Irvine Valley College


Are you planning to take single course options through Irvine Valley College (i.e. Spanish, Entrepreneurship, Design Model Making, Computer Science Etc.)?

Singular courses are available during the school year and over summer and open to both students currently enrolled at IVC and high school students. These courses are taught on the IVC campus and currently enrolled IVC students are given priority to registering for these classes. High school students can only access singular classes if space is available.


To register, you must complete the following steps:

Step 1

Apply to IVC ( for Summer, Fall, or Spring terms

Step 2

Once you have your IVC ID, go to and click on “New Request” to complete the form.

Step 3

Please select "General K-12" to select your course(s)

Step 4

Once you submit your form electronically, student, parent, and school administrator will sign the document electronically

Step 5

View Registration Appointment, then register online on or after your registration appointment through MySite


Are you planning to take an IVC/IUSD Summer College Class? There are limited courses available every summer through IVC/IUSD Summer College. These courses are taught on the IVC campus and only open to high school students. 

Click here for a list of course offerings this summer!


Complete the following steps to register:

Step 1

Apply to Irvine Valley College HERE for the Summer 2021 term. You will need to create an OpenCCCAccount and then apply for Summer 2021 admission in order to obtain your IVC ID#.  This ID # is required to register for classes

Step 2

Once you have your IVC ID, click HERE and log in using your IVC Username or Email and  your password (IVC ID#) to complete the IUSD High School Special Request Form

Step 3

Once you are logged in, click on “New Request” and complete the K-12 Information and Parent and Guardian fields.

The K-12 Special Admission form is a DocuSign form that requires electronic signatures. Once all signatures are attained, the form will be automatically submitted to the Office of Admissions and Records.

The form requires:

  • Students electronic signature
  • Parent/Guardian electronic signature.
  • Principal’s permission or authorized designee electronic signature.

To assure that your current High School administrator approves your course selection you must:

  • Select the “Career College Access Pathway (CCAP)” option
  • Then select the “IUSD Summer Program 2021” and the high school you are currently attending

Enrollments are accepted on a first come basis. Once courses are filled, students are placed on a waiting list.

Step 4

Pay Fees and Purchase Books

Enrollment fees are waived for high schools students. Measure BB will cover the Health Fee, and if applicable, the non-resident tuition and capital outlay fees. Students are responsible for material fees, parking fees, and purchasing books. Although material fees may be paid in person at the time of enrollment or online through MySite, parking fees must be handled through MySite. Payment must be received within five (5) business days of registering or students may be dropped for nonpayment. Books for all classes can be purchased at the Irvine Valley College Bookstore.

Dual Enrollment (Fall 2021)

Irvine Unified School District and Irvine Valley College have partnered to offer the following “Dual Enrollment” courses to IUSD students during the Fall 2021 Semester: Math 353-Elementary Algebra, Japanese 1, Communications 1, Intro to Business 1,  CIM 110-Information Technology, CIM 117-Social Media Marketing, Bio 10-Biochemistry for Health Science, and American Sign Language 1

What is Dual Enrollment?

  • IVC classes offered on IUSD campuses either during the school day, online or after school
  • IVC courses taught by IVC professors
  • Courses that allow high school students to earn college credit, transferable to both UC and CSU

Please click here for more information on how to register for Dual Enrollment courses: IVC Dual Enrollment Flyer


Dual Enrollment Course Options/Descriptions for 2020-2021 Offered at WHS:

  • Math 353-Offered online. Counselor or math teacher recommendation required
    • Math 353 (fall): A first course in algebra. Introduces signed numbers, equations and inequalities, graph and linear equations, functions, and polynomials. Similar to the first year of high school algebra.
  • Japanese 1 Fall 2021-Offered at 4:00-6:15pm Tu/Th (Online), open to all students
    • UNITS: 5
    • Designed to develop basic skills in understanding, reading and communicating in Japanese. Introduces Japanese syllabic symbols and kanji characters and presents general aspects of Japanese daily life and culture.
  • Communications 1 Fall 2020-Offered 4:00-6:50pm W (Online), open to all students
    • UNITS: 3
    • Offers students an opportunity to understand and use the components and processes of oral communication. Student presentations required.


