The Intercultural Student Services (ISS) office is committed to the overall development
of our diverse student populations through educationally purposeful initiatives that
enhance academic and personal success, student engagement, and embrace diversity and
global awareness. Intercultural Student Services can enhance all aspects of your life:
academic, professional, personal, social, and cultural.
We provide education, awareness and support. ISS works to advise, coach, mentor, and
train you as both students and leaders. We also create special programs that establish
an atmosphere of respect and success for the diverse needs of international, multicultural,
first generation, LGBTQAI+, and student-athlete populations, like our First Generation
Speaker Series and our initiatives for both males and females.
ISS services include:
Develop academic, leadership, and professional skills: We offer additional academic support; academic success workshops in study skills and
critical thinking; and workshops in personal and professional development.
Make the most of what is available to you: Receive awards and recognitions, earn academic incentives and learn more about student
Access opportunities that will transform your life: Academic coaching and success planning to help you navigate life and RVC services,
and FREE college tours of transfer schools in the area— when you’re ready to move
Celebrate and explore diversity, culture, and the community around you: Network with RVC staff and community leaders and engage in cultural programs and activities,
student-lead initiatives, and community service opportunities, like mentorship.