Rock Valley College

Programs and Services

Academic Support

  • Individualized academic advising
  • Time management and study skills
  • Individualized writing support
  • Faculty mentoring program
  • Two year academic planning
  • Math tutoring with a professional tutor

Financial Support

Personal & Social Support

  • Community building with other first- generation, low-income students and students with disabilities
  • Individual counseling with appropriate referrals to on and off-campus resources
  • Peer mentoring fun and informative social and cultural events
  • Retreats with goal setting and support- building activities
  • Leadership opportunities within the TRIO community
  • Strengths-based development exercises

Career Support

  • Help writing resumes and cover letters
  • Support with leadership development and resume building
  • College Tours
  • Assistance in applying to four-year degree programs

Program Services include:

  • Dedicated SSS Tutors
  • Pre-academic Advising
  • Financial Aid Advising
  • Social Networking
  • Life Coaching
  • Academic Goal Setting
  • Laptop Computer Lending Program
  • Cultural Enrichment and Leadership Opportunities
  • Registered Student Organization
  • Financial and Economic Literacy Workshops
  • University Tours
  • Study Skills Workshops
  • Career Exploration
  • Summer Bridge Program