Vision, Mission and Goals
Irvine Valley College provides students avenues for success through premier educational standards, exceptional services, and dynamic partnerships.
Irvine Valley College is committed to student success. The College is devoted to student learning through exemplary teaching, integrated support services, effective stewardship, and continued accessibility in a diverse community.
1. Teaching and Learning: Facilitate student success by developing programs that prepare students for
academic transfer, degree and career technical certificate completion.
2. Intensive Student Support: Provide exemplary instructional and student support services and infrastructure focused on
3. Leadership and Accountability: Promote institutional effectiveness and student success based on a college culture of
transparent and responsive leadership, collegial dialogue, and accountability.
4. Finance and Resource Development: Enhance external resources in support of a quality educational environment.
1. Increase by 5% the total number of degrees and certificates awarded, and the number of students who are transfer
2. Increase student retention and persistence rates by 5%.
3. Develop a prescribed framework that will enhance effective use of student support services.
4. Increase Career and Technical Education opportunities for student, faculty, and community members through
development of new and revised certificates (5% annually), faculty engagement (5% annually), and business and
community partnerships (10% annually).
5. Develop and annually assess student learning outcomes (SLOs) for all courses and programs. Assess ISLOs according to
the timetable established. Develop and annually assess administrative unit outcomes (AUOs).
6. Increase the number of students who successfully complete the ESL pre-collegiate sequence and enroll in college-level
courses. Increase the ARCC improvement rate for credit ESL courses to meet or exceed the peer group average.
7. Align the college's revenues with expenditures and achieve a $1.5 million college operational reserve.
8. Satisfy 2012-13 NIMSCAST standards to enhance public safety at IVC.
9. Increase IVC Foundation revenues by 10% over fiscal year 2011-2012.
10. Complete ATEP site development plans including a multi-year schedule of IGETC/GE courses and a STEM (science,
technology, engineering, arts and math) emphasis. Develop external partnerships, communicate and market programs
and services to the community, and cultivate resources necessary to successfully execute the development of a new
11. Improve sustainability in water use, power use, construction practices, waste production, and land use. Increase the
educational functionality of campus grounds.(Conceptually approved. Exploring the use of the AASHE standards to
measure the objective.)