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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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Student Affairs

Student ID appointments may be made online here. Students must be enrolled & taking courses in the current semester or term.

Hours of operation: Monday – Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Location: Building 1000

The Student Affairs staff and student employees are trained in the areas of facility reservations, data entry, collection, and accounting to provide prompt and courteous service to the public. The central mission of the Office of Student Affairs at Imperial Valley College is to assist students, staff, and the community by providing them with information regarding student activities, campus organizations, and social and recreational activities, as well as coordinating the use of facilities on campus.
 Andrew Sanchez
Dean of Student Affairs, Enrollment Services & Campus Safety
Andrew Sanchez, Ed.D.
(760) 355-6457 extension 6692
Yareli Rivera
Director of Student Development & Activities
Yareli M. Rivera-Suamataia, M.Ed.
(760) 355-6509

Saria Cardoza

Administrative Secretary 
Saria Cardoza 
(760) 355-6456


Miriam Trejo
Student Services Specialist
Miriam Trejo 
(760) 355-6358
Javier Melara
Outreach Specialist for Undocumented Students Program
Javier Melara 
(760) 355-6146
Sofia Solorio
Associated Student Government President 2024-2025
Sofia Salorio
(760) 355-6360



Student Development and Activities Office

Welcome Message from Director


Hello Desert Warriors!

It brings me great joy to welcome you to Imperial Valley College.

I commend you for beginning your journey in higher education. I encourage you to utilize the available services at IVC to support your success. By completing the following Student Success Checklist, you’ll be well on your way to a great start.

This Student Success Checklist is gives you step-by-step instructions on your IVC journey from beginning to end. Start off by applying to our school and meeting with one of our counselors. Finish by becoming immersed in our student community, gaining career readiness, and preparing to transfer out.

There are numerous resources to assist you along the way. Our office is geared towards assisting you in anything related to student activities, campus organizations, social and recreational activities, as well as coordinating the use of facilities on campus.


What We Do:

  • Support the Associated Student Government
  • Support Student Clubs
  • Host Social, Recreational, Leadership, and Educational Programming
  • Offer Campus Posting Opportunities
  • Support On-Campus Events
  • Support the Undocumented Students Program
  • Support the LGBTQIA+ Program
  • These services enhance the educational experience of students and foster social, intellectual, and physical growth. Our staff is firmly committed to actively promoting student involvement and development.

Your journey at IVC is filled with opportunities for growth, learning, and community engagement. By taking advantage of the resources and services available, you will be well-equipped to achieve your academic and personal goals. Remember, the entire IVC community is here to support you every step of the way.