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Virtual Healthcare Job Fair
  SVCC will host a virtual job fair on September 29. This virtual event will focus on healthcare job openings in the Sauk Valley. Job seekers and employers are encouraged to register in advance at svcc.edu/jobfair....
Job Fair August 25
  SVCC will host a virtual job fair on August 25. Job seekers and employers are asked to register in advance at svcc.edu/jobfair...
Education & Child Care Job Fair
  SVCC will host a virtual job fair on July 28 for Education & Child Care positions in the Sauk Valley. Employers and job seekers are asked to register in advance at svcc.edu/jobfair...
Ontogenesis Art Exhibit
  The Sauk Art Gallery Presents...
Internet Assistance for Students
  SVCC is aware that many students are having difficulties paying bills, such as internet. Due to the pandemic, many of SVCC's classes have transitioned to include components online. If internet access is a concern for you, we invite you to apply for internet assistance through SVCC. SVCC st...
SVCC Softball Conference Champions
  Congratulations to Head Softball Coach, Chelsea Eads, and the Skyhawks Softball team.  Arrowhead Conference Champions and Coach of the Year!...
Memorial Day - Campus Closed
  SVCC campus will be closed Monday, May 31 in observance of Memorial Day....
Peer Mentoring
  Help somebody find the right path....
Summer Hours
  May 17 - August 6 SVCC campus will be closed on Fridays....
Independent Writing Lab
  SVCC Writing Center will host independent writing labs for Sauk students....
Anatomy of an Essay Workshop
  Multiple sessions available!...
Blood Drive - June 22
  Summer is filled with vacations, time off and all kinds of fun, but is also a time when blood donations are down significantly. Please be a hero this summer, give blood and encourage others to donate at SVCC on Tuesday, June 22 from 9am-2pm in the Dillon Mall. ...
Note Taking Workshop Series
  Presented by SVCC Writing Center ...
Days of Giving
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Men's Tennis Nationals
  Congratulations to SVCC men's tennis team for advancing to Nationals!...
Golf Nationals
  Congratulations to SVCC golfer, Jacob Rude, on qualifying for Nationals!...
Drop-in counseling
  Feeling overwhelmed with finals week? Drop-in counseling can help!...
Child Fair 7/31
  2021 Child Fair...
Learning Commons Tutoring
  ...
Website Security: 15 Tips to Prevent Hackers & Threats
  presented by Sotelo Media...
Sauk Summer Launch
  What: SVCC Summer Launch is designed to prepare you for college and kick start your SVCC journey!...
Skyhawks Headed for Nationals
  Congratulations to the SVCC volleyball team! They will be headed to Nationals on April 13 in Iowa. The game will be streamed on the NJCAA website Congrats Skyhawks!...
Virtual Student Art Exhibit/Fine Art Performance Hour
  All SVCC students are invited to submit up to 3 works of art for consideration....
File FAFSA for Summer
  Year-round Pell grant funds allow qualifying students who have not reached their lifetime eligibility usage to continue enrollment toward completion of their selected certification or degree program. To receive a Summer Pell grant, students must meet all of the following requirements:...
Virtual Authors' Night
  A virtual evening of original fiction and poetry read by the authors themselves!  ...
Register Now for Summer and Fall Classes
  Sauk Valley Community College will provide at least $500 to every student who enrolls in the 2021 summer and fall semesters. As students continue to be impacted by the effects of the pandemic, SVCC strives to provide funds to enable students to continue their pursuit of higher education....
Virtual Job Fair March 31
  SVCC Virtual Job Fair...
Note Taking Workshop Series
  Presented by SVCC Writing Center ...
SVCC GED Classes
  SVCC Adult Education...
Psychology Careers Meeting
  Psychology Careers Meeting...
United as One 4/7
  Three Leadership Strategies That Will Help Leaders Become More Effective at Leading Diverse Groups of People With An Inclusive Lens of Leadership! ...
