Rock Valley College
Rock Valley College's Getting Started Center is committed to developing and supporting the academic and personal success of all first year students.

Getting Started Center

Our Getting Started Center is committed to developing and supporting the academic and personal success of all first year students. We offer a comprehensive and intentional experience that supports student learning and involvement. 

Welcome to Rock Valley College!  We're excited that you have decided to pursue your educational and career goals with us and we look forward to having you on campus!

We know it's critical to build a foundation for success during your first year of college.  Our programs are designed to help you have a successful beginning for your college experience. Whether you are planning to transfer to a four year university or want to pursue a rewarding career after graduation, we can help you make the transition.

Peer Mentors are college students just like you! Get real answers from real students.

Peer Mentoring

Peer Mentors are college students just like you! Get real answers from real students.

Student Connect Workshops 2017/2018

Student Connect Workshops

Workshops are focused at providing learning and interactive experiences to students outside the classrooms in hopes of increasing student success.

GSC Tech Connect Sessions 2017

GSC Tech Connect Sessions

Register and attend a GSC Tech Connect Session if you are a new RVC student! All new students are highly recommended to attend a session before registering for classes.

Student Success Courses with GSC

Student Success Courses

Our STU 100 (Planning for Success) and STU-101 (Career Planning) courses are designed to help new students transition to college and prepare for the future!

New Student Welcome Event Spring 2018

New Student Welcome Event

Register for our New Student Welcome event in the spring! Mark your calendars for Thursday, January 4, 2018.

Got Questions? Seeking Help? Connect with Us!

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If you have any questions about Getting Started at RVC, attending a GSC Tech Connect Session, or upcoming New Student Welcome events sponsored by the Getting Started Center, please use our comment box.