Special Populations

Special Populations, as defined by Perkins V, includes adults or traditional students with disabilities, low income, preparing for nontraditional fields, single parents, out of workforce, English Learners, homeless, youth in or aged out of foster care, and youth with parent in the military. View the definitions of these categories by visiting the pages linked above or clicking on In this section above.

The Special Populations Transition Specialist is here to help you along your educational journey by helping diminish obstacles and connecting you to resources as needed.

Visit Eagles Peak!

Whether you need to grab a quick snack to get through the day or get a bag of groceries, sign in at Eagles Peak to choose from an array of canned foods, shelf-stable foods, cereals, snacks, and non-perishable goods. View location, hours, and details at https://www.ivcc.edu/foodinsecurity.

Explore resources

The most successful students are those that ask for help. We are here to support you. Get familiar with resources and services early in the semester, so you can get the help you need quickly. 

Schedule a custom tour and appointment

Would a custom tour help lessen concerns that you might have whether you are a new, returning, current, or prospective student? Do you have non-academic questions? Schedule an in-person appointment via phone call/text Hannah Bowermaster at 815-224-0575 or hannah_bowermaster@ivcc.edu.


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