SVCC Talent Show 4/28
  Are you a singer, musician, dancer, actor, poet or do you have a special skill such as karate, cheerleading, magic, or are known for some great jokes?...
2021 Commencement & Pinning
   ...
Offices Closed 3/12
  SVCC Offices will be closed March 12 for Spring Break....
Spring Break
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Are you pre-approved for registration?
  Web registration opens April 5 at 12:45 p.m....
Spring Break
  Spring Break starts March 5 at 2 p.m....
Blood Drive
  CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment or visit redcross.org...
SGA Elections
  SGA invites students to run for 2021-2022 Student Government. If you or someone you know meets the requirements, please consider applying for the positions. SGA Applications Deadline: April 2.  *SGA Officers who are not Sauk Scholars receive a 6 credit tuition waiver.  ...
Your Voice, Your Choice March 24
  “Your Voice, Your Choice” ...
Writing Basics Workshop
  Sentence, Paragraph, and Paper Structure....
Understanding Citations Workshop
  Multiple sessions available!...
Research Paper Basics Workshop
  ...
Anatomy of an Essay Workshop
  Multiple sessions available!...
SVCF Receives "Shoulder to the Wheel" Award
  The Sauk Valley College Foundation has been honored with the 2021 Rock Falls Shoulder to the Wheel Community Service Award. The Foundation, in partnership with generous donors and dedicated volunteers, works to realize its mission to support Sauk Valley Community College, its programs and, most impo...
A Shot of Reality March 3
  “A Shot of Reality” - An Alcohol Awareness Presentation with a Comedy Chaser...
Jump Start Session Sign Up Now Available
  New students, including high school seniors, are invited to sign up for Jump Start. Session are available on April 9, 16, 23 & 30....
Military Friendly School
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Visit with College & University Reps February 25
  SVCC students are invited to meet with representatives from Private Illinois Colleges and Universities ...
Peer Mentoring Program
  Peer Mentoring: Enrich Students’ Lives Through Support and Mental Health Advocacy...
Virtual Job Fair February 24
  SVCC Virtual Job Fair...
Independent Virtual Writing Lab
  Open to all students and all academic writing assignments...
College for Kids
  Make Spring memorable with ...
Nursing & Rad Tech Program Deadline March 1
  March 1...
Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 
  Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ...
The Works Submission Deadline February 14
  SVCC's literary magazine is now accepting creative submissions of any type for publication in our 2020-2021 edition! Students, alumni, staff, and faculty are eligible to submit up to 4 written and/or up to 4 visual works by emailing them to litmag@svcc.edu by February 14....
Be the Leader
  Students who attend 5 out of 7 SVCC Student Activities events will receive a certificate of engagement for successful completion of the series and have the chance to win a $250 bookstore giftcard. ...
Internet Assistance for Students
  SVCC is aware that many students are having difficulties paying bills, such as internet. Due to the pandemic, many of SVCC's classes have transitioned to include components online. If internet access is a concern for you, we invite you to apply for internet assistance through SVCC. SVCC st...
Celebrating the Rock Star Student Leader
  Presented by Jason LeVasseur...
Student Success Week
  Questions? Email scott.heck@svcc.edu...
Election Day is Every Day 2/17
  Election Day is Every Day: The Campaign for YOUR Future Starts Now! with Lonnie Scott...
Leadership Development Training
  April 29 & May 13 (two sessions)...
Nominate Outstanding Alumni
  Sauk Valley Community College, in partnership with the Sauk Valley College Foundation, is sending out the call for 2021 Alumni Award nominations....
Virtual Chat with the Prez
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Comedian Justin Rupple 1/27
  “THE ONLY LIVE VIRTUAL IMPRESSION SHOW WHERE THE AUDIENCE MAKES THE CALL”...
Magician Nash Fung 1/21
  ...
Aviation Private Pilot Class
  Learn to fly by preparing for the private pilot knowledge exam....
