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HEARTS (Helping to Ensure Achievement and Resources for Transitional Students) supports students who have experienced or are currently experiencing food and/or housing insecurity while they are a student at IVC. 

    What You Will Get Through HEARTS

    As a HEARTs participant, you will have access to resources to support you for life at and away from IVC.


    One-on-one academic, personal, and career counseling

    Priority Registration

    Based on eligibility

    Personal Care Resources

    Access to fresh food, clothing and personal care closet


    Off-campus food and housing assistance

    Scholarship Opportunities

    HEARTS Scholars Program Contact

    949-451-5688Copy Phone Number

    Amrik Johal
    Assistant Dean of Students, Student Life and Equity

    Erin Pollard
    Manager, Student Equity Program

    Heather Johnson
    HEARTS, Counselor

    Join the HEARTS Scholars Program

    To be eligible for HEARTS Scholars, you must:

    • Be currently enrolled at IVC
    • Have experienced food and/or housing difficulties

    If this is you, contact Student Equity and Achievement Counselor Heather Johnson to begin receiving services.

    You can also contact the Office of Student Equity for more information.