Sauk Valley Community College provides a comprehensive program of student services that are all designed to help a student succeed in college.
Trust us, we know college is tough and we are here to help you! And while we can’t take your tests for you, we can support you along the way. Below is a list of resources that are available to you as a Sauk student, most of which are free. So, take a moment and read what Sauk offers you! If you have any questions about a particular office, call us direct at the numbers listed below or call our main line at 815.288.5511.
The Recruitment Office staff will help you transition into college. New students or students that have not attended SVCC in over a year, will need to restart your journey in this office. Staff will help you review your academic records for proper class placement. Contact the Recruitment Office at 815.835.6421 to guide you through the enrollment process.
If you are returning student, the Academic Advising/Counseling Office can help you schedule your future classes. This office also provides free and confidential services pertaining to academic, career, and personal issues. Our staff offers a confidential process for you to share your concerns, no appointment necessary. We help you explore and clarify your educational goals as well as help you select appropriate courses for your major or program of study. By mapping short and long term academic plans, you will stay on track for graduation. Contact the Counseling/Academic Advising Office at 815.835.6354 for additional information.
The Financial Assistance Office can assist you with the process of seeking grants, student loans,
work-study opportunities or scholarships. We encourage everyone to apply for financial aid at www.fafsa.ed.gov because you might be eligible for FREE grants in addition to loans. Contact the Financial Assistance Office at 815.835.6339 for additional information.
The Office of Veterans Services strives to serve the specific needs of student veterans, military personnel and their families by providing assistance with educational benefits, counseling, readjustment services and information about other services for veterans. Named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine for 5 consecutive years, we strive to give veterans the individual attention and assistance to help them succeed in their education and their personal lives. For more information, contact us at 815.835.6420.
Career Services is here to help you make the school to employment connections. Whether you are looking for full-time or part-time work, internships or just want to sharpen job skills, Career Services can provide the tools that will help you with your career needs. Contact the Career Services Office at 815.835.6294 for additional information.
Disability Support Office
The Disability Support Office is responsible for determining reasonable accommodations for accessibility. The student is responsible for initiating service through the Disability Support Office prior to the first class. You are welcome to discuss your accommodation needs at any time throughout the semester; however, accommodations are not retroactive. Contact the Disability Support Office at 815.835.6220 for additional information.
Learning Assistance Center
The Learning Assistance Center staff provides free one-on-one tutoring on a walk-in basis in an informal, friendly atmosphere. The LAC also offers instructional materials, use of computers and math testing services.
Your physical health is important too! Sauk has a full complement of exercise equipment and free-weights in its Fitness Center. While the Fitness Center is not a free resource, it can be accessed on campus inexpensively by students and community members.
For more information, call 815.835.6338.
Instructional Technology Department
The Instructional Technology department provides phone-in Help Desk support for student technology issues, technology help resources online for access after-hours and an online tech help request form (svcc.edu/students/technology/index.html). The Skyhawk Tech Help Service for consulting about personal devices and general questions is also available in the student lab, 2F1.
The Office of Admissions & Records can help you with registration and accessing your academic records. Contact them to update your personal information and file for graduation. You can also get your free student I.D. Contact the Office of Admissions & Records at 815.835.6273 for additional information.