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Are YOU ready? We are!

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It’s time. We’re READY to get you on your educational journey, READY to help you start that next class, and READY to guide you on the next step in your career.

Ready with our on-campus offerings

  • Welcome to Fox Valley Tech! Let’s get to class. A full set of programs, classes, labs, and support services are available in-person and on-campus. Hands-on learning will always be our number one priority, even as we continue to take precautions during the pandemic.
  • Face Covering Policy:
      • All students, staff and visitors must wear a face covering indoors on campus.

Ready with our virtual and online offerings

  • This style of learning really clicks for some of you. We continue to offer online learning and support services and we’re also expanding options so you have the flexibility to learn around your own schedule.

Ready for you to tour campus

  • Take an on-campus tour and see our campuses and regional centers for yourself. You’re welcome to join us by signing up on our FVTC visit page.
  • We will also continue to offer a comprehensive list of program informational sessions. You can also find these options on our visit page.

Ready with a great student experience

Student Services is open at all locations and offers multiple ways for you to connect with us.

  • In-person
  • Face-to-face on Microsoft Teams or Collaborate
  • Phone call
  • Email 

Our teams are available 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, and other times by appointment. Support services are also available at our Oshkosh Riverside campus, as well as regional and training centers. Check support hours here: FVTC LocationsReview Access to Student Services below.

Also, our clubs and organizations are planning fall activities across our campuses and centers and our Student Success Center is open.

We’re READY for you and your educational journey, no matter which path you choose.



Summary for Fall 2021

Guiding Principles

The College's Mission:

To provide education and training which enhances the skilled workforce of the communities we serve remains our primary mission.

Full Set of Programs & Services:

Our full set of degrees and services will be offered with in-person options and we have planned for flexible delivery. We are prepared to shift as needed to meet changing circumstances.

Prioritize Safety & Health:

Continue to prioritize the safe and healthy delivery of instruction and services by:

  • Offering a variety of ways to reach us. You can get in touch with an in-person appointment, online meeting or by email, phone or text. See Access to Services below.
  • Enhanced cleaning and disinfection protocols are in place.
  • Reporting and contact tracing processes continue in conjunction with state and local health agencies.

Fox Valley Tech will continue to integrate CDC, state and local health information, and local best practices to deliver on the mission of the College.

Fall Plan Summary

Fox Valley Technical College's mission is to provide education and training which enhances the skilled workforce of the communities. The college has taken a conservative and flexible approach, as our top priority is the health and safety of students, staff and faculty. We are not anticipating any changes to the academic calendar. Fall semester is August 23 – December 18, 2021.

  • Our full set of degrees and services will be offered and include a range of instructional methods including in-person, online and hybrid options. We will always be ready to shift and refresh our plans if needed, to respond to changing circumstances.
  • Building access to the main campus will be open during regular hours of operation.
  • For ongoing COVID-19 safety measures, see On-Campus Procedures below.
On-Campus Procedures

The college is following CDC guidance and will adjust on-campus procedures based on the recommendations. Here's what to expect on campus:

  • Face Covering Policy
    • All students, staff and visitors must wear a face covering indoors on campus.
  • Enhanced cleaning and disinfecting protocols are in place.
  • If you feel sick, please stay home.

Exposed to COVID-19? If you have been exposed to COVID-19, are experiencing symptoms or test positive for COVID-19, contact Fox Valley Tech immediately:

Classes & Events

Students

If you have questions about your classes, please log into MyFVTC and see your class schedule to confirm the instruction mode of specific classes. Classes are subject to specific details from your instructor and subject to change based on changing local conditions.

Hands-On and Flexible Learning Options

Classes are offered in-person and via flexible delivery in a variety of ways to accommodate student schedules. Class delivery options include:

  • On-Campus: Hands-on skills taught in person in classrooms or labs.
  • Online: Classes offered online on your time. 
  • Virtual Classroom: Study face-to-face online at a scheduled time.
  • Hybrid: Classes delivered in a combination that includes at least 50% online.

Online, Virtual and Hybrid Classes all use Blackboard. You can log into your Blackboard course pages using your MyFVTV account username and password.

