A steady growth pattern began in April 1967 with the addition of a gymnasium that was designed to house sporting and theater events. It was rededicated on May 26, 1996 as the John A. "Buck" DePaoli Sports Complex in honor of the late John A. "Buck" DePaoli who served IVC for 30 years, of which 14 years were as Superintendent/President.
In November 1986, Imperial Valley College began construction of a 17,500 square foot state-funded building that now houses Health Technologies programs. The $2.2 million project was completed at the end of 1987.
IVC passed its second General Obligation bond in 1987. It was a $2.5 million measure that allowed the college to do major campus refurbishing and other general improvements.
In May 1999, the Spencer Library Media Center opened a 4,200 square foot addition
that houses the Learning Center and Tutoring Center. The $1,000,000 project included
a complete renovation of the existing library.
The Childhood Education Center celebrated its grand opening on October 28, 1991 and the
Infant Care Center was built and opened for service in June of 1999.
In April 2002, the Jean Raulston Reading/Writing Lab was relocated to the newly constructed 2600 building, sharing space there with the Pauline Benoit Rice Language Lab.