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Counseling Center:

Who We Are

​Dean of Counseling Services

Elizabeth Cipres, Ed.D.949-451-5410ecipres@ivc.eduDean of Counseling Services

​Administrative Staff

Monica Hooge949-451-5678mhooge@ivc.eduSr. Administrative Assistant
Mina Nawabi949-451-5539mnawabi@ivc.eduSr. Counseling Office Assistant

​Articulation Officer

Jacquelyn Rangel949-451-5647jrangel7@ivc.eduArticulation Specialist
Tiffany Tran, M.S.949-451-5251ttran76@ivc.eduArticulation Officer/Counselor

Full-Time Faculty/Counselors

*All counselors may be reached at 949-451-5251

Mark Franco, MSmfranco@ivc.eduBasic Skills & Summer Bridge Counselor
Yolanda Gomez-Gouldsmith, M.A.ygouldsmith@ivc.eduInternational Counselor
Rebecca Groff, M.S.rgroff@ivc.eduStudent Athletes Counselor
Angel Hernandez, MEdahernandez107@ivc.eduGeneralist Counselor
John Licitra, Ed.Djlicitra@ivc.eduGeneralist Counselor
Diana McCullough, Ed.D. dmccullough2@ivc.eduGeneralist Counselor
Robert Melendez, M.S.rmelendez@ivc.eduDepartment Chair/Honors Counselor
Michelle Scharf, M.S.mscharf@ivc.eduTransfer Center Coordinator
Tuan Nguyen, MStnguyen633@ivc.eduSTEM Counselor
Amanda Romero, MSaromero@ivc.eduCTE Counselor
Tiffany Tran, M.S.ttran76@ivc.eduArticulation Officer/Generalist Counselor


T: 949-451-5319
Student Services Center
Room SSC 210


Department Hours

Mon:​   8:00 am - 7:00 pm
​Tue:   8:00 am - 7:00 pm
​Wed:   8:00 am - 7:00 pm
​Thu:   8:00 am - 7:00 pm
​Fri:   8:00 am - 5:00 pm
​Sat:   9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Spring Break Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday and Saturday: Closed
*During Spring Break (3/20/17-3/25/17) the Counseling Center will be open to set up appointments and to refer students to services, however no counselors will be available.
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