Offices Closed on 1/18
  SVCC Campus will be closed on January 18 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day....
Bakery Bus in a Box February 16
  Virtual Bakery Bus in a Box...
SVCC Virtual Campus Visits
  Want to learn more about what SVCC has to offer? Schedule your personalized, virtual tour today at svcc.edu/virtualvisit...
Campus Closed for the day on January 8
  SVCC Campus will be closed on January 8 for the staff and faculty training that takes place prior to each semester....
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....
VIRTUAL Caricatures January 11
  The Student Activities Office & Student Government Association welcome Sauk students with FREE caricatures by Caricature Artist Kevin Berg. Use your student email to sign up and receive your virtual caricature via email within the week! Limited to the first 40...
Time Management Workshop January 19
  Make the most of your valuable time!...
Job Fair January 27
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Spring Tuition Due December 14
  Tuition for the SPRING semester is due Monday, December 14. ...
Wintermester Registration
  Short-term online Wintermester courses start December 16....
Winter Break
  SVCC will be closed for winter break. Campus will close at the end of the business day on December 21 and will reopen at 8 a.m. on January 4....
Stress Less Virtual Workshops
   ...
Thank you to our Veterans
  Sauk Valley Community College would like to thank our veterans this Veterans Day....
Chat with Student Services - Virtually!
  Tuesdays:            9:30 AM – 11:30 AMWednesdays:     9:30 AM – 11:30 AMThursdays:          1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Our staff are here to answer general questions and to get you connected to the right person in S...
Making a Career Action Plan: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting the Job You Want
  This workshop provides an opportunity to sit down and make a plan for what you need to accomplish on your path towards getting the job you want. Learn new strategies for effective career planning and interviewing.Join here:https://meet.google.com/oxh-cefz-fwv...
Peer Mentor Internship Informational Meeting
  Interested in learning more about Sauk’s new Peer Mentor Internship Program?This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience in the helping profession and receive extensive training from Master’s level clinicians. In this internship, you will build solid foundational skills as a mentor...
Making Career Choices and Becoming Workforce Ready
  How do I decide what career I want in the future? Which major should I chose now to prepare for that career? And what are employers looking for in the new people they hire? If you’ve ever asked yourself these questions, this seminar will help you find the answers.Join here:https://meet.google....
Fill Out Your FAFSA
  Don’t miss out on money for school!...
Skyhawks Headed for Nationals
  Congratulations to the SVCC women's tennis team! They will be headed to Nationals, in May 2021, in Arizona. Congrats Skyhawks!...
CANCELLED: Virtual Job Fair October 28
  This event has been cancelled....
Research Paper Basics Workshop
  Multiple sessions available!...
Understanding Citations Workshop
  Multiple sessions available!...
Anatomy of an Essay Workshop
  Multiple sessions available...
Chat with the Prez November 12
  SVCC's Student Government Association invites you to...
Writing Basics Workshop
  Sentence, Paragraph, Paper structure...
Virtual Talent Show November 18
  Skyhawks! We want to see your talent!Are you a singer, musician, dancer, actor, poet or do you have a special skill such as karate, cheerleading, magic, or are known for some great jokes? The Talent Show will be held virtually  ...
Plan to Register Early for Spring
  To find out if you need an academic advisor approval to register, simply:...
Virtual Visit with NIU College of Education
  Sauk Future Educators Club invites SVCC students to a virtual visit from NIU's College of Education...
Blood Drive
  SVCC Fall Blood Drive...
Tom Krieglstein's Dance Floor Theory
  Tom Krieglstein's Dance Floor Theory...
Magician Trent James
  Virtual Magic & Comedy Show with Magician Trent James...
Sex and the Law by C. L. Lindsay
  “Sex and the Law” by C.L. Lindsay...
Chat with the Prez
  SVCC's Student Government Association invites you to...