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College Catalogs

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, which is now online.

NOTE: Copies of older college catalogs are available from the Registrar’s Office or can be found online.


Iowa Valley Community College District (which operates Ellsworth Community College) is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (; 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.

Grievance Procedures

Iowa Valley and ECC desire to resolve student grievances, complaints, and concerns in an expeditious, fair and amicable manner. Students attending ECC who desire to resolve a grievance should follow the College’s grievance procedure, outlined on pages 17-18 in the ECC Student Handbook. If an issue cannot be resolved internally, you may file a complaint with the Higher Learning Commission (312-263-0456) or the Iowa Department of Education (515-281-0319).