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Iceland Trip Preview
  SVCC Community Education invites you to experience the "land of fire and ice" and chase the aurora borealis across an ethereal wonderland. Spend your days surrounded by natural wonders and your nights in search of the elusive dancing lights....
Paramedic Program Info Session 4-23
  Presented by MercyHealth...
Industrial Maintenance Boot Camp
  Monday: Mechanical Systems ...
SGA Applications 3-22
  SGA invites students to run for 2024-2025 Student Government. If you or someone you know meets the SGA requirements, please consider applying for the positions. Deadline to apply is March 22....
Ultimate Laser Tag 3-22
  Ultimate Laser Tag...
Student Involvement Panel 3-6
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Blood Drive 3-25
  SVCC will host the American Red Cross blood drive on Monday, March 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in SVCC's Dillon Mall. Donate and receive a free gift card....
Racial Justice 2/26
  A presentation by the YWCA of the Sauk Valley on Race, Discrimination, and Equity...
Primary Election Dates to Remember
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Mrs Doubtfire 3-6
  Mrs. Doubtfire: The New Musical Comedy...
Galena Bus Trip 4-13
  Experience Wine Country & Galena...
Iceland Trip November 2024
  Iceland’s Magical Northern Lights...
Project VITAL Seeking Tutors
  Training sessions are March 1, 8, 22, and 29 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in SVCC's Adult Education Department, Rm 1J1....
Explore Sauk 2/19
  Visit our beautiful campus and learn more about our programs of study, financial aid and scholarships, students activities and so much more. Let us show you how "Sauk makes it possible - YOU make it happen!"...
Town Hall Chat 2/19
  TOWN HALL CHAT...
Application Deadline 3/1
  Interested in Nursing or Rad Tech?...
Summer & Fall Study Abroad
  Study abroad opportunities are now available for Summer and Fall 2024. Deadline to apply for Summer is February 15 or March 15 depending on the program of study. Fall deadline is May 15. For more information, visit svcc.edu/studyabroad or email Professor Paul R. Edleman at paul.e...
Writing Center
  Looking for feedback on your writing?...
Spring SaukFest 1/31
  Students can enjoy free food, giveaways, and fun!...
Job Fair 4/10
  Local employers are invited to participate in this community wide job fair. Please visit svcc.edu/jobfair or call Dana Chacon at 815-835-6294 to register....
EEMS Music 2/7
  Blending styles together from hip-hop, alternative and pop, Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Pianist and Looper Eems has become known for his versatile mashups and covers. Often playfully referred to as the "black guy with the ukulele”, Eems uses his unique sounds, voice, and sense of humor to take...
Vice Cream Social 2/14
  VICE CREAM SOCIAL WITH DR. JON MANDRELL...
Animum Rege Art Exhibit and Reception
  The Sauk Art Gallery presents:...
Private Illinois Colleges and Universities - February 28
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EIU Scholarship Opportunity
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Campus Closed 1/12
  SVCC campus will be closed on Friday, January 12 for staff and faculty training....
Campus Closed 1/15
  SVCC campus will be closed on Monday, January 15 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Offices will reopen on Tuesday, January 16....
The Academy Applications & Info Session
  The Academy at Sauk Valley Community College Accepting Applications for Fall 2024...
Caricaturist Kevin Berg January 22
  Kevin Berg will be offering free caricatures to kick off the Fall semester....
Winter Break Information
  SVCC Offices will close for winter break at the end of business day December 22 and reopen on January 2....
FAFSA Workshop 1-17
  Join the Financial Aid office in filling out the FAFSA form for 2024. They will provide assistance and answer any questions you may have. Please bring your laptop to complete the form. A limited number of computers will be available for use on a first come, first served basis....
FAFSA Fridays
  Friday, January 19 - Friday, February 9 ...
FAFSA Workshop 1-22
  Join the Financial Aid office in filling out the FAFSA form for 2024. They will provide assistance and answer any questions you may have. Please bring your laptop to complete the form. A limited number of computers will be available for use on a first come, first served basis....
Fall in Love with FAFSA 2-14
  Fall in LOVE with FAFSA ...
Volleyball All Conference
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FAFSA Preview 11/29
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Pizza Party Study Session 12-3
  Join Learning Commons for a pizza party study session....
Spring 2024 Registration
  Spring 2024...
Spring Express Registration
  December 11-14, 18-21 and January 2-4, 8-11...
Wintermester
  Enrollment is open now for WINTER courses. ...
Fall Break 11/22-11/24
  SVCC campus will be closed for Fall break starting Wednesday, November 22. Offices will reopen on Monday, November 27....
Volleyball Quarter Finals
  Region IV Quarter Final ...
Paramedic Program Info Session 1-31
  Presented by MercyHealth...
Wes Mathison 11-8
  An Hour of Fun and Entertainment with Magician / Mentalist...
Volleyball Sophomore Night
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Freedom 5k November 11
  Sauk Valley Community College will host the SVCC Freedom 5K on Saturday, November 11 at 10:00 a.m. on the SVCC campus. ...
Blood Drive 10/30
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Chicago Bus Trip 12/9
  Join SVCC Community Ed for a self-guided Chicago Bus Trip on Saturday, December 9. Experience the holiday season in downtown Chicago with SVCC Community Education....
Community Dance Classes
  Learn Basic Salsa and Intermediate West Coast Swing with SVCC’s Community Ed. Whether you think you can dance or not, we’ll help you reach your dancing goals and learn to enjoy stepping out onto the dance floor....
