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Nondiscrimination

It is the policy of Iowa Valley Community College District 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).

Ellsworth Community College/ECC students who feel they have been discriminated against are advised to contact Dr. Amanda Estey, Education Equity Officer, at 641-648-8633 or Amanda.Estey@iavalley.edu.  Marshalltown Community College/MCC and Iowa Valley Grinnell/ IVG students who feel they have been discriminated against are advised to contact Dr. Patrick Kennedy, Education Equity Officer, at 641-844-5716 or Patrick.Kennedy@iavalley.edu.  Iowa Valley Continuing Education/IVCE students who feel they have been discriminated against are advised to contact Jacque Goodman, Education Equity Officer, at 641-844-5640 or Jacque.Goodman@iavalley.edu. IVCCD employees who feel they have been discriminated against are advised to contact Colleen Springer, Affirmative Action Coordinator, at 641-844-5523 or Colleen.Springer@iavalley.edu. Complaints may also be filed with the Iowa Civil Rights Commission at 400 E. 14th St., Des Moines, Iowa 50319, at 800-457-4416, and/or the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, at the Chicago office, 500 W. Madison St., Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661; 312-730-1560. 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.

MCC Dental Assisting (click on packet link) MCC Medical Assisting (click on packet link)
MCC/IVG Gunsmith Technology ECC Nursing (Practical Nursing & Associate Degree Nursing)
ECC Medical Assisting (click on packet link) MCC Nursing (Practical Nursing & Associate Degree Nursing)

Title IX Coordinators (for issues relating to sexual misconduct)

ECC Students Dr. Barb Klein, 1100 College Ave., Iowa Falls, IA 50126; Ph: 641-648-8518

MCC/IVG Students – Nate Chua, 3700 S. Center St., Marshalltown, IA 50158; Ph: 641-844-5743

IVCE Students Jacque Goodman, 3702 S. Center St., Marshalltown, IA 50158; Ph: 641-844-5640


The IVCCD nondiscrimination statement applies to all programs and services offered by IVCCD through ECC, MCC/IVG, and IVCE, including Liberal Arts Transfer programs and all Career & Technical Education programs.

IVCCD Career & Technical Education (CTE) Programs

Accounting, Agriculture, Automotive Repair Technology, Broadcasting/Digital Media, Business Administration, Computer Applications in Business, Computer Network Management & Technology, Conservation Technology, Criminal Justice (Corrections, Law Enforcement), Culinary, Dental Assisting, Early Childhood Education, Electro-Mechanical Systems Technologist, Equine Management, Equine Science, Gunsmith Technology, Machine Tool Technology Tool & Die, Marketing, Medical Assistant, Medical Office Practitioner, Merchandising & Retail Management, Mobile Service Technician, Natural Gas Technician, Nursing (Associate Degree, Practical), Paralegal, Powerline Technician, and Welding.