Rock Valley College

Advising & Transfer Counseling Center

Our counseling center staff can help you clarify your educational goals and help you deal with personal issues as well. We will sit down with you to map out academic plans, help with transfer to four-year schools, help you select appropriate courses for college majors, and can provide you with catalogs for four-year colleges throughout the U.S.

Career Counseling Resources

  • Vocational and personality inventories: Designed to help clarify and identify your strengths, abilities, and interests.
  • Occupational information: Employment outlook, salaries, educational requirements, and nature of work summaries.
  • Choices: A computer program offering advanced career guidance by matching your preferences and goals to related careers.
  • STU 101 Career Planning (2 credits): This course will help you acquire skills for improving career/life planning. Credits apply toward graduation and transfer to most four-year colleges. Career Planning is designed to help you improve your life/career planning. You will acquire skills for discovering who you are, what you want, and how you can reach your goals.  At the conclusion of the program, you should be able to take more control over your life. Credit earned is elective credit and will apply to graduation and transfer.

Personal Counseling

Are your issues more personal in nature? We can help you with those too.

  • Explore new techniques for dealing with situations in life.
  • Learn how to deal with feelings of anxiety, inadequacy, and loneliness.
  • Enhance self-image and self-esteem.
  • Sharpen problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Receive crisis counseling and referrals to community and private mental health agencies.

For more information on these free services for RVC students, call (815) 921-4100.