Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Mission

In conjunction with the College's core values and overall mission, the Disability Services office embraces diversity and appreciates disability as an integral component of the college experience.  We are committed to providing quality, accessible programs and services and to ensuring that all students with disabilities have equal access to realize their full potential.  In collaboration with the entire college community, the Disability Services office promotes independence, self-advocacy and the full inclusion of individuals with disabilities.

 

The objectives of the Disability Services office are to:

  • Serve as a resource for the campus and larger community on disability and accessibility-related topics;
  • Engage in community partnerships and initiatives that address the needs of individuals with disabilities;
  • Increase the recruitment, transition, retention and program completion of students with disabilities;
  • Promote and facilitate access through targeted training, innovative programs, creative solutions and reasonable accommodations; and
  • Create inclusive environments by engaging and supporting the campus community in progressive system change