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Welcome to Imperial Valley College!

Where we foster excellence in education that challenges students of every background to develop their intellect, character, and abilities; to assist students in achieving their educational and career goals; and to be responsive to the greater community.

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Supporting a diverse student body throughout the enrollment process.

We’re here to help you succeed from registration to graduation.



At Imperial Valley College, we like to help all our students reach their full potential. Student-Parents at IVC can receive priority registration, take advantage of academic and health counseling, join clubs, and support from departments across campus.

Request Student Parent Priority Registration


  New Student Checklist: 9 Steps to Success


California Community Colleges works with to verify the identity of students who apply to California community colleges using CCCApply. This streamlines and secures both the admissions and financial aid process while also safeguarding student information. 

The role in this partnership is only for identity verification. does not approve admissions or financial aid applications. Please read the guide before beginning your CCCapplication.


1 Apply

Apply online at OpenCCCApply. ( To create an account you must have an email address)
After your online application is processed, you will receive your IVC ID (G#) and information regarding your admission status. If you have any questions, please contact CCCapply at (877) 247-4836.
Once your application is accepted, you will receive your IVC Student ID (G) number via email within an hour or so.
For any questions, please contact the Admissions & Records Department at (760) 355-6101.


2 See Counselor

The Placement of students into English and Math courses will be based on one or more of the following. High School coursework, High School Grades, and High School Grade point average.
If High School records are unavailable or student studied outside the United States: Guided Self-Placement, Self Reported High School GPA will be used. Must see a Counselor.

For any questions, please contact Hector L. Lopez Student Services Center, Bldg 100 (760) 355-6543.


3 Complete the Online Orientation

Complete the Online Orientation.
Input your First Name, Last Name, Student ID, and current Term.


 4 Complete Your Education Plan

You can complete Abbreviated Education Plan online or schedule a counseling appointment to complete an Abbreviated or Comprehensive Student Educational Plan.
To schedule an appointment or questions contact the Student Services Center (Bldg. 100) at (760) 355-6543.


 5 Apply for Financial Aid

Apply online for financial aid by completing the FAFSA at AB 540 students can apply for Cal Grants and free waivers at
Access your WebSTAR to see if you have any messages or unsatisfied requirements.
If eligible, you must accept your Terms and Conditions in WebSTAR before funds will be disbursed via debit card or direct deposit.
Any questions contact the Financial Aid office (Bldg. 1700) at (760) 355-6266.


 6 Register for Classes

Login to your WebSTAR account to register, print and view your classes.


7 Pay College Fees

Pay your enrollment, health, and parking fees through WebSTAR. View payment options.
Any questions contact the Business office (Bldg. 10) at (760) 355-6478.


8 Buy Your Books

You may purchase your textbooks at the IVC Bookstore or online at IVC Bookstore.
Any questions, contact the IVC Bookstore (Bldg. 1900) at (760) 355-6394.


9 Go to Classes

You MUST attend the first meeting of each class or you will be DROPPED.

Admissions & Records

Admissions & Records Staff
Admissions & Record FAQ
Credit for Prior Learning
Enrollment Verification Services
Forms for Students
Graduation Information
Important Dates & Deadlines
K-12 Concurrent Enrollment Students
Marketplace Stores
Non-Credit Education Information
Petition to Challenge Prerequisite or Corequisite
Prerequisite Verification Form
Priority Registration Times for Current and Future Semesters
Student Information
Student Instructions (How-To's)
Students Residing Outside of CA
Student Email Look Up

Forms Student Information Admissions
Admissions Information for High School Students

College courses can augment your high school education, but it's a serious time commitment. Download this guide to help you decide and fill out the application.

 Concurrent Dual Enrollment

Request Transcript/Enrollment Verification

To request your IVC transcripts be sent to another college or university, download this guide.

Credential Solutions Enrollment Verification

Certificate Degree 1
Apply to Graduate for a Certificate or Degree

To apply for a Degree or Certificate, you must make an appointment with a counselor by visiting the Counseling Center located in Building 100 or calling (760) 355-6543

Graduation Information

FeesRefundsand Payment PlanFees, Refunds, and Payment Plan

View required college fees, all your payment options, how to request a refund, and the education tax credit forms all in one place.
If you need financial assistance, please visit How to Pay for College for the many available options.

How to Pay for College

High School
Student Forms and Petitions

Find all the Admissions & Records Forms and Petitions Here.

Admissions Forms 
Challenge Prerequisite or Corequisite

Admissions & Records Office

We are dedicated to student access and success by providing
accurate and timely information regarding:

• College application
• Class registration
• IVC student records
• Academic policies

Contact Information
William J. Thornburg Administration Center Building 10 ( Campus Map )
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 am to 5 pm
Phone: (760) 355-6101
Fax: (760) 355-6400

IVC Contact Form 

We aim to provide responsive and respectful service to students, faculty, staff, and the community.

How to add and drop classes at IVC

Understand how to register for classes.
How to Register

important dates
Important Dates

View latest schedules for the year.

View Documents
Campus Tour
Campus Tour

Get familiarized with the campus.

View Campus Tour Video

Complete the college orientation online.

College Orientation


Military Students! Get Your New Student Checklist

A Guide to get you started at Imperial Valley College.

Download PDF

Military and Veteran Success Center