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Where we foster excellence in education that challenges students of every background to develop their intellect, character, and abilities; to assist students in achieving their educational and career goals; and to be responsive to the greater community.

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Welcome to IVC Counseling – we are here to guide you on your path to reach your career, educational and personal goals. ​



GET YOUR CSEP! A CSEP is a plan that outlines each and every class you need to graduate and transfer out of IVC – ON TIME! Schedule your appointment today!​

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Academic advising – Counselors will recommend classes for your major/pathway and provide a list of classes for the semester.

Student Educational Plans (CSEP)  - Counselors will work with you to identify a personalized plan that includes all the classes and requirements (semester by semester) that you will need to transfer or graduate from IVC. There is also an abbreviated version of this plan (ASEP).

Transfer School Advising – Counselors are available to provide information on how to transfer to a university and walk you through the requirements and coursework needed to transfer.

Referrals – Counselors will also connect you to additional supportive programs and services on campus.

Are you planning to TRANSFER to a university? Click here for more information.​


We encourage all students to stop by the Counseling Center to meet with their counselors for both in person and online appointments. Stop by in person any time Monday-Thursday (8:00AM-7:00PM) or Friday (8:00AM-5:00PM) as a walk-in to see a counselor or schedule an appointment. We are also available via zoom using this link:

You may also contact us at (760) 355-6543 for scheduling appointments and/or any questions. We hope to see you soon. The following services are provided through Counseling:
  • Academic Advising and Course Recommendations
  • Comprehensive Student Educational Plans
  • Abbreviated Educational Plans
  • Petitions (repeat courses, financial aid, etc.)
  • Transfer School Advising
  • Referrals for other campus programs and services
Alentamos a todos los estudiantes a pasar por el Centro de Consejería para reunirse con sus consejeros para citas en persona y en línea. Pase en persona en cualquier momento de lunes a jueves (8:00AM. a 7:00 PM) o viernes (8:00 a. m. a 5:00 p. m.) sin cita previa para ver a un consejero o programar una cita. También estamos disponibles a través de zoom usando este enlace:
Puede comunicarse con nosotros al (760) 355-6543 para programar citas y/o cualquier pregunta.
Esperamos verte pronto. A través de la Consejería se brindan los siguientes servicios:
Asesoramiento Académico y Recomendaciones de Cursos
Planes Educativos Integrales Estudiantiles
Planes Educativos Abreviados
Peticiones (repetición de cursos, ayudas económicas, etc.)
Asesoramiento escolar de transferencia
Referencias para otros programas y servicios del campus

Our Mission

The mission of the Imperial Valley College Counseling Department is to provide counseling, instruction, and services which assist individuals in attaining their educational, occupational, and personal/life goals.The Counseling Department promotes and supports diversity of culture and learning and, as an integral part of the educational community, seeks to enhance the lives of those who participate in our programs and enroll in our courses.As a new student, seeing a counselor is probably the most important thing you can do. Our counselors can help you find the right level of classes and assist you in designing an educational plan to help you meet your educational goal. Counselors can also direct you to IVC's many supportive services.Supportive Services:


Here are the options for scheduling a counseling appointment:
zoom Counseling ​ZOOM ROOM

Counseling Services

How can we help?

  • Academic Advising and Course
  • Recommendations​
  • IVC Counselors
  • Student Educational Plans (CSEP and ASEP)
  • Petitions (repeat courses, financial aid,graduation etc.)​
  • Transfer School Advising​
  • Referrals for other campus programs and services​
Stop by and Visit
IVC - Building 100 ( Campus Map )

Office Hours
Monday – Thursday, 8AM to 7PM
Friday - 8AM to 5PM
Phone: (760) 355-6543