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Welcome to Irvine Valley College (IVC)!


Please note that due to the COVID-19 public health emergency,
the IVC campus is closed.
All staff and faculty will be working remotely (off-campus) to assist IVC students as needed.


Contacting the International Student Office:

For general questions, academic counseling appointments or appointments with our international student advisors, please call: 949-451-5414 or email ​
Calls and emails will be returned within 24 hours during regular business hours which are Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm.  Please be sure to leave your name, student ID number and telephone number.

For information and resources related to international students and
COVID-19, please visit our COVID-19 F-1 Visa Resource​ page.


IVC is a comprehensive community college with nearly 15,000 students, including over 830 international students. Established in 1979, the college is a leader among community colleges in the nation. Known for its outstanding faculty and curriculum, IVC prepares students for transfer to universities throughout the United States. IVC offers over 80 Associate Degree and over 60 career and technical certificate programs.

IVC believes that international students add to the cultural diversity and educational experience for all students. We welcome international students to our campus and provide strong support services from our professional staff in the International Student Program. We invite you to review the information on the following pages to learn more about the academic programs and services available at IVC.



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You are Welcome Here!​



T: 949-451-5414
O: CEC 7

Regular Office Hours

Office Hours

Monday:​  9 am - 4 pm​
​Tuesday: ​ 9 am - 4 pm
​Wednesday: ​ 9 am - 4 pm
​Thursday:  9 am - 4 pm
​Friday: 9 am - Noon