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Honors Program Deadline - February 27
  Tailor your education to your specific interests with the Honors Program....
SVCC Offices Closed January 20
  In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the College will be closed on Monday, January 20....
American Mathematics Competition
  Sauk Valley Community College will host the 71st Annual American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) on January 30, 2020 and February 5, 2020 from 5:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Area high school students (grades 9, 10, 11, and 12) are invited to participate on either or both dates free of charge. SVCCt...
SVCC Offices Closed January 10
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Racial Justice Presentation January 29
  Racial Justice, it's everyone's responsibility...
Pizza with the Prez February 12
  Join SVCC President, Dr. David Hellmich for FREE pizza and casual conversation. Dr. Hellmich will give a brief college update and answer questions from students...
Shades of Ireland April 27-May 6
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Paint-n-Peel January 15
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Alumni Awards Open through January 13
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Caricaturist Kevin Berg January 13
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The Academy Application Deadline February 2
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SaukFest January 22
  Kick off your Spring Semester at SaukFest...
Natalie Jackson O'Neal Special Reception January 22
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Spring Payment Due December 10
  Cash, credit card, and checks may be brought by the Business Office on the first floor across from the gym....
Celebrate Russ Damhoff on November 26
  Help congratulate Russ on his Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Coach of the Year award!...
Pizza Party Study Session December 8
  Come join us for free pizza and the chance to prepare for your finals with a Learning Commons Tutor. Library services will also be available....
Animal Shelter Supply Drive
  SVCC Ag Club...
Offices Closed December 20 - January 2
  SVCC Offices will be closed for winter break....
Offices Closed November 27-29
  SVCC Offices will be closed November 27-29....
SVCC Golf Qualifies for Nationals
  The national competition will be held in Joplin, Missouri on May 19-22, 2020....
SVCC Cross Country Team Qualifies for Nationals
  The national competition will be held on November 9, 2019 in Albuquerque, New Mexico....
State Universities Transfer Day November 7
  Meet with various universities from Illinois to learn more about the institution, and explore options for your next step after SVCC!...
Spring 2020 Registration Starts November 4
  Plan to Register Early for Spring 2020 Courses...
Open Mic Night November 15
  presented by SVCC Creative Writing Class...
Wintermester Classes begin December 18
  Enrollment is open now for WINTER courses. ...
Music Department Concert November 17
  Join SVCC's Music Department for a Fall Concert...
SVCC Women's Tennis Heads to Nationals in May
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Chicago Bus Trip December 14
  Travel with SVCC to enjoy the sights, sounds, and holiday lighting of Chicago’s famous Michigan Avenue.Explore the city’s museums, shops and eateries. This self-guided trip allows you and your friends to enjoythe city without bothersome schedules, stressful driving and parking hassles.&#...
Chicago Cultural Excursion November 8
  Enjoy the Art Institute and a lovely day in the heart of the city....
Express Walk-in for New Students
  New Student Express Walk-in Enrollment All in One DayDecember 9-13, 16-20 and January 2-3, 6-98 – 4 Mondays thru Thursdays, 8 – 12 FridaysStudent Services Center Check-in (West Mall), 815-835-6354, svcc.edu/sscNo Appointment Necessary but you should arrive by 2PM Mondays through Thursday...
Spring 2020 Express Registration
  December 9-13, 16-20 and January 2-3, 6-9...
Tacos with Trustees November 13
  This opportunity will give students a chance to enjoy FREE tacos and share SVCC experiences, while learning more about the role of the Board of Trustees....
The Crowns of Empowerment Oct 21- Jan 22
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Fall Play November 22-24
  She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen...
Fall Blood Drive October 28
  SVCC will host the American Red Cross blood drive on Monday, October 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Sauk's Dillon Mall. Donate and receive a free t-shirt while supplies last....
ABC AmeriCorps Application Deadline October 25
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Learning Commons 30th Anniversary Celebration October 16
  Formerly the Learning Assistance Center (LAC), the Learning Commons Tutoring is celebrating 30 years of tutoring services at SVCC with a cake reception....
