Apr 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog: August 2017 Edition 
2017-2018 Catalog: August 2017 Edition [ARCHIVED]

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

Additional Programs/Resources

Outreach and Community Relations

Room CEC 1 • 949-451-5217

The Office of Outreach and Community Relations develops, coordinates and provides outreach services to prospective students, parents, and community members.  The primary goal of the office is to attract new students, inform the community about educational opportunities, including career education and transfer programs, and to assist in the application process at Irvine Valley College. Services include campus tours; high school visits; presentations to students, parents, and commu­nity groups on admissions procedures, academic programs and student services; attending college fairs; and participating in community events such as Preview Day, Laser Week, Fast Friday and the Freshman Advantage Program for high school seniors.

Emeritus Institute: Classes for Older Adults, Community Members, and Lifelong Learners

Room A 304 • 949-451-5555

The Emeritus Institute provides courses of interest and value to older adults, community members and lifelong learners at convenient times and locations, both at the main IVC campus and at off-campus sites. These sites are collaborative connections with cities such as Irvine, Tustin, Lake Forest, Newport Beach, and Laguna Beach. Courses include a broad range of offerings from health/wellness to personal enrichment, finance, art, and music, with new offerings being developed in response to community needs. Emeritus courses do not count toward degree or certificate requirements, nor do they carry transfer credit to colleges or universities. Courses are described in this catalog, and current offerings scheduled throughout the calendar year may be viewed online at academics.ivc.edu/emeritus or at www.123getsmart.com.

Community Education

Room A 304 • 949-451-5555

The Community Education department is the responsive unit at the college and provides a breadth of opportunity for learning, training, enrichment and information. It offers fee-based, not-for-credit classes for current skills-based information, professional and technical learning, communication and presentation skills, career and personal development and growth, health and wellness, and international business. It provides a robust annual summer College4Kids program at the main IVC campus. Community Education courses are short-term, focused, customized, can be individualized and contracted, may feature college discipline experts and be offered at the college, online or hybrid. Traditional in-person classes can be held at business, industry and corporate sites, in addition to the main IVC campus location, in the evening or on weekends. Courses are offered in a year-round schedule; current offerings may be viewed at www.123getsmart.com.

Economic and Workforce Development/Contract Education

ATEP 949-282-2720

The IVC department of Economic and Workforce Development, located at the Advanced Technology Education Center (ATEP) in Tustin, offers contract training, including custom-designed training sessions and workshops that address specific skill and knowledge gaps with special consideration for the client's own organizational needs. For additional information, contact the Office of Economic and Workforce Development at academics.ivc.edu/workforce.

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Irvine Valley College Testing Center

Room A 3TC • 949-451-5468

The Testing Center provides online and paper testing services for a broad spectrum of secure testing needs as a regional certified testing center. Services include testing for online courses offered by many institutions throughout the nation, as well as online and paper testing for Irvine Valley College instructors and students, and for candidates from business, industry and information technologies. The center offers certification testing in Microsoft Office, CCNA, MCSE, Cisco, CompTIA, Oracle, Novell, Symantec, Linux, A+, and other professional areas. The center provides a quiet, state-of-the-art environment. Further information is available at the center's website: academics.ivc.edu/testingcenter

Student Ambassador Program

Room A 109 • 949-451-5214

IVC launched its first year-long Student Ambassador Program in 2014/15. The goals of the program are to build a structured framework in which students can become familiar with the college, gain a working knowledge of the institution, and be visible in and useful to the college community. Ambassadors are required to attend a 2-day training program through which they will be introduced to key stakeholders and learn about the operation of the institution. The IVC Student Ambassadors have become the face of the college and truly create a sense of community. The application process is open in March and April of each year. Students interested in participating in the program should contact the Office of the Vice President for Student Services.

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