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!
Kyle Shondell joins the defending national champion Golden Eagles as their new head coach for the 2013 season.
Shondell has been coaching for Club Fusion Volleyball in Rockford since January after serving as an assistant coach for one season for the volleyball team at Western Illinois University. At WIU, he gained valuable experience in recruiting, scouting, and training student-athletes. He was also responsible for coordinating youth clinics and summer camps.
Shondell is a graduate of Purdue University where he received a bachelor's degree in Professional Writing.
He takes over a Golden Eagles team that finished 40-8 last season on the way to winning the third national championship in the school's history. RVC has made three straight appearances at the national tournament, adding two third place finishes to last year's first place finish.