Educational Equity Statement

It is the policy of Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) that no individual will be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by the District on the basis of actual or potential parental, family or marital status; age; color; creed; gender identity; national origin; physical or mental disability; race; religion; sex; or sexual orientation as required by the Iowa Code §§ 216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C §§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq).

Marshalltown Community College and Iowa Valley Grinnell students who have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy should contact Vincent Boyd, Education Equity Officer, at 641-844-5716 or Ellsworth Community College students who have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy should contact Honoria Balogh, Education Equity Officer, at 641-648-8633 or Iowa Valley Continuing Education students who have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy should contact Jacque Goodman, Education Equity Officer, at 641-844-5640 or Complaints may also be filed with the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison St., Suite 1475, Chicago, Illinois 60661-7204 (Ph: 312-730-1560, E: and/or the Iowa Civil Rights Commission at 400 E. 14th St., Des Moines, Iowa 50319 (Ph: 800-457-4416).

Retaliation against any individual for reporting discrimination or assisting in providing information relevant to a report of discrimination is strictly prohibited by IVCCD and constitutes a violation of this policy.

Admission Criteria

It is IVCCD’s policy to admit all individuals with either a high school diploma or its equivalent (HSED/GED) and students who wish to transfer from other colleges and universities. High school students who meet the Senior Year Plus requirements may enroll in dual credit courses with permission from the high school and the College. The individual degree programs listed below have additional admission requirements; follow the links for details on our website(s), or check the current college catalog.


Accounting, Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Agriculture (Ag Practitioner, Ag Science, Agribusiness, Animal Science, Farm Management, Precision Agriculture, Swine Management), Automotive Repair Technology, Broadcasting/Digital Media, Business Administration (Entrepreneurship, Small Business Practitioner), Business Administrative & Information Services Assistant, Business Computer Applications, Computer Applications in Business, Computer Network Management & Technology, Conservation Technology, Criminal Justice (Corrections, Law Enforcement), Culinary Apprenticeship, Culinary Arts, Customer Service, Dental Assisting, Early Childhood Education, Electro-Mechanical Systems Technologist, Electrical Maintenance Mechanic, Entrepreneurial & Diversified Horticulture, Equine Management, Equine Science, Gunsmith Technology, Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, Machine Tool Technology Tool & Die, Manufacturing Welding, Marketing, Medical Assistant, Medical Office Practitioner, Merchandising & Retail Management, Mobile Service Technician, Natural Gas (Advanced Fundamentals, Basics, Construction Skills, Customer Service Skills), Natural Gas Technician, Nursing (Associate Degree, Practical), Paralegal, Powerline (Advanced Skills, Basics, Construction Skills, Troubleshooting Analysis), Powerline Technician, Retail Management, and Utility Technician.

The IVCCD Education Equity Statement applies to all programs and services offered by IVCCD through ECC, MCC/IVG, and IVCE, including the Associate of Arts (AA) transfer degree and all Career & Technical Education programs.