Imperial Valley College offers courses online to provide more flexibility and accessibility for all students. Online courses can be taken using any Internet-connected computer, and are an alternative for those living at a distance from the campus or those unable to be on campus during regular class hours. Delivered through the Internet via the Blackboard Learn course management system, these courses are either fully online or a hybrid mix of online and classroom modalities.
Courses offered via distance learning are subject to the same rigorous evaluation as traditional courses. Students enroll in online courses through the regular registration process. Fees and academic credits for online courses are the same as they are for traditional courses.
Computers are available for students in the campus library and in several computer labs located throughout the campus. In addition, IVC maintains a powerful Wi-Fi network for students who wish to use their own laptops or other mobile devices while on campus. Students new to online learning are encouraged to enroll in the Learning Online Orientation course (CIS 050).
IVC has been building the Distance Education program since 2004, when the online program started with 60 students. Today, we offer numerous online courses in a wide variety of disciplines. The college provides a wide range of online and phone support services to assist all students.
Distance Education Counseling
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