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.
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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.
When are classes offered?
Day classes are held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday and can be completed in 6 weeks. Evening classes are from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Monday – Friday and can be completed in 12 weeks. Class dates may be extended depending on student achievement, holidays, weather or other factors.
Where are the classes held?
Classroom training is held (a clean, comfortable room with multimedia equipment) in the Essex Building Truck Driver Training Center. The remainder of the class time is spent on the trucks practicing backing skills and on the road driving.
What are the costs involved?
The cost of the course is $4,100. Additional costs to the student include:
How do I register?
Call (815) 921-2076 to schedule a short orientation interview designed to answer your questions and bring awareness of the rewards and demands of a trucking career. You may register after your interview.
If I am unable to complete the course, will my money be refunded?
Fees for your physical and drug screening are non-refundable. In order to receive a refund, you must turn in an official withdrawal from within the first 3 days of class. The refund policy will be discussed in detail at your orientation interview.
Who do I contact if I have other questions?
Please call (815) 921-2076 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark Sandoval, Coordinator, Truck Driving Training will be happy to answer your questions or assist you in any way.