Roberto Carmona October 5
  Skyhawks never stop learning because life doesn’t stop teaching: An SVCC Alum shares career advice and leadership tools...
Doing Happiness October 18
  Presented by Matt Glowacki, Diversity Speaker...
Erika Gilchrist October 6
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Success Series Workshops
  Student Success Series Workshops...
Ag Career Fair & Expo 9/14
  Learn more about Ag in the Sauk Valley during SVCC’s Ag Career Fair & Expo! Whether you’re a high school student, college student, or an experienced Ag professional, don’t miss this free event. ...
Babysitting Training 10/9
  Learn how to be a safe, professional, and reliable babysitter. Training includes topics such as choosing age appropriate activities, basic child care, professionalism, and safety. Training is certified through the American Red Cross. Babysitting kit and certification included....
Study Abroad Spring & Summer 2024
  Study abroad opportunities are now available for Spring and Summer 2024. Deadline to apply for Spring is October 15. Summer deadline is February 15 or March 15 depending on the program of study. For more information, visit svcc.edu/studyabroad or email Professor Paul R. Edleman at pau...
Cultural Celebration 10/11
  SVCC Cultural Celebration...
C.L. Lindsay 9/19
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Civic Engagement Panel
  A nonpartisan panel discussion with local civic leaders. Facilitated by SVCC Dean of Student Services, Joe Strabala-Bright....
Sports Officiating Class Starts September 11
  Sports Officiating Class...
State University Transfer Day 10/12
  Meet with various universities from Illinois to learn more about the institution, and explore options for your next step after SVCC!...
Labor Day 9/4
  SVCC campus will be closed on Monday, September 4 for Labor Day....
still looking for connection art exhibit
  The Sauk Art Gallery Presents:...
Beetlejuice the Musical 11/7
  Experience opening night of Beetlejuice the Musical with SVCC Community Education....
Pizza With the Prez
  SVCC students are invited to enjoy pizza with SVCC president, Dr. David Hellmich....
Iceland Trip Preview
  SVCC Community Education invites you to experience the "land of fire and ice" and chase the aurora borealis across an ethereal wonderland. Spend your days surrounded by natural wonders and your nights in search of the elusive dancing lights....
Wrigley Field Tour 9-28
  Join SVCC Community Education on a ...
Create-A-Bear 8/15
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Caricaturist Kevin Berg August 14
  Kevin Berg will be offering free caricatures to kick off the Fall semester....
Fall SaukFest 8/30
  Students can enjoy free food, giveaways, and fun!...
Traveling World of Reptiles 8-23
  Interactive & Hands-On!...
EMT Program Info Session
  EMT Basic Program...
Offices Closed July 4
  SVCC offices will be closed Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day....
College for Kids
  College for Kids provides fun, informative classes to students entering 3rd through 8th grades....
Juneteenth - offices closed
  SVCC offices closed June 19 in observance of Juneteenth....
Memorial Day - Offices Closed
  SVCC offices will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. Office hours will resume on Tuesday, May 30....
Blood Drive 6/28
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Summer Hours
  SVCC summer hours start May 19 and run through August 4. Campus will be closed on Fridays during this time. Individual department hours Monday through Thursday may vary. ...
Faculty & Staff Art Exhibit
  SVCC Faculty & Staff Art Exhibit ...
Child Fair June 3
  38th Annual Child Fair...
Industrial Maintenance Boot Camp
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Sports Officiating Course
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Final Study Session May 7
  Pizza Party Study Session...
Plan to Register Early!
  To find out if you need an academic advisor approval to register, simply:...
Major Fair 4/19
  Learn about different fields of study by talking one-on-one with area experts - SVCC instructors! Instructors will be set up and ready to answer any questions about their areas of expertise. Students will be encourages to ask questions, try to find a major that feels like a good fit, and learn about...
State FFA Degree for SVCC Credit
  SVCC Accepts FFA State Degree for Credit...
What Were You Wearing? Exhibit
  What Were You Wearing? Exhibit...
Chris Singleton 4/5
  Sauk Valley Community College Presents...
Business Pathways for Entrepreneurs Panel April 20
  Join McFalls, Berge & Associates for...
Fine Arts Performance Hour 3/30
  Enjoy the Student Art Exhibit opening reception starting at 5:00 p.m. in the Art Exhibit, then make your way to the Fine Arts Performance Hour in the Mathis Theatre starting at 7:00 p.m....
Student Art Exhibit and Performance Hour
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Spring Blood Drive 3/27
  SVCC will host the American Red Cross blood drive on Monday, March 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in SVCC's Dillon Mall. Donate and receive a free gift card....
Ireland Trip Preview 4/26 - RESCHEDULED
  Extended Trip Preview...
Spring Break Bookstore Sale
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Auto Tech Program starts May 30
  Entry-Level Automotive Technician Program...
Offices Closed 3/17
  SVCC Offices will be closed for Spring Break on March 17....
Spring Break 3/11 - 3/19
  Spring Break...
Spring Band Concert 3/20
  SVCC Music Department Presents...
Electronic Violinist & DJ 3/20
  Electronic Violinist & DJ - Alex Ahn...
Ultimate Laser Tag 3/10
  Join Student Government for some indoor laser tag fun with your friends! Get your team of 5 together and compete! Games will operate every 15 minutes on a first-come, first-serve basis. ...