The Imperial Valley Campus is a satellite campus of San Diego State University (SDSU) in Calexico, California, near the U.S.-Mexico border.
Established in 1959 by act of the state legislature, it serves residents of California's Imperial County. It is accredited as an integral division of SDSU and operates under the same academic calendar.
As of 2007, the SDSU Imperial Valley Campus now offers instruction for all four collegiate years, and recently graduated its first four (4) year freshman class.
In the Fall 2012, the Imperial Valley University Partnership (IVUP) started, which consists of 100 incoming freshman students. This program is for 2 years where Imperial Valley College (IVC) is also part of the program. Students take 6 units at SDSU-IV and 9 units at IVC.
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