The CART Committee's mission is to bring all campus areas into an ongoing effort to integrate accreditation standards into the daily function of Imperial Valley College. Members of the CART committee include administrators, department chairs, faculty, and staff, and students. The committee normally meets the first and third Tuesday of every month at 3:30 P.M. in the Board Room. The CART committee is directed by the Vice President of Academic Services Dr. Christina Tafoya and Co-Chaired by Dr. Robert Price, Dean of Health and Public Safety, and Dr. James Patterson, Professor of English and Accreditation Coordinator.
Accreditation was changed from a six-year cycle to a seven-year cycle. The last site visit was based on a Instutional Self-Evaluation Report and took place March 11-14, 2019.
IVC is accreditated by the Accreditation Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. ACCJC operates under the corporate entity the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).