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?
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.
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.
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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RVC’s Grant Signs with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
July 16, 2014
RVC's Marquiesha Grant signed a National Letter of Intent today to continue her academic pursuits and basketball career at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, an NCAA Division I university that participates in the Horizon League.
RVC Baseball Hosting Open Tryouts
July 1, 2014
The Rock Valley College baseball team will be hosting walk-on tryouts on Thursday, July 24 at 1:30 p.m. at the Rock Valley College baseball field.
The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) has announced that the Rock Valley College Softball coaching staff has been selected NFCA NJCAA Division III National Coaching Staff of the Year.
The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) has announced the 2014 NJCAA Division III All-America team, comprised of 16 players representing seven schools across the three NFCA geographic regions.
RVC Softball Hosting Open Tryouts
June 2, 2014
The Rock Valley College Softball team will be hosting open tryout dates on Monday, June 23 and Monday, July 21 at 3:00 p.m. each day on the RVC Softball Field.
The Rock Valley College Softball team is wasting no time in preparing for the 2015 season despite just finishing the 2014 season with a national championship two weeks ago.
The NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) national office announced the 2014 Dudley® NJCAA Softball Players of the Year this week and Rock Valley College's Amanda Blankenship has earned NJCAA Division III Pitcher of the Year honors.
Three Golden Eagles have been honored by the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) as All-Americans for Softball.
RVC’s Nunez Named to All-Conference Team
May 8, 2014
RVC Baseball's Jonah Nunez has been named second team All-Conference for the N4C (North Central Community College Conference).
Rock Valley College Head Men's Basketball Coach Craig Doty has been selected to coach in the NJCAA Men's Basketball Coaches Association All-American All-star Game on Saturday, May 10, in Las Vegas.
The Rock Valley College softball team set a program record for wins a single season with 38 and won the Region IV tournament to advance to the NJCAA tournament for the second straight season.
RVC’s Cleaver Signs with Upper Iowa University
May 1, 2014
Rock Valley College's Aleesha Cleaver signed a National Letter of Intent today to continue her academic pursuits and basketball career at Upper Iowa University, an NCAA Division II university located in Fayette, Iowa.
Rock Valley College's Amanda Blankenship has been named NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Division III Pitcher of the Week for the week of April 14-20. This is the second straight week she has received the honor.
Men's Soccer Hosting Tryouts
April 21, 2014
The Rock Valley College men’s soccer team will be hosting tryouts on 4/24, 4/28, and 4/30, 2:30-4pm each day on the athletic fields just north of the football field.
Blankenship Named NJCAA Division III Pitcher of the Week
April 17, 2014
Rock Valley College's Amanda Blankenship has been named NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Division III Pitcher of the Week for the week of April 7-13.
Mayes, Doty Collect Another Award
April 14, 2014
The Division III awards both went to Rock Valley College as Jared Mayes was named NJCAA Division III Player of the Year and Craig Doty was named NJCAA Division III Coach of the Year.
Doty, Opat Chosen Coaches of the Year by IBCA
April 11, 2014
Rock Valley College head basketball coaches Craig Doty (men's) and Misty Opat (women's) have been honored by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) as Junior College Coaches of the Year for men's and women's basketball, respectively.
Jared Mayes, Marquiesha Grant Named NJCAA All-Americans
April 10, 2014
The NJCAA has announced its All-American selections for men's and women's basketball and Rock Valley College's Jared Mayes (men's) and Marquiesha Grant (women's) were each named to the first team for their respective sport.
RVC Softball Raising Money, Awareness for Autism
April 3, 2014
The Rock Valley College Softball team wants to raise awareness for autism at the Golden Eagles game on Saturday, April 5 versus Prairie State College.
RVC hires new volleyball coach
April 1, 2014
Rock Valley College Athletics has welcomed a new member to its team with the hiring of Alyssa Tomei as Head Volleyball Coach.