Rock Valley College
Disability Student Services

Disability Support Services

If you are a student with a disability who may require assistance in accessing any of the college's programs or services, please contact our office to discuss potential barriers and possible solutions. Our department also serves as a source of guidance, consultation, and training to faculty, staff, and the community on disability and access-related issues.

Request Services

Find out what you need to do to request disability accommodations and services at RVC.

DSS Accommodations & Services

Communication Services

Sign Language interpreters and Real-time captioners are trained professionals who provide communication services. Find out how to request and receive this accommodation.

Assistive Technology

Special software and equipment is available to students with a variety of disabilities. See how to take advantage of the DSS equipment loaner program.

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RAISE Program

RAISE is an alternative post-secondary education program for individuals with intellectual disabilities that enables individuals to participate in inclusive post-secondary educational opportunities, gain independent living skills, and to obtain competitive employment.

Handicapped parking space

Accessible Campus Map

This map of the RVC main campus indicates accessibility features, including locations of elevators, exterior automatic door openers, emergency call boxes, and handicapped parking spaces.

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It is the policy of Rock Valley College to provide equal opportunity to its admissions, employment and educational programs and activities consistent with federal and state law. Discrimination is prohibited on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, order of protection status, sexual orientation, including but not limited to gender-related identity discrimination, veteran status, or unfavorable military discharge, use of lawful products while not at work, genetic information, or other legally protected categories.