- New student handbook
- Campus Services
ACCELerated Evening College
Main Building, Room KO290, Candy Thompson, (765) 455-9406, www.iuk.edu/accelerated
The ACCELerated Evening College is designed for adults who have earned some college credits but have been unable to finish their degree because of family obligations, work responsibilities and other demands on their time. Courses are one night each week for eight weeks. Most courses are offered with 50 percent of instruction online and 50 percent in the classroom from 6–8:30 p.m. Advising hours for students in the ACCELerated Evening College program who are pursuing a general studies degree are as follows: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Kelley Student Center, Room KC230, Angie Siders, (765) 455-9217, email@example.com
The Office of Admissions provides general admission information, processes applications, provides counseling and academic advising, and evaluates transfer credits.
Main Building, Room KO122, Ryan Bowman, (765) 455-9413
Coordinates alumni activities, Commencement, and campus ceremonies.
Kelley Student Center, Room KC115, Peggy Lane, director, (765) 455-9247
The bookstore provides textbooks in all formats: rental, digital, new and used. We also stock school supplies, IU and Purdue apparel and gift items, candy and more. Textbook return deadlines are posted each semester. We have daily used book buyback. You can also order your textbooks by visiting our Web site at www.iukbookstore.com. Call or email the bookstore at firstname.lastname@example.org for hours and other information.
Kelley Student Center, Room KC205, Karen Shaw, (765) 455-9455, email@example.com, Arlene Buell, assistant bursar, (765) 455-9352
The Office of the Bursar receives, disburses, and records university funds. The bursar’s office also accepts deposits for all student organizations and Campus Services all general funds, as well as accepts scholarships and payments for all fees and other university charges.
Kelley Student Center, Room KC210E, Maria Ahmad, coordinator, (765) 455-9491
The Office of Campus Diversity assists with the recruitment and retention of underrepresented students, develops campus programs to promote cultural diversity, and enhances the campus environment for all students.
Career & Accessibility Center
Kelley Student Center, Room KC200, Tracy Springer, manager, (765) 455-9301
Career Services: Services are designed to assist all students in making informed academic career decisions and developing professionally. Students may schedule an appointment for career counseling/assessments, job shadow or internship placement, résumé and cover letter critique, or mock interviews. Our office also provides students with career fairs, professional development workshops, and an online job board. For more information about our office, you may visit our website at www.iuk.edu/career-services
Accessibility Services: Our services is for students who have a documented disability. The disability must meet the standard required guidelines set by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Students are required to provide documentation of their disability from a doctor, psychologist, or other health or mental health professional. All documentation must be within the last 3 years. For more information you may visit our website at www.iuk.edu/ada, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, stop in the office KC 200 or call us at (765) 455-9301.
Open Monday–Thursdays, 7:00 a.m.–7 p.m., and Fridays, 7:00 a.m.–3 p.m., IU Kokomo’s “Cougar Country Cafe” cafeteria and grill provides a variety of soups, sandwiches, hot and cold entrees, salad bar, beverages and desserts. Open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Catering for university and student organizations is available through the office of the Events Coordinator. (Hours vary during the Summer, Spring and Fall breaks)
Media and Marketing
Main Building, Room KO127, Marie Radel, director, (765) 455-9468
The Office of Media and Marketing publicizes campus activities and programs; coordinates internal and external communications; designs and places advertising; manages Web site design and continuity; coordinates all media relations and press releases; and designs campus publications.
Early Alert System
Main Building, Room KO280
The Indiana University Kokomo Early Alert system is a key intervention to assist students in knowing their performance in classes in weeks 5 and 10. The performance indicators used in this system in OneStart® will allow students to develop a corrective action plan, if needed, in a timely manner with instructors and academic advisors. If you have an attendance value other than “Attending” or a student progress value other than “Satisfactory” in any class, please contact an academic advisor
Office For Public Affairs and Advancement
Main Building, Room KO119, (765) 455-9415
The Office for Public Affairs and Advancement serves as the community relations office of the university. This office represents the Indiana University Foundation; maintains contact with various governmental offices; and solicits donations, endowments, planned gifts, and non-research related grants for the campus.
