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!
If you received your ticket in a county served by Rock Valley College:
1. Sign the back, bottom of the blue copy of the ticket in the "appearance plