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Resources for Students

If you are a student who is in need of services or support during this time, please see the following list of services available both at IVC as well as in the community. 

Resources at IVC:

Medical and/or Mental Health Needs

  • Ask our Health and Wellness Center doctor your medical questions! Please call our Ask-A-Nurse Hotline at 949-451-5687.
  • Mental health support is also available through our Health and Wellness Center. Providers are ready to speak to you daily, Monday-Friday.

Laptop for Online IVC Classes from Home

All Fall 2020 IVC enrolled students are invited to apply. The loan program offers two options between Chromebooks and Windows 10 devices. Supplies are limited, please apply early to ensure your requested device is available. To apply, visit

Food Needs

The Food Resource Center is offering $50 Albertsons e-gift Cards to students while supplies last. Students can email Monica Perez to set up an appointment to receive this resource.

Legal Consultations

Offered through the Dream Scholars Program, students are able to request free 30-minute appointments to consult on issues of immigration and citizenship. Submit an interest form here.

Tutoring Needs

  • All IVC tutoring services are being offered remotely.
  • The Math Center is now functioning on Canvas in the Discussion area for students enrolled in TU 301, section 62840.
  • Student Success Center students need to add TU 301 to access the Smarthinking online tutoring platform (available 24/7).
  • Writing Center students need to enroll in a WR conference to access the online WR center resources on Canvas. A virtual tour of resources is provided here.

Financial Need

Resources from the Community:


Food and Basic Needs


  • Where to get COVID-19 testing:
    • OC Health Care Agency, 1725 W. 17th Street, Anta Ana, CA 92706 800-564-8448
    • M-F: 8 am-5 pm
  • Orange County Community Services Hotline: 714-480-6450
    • Includes the Orange County Veterans Service Office, Office on Aging, and Community Investment Division programs
    • Extended Hours of Operation:
      • Weekdays (Monday – Friday) from 8 am to 8 pm
      • Saturdays and Sundays from 8 am to 5 pm
  • California Community College Health and Mental Health Resources

Mental Health


Internet and Online Learning

  • Charter/Spectrum Internet: Free internet for students for 60 days
  • Comcast Internet: Free internet for students for 60 days
  • Cox: Free internet for students for 60 days
  • Adobe: free access to Creative Cloud tools through May for home use by students attending schools that currently only provide lab access through May.
  • Cengage: free access to digital platforms and 14,000 ebooks through Cengage Unlimited


K-12 Learning/Resources for Kids

  • Scholastic: Free home learning curriculum and resources for K-12
  • CA Meals for Kids: helps you find nearby meals during COVID-19 school closures
  • Stand Up for Kids: If you are experiencing homelessness in the Orange County area and are between the ages of 12 and 24, please call the Stand Up for Kids hotline at (714) 356-5437
  • Women, Infants, Children (WIC): provides supplemental foods, nutrition, education, and referrals to health care at no cost to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age 5
  • YMCA: offering childcare for essential workers
  • Curiosity Kids: offers educational video content for kids for $12/year (COVID-19 special)
  • Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems: bestselling children’s book Illustrator hosts free coloring lessons for kids
  • PE with Joe Wicks: free fun video workouts for kids
  • StorylineOnline: Free during COVID-19: celebrities reading stories to children


Student Loan and Mortgage Payments Suspended


Immigration and Undocumented Resources

Ways to Make a Difference in Our Community