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.
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.
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?
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.
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!
RVC competes in NJCAA Division III in men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, golf, baseball, softball, men's and women's tennis, and men's and women's soccer. Not to brag, but we're pretty good at it. Our teams have won 11 national championships and we have had more than 130 All-Americans.
Amy Diaz, Ed.D.
Vice President of Student Development
"I serve on the PAIC Committee as a way to stay actively engaged in working on issues of equity and inclusion that result in our college being a better place for people to work and learn."
Administrative Assistant to VP of Student Development
"I joined PAIC to be more actively involved in social issues as they relate to diversity on the RVC campus."
Rick Daniels, M.S.Ed.
Manager, Student Life
"I serve on this committee in order to assist RVC in promoting inclusive excellence and creating a positive environment for all students, faculty, and staff."
Crystal Dinwiddie, Assistant Professor of Sociology
"As an RVC alum, founding member of PAIC and professor of sociology, I have a responsibility to ensure that my College and community embodies mutual respect, inclusivity, equity, and justice. Participating in PAIC has offered me a variety of opportunities to be an ally and advocate for social change toward these ends."
Suzanne Dooley, MSW
Director, Learning and Opportunity Center
"I serve on the PAIC Committee to create an equitable learning environment in which all students, staff, and faculty are supported."
Julie L. Hernandez, PhD.
Associate Professor of Psychology
"Being a member of the PAIC Committee allows me to learn more about and become an advocate for people of diverse groups, especially people who are disabled (I myself am hearing-impaired), identify as LGBTQ+, and struggle with psychological problems."
Jacki Moss, Med, RRT, RCP
Clinical Coordinator, Respiratory Care
"I want to promote and advocate for social justice within the RVC community."
Academic Chair/Professor of Philosophy
"I joined the PAIC committee because I am committed to equity and social justice both inside and outside of academic."