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Welcome to Irvine Valley College (IVC)!

The IVC campus will be closed from December 23 - January 3 for Winter Break. Our first day back in the office will be January 4. Happy Holidays!

Spring 2022: IVC will be offering hybrid instruction and will be issuing I-20s to new international 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. 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 am – 6 pm PST and Fridays: 9am-12pm. 

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 am – 6 pm PST and Fridays: 9am-12pm
  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 am - 6 pm PST and Fridays: 9am-12pm. (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 Appointment Scheduling webpage for academic counselors and immigration advisors. 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:

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 550 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.

IVC ISP Interest Form »

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

In-Person (On-Campus)

 Monday - Thursday  9 am - 4:30 pm​

Virtual (via Cranium Cafe)

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

IVC ISP Interest Form »

International Student
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