations! You’ve taken a big step toward fulfilling your career goals and we’re honored that you’ve chosen FVTC. This page contains helpful information about the resources you’ll be using at Fox Valley Tech.

Technical Needs & Support

Computer Support

For computer or technical support, contact the FVTC Help Desk. Email Help Desk or call 920-735-5644.

Blackboard Support

Blackboard is the web-based learning environment used by FVTC. Blackboard support is available 24/7 via the website. Email Online or call 920-735-5644.

MyFVTC Account

MyFVTC is a protected area where your personal information can be accessed. Log into your MyFVTC Account to apply for admission, enroll in classes, view your schedule and so much more. See below for more details and help with your account.

FAQ: New Students

Email

When your admissions application was accepted, you were issued an FVTC email address, which was included with your application acceptance letter. If you don’t already have your password, you’ll be prompted to choose one the first time you log in.

To log into your email, use your nine-digit student ID with “@fvtc.edu” (ex: 123456789@fvtc.edu) and your password. Note: The email address to share with others is NOT your nine-digit ID number. Typically, it is the first eight letters of your last name, followed by the last four digits of your ID number. For example, the email address for student Tom Smith (ID# 123456789) would be smith6789@fvtc.edu.

FVTC email is the official source for college announcements and college business (such as Financial Aid information). You are responsible for checking your email on a regular basis.

File Storage

USB or jump drives are recommended for storing documents and personal files. Drives are available for purchase in the bookstore. All students receive network storage space when on campus. Simply log into a college computer with your Student ID and select Documents in the Start Menu to save and access your files.

Password

Use the same password for all three systems: Email, Blackboard and MyFVTC Account. 

Reset Password Here

Printing & Copying

Each semester you are enrolled in classes, you will receive a $25 allowance for course-related printing and copying. You can use this allowance to print or copy on any student-accessible printer on campus.

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Student ID Card

Your Student ID lets you access several services around campus, plus offers additional benefits off-campus. To find out more:

Visit Student Life

Free Office Download

Microsoft provides a free download of office products free for program students and full-time staff.

Download Office 365

System Browser Requirements

FVTC uses many systems, each may require a minimum browser level for the system to function properly. For the best experience, please see below:

Browser

Supported Browser Version

Safari for OS X 8.x, 9.x
Safari for iOS 8.0.2, 9.x, 10.x
Google Chrome for Windows 43.x, 58.x
Google Chrome for Android 5.x, 6.x, 7.x
Microsoft Internet Explorer 11.x
Mozillia Firefox 45.x, 52.x, 53.x
Wireless Network

Wireless internet access is available at all FVTC campuses, regional centers and training centers. It is open to students and visitors with no password required for most Wifi enabled devices and laptops. Connect to the network called: “FVTC-Public” and accept the User Agreement when prompted. Students can also use the wireless network: “FVTC-Secure” by logging in with your student ID and regular password. This connection does not “time-out” and will keep you connected when you are on any FVTC campus.

Student Accident Insurance

All Wisconsin Technical College students active in an associate degree, technical diploma and/or certificate program, and currently enrolled in classes, will be automatically enrolled.

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Need Help with MyFVTC Account?

What is MyFVTC Account?

Use your MyFVTC Account to search and register for classes, view grades, change addresses (mailing or email), phone numbers and update other personal information. Use your nine-digit student ID and password to log in to this system.

Sign In

From Current Students click on MyFVTC Account button.

Enter your Student ID and Password. Click Sign In.

 

Find your ID and/or Password

If you forget your Student ID or password, don't worry. You can always find your Student ID using your social security number. And it's easy to reset your password too.

From Current Students click on MyFVTC Account button.

Click the Forgot ID or Password link. Then just follow the instructions. If you need assistance, you'll see our email and phone number in the upper right corner of your screen.

Enrollment Appointment

Your Registration Date/Time is the date and time when you may go online and register for classes. It is not an in-person appointment with FVTC staff. While we are happy to assist you in person, the Registration Date/Time is simply the time that the online registration system opens for your registration. You may register for your classes at your appointment time or any time thereafter.

To view your Registration Date/Time, log into your MyFVTC Account and select the Manage Classes tile, then Registration Date/Time on the left side of the screen.

More details:
View the Registering for Classes video

Using the Shopping Cart (PDF)

Register for Classes

When you're just getting started, registering for classes can be confusing. This helpful video will guide you through the process step by step.

Also, the shopping cart feature in your MyFVTC Account allows you to temporarily save classes until it's time to register. Learn more: How to Use the Shopping Cart (PDF)

If you want to register for class with a wait list, you may find this list of Class Wait List FAQ (PDF) helpful.

Print Your Class Schedule

After you've registered for classes, don't forget to print your Class Schedule. You'll need it to purchase books at the FVTC Bookstore. Your Class Schedule also has important notes about your classes and a list of any additional supplies you'll need.

To find your Class Schedule, log into your MyFVTC Account. Select the Manage Classes tile, View My Classes (make sure you select the correct term), then Print Class Schedule.

Find Your Advisor

You can find the name and contact information for your program advisor(s) by selecting the Academic Progress tile, then Advisors/Counselors.

What are My Academic Requirements?

From time to time, you may want to monitor the progress you're making toward degree or diploma completion. You can get an update any time from your MyFVTC Account. Select the Academic Progress tile, then My Academic Requirements to view your progress.

In addition to being able to view your progress towards graduation you can also use My Academic Requirements as a tool to assist you in picking out courses for registration. Learn more: Using My Program Requirements for registration (PDF)

Access Your Grades

You can check your grades through your MyFVTC Account too. From the home page, select the Academic Records tile, then View Grades. Don't forget to select the appropriate term.

Printable Quick Reference Guide

If you'd like a handy reference for using your MyFVTC Account, print this Quick Reference Guide (PDF).

Order your FVTC transcript

Fox Valley Technical College has partnered with Credentials Inc. to provide a fast and secure online transcript ordering service that is available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Order Your FVTC Transcript

Need Help with Blackboard?

What is Blackboard?

Blackboard is a web-based learning environment used to enhance on-campus learning and/or to deliver distance-only learning (online courses) by posting course materials, class discussions, assignments and assessments on the Web.

Accessing Blackboard

When you register for a course that is designated Hybrid or Online, the FVTC system automatically creates an account for you in Blackboard. Your username will be your student ID and your password will be the same password you set up for your MyFVTC Account.

Logging into Blackboard

From Current Students click on Blackboard.

Enter your Username (student ID) and Password, then click Login.

On the Blackboard welcome page, you will see your current courses listed. Note: Courses will not be listed until the instructors make the courses available—typically on the first day of the semester. Until then, you may see a message stating “You are not currently enrolled in any courses.”