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Steps to Complete Online Admission Form and Register for Credit and Noncredit Courses


How New Students Complete Online Admission Form

  Step 1. Under Quick Clicks, select Admission Form.
  Step 2. Select Click Here.
  Step 3. Select Admissions Form.
  Step 4. After completing the Admission Form, you will see a summary screen of everything you entered. You are now an applicant and will receive a welcome letter in the mail regarding further information about your future education at Moraine Valley.
    Additional Required Admission Steps

How to Search for Your User Name

Note: New students will be mailed their user name and password when they apply to the college. A student’s default password is his/her 8-digit birth date. For example, if your birthday is November 7, 1985, your password would be “11071985”. You immediately will be required to change the password at your first login.

  Step 1. Go to MVConnect.
  Step 2. To search for your user name, click User Name Lookup. Complete the required information, then click Find My Account.
  Step 3. You will be provided with your user name and MVConnect Colleague ID number. If you also need to reset your password, do it from this screen as well.

How to Reset Your Password

  Step 1. From the MVConnect login screen, click Password Reset (or from the screen where you receive your User Name and Colleague ID number, click Also need to reset your password?).
  Step 2. Before your reset your password, take a moment to read the important information in yellow on how a password reset will affect other applications you complete. Then, enter your user name and birth date. Click Next to continue.
  Step 3. To continue, you must verify your PIN (last 4 digits of your Social Security Number) and create a challenge question. Note: The challenge question is set up the first time you perform a password reset. If you perform future password resets, you only need to answer the challenge question.
  Step 4. Enter your new password two times. Click Reset Password.
  Step 5. A green bar displays letting you know your password reset is being processed.
  Step 6. A message displays Your Password has been Reset.

How to Register for Credit Courses

  Step 1. Go to MVConnect.
  Step 2. Enter your User Name and password. Click login.
  Step 3. On welcome screen, click Go to the Student portal page.
  Step 4. Under the Self-Service tab, click Registration.
  Step 5.  From the sub-menu, select Register for Sections.
  Step 6. A security warning appears. Click Yes.
  Step 7. Under the Register for Sections tab, click Search and register for sections.
  Step 8. Select a term/semester from the drop-down box. Select all information (subject, course level, etc.) you have to help narrow your search results. You must complete at least one additional field to perform a search. Click Submit.
  Step 9. Selection results appear. Read screen information. If you want more detail about a class, click the Section Name and Title link.
  Step 10. Details about the class are displayed. Click Close Window to continue.
  Step 11. If this is the class you want, click box under Select. Click Submit.
  Step 12. Your class appears under Preferred Sections. To register for the class, choose the Register option under the Action drop-down box.
  Step 13. Your class appears under Current Registrations.

How to Search for Credit Courses

  Step 1. Go to MVConnect.
  Step 2. Enter your User Name and password. Click login.
  Step 3. On welcome screen, click Go to the Student portal page.
  Step 4. Under the Self-Service tab, click Registration.
  Step 5.  From the sub-menu, select Register for Sections.
  Step 6. A Security warning appears. Click Yes.
  Step 7. From the Search for Sections tab, select a term/semester from the drop-down list. You must complete at least one additional field to perform a search, then click Submit. Note: The less information you enter, the larger the results. The more information you enter, the fewer the results.
Note: You cannot choose a term/semester and start/end date fields. If you do, you will receive an error message. You must choose either term/semester or start/end date.
  Step 8. Choose a subject from the Subjects drop-down list.
  Step 9. If you want a particular course level, select it from the Course Levels drop-down list.
  Step 10. If you know the course number or section number, enter it in the Course Number and Section fields; for example, Course Number 101; Section Number 001. Note: All courses with this course number and section number will be displayed. Enter a subject to narrow the results.
  Step 11. Under Sections Meeting After and Sections Ending Before, you can search for classes meeting after a certain time or ending before a certain time.
  Step 12. If you want classes that meet on Fridays or some other day of the week, you can make that selection.
  Step 13. You can enter a Course Title Keyword(s) and perform a search.
  Step 14. To search for classes at another Moraine Valley site, choose from the Location drop-down list.
  Step 15. Choosing an Academic Level is not required.
  Step 16. You may search by Instructor’s Last Name.
  Step 17. Once you fill in all information for your search, click Submit.
  Step 18. The search results display. To browse through all selections, use the navigation buttons.
  Step 19. To select the class you want, click Course Title.
  Step 20. The next screen provides course information, such as description of class, start and end dates, meeting times, prerequisite requirements (if any), etc. Click Close Window to return to your search results. To begin a new search, repeat steps 9-21.

How to Add/Drop Credit Courses

  Step 1. Go to MVConnect.
  Step 2. Enter your User Name and password. Click login.
  Step 3. On welcome screen, click Go to the Student portal page.
  Step 4. Under the Self-Service tab, click Registration.
  Step 5. From the sub-menu, click Register and Drop Sections.
  Step 6. A security warning appears. Click Yes.
  Step 7. The top portion of the screen displays classes you have in your Preferred Sections list for which you can register. The bottom portion of the screen shows classes your Current Registrations that you can drop, if desired.
  Step 8. To drop a course, check the Drop box beside the course. Click Submit.
  Step 9. The status will show the course has been Dropped from this Section.

How to Print Class Schedules

  Step 1. Go to MVConnect.
  Step 2. Enter your User Name and password. Click login.
  Step 3. On welcome screen, click Go to the Student portal page.
  Step 4. Under the Self-Service tab, click Academic Profile.
  Step 5. From the sub-menu, click My Class Schedule.
  Step 6. A security warning appears. Click Yes.
  Step 7. From the Term drop-down list, select a term/semester. Click Submit.
  Step 8. Your schedule appears. From the browser window in upper left corner, click File. From the drop-down list, click Print.

How to View Transcripts

  Step 1. Go to MVConnect.
  Step 2. Enter your User Name and password. Click login.
  Step 3. On welcome screen, click Go to the Student portal page.
  Step 4. Under the Self-Service tab, click Academic Profile.
  Step 5. From the sub-menu, click Transcript.
  Step 6. A security warning appears. Click Yes.
  Step 7. The drop-down list pre-selects for you. Click Submit.
  Step 8. Your transcript appears on the next screen.
  Step 9. To print your unofficial transcript, click File from the upper left browser window.
  Step 10. From the drop-down list, click Print. Note: Official transcripts soon will be available to request from MVConnect. Until then, to request an official transcript, visit the Cashier’s Office in Building S, Room S105, to complete the request form and pay.

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