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Student Account: myIPFW

IPFW uses email to communicate with you about registration, billing, and other important information. You need to activate your computer account as soon as possible. Through your myIPFW account, you will be able to view and print your class schedule and billing statements, make a payment toward your balance, view your grades after they have been posted, log in to Helmke Library databases or check out library materials, and more.

  1. Go to http://my.ipfw.edu and click the Get me started link.
  2. Click the link for the Account Management Service page.
    • You will see a screen of information describing the account activation process.
  3. Click Continue.
    • You will be presented with the Ethical Guidelines for Computer Users.
  4. Review the Ethical Guidelines.
  5. Enter Yes at the bottom of the page to indicate you agree to the ethical guidelines and click Continue.
  6. Enter your last name, birth date and either the last 4 digits of your social security number or your IPFW ID number.
  7. Click Continue.
    • The resulting page will contain your username and email address. Be sure to write these down and keep them in a safe place.
  8. Enter a password for your account at the bottom of the page.
    • Follow the password rules listed.
    • Note: Do not write your password down.
  9. Click the Submit Password and Activate Account button.
    • You should see a success message that your account is activated.
  10. Enter a security question and answer.
    • This can be used to reset your password if forgotten.
  11. Click Submit.
    • You can now use your account to log into myIPFW, access the student computing labs, online course work, log in to Helmke Library databases or check out library materials, etc.

For additional instructions or assistance you can contact the Information Technology Services (ITS) Help Desk at 260-481-6030 (option 0 for a technician).

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Our Student Says . . .

"I am glad I decided to take classes at IPFW. It gave me a sneak peak of what the college atmosphere is like, and how college works. I definitely like college more, and am looking forward to taking more classes at IPFW." Colin, Snider High School