Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

ISS Programs

Athletic Support Program

The Athletic Support Program will encompass targeted advisement workshops, opportunities for athletes to address first year hurdles/various student athlete challenges, and mentoring.

  • Athletic Mentor Program
  • Athletic Registration
  • Mentoring

Right Place to Start (RPS) Program

The Right Place to Start (RPS) program at Rock Valley College is grant funded for the 2012-2013 academic year and coordinated within the Intercultural Student Services (ISS) office.

The RPS program is designed to give intensive academic and personal support to RVC students who graduated from a Rockford Public School 205 high school or currently reside in the RPS 205 district. This program supports 105 participants divided into seven cohorts of 15 each. All participants will take Student Development (STU) courses, meet with a Life Coach for 1-on-1 and for group discussions, attend a college tour, and earn incentives.


LOC Student Transition

This group of students who began their RVC career at the LOC site and are now taking classes on the main campus will receive support from ISS.

International Students

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Proactive Outreach Program

Our Proactive Outreach Program will contact any and all ISS students matching any of the following:

  • Academic Probation
  • Financial Aid Appeals
  • Academic Recovery Plans
  • Low mid-term grades
  • Near Graduation
  • Registration Support