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    Irvine Valley College
   
 
  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog: August 2017 Edition

Student Resources


  • Financial Aid  
    • Who Qualifies for Financial Aid, FAFSA, IVC Financial Aid Programs, State Programs, Federal Programs, Scholarships, Satisfactory Academic Progress, Return of Title IV Funds
  • Counseling Services  
    • Academic Counseling, Career Counseling, Drop-in Counseling, Personal Counseling, Online Counseling, Counseling for International Students, Counseling for Student Athletes, Counseling for Honors Students
  • Veterans Services  
    • Veterans Services Center
  • Supportive Services
    • Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS), Learning Disabilities Program, Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS), Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE), California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs)
  • Online Services and Distance Education  
    • Student Email, Online Educational Counseling, Online Orientation, Online Advisement, Distance Education: Online Classes, Blackboard
  • Bookstore and Centers for Students  
    • IVC Bookstore, AESL Center, Career and Job Placement Center, Child Development Center, Counseling Center, ELEVATE AAPI @ IVC, Health and Wellness Center, International Student Center, Language Acquisition Center, Library, Life Fitness Center and Strength Training Center, Math Center, Student Success Center, Transfer Center, Writing Center
  • ASIVC, Honors Program and Honor Societies  
    • Associated Student Government of IVC, Clubs, Honors Program, Honor Societies - Phi Theta Kappa, Psi Beta
  • Intercollegiate Athletics  
    • IVC Athletics, Conference Play, Eligibility, Transfers, Late Registration, Counseling for Student-Athletes
  • Additional Programs/Resources  
    • Outreach and Community Relations, Emeritus Institute: Classes for Older Adults, Community Members, and Lifelong Learners, Community Education, Economic and Workforce Development/Contract Education, Irvine Valley College Testing Center, Student Ambassador Program

Supportive Services

Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS)

Student Services Center
Room SSC 171 • 949-451-5630
Video Phone: 949-333-0595

The Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) department provides specialized instruction, academic adjustments, auxiliary aids and support services to students with a disability, enabling them to fully participate and benefit from an equitable college experience at Irvine Valley College. Participation in DSPS is voluntary and all student disability-related information is confidential. Services and accommodations are based on a verified disability, counselor’s recommendations, and an interactive process, which may include the following:

  • Alternate media for educational materials
  • Basic skills courses intended for students with learning disabilities
  • Disability management counseling 
  • Extended academic tutoring
  • Note taking
  • Test proctoring
  • Sign language interpreting

DSPS strives to support Irvine Valley College in the inclusion of students with disabilities as independent, responsible, and productive members of the campus community.

Learning Disabilities Program

Student Services Center
Room SSC 171 • 949-451-5630

The Learning Disabilities Program serves Irvine Valley College students who are not achieving their educational goals because of difficulties with reading, writing, spelling, or math.  Irvine Valley College offers learning disability assessments as well as educational classes which focus on basic skill development and strategies for overcoming specific learning difficulties. 

Students may be referred to the program by an instructor or counselor, or they may refer themselves. Each student will receive an initial interview and then may be individually assessed. 

Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS)

Student Services Center
Room SSC 220 • 949-451-5243

EOPS is a state-funded program that provides support services designed to ensure the success of eligible low-income students. Services include financial assistance; textbook assistance; academic, personal, and career counseling; transfer assistance; childcare referrals; work-study opportunities; subject-area tutoring; study-skills assistance; and workshops. Referrals to other campus resources and community agencies are also available. Students may call for eligibility criteria and additional information.

Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE)

Student Services Center
Room SSC 220 • 949-451-5243

The CARE program supports CalWORKs single parents, offering child care and transportation assistance, books and supplies, special workshops, grants, and counseling. Students interested in the CARE program are encouraged to contact the EOPS office to determine their eligibility.

California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs)

Student Services Center
Room SSC 220 • 949-451-5243

Irvine Valley College partners with Orange County Social Services Agency to provide a number of support services to CalWORKs cash aid recipients. Services include college work-study, child care, transportation assistance, specialized counseling, and employment readiness workshops. CalWORKs recipient students are encouraged to meet with an IVC CalWORKs counselor as soon as possible when they come to IVC.