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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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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



Alexis Villa, Dean of Student Services and Special Projects

Carol Cortés, Administrative Secretary
(760) 355-6304  - Building 100

Student Services & Special Programs

Assessment Center (760) 355-6465 Room 401
CalWORKs Assessment (760) 377-7591 ICDSS
CalWORKs Counseling (760) 355-6556 Building 100
Counseling (760) 355-6543 Building 100
DSP&S (760) 355-6313 Building 2900
EOPS/CARE (760) 355-6407 Building 100
Military & Veterans' Center (760) 355-6141 Room 624
Prison Education Program (760) 355-5711 Building 400
Resilient Scholars Program (760) 355-5713 Building 400
Student Equity & Achievement (760) 355-5713 Building 400
Student Support Services (760) 355-6379 Building 100
Talent Search (760) 355-6251 Building 2000
Transfer Center (760) 355-6274 Building 100
Upward Bound (760) 355-6252 Building 2400


Alexis Villa (Point of Contact)
Dean of Student Services and Special Projects

District Counselors

Elizabeth Trevino, District Counselor Coordinator (Point of Contact)
(760) 355-6168

Gilbert Campos
(760) 355-6181

Tanya Dorsey
(760) 355-6417

Paige Lovitt
(760) 355-6418

Crystal Mcsee

Denise Patron
(760) 355 6431

Trinidad Argüelles
(760) 355-6248

Vianey Urena

Maggie Vizcarra
(760) 355-5715 

Support Staff

Carol Cortés, Administrative Secretary
(760) 355-6304

Daisy Palacios, PT Student Services Technician (Evening)
Itzel Raygoza, PT Student Services Technician (Day)
(760) 355-6543

Tiffany Tukes, Student Services Technician (Point of Contact)
(760) 355-6488


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: