Rock Valley College
Academic Advisors helping students register for class

Academic Advising

Our friendly advisors are here to help you choose the educational path that is right for you. They’ll work with you to build your schedule and help you stay on track to complete your goals. Whether you are a new student thinking about attending RVC or a current RVC student, having one of our advisors on your side will get you where you want to go!

What to do before you see an advisor!

Before You See An Advisor

Before calling or stopping by to make an appointment with one of our advisors, we strongly encourage you to follow these steps.

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Advising Requirement

First time freshmen with 0 completed and 0 transfer credit hours for the semester are required to meet with an academic advisor.

A student receives help from an advisor in the Open Advising Lab.

Walk-In Advising

If you have some idea about the types of classes you wish to take, a walk-in appointment may be ideal for you. Academic advisors are on hand to assist you with your quick questions and help you register!

Student Planning

Student Planning is an online tool that will allow you to view your progress, search for new classes, plan your degree, & register for classes. Download the tutorial to find out how to use this feature!

Contact Academic & Transfer Advising

To make an appointment with an advisor, please call (815) 921-4100. We are unable to schedule appointments by email at this time.



Disclaimer: Rock Valley College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, sex, marital status, or sexual orientation in admission to its programs, services or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspect of their operations. Rock Valley College also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.