  • Management 1 Fall 2021 (Introduction to Business)- Offered 4:00-5:15pm Tu/Th (Online), open to all students
    • UNITS: 3
    • A survey in business providing a multidisciplinary examination of how culture, society, economic systems, legal, international, political, financial institutions, and human behavior interact to affect a business organization’s policy and practices within the U.S. and a global society
  • ​CIM 110 - Fall 2021 (Information and Communication Technology Communication Essentials)- Offered 4:00-6:50pm W (Hybrid - meets at IVC), open to all students
    • UNITS: 4
    • Introduction to the computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the growing demand for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) professionals. Preparation for the CompTIA A+ certification exams.
  • ​CIM 117 - Fall 2021 (Social Media Marketing)- Offered online, open to all students
    • UNITS: 4
  • ASL 21 - Fall 2021 (Beginning American Sign Language) - Offered 12:50-2:15pm Wed/Fri (Online), open to all students
    • UNITS: 4
    • Designed to develop beginning communication skills in American Sign Language. Introduces signs, finger spelling, basic vocabulary, grammar, and syntax of ASL; and unique cultural/linguistic features of the Deaf community.
  • BIO 10 - Fall 2021 (Biochemistry for Health Sciences) - Offered TBD Tu (online, open to all students) 
    • UNITS: 3

  *Courses taken at IVC do not fulfill graduation requirements.

Steps to Enroll in IVC Dual Enrollment Courses Fall 2021 by May 25, 2021 


NOTE: If you took IVC classes in Spring 2021 you can SKIP this STEP.

1) Apply for Fall 2021 Application:

Link to Step by Step Application Instructions: Application Instructions


2) Complete the K12 form for CCAP Dual Enrollment.

Form submission page:


3) IUSD staff will send you an Add Permit Code (APC) to enroll


4) Add the course using the APC by June 20. Students may enroll on or after their registration time. Registration times begin June 22.


IVC Transfer Agreement Guarantee WS

Are you interested in learning about the Transfer Agreement Guarantees (TAG) offered at Irvine Valley College? IVC counselor Michelle Minkler held a TAG workshop via Zoom on April 22nd from 1:50-2:50pm. To watch the recorded workshop, click HERE

IVC Honors Program

The process has been updated for incoming freshman to apply and submit their material via email.  Some students have mailed their application packets to IVC directly and the Honors Program is constantly checking for that correspondence.  For students that have not completed their application, they will follow the process below:

  • Students will EMAIL application

    A letter of recommendation from a teacher, professor, or counselor who can comment favorably on your academic achievement, work habits, and/or engagement with other students. Students should obtain the letter from the recommender and submit it with their application.

    A portfolio of student work that includes a minimum of 3 items that demonstrate academic potential. Items in portfolio should be clearly labeled with your name and may include (but are not limited to) writing samples, artwork, and multimedia presentations. Compile all 3 items into a single PDF document; do not submit Google document links.

  • Unofficial transcripts are ACCEPTED

The link below provides updated details about the process for incoming freshman. 

IVC Honors Program Link:

Matriculation Steps

The deadline to complete your IVC Matriculation steps in order to receive priority registration (Freshman Advantage) is April 17th. Please DO NOT leave it to the last minute. Students can and are encouraged to complete all the required Matriculation steps online through your MySite account. 


Below are the steps you can follow to complete matriculation:

Login into MySite > My Information > Matriculation > 1) Online Orientation

-This will take about 1 hour to complete


Login into MySite > My Information > Matriculation > 2) Guided Self Placement

-This will take about 5 minutes to complete both the English and Math survey


Login into MySite > My Information > Matriculation > 3) Online Advisement

-This will take about 1 hour to complete and will cover the Matriculation steps of Advisement and First Semester Plan


 Login into MySite > My Information > Matriculation > Matriculation Status

-Students can track the progress of the completion of their Matriculation steps here

IVC Counselor Services

Counselor Marcy Maldonado is available for appointments to talk about first semester plans, recommended courses and transfer.

  • To schedule an appointment email Marcy Maldonado at Be sure that your email states the following:
    • Full name
    • IVC Student ID# (if student already has one)
    • High School Name
    • Belief question

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