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Division of Continuing Studies

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DECCO Initiative

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Contact Us:

IPFW Division of Continuing Studies
2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
By Phone: 260-481-6828
By Fax: 260-481-6949
In Person: Kettler Hall, Room 145

Quick Tips For DCS Faculty/Instructors

Account/Information Technology Services (for new instructors only)

A faculty user account will be created for the IPFW email system.  An ITS department representative will send your username and password to your personal email account. It is your responsibility to activate your account. Go to www.ipfw.edu; click on the orange button “my.ipfw.edu”, under “first time user” choose "Get me started" and follow the prompts.

Address and Contact Information Changes

Address changes must be made in both Banner and One Purdue.  See below or visit the Registrar’s Office and Human Resources to complete a Change of Address form.


  • Go to my.ipfw.edu
  • Log in with IPFW username and password
  • Click on My Home tab
  • Choose Update Addresses and Phones under Personal Information
  • Change Address
  • Submit

One Purdue

  • Go to http:///www.purdue.edu/onepurdue
  • Click on One Purdue Portal Login
  • Log in with One Purdue username (not same as Banner) and password
  • Choose Employee Self-Service tab Click on Personal Information
  • Select Address – Edit – Change address
  • Exit



Book orders should be submitted directly to Follett’s Bookstore, www.ipfw.bkstr.com. Choose “Online Adoptions” (scroll to bottom of web page) and Sign In or “Register Here” if this is your first order. Enter 281 in the “Institution Supplied Password” field.  If you have questions, contact Adrienne Taylor, Course Materials Manager, at 260-481-0300 or email 0281txt@fheg.follett.com


For a list of important dates (registration, refund, withdrawal deadline, and holiday breaks, go to the Master Detail Calendar located on the Registrar’s webpage, http://www.ipfw.edu/offices/registrar/faculty/calendars--code-lists.html.

Cancellations (non-weather related)

A link located in OASIS (at the bottom of your roster page) or in Blackboard Learn is provided to e-mail the entire class of any cancellation.


Check your IPFW email on a regular basis. If you have questions, contact the Help Desk at 260-481-6030.

Grades and Rosters

The OASIS system is used to print rosters, submit grades, and access student information. Access OASIS through the my.ipfw.edu portal.  Final grades must be submitted through OASIS the Monday after finals week of each semester, by noon. If you miss this deadline, complete and submit a form 350fw for each student on your roster. Forms are available in the Registrar’s Office and must be signed by the primary instructor.

Identification Cards

You will need an IPFW ID card for use at Helmke Library, Folletts Bookstore discounts (including software), Gates Sports Center, and as proof of IPFW employment.


Most classrooms are unlocked; should you need a key, contact Debi Thorpe, thords01@ipfw.edu.

Library (Helmke)


Parking (Fort Wayne Campus)

A valid parking permit is required to park in designated "A" (employee) or handicapped parking areas. Open parking areas are available for staff and students without valid parking permits. For additional parking information go to http://ipfw.edu/about/maps-directions/parking.html or pick up a Parking and Emergency Information brochure with campus map at the Information Desk located in Kettler Hall.

Printing (Fort Wayne Campus)

Submit electronic print requests to thords01@ipfw.edu. Include number of copies needed and special instructions. Allow 3 to 4 business days for delivery.

Proctored Testing

If your course will require proctored testing, contact Lisa Reed at online@ipfw.edu or 260-481-6111.

Recorded Presentations (Echo360)

For training or assistance contact Andrew Antalis, antaag01@ipfw.edu or call 260-491-0724.

Syllabi Submission

As part of our emergency preparedness, we are required to have an electronic version of each course syllabus stored on our Division of Continuing Studies server to distribute/redistribute to students if necessary.  Submit an electronic copy of your syllabus or URL to your personal or department website to dcscredit@ipfw.edu the first week of each semester.

Technology-Assisted Teaching

For a listing of technologies available in the classroom go to http://new.ipfw.edu/committees/itco/technology-assisted-teaching. It is recommended that you visit your assigned room to familiarize yourself with the equipment. If you have any questions contact IT.

If additional equipment is needed, contact the Help Desk, helpdesk@ipfw.edu at least two business days prior to class meeting.

Technical Support

For Blackboard problems and questions contact the IPFW Help Desk, helpdesk@ipfw.edu or call 260-481-6030.

For emergency, on-campus assistance call 260-481-6969.

Training (Technology Short-Courses free to IPFW faculty and staff)


Tutoring - Centers for Academic Success and Achievement (CASA)


Have more questions?

We are located in Kettler Hall, Room 145, and can be reached via phone, 260-481-6111 Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Emergency Numbers

Fire, medical, threatening situation:        911 or 260-481-6911

University Police, escort to vehicle:        260-481-6827

Unlock classroom or building:                260-481-6827

Weather-related Cancellations

If the campus is closed, an announcement will be posted on the main IPFW website, www.ipfw.edu

For more information see Adverse Weather.

It is highly advised that all faculty develop a proactive communication plan with students (e.g., students know to check Blackboard or their email if the weather is bad for an announcement on whether class will be held).