Scholarship Deadline October 31
  The Sauk Valley College Foundation announces the Spring Scholarship Kick-Off. Scholarship awards will be applied to the Spring 2020 semester. Applications will be accepted starting on October 1 and must be fully completed and submitted by Wednesday, October 31....
Stars & Postcards November 11
  Stars & Postcards...
Fall Concert September 29
  Join SVCC's Music Department for a Fall Concert...
Gallery Special Reception October 3
  The Sauk Art Gallery Presents:...
Hypnotist Frederick Winters October 17
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Sauk Ag & Culver's Grow Together
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Fall Leadership Training September 27
  A free program for any student wanting to make a difference and become a leader...
Alex Fischbach in Concert November 6
  Catch Morrison native, Alex Fischbach live at SVCC. Alex, a local singer/songwriter, competed on American Idol in 2015....
Pizza with the Prez
  Join SVCC President, Dr. David Hellmich for FREE pizza and casual conversation. Dr. Hellmich will give a brief college update and answer questions from students...
Title IX Preventing Incidents and Increasing Awareness October 9
  This program will cover topics ranging from what Title IX protects and prohibits, what constitutes as sex discrimination, sexual and gender-based harassment, non-discriminatory practices and the process for filing a complaint/grievance....
TRIO College Visits
  Sept. 13 – Aurora University (11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)...
Honors Program Deadline October 3
  Tailor your education to your specific interests with the Honors Program....
Study Abroad Deadline October 15
  Community CollegeExplore a World of Knowledge...
Freedom 5K November 9
  SVCC Freedom 5K Run Walk November 9...
Student Success Week
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Comedy Magician, Trent James, September 19
  Sauk Valley Community College invites the public to a free performance by Comedy Magician Trent James Thursday, September 19 at 7 p.m. in the Mathis Theatre...
Sones de Mexico Ensemble September 9
  Sauk Valley Community College invites the public to a free performance by Sones de Mexico Ensemble on September 9 at 12:20 in the SVCC Dillon Mall....
Offices Closed September 2 Labor Day
  SVCC Offices will be closed on Monday, September 2 for Labor Day....
Open Auditions September 3
  Open Auditions for...
You Could Be the Next Slammin' Sammy!
  Earn money while having fun at Sauk events. ...
Monsters of the Midway - Bears100 Experience
  This year marks 100 years since the Chicago Bears were founded in Decatur. Celebrate the Chicago Bears 100th season by touring Soldier Field and enjoying a delicious meal at Mike Ditka’s restaurant. Participants will get VIP treatment at Soldier Field! Experience an exclusive tour of Sold...
Chicago Blackhawks vs. St. Louis Blues
  Join SVCC Community Education for...
Fall Class Change Period
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Caricaturist Kevin Berg August 19
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Reptiles of the World August 21
  An up-close, live, and interactive experience about reptiles and amphibians from around the world, Dave DiNaso's program combines education and humor. If you'd like to see, touch, or learn about reptiles and laugh while doing so, don't miss this free show....
Campus Closed August 16
  The College will be closed on Friday, August 16 for Faculty and Staff training....
SVCC Hours
  Monday - Thursday...
Tackling Poverty Head-On Presentation August 15
  Through Donna’s presentation, Tackling Poverty Head-on: Understanding Resources to Create Stability, guests will develop a shared understanding of how and why one's economic environment shapes thinking and behavior. Donna helps guests explore how various roles in the community can impact the n...
Community Education Catalog is Here!
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Express Registration for Fall 2019
  Contact Admissions &Records at 815-835-6273 to start the registration process....
Fall Classes Begin - August 19
  Register now....
Fall Tuition due August 6
  Cash, credit card, and checks may be brought by the Business Office on the first floor across from the gym....
EMT Basic Training Coming Fall 2019
  Coming to SVCC in Fall 2019:...
Experience Hamilton on October 2
  Presented by SVCC Community Education...
Crack the Code
  Embark on a puzzling pirate adventure game at Skellington Manor Escape ...
