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Welcome to Irvine Valley College (IVC)!

Spring 2021: Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, all classes at IVC are being offered in an on-line format and the campus is closed to the public. Staff and faculty are working remotely (off-campus) to assist IVC students.

For information related to international students and

COVID-19, please visit our COVID-19 F-1 Visa Resource​ page.​​

Contacting the International Student Program:

The International Student Program (ISP) remains committed to assisting our international students in the US and overseas during the spring 2021 semester! You are not alone! Please review the information below to learn how to contact our office:​

  1. ​Email our office at Emails will be responded to on the next business day. Please be sure to leave your full name and student ID in your email.
  2. Call our office at 001-949-451-5414 to speak with an ISP staff member Monday - Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm and Fridays 9:00am - 4:30 pm​ PST.​
  3. Website: Scroll to the bottom of this page for links to information pages for new and continuing international students.

Appointment Scheduling:

Our International Academic Counselors and Immigration Advisors are meeting​​ students through Zoom and telephone. To schedule an appointment:

  1. Call our office at 001-949-451-5414 to speak with an ISP staff member Monday - Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm and Fridays 9:00am - 4:30 pm​ PST.
  2. Visit the Appointment Scheduling Lobby​ to chat with an ISP Staff member quickly to schedule an appointment. The Appointment Lobby is available Monday - Thursday from 9:00am - 6:00pm and Fridays 9:00am - 4:30pm (PST). (Chrome browser required).

Virtual Drop-Ins:

​Students and visitors can access our academic counselors and immigration advisors during their Virtual Drop-In Hours in Cranium Cafe. (Chrome browser required).

Review the spring 2021 Virtual Drop-In Schedule for academic counselors and immigration advisors at:

ISP Virtual Drop-In Hours Spring 2021.pdf

​Click on the lobby below during the posted Virtual Drop-In Hours. You do not need to be a registered IVC student to access our Virtual Drop-In Hours:

International Student Counselors
(academics/university transfer): International Academic Counseling Lobby

Immigration Advisors/General Questions: Immigration Advising & General Question Lobby

For emergencies or after hour emergencies,
please call 949-451-5693.

About Irvine Valley College:

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.

Virtual Tour

Take an interactive, virtual tour of the IVC campus. Our tour guide will lead you through campus by way of panoramic photos, providing information about each location as you go. Be sure to click on the supplemental icons to discover each location in more detail.

IVC Videos:


T: 949-451-5414
O: CEC 7

Office Hours

 Monday:​  9 am - 6 pm​
​ Tuesday: ​ 9 am - 6 pm
 ​Wednesday: ​ 9 am - 6 pm
 ​Thursday:  9 am - 6 pm
​ Friday: ​ 9 am - 4:30 pm​

International Student
Program Brochure

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