Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois
Intercultural Student Services

The Intercultural Student Services (ISS) Office provides support for a variety of unique student populations. Success coaching, programs and special events are coordinated to support the diverse needs of international, multi-cultural, first generation and student-athlete populations.

Mission Statement

The ISS department strives to support, educate, and celebrate all under-resourced populations by valuing differences and promoting togetherness!


Sonia Reising, Coordinator of Intercultural Student Services

Mary Foreman, International Student Coordinator

Lamis Diab, Administrative Assistant


Advising Requirement

As an RVC student you are required to meet with an academic advisor each semester until you reach 18 college credits. 

Please discuss this requirement with an academic advisor at the end of your new student Educational Planning Session if you believe this requirement should not apply to you.

Contact Us

RVC Main Campus
Student Center 2nd Floor
(815) 921-4116

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