Junior High Volleyball Camp
  SVCC Athletics will be hosting instructional Volleyball camps August 5-7 from 4-6 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. in the air-conditioned Sauk Gymnasium!...
Offices Closed July 4 in Independence Day
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Fall Tuition due July 9
  Cash, credit card, and checks may be brought by the Business Office on the first floor across from the gym....
ALICE Instructor Training at SVCC July 30-31
  Sauk Valley Community College will be hosting Active Shooter Response Certification Training (ALICE Training) on Dates. This certification is a two day train the trainer class on active shooter response. Attendees will range from law enforcement, local school officials, houses of...
Cubs vs Cards Trip September 20
  Your package includes transportation, one game ticket in section 231, row 24-28, and travel snacks. You will arrive early in time to explore Wrigleyville or catch the pre-game warm-ups. Meals are on your own....
SVCC Tobacco Free Campus
  The Sauk Valley Community College campus is 100% Smoke/Tobacco Free...
Clery Report Available Online
  Sauk Valley Community College’s annual safety and security report is now available. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the College....
Schedule an Advising Appointment Online
  Schedule an advising appointment online in 4 easy steps...
Summer Blood Drive June 13
  SVCC will host the American Red Cross blood drive on Thursday, June 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Sauk's Dillon Mall. Donate and receive a free t-shirt while supplies last....
2019 College For Kids
  Sauk offers fun and educational classes for kids in June and July! With a variety of classes, there's sure to be something to interest your child....
Summer Tuition Due May 20
  Cash, credit card, and checks may be brought by the Business Office on the first floor across from the gym....
Sauk Summer Hours
  May 20 - August 12...
Offices Closed May 27 in Observance of Memorial Day
  Throughout American history, men and women have loved out country so deeply they were willing to give everything to preserve its safety and freedom....
2019 SVCC Commencement
  2019 Commencement Ceremony and Health Careers Pinning ...
Become an ABC Americorps Member for Fall 2019
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Scoop of Thanks
  Thursday May 2 is Culver's Scoop of Thanks Day. ...
KSB Partnership Has a Name
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Career Exploration Workshop May 1
  Having trouble choosing a major or career path? Explore your interests, strengths, and values to learn how they can connect to deciding a major or career pathway. Empower yourself by knowing the options that are best suited for you!...
Aviation Donors Aim High
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Spring Band Concert May 5
  The Department of Music at Sauk Valley Community College presents a Spring Potpourri. ...
Odyssey River Cruise, August 2
  Come set sail with us on the Chicago River in the new glitzy 140-foot glass enclosed glass-topped vessel. This tour will be a full service meal and entertainment cruise along the river. The interior is climate-controlled, amenities include a professional DJ, and a three course plated lunch. After th...
Five Guys (on Stage doing Comedy) April 26-28
  Forget the burgers and fries, these Five Guys are serving up a night full of laughs. This original comedy sketch was written and created by the five members of the cast: Eric Kull, Sam Twining, Riley Vondra, Kendrick Fisher, and Jackson Reinhardt. This unique show is sure to be a crowd pleaser....
Faculty & Staff Art Exhibit May 1 - August 22
  Opening Reception will be on May 1 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the Sauk Art Gallery. Refreshments will be served in the cafeteria during the lunch hour....
35th Annual Child Fair April 27
  This family friendly event is FREE to attend. ...
Taste & Toast Milwaukee May 30
  “Sample” your way through Milwaukee enjoying local and ethnic fare. From cheese and sausage, to the famous Milwaukee custard – be prepared to bring your appetite! Travelers will receive a Milwaukee gift bag of goodies. Lunch is on your own at the Milwaukee Public Market....
Congratulations, Russ Damhoff!
  Coach Russ Damhoff will be inducted into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame on May 4, 2019....
Job Fair April 24
  Open to the public, SVCC will hold their annual Jobs/Career Fair ...
TRIO Takes on Medieval Times May 23
  TRIO students are invited for a free trip to Medieval Times ...