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.
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.