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    Apr 13, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog: September 2022 Edition 
2022-2023 Catalog: September 2022 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)
  • Technology Support Services and Online Resources  
    • Canvas, WiFi Access, Student Print, MySite, Student Email, Online Educational Counseling, Online Orientation, Online Advisement, Online Education: Online Classes
  • Bookstore and Centers for Students  
    • IVC Bookstore, AESL Center, Career and Job Placement Center, Counseling Center, English Language Center, Health and Wellness Center, International Student Center, Library, Life Fitness Center and Strength Training Center, Math Center, Student Success Center, Transfer Center, Writing Center
  • ASIVC, Offices of Student Life and Student Equity, Honors  
    • Student Life, Student Government, Student Equity, 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, Guided Pathways, Chris LC Lee Testing Center, Puente Program, 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 academic adjustments, auxiliary aids and support services to students with disabilities, 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 but are not limited to the following:

  • Alternate media for educational materials
  • Disability management counseling 
  • Extended academic tutoring
  • Note taking
  • Test proctoring
  • Sign language interpreting
  • Captioning

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 that focus on 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 childcare 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, childcare, 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.

Guardian Scholars Program

Student Services Center
Room SSC 230G (inside EOPS Office) • 949-451-5335

The Guardian Scholars program provides additional support to students who were or are in the foster care system. Qualifying students will be eligible to receive Priority Registration, individual academic counseling, one-on-one assistance from Guardian Scholars Staff, assistance with and priority filing of the FAFSA application, assistance in applying for foster youth-specific scholarships and grants, financial assistance for textbooks and academic supplies, access to additional workshops for student success.