SVCC HLC Self-Study Document

Sauk Valley Community College
HLC Self-Study Document

September 19-21, 2011

5B.4: Facilities Available to the Community

Sauk opens its doors to community groups to host conferences, training, and other events. Although Sauk is the largest conference facility in the area, the college is careful not to market its facilities in ways that would compete with private meeting sites. Board policy defines the priorities for facility use and the types of groups that are required to pay rental charges (link to digital resource room support). Other educational institutions and most not-for-profits are able to use the facility rent free.

The 2010 Master Plan includes improving the community access to the building by clustering services around specific entrances. Renovation began in January 2011 when the Personal and Professional Development offices were moved from the West Mall to the East Mall. Other steps will be taken as the phases of the Master Plan come about. These changes will enhance community services already available on campus: