Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) operates Ellsworth Community College and Marshalltown Community College, as well as Iowa Valley Community College Grinnell. All three share a common college catalog.
ABOUT OUR OLDER CATALOGS: Check with your academic advisor before referring to the older documents below. They will not be applicable for many currently enrolled students.
For catalogs issued prior to Fall 2001, check with your academic advisor or the Registrar's Office; older catalogs will not be applicable for many currently enrolled students.)
Iowa Valley Community College District (which operates Ellsworth Community College) is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (www.ncahlc.org; ph. 312-263-0456), the Iowa Department of Education, and the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships; some individual degree programs are also accredited by agencies specific to those areas of study. IVCCD is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. IVCCD has articulation agreements with Iowa’s Regent universities and many other colleges in Iowa and the Midwest.
Iowa Valley and ECC desire to resolve student grievances, complaints and concerns in an expeditious, fair and amicable manner. Students residing outside of the state of Iowa while attending ECC who desire to resolve a grievance should follow the College's grievance procedure, outlined on Page 13 in the ECC Student Handbook. However, if an issue cannot be resolved internally, you may file a complaint with either the HLC or the Iowa Department of Education (515-281-0319).