Honors Program:

Honors Program at IVC

Irvine Valley College Honors Night

Watch the Honors Night event recording from March 10, 2021.

Application and requirements have been revised as of 11/20/2020
For application instructions and the application, please select one of the following options:


The Irvine Valley College Honors Program provides a supportive learning community that nurtures academic, professional, and personal growth in highly motivated students from all backgrounds. The program offers eligible students access to the following opportunities:

  • Small, seminar-style honors classes
  • Enriched coursework
  • Interaction with other motivated students
  • Recognition on transcripts and at graduation
  • Guaranteed priority admission review at many transfer institutions, including UCLA and UCI
  • Dedicated honors scholarships
  • Designated honors counselors
  • Priority registration for classes
  • Honors study lounge in LA 107
  • Leadership positions
  • Field trips and field studies
  • Social and cultural activities
  • Complimentary library card at UCI and UCLA (currently unavailable due to COVID)

Eligible students may enroll in honors-designated courses, most of which meet the general education transfer requirements for the University of California and California State University systems.