Whether your plan is to take classes and transfer to a four-year university or enter one of our career programs designed to get you into the workforce right away, Rock Valley College has what you are looking for. Select from one of our more than 60 transfer areas or more than 30 career programs.
At Rock Valley College, you're not just a number. Our highly respected faculty have master's degrees, doctorates and real-world experience. You won't be competing for attention in a huge lecture hall. Our average class size is 21, so you'll get a chance to interact, challenge and be challenged by your instructors.
Have fun. Try stuff. RVC gives you opportunities to get involved. There are lots of student activities to choose from. We offer more than 20 clubs and organizations. Try your hands at student government. Join the staff of our campus newspaper. What's it going to be?
Whether you are new to the college or know your way around, we have a variety of services designed to help you succeed. We're here for you every step of the way.
RVC competes in NJCAA Division III in men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, golf, baseball, softball, and men's and women's tennis. Not to brag, but we're pretty good at it. Our teams have won seven national championships and we have had more than 100 All-Americans.
The Estelle M. Black Library at Rock Valley College features nearly 75,000 volumes and more than 650 periodicals, and access to the interlibrary loan system. It also features spaces for individual and group study, and if you get thirsty, there's a coffee shop in the lobby!
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Rock Valley College Main Campus
3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford, Illinois 61114
(815) 921-7821 (800) 973-7821
Parking at Rock Valley College is FREE. There are close to 3,000 parking spaces on the main campus alone. Please see main campus map above for location of available parking lots on the main campus.
RVC's main campus is part of Rockford Mass Transit's City Loop North route. Click here to download a pdf version of the route, locations and times.
RVC Stenstrom Center for Career Education
4151 Samuelson Road, Rockford, Illinois 61109
RVC Falcon Road Center (Aviation)
6349 Falcon Road, Rockford, Illinois 61109
Bell School Road Center (Center for Learning in Retirement)
3350 Bell School Road, Rockford, Illinois 61114-6615
Phone: (815) 921-2609
North Main Street Center (Dislocated Worker Program)
303 North Main Street, Rockford, Illinois 61101
Learning and Opportunity Center
308 West State Street, Rockford, Illinois, 61101
Phone: (815) 921-4290
Map of the Rock Valley College Service District
Rock Valley College is located at 3301 North Mulford Road on Rockford’s northeast side. We’re on the corner of Mulford and Spring Brook Roads and access is possible from either street.
Reaching Rock Valley College is easy:
FROM MADISON OR BELOIT