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.
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.
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.
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?
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!
Men's Basketball Assistant Coach
Steve Goers joined head coach Craig Doty on the bench for the Golden Eagles at the start of the 2012-2013 season after retiring as coach of Boylan Central Catholic High School in 2011 and his now in his second season with RVC.
Goers was head coach at Boylan from 1980 through 2011 and led the Titans to 26 conference titles, 28 regional and 17 sectional championships, eight elite-eight appearances, and a state-record 30 consecutive winning seasons. He compiled a career record of 881-264 in his 39 seasons at five different high schools (Bardolph, Oswego, LaSalle-Peru, Harvard, Boylan), making him the second winningest coach in Illinois state history.
Coach Goers' primary duties for the Golden Eagles include assisting with practice and game management, opponent scouting, and recruiting coordinator for the Northern Illinois Conference (NIC-10).