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Laser Day

Laser Day

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Laser Day? Why should I attend?

Laser Day is your introduction to academic and campus life at IVC. Our half-day program provides new students with the chance to meet faculty in their major, connect with their peers and prepare for success during their academic journey at IVC. Don’t miss it!

Who should attend Laser Day?

All new students to IVC who are starting in the Fall semester are encouraged to attend Laser Day.

How do I sign up for Laser Day?

Students must have a valid IVC Student ID# and be in enrolled for the Fall semester in order to register for Laser Day. Not sure if you have a Student ID#? Contact IVC Admissions at 949-451-5315 or email for additional assistance.

What is the schedule?

Laser Day is scheduled for Wednesday, August 17 from 8 am to 1 pm. The schedule of events will be available in July.

Do I really need to come to Laser Day?

We strongly encourage students to make every effort to attend Laser Day. We will cover different topics throughout the day that will be relevant to the student experience at IVC, both in and out of the classroom.

Can my parents/Family members attend Laser Day?

Definitely! Parents, guardians, and family members are encouraged to attend the “Parent Session.“

What if I don’t know what I want to study?

If you are unsure of your major, please select the school that sounds most interesting to you. You will have the opportunity to learn more about your options during Laser Day.

How do I know what IVC school I belong to?

Please search for your major, or area you are interested in learning more about, using the list below. Each heading includes the name of the school your major belongs to.

School of the Arts

  • Dance
  • Music
  • Speech & Forensics
  • Theatre Arts

School of Business Sciences

  • Accounting
  • Business Management
  • Computer Information Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Real Estate

School of Humanities

  • English
  • Film Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Journalism
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies

School of Integrated Design, Engineering, and Automation

  • Design Model Making and Rapid Prototyping
  • Drafting technology
  • Electrical Technology
  • Electronic Technology
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Laser Technology

School of Kinesiology, Health, and Athletics

  • Kinesiology
  • Adapted Kinesiology
  • Health & Nutrition
  • Fitness Professional

School of Languages and Learning Resources

  • Chinese
  • ESL and Adult ESL (AESL)
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Sign Language
  • Spanish

School of Life Sciences and Technologies

  • Biological Sciences
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Health Sciences

School of Mathematics and Computer Science

  • Computer Science
  • Design Model Making and Rapid Prototyping
  • Drafting Technology and Engineering
  • Mathematics

School of Physical Sciences and Technologies

  • Astronomy
  • Chemistry
  • Electrical Technology
  • Electronic Technology
  • Geology
  • Laser Technology (Photonics)
  • Physics

School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Administrative Justice
  • Anthropology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Sustainability & Resource Management

Who do I contact if I am in need of accessibility accommodations for Laser Day?

If you require an accommodation, please contact Disabled Students Programs and Services at least three business days prior to the event at 949-451-5630 or