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.

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GSC Tech Connect Session

Register for 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

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!

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.