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Welcome to Imperial Valley College!

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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Active Duty Military

The Getting Started Checklist is your step by step guide to assist you in successfully enrolling in courses with IVC.

Education Benefits

Tuition Assistance (TA):  TA is offered to eligible active duty military personnel to assist in the cost of tuition.  Please note that TA cannot be utilized for non-tuition education costs such as fees, books, supplies, etc.

Click your branch of service below to learn more about the eligibility requirements for TA.


Top-up Program:  This program is available to eligible active duty military personnel who would like to utilize their GI Bill® to supplement additional education expenses in which TA does not cover.  Click here to learn more about the Top-up Program.

The Post 9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33) or Montgomery GI Bill®-Active Duty (Chapter 30) provides educational assistance to eligible active duty military personnel.  The Post 9/11 GI Bill® allows eligible servicemembers to transfer all or an unused portion of benefits to their spouse or dependent children.

Education benefits may also be available through Army National Guard (ARNG) and Air National Guard (ANG).  Please note that assistance varies by state.  Click below to learn more.