Access to Services

Student Services

Appleton Campus Student Services is open and will continue to offer multiple ways for you to connect with us:

  • In-person
  • Face-to-face on Microsoft Teams or Collaborate
  • Phone call
  • Email 

Our teams are available 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, and other times by appointment. Support services are also available at our Oshkosh Riverside campus, as well as regional and training centers. Check support hours here: FVTC Locations.

Admissions Center: Tours, Apply to FVTC, Admissions Requirements, Program Information for Prospective Students, Class Enrollment

Enrollment Services: Transcripts, Degree/Enrollment Verification, Class Add/Drops, Release of Information

Counseling & Advising: Career, Personal and Crisis Counseling, Academic Advising, New Student Registration, Substance Use Disorder Counseling

Financial Aid: FAFSA help, Federal and State Financial Aid

Diversity & Inclusion Services: Retention & Resource Support, Scholars for Success, Bilingual Assistance, Community & Financial Challenges

Online Bookstore: The FVTC Online Bookstore provides all your textbook and course material needs, delivered right to your home.
The FVTC bookstore will be ONLINE ONLY through Fall 2021 semester. There are plans to have a temporary on-campus presence by December in time for book buyback and rental returns.

Student Finance: Paying for Classes, Tuition, Payment Plans, Payment Options, Scholarships, Employer/Agency Funding

Veterans Resource Center: Veteran Education Benefits, Joint Services Transcript, Academic Support

Educational Support/Disability-Related Services: Accommodation Requests, Transition Planning

Teaching & Learning Center: Online Tutoring, Writing Assistance, Study Skills and Academic Resources

LibraryAccess to Digital Materials, Digital Resources, Online Librarian Assistance, Self-Serve Printer

Student Life: Leadership Opportunities, Activities & Events, Student IDs, Lockers, Food Pantry, Housing, Student Resource Guide

K-12 Resources: Early College Credit, Program Exploration

  • 920-735-2563

GED/HSED: GED/HSED Preparation and Exams

  • 920-993-5210

Foundation & Scholarships: Scholarship Payments, Applying for Existing Scholarships, Additional Financial Assistance, Donations

Employment Connections: Employment Advising, Resume and Cover Letter Assistance, Part-time and Full-time Employment, Career Fairs

Virtual Business Technology Center:

Emergency Resources

Fox Valley Tech cares about you and your health and well-being. If you're an FVTC student in need of emergency assistance, resources or help with money, housing, food, counseling, child care or other resources, a variety of resources through the college and community are available to help.

Emergency Resources

Currently enrolled students can access pre-bagged Food Pantry items at the front desk in Student Life. No appointment is necessary. For more information, visit FVTC Student Food Pantry. If you'd like to make a donation, please contact Holly Engelman or call 920-993-5209.

Other Campus Services

Community First Credit Union: Fox Valley Tech branch is closed at this time.

Computer Labs: Computer labs are open. Please note the disinfecting procedures.

Dining: Dining options in the Commons, as well as Catering Services, are planned to open on August 23.

  • Connections Cafe and Ione's will open this fall.
  • Vending services will continue as currently offered at each FVTC location.

Fitness Center: Opens on August 23

Fitness Center-Public Safety Training Center: Open

Housing

IT Support: AThe Information Technology Services Help Desk continues to provide technology support services. Walk-ins are welcome Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

  • IT Help Desk: 920-735-5644 or helpdesk@fvtc.edu
    • Extended IT Help Desk hours will be provided via phone (920-735-5644) Monday-Thursday until 8 p.m. These extended hours will be available through Thursday, September 2.
  • BlackBoard Assistance: 920-735-4816 or online@fvtc.edu

LibraryAccess to Digital Materials, Digital Resources, Online Librarian Assistance, Self-Serve Printer

Parent/Child Center

Printing & Copying

  • Printing Services: 920-735-5788 or printshop@fvtc.edu
  • Self-serve printers in Appleton campus library area

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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How can we help? 
Email: Fox Valley Tech
Phone: 920-735-5600

Admissions/Enrollment
Email: Admissions/Enrollment
Phone: 920-735-4740
Text: 920-294-1738

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Student & Alumni Employment
Email: Employment Connections
Phone: 920-735-5627

Explore a new career
Email: Counseling Center
Phone: 920-735-5696