SVCC HLC Self-Study Document

Sauk Valley Community College
HLC Self-Study Document

September 19-21, 2011

3C.3: Advising Programs Focus on Student Success

The Counseling Office plays a critical role in carrying out the college Mission to “meet the needs of diverse students” by carrying out its own mission that it “acknowledges and respects that right of each individual to realize his or her fullest potential. . . while encouraging each person to take initiative and responsibility for his or her total development.” The Counseling Office, consisting of three full-time counselors and three part-time Academic Advisors, carries out several functions that support student learning and success: