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!
Four sound proof edit suites
Each editing suite serves as a place to produce and edit audio and video projects. Each room is built with double wall construction, carpeted walls and ceilings, acoustic ceiling tile and soundproof doors.
• Apple 27 inch iMac Computers
• Avid Media Composer 5.5.3
• DigiDesign Pro Tools LE 8.3 with DIGI 002 interface
• Shure SM7 Microphone
• Mackie 1604 Mixing Board
• 2 Tascam CD Players
• Kingston 19 in one Card Readers
• Event XL Audio Monitors
8 Editing Stations running Final Cut Studio 6:
1 finishing station• Avid Media Composer 5.5.3
1 Audio Finishing Station
• Pro Tools 8.0.3
• Reason 6