A group health insurance program is available through Indiana University for all students. http://www.indiana.edu/~uhrs/benefits/students.html
Main Building, Room KO290, Candy Thompson, director, (765) 455-9406
The IU Kokomo Leadership Academy is a four semester experience that focuses on four components of leadership: Individual leadership, group leadership, community leadership, and servant leadership. Academy participants will take a 3 credit-hour introduction course, two 1–2 credithour leadership experiences, and a 3 credit hour leadership capstone course. Students finishing the Leadership Academy would end the experience Campus Services with 8 to 10 credit-hours in leadership. Students in the academy have a variety of experiences including volunteering with local and campus organizations, attending leadership retreats, and participating in mission trips domestically and internationally, just to name a few.
OneStart®, Indiana University’s Web portal, presents a single front door to online services for IU students, faculty, and staff. OneStart® provides easy access to services such as applying for admission, registering for classes, viewing your grades, reading email, browsing the library catalog, viewing your class schedule, browsing course offerings, viewing your bursar statement, and more. By selecting content channels in OneStart®, you can also personalize your portal interface according to your individual needs. To log in to OneStart®, you will need a valid network ID and password.
East Building, Room KE120
Students leaders assist with New Student Orientation and Convocation. Leaders work with advisors to assist new students in getting acclimated to campus.
PASS–Partnership for Academic
Student Success, Main Building, Room 280
Partnership for Academic Student Success (PASS) is a support services network administered by academic advisors. It is designed to assist students who are on probation improve their performance and thus remaining eligible to continue as a student. At IU Kokomo, probation is defined as having a cumulative grade point average of less than 2.0 (C). This is a collaborative effort with many departments on campus providing services to support these students (the Student Success Center, the Math Lab, the advising centers, etc.). However, the primary feature of the PASS Program is increased interaction with the student’s advisor. Thestudent is required to meet with his/her advisor at least three times during the semester.
Main Building, Room K0280, www.iuk.edu/peeradvisors
Students are selected to work with academic advisors to assist with students throughout the year.
Personal Counseling, (765) 455-9364
Students who are experiencing problems of a personal nature may contact the Office of Career and Disability Services for assistance. Students will be referred to a local licensed counseling service. Six confidential counseling sessions are available at no charge to currently registered IU Kokomo students. Day and evening appointments are available. For referral information, please contact us at email@example.com or see LeeAnn Mulkey in the Kelley Student Center, Room 234, (765) 455-9364.
Kelley Student Center, Room KC234, Todd Gambill, vice chancellor, (765) 455-9364
In the Office of Student Affairs, Todd Gambill is the administrator of the Code of Student Ethics.
NOTE: All students should review the Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct.
Kelley Student Center, Room KC208, firstname.lastname@example.org • iuk.edu/admin-services/registrar, Stacey Thomas, registrar, (765) 455-9391, Tina Stone, assistant registrar, (765) 455-9215, Barbara Rink, assistant registrar, (765) 455-9582
The Office of the Registrar conducts registration, processes grades, makes schedule adjustments, processes transcript requests, makes changes to students’ permanent records and produces and mails diplomas.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
Kelley Student Center, Room KC230, Karen Shaw, director of Financial Aid and Bursar (765) 455-9455, John Delaney, assistant director and veterans representative, (765) 455-9216, James Vinny Vincent, assistant director and financial liason, (765) 455-9216, Becky Lefler, financial aid counselor, (765) 455-9216
The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid provides information on scholarships, grants, and loans, and assists with the Federal Work-Study program.
Security and Escort Service
Kelley Student Center, Room KC240, Indiana University Police, Officer on duty, (765) 455-9363
The Indiana University Police Department is responsible for campus security activities, including patrolling of buildings and grounds. Students who wish to be escorted to their vehicles should contact Campus Police. Services available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 9 p.m.
Student Development and Campus Life (Student Activities)
Kelley Student Center, Room KC210, iuk.edu/student, Sarah Sarber, Dean of Students, (765) 455-9203, Student Life and Campus Diversity, (765) 455-9491
Student Life and Campus Diversity provides social interaction, networking, and learning experiences beyond the classroom. This office also assists with the recruitment retention and support of the unrepresented students and develops campus programs to promote cultural diversity and to enhance the campus for all students. Additionally, this office also coordinates student organizations and student sponsored events, which are supported by the student activity fee.
Student ID Cards
Photos for student ID cards are taken in Kelley Student Center, Room 205 Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 p.m. Student ID cards are valid for the duration of the student’s enrollment at IU Kokomo. A student ID will be the students' IU Kokomo Library card and will allow the student access to the Cole Fitness Center if the student picks that option when registering. Students are required to have a valid student ID card to purchase books in the bookstore.
Kelley Student Center, Room KC230, (765) 455-9216
Veterans and dependents of veterans are encouraged to contact the Office of Scholarships.