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Supporting a diverse student body throughout the enrollment process.

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


Supporting a diverse student body throughout the enrollment process.

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



 New Student Checklist: 9 Steps to Success

Your Pic1 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.


Your Pic2 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.


Your Pic3 Complete the Online Orientation

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


 Your Pic4 Complete Your Educational 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.


 Your Pic5 Apply for Financial Aid

Apply online for financial aid by completing the FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov. AB 540 students can apply for Cal Grants and free waivers at www.dream.csac.ca.gov.
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.


 Your Pic6 Register for Classes

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


Your Pic7 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.


Your Pic8 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.


Your Pic9 Go to Classes

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



Forms Student Information AdmissionsAdmissions 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

TranscriptsRequest Transcript/Enrollment Verification

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

Credential Solutions Enrollment Verification

Certificate Degree 1Apply 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

Applying to Graduate with Certificate or Degree

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 SchoolStudent Forms and Petitions

Find all the Admissions & Records Forms and Petitions Here.

Admissions Forms Challenge Prerequisite or Corequisite Request for Pass/No Pass Grade

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 Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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Important Dates

View latest schedules for the year.

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Campus Tour

Get familiarized with the campus.

View Campus Tour Video

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Complete the college orientation online.

College Orientation



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“COVID-19” Updates


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A Guide to get you started at Imperial Valley College.

Military and Veteran Success Center

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