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    Mar 27, 2023  
2017-2018 Student Handbook 
2017-2018 Student Handbook [ARCHIVED]

2017-2018 Student Handbook

NOTE: This is the archived 2017-18 Irvine Valley College student handbook.

If you are looking for the current 2019-20 handbook, select it using the white drop-down box above.


Welcome to the 2017-2018 electronic Irvine Valley College student handbook!
Please use the links on the left or below to navigate, or search for your desired topic.

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Part 1:

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  • An introduction to Irvine Valley College
  • How to apply and start off right
  • Online services for students
  • An overview of financial aid offerings
  • How to apply for financial aid

Part 2:

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  • Preparing for enrollment
  • Information about prerequisites
  • Assessment and placement
  • Adding and dropping courses

Part 3:

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  • Details and contact information for a wide variety of campus programs and services

Part 4:

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  • Information about various types of IVC degrees and certificates
  • How to transfer to a four-year school
  • General education, IGETC, and articulation with UC and CSU schools

Part 5:

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  • Student rights and responsibilities
  • Student code of conduct
  • Multilingual directory of IVC staff and faculty
  • Glossary of college terminology
  • IVC’s no-smoking and sexual harassment policies
  • Link to IVC campus maps