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 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 13 national championships and we have had more than 130 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!
240 Hour Tractor-Trailer Driver Training
The Rock Valley College 240-hour truck driver training program can be completed in six weeks. The training combines classroom presentation with hands-on experience that leads to a Class A Commercial driver's license. The course will provide you with the basic skills to become a safe, professional truck driver. Upon successful completion, you will be able to secure an entry-level position in the trucking industry.
Trucking industry recruiters – local and over-the-road – visit our classroom on a regular basis. Our CDL coordinator will counsel you about job selection. Through the Rock Valley College program you will receive lifetime placement assistance.
Your CDL enables you to:
Rock Valley College Truck Driver Training program and Roehl Transport Truck Driving Jobs (www.Roehl.Jobs) have formed an exciting new partnership that makes RVC's Truck Driver Training program one of only four in the nation to be ROEHL certified.This will allow students who take RVC's six-week Truck Driver Training program to opt for a Fast Track program that will lead directly to employment with ROEHL upon completion.
To learn more about this partnership with Roehl and how you can choose this option for your training, please contact Mark Sandoval at (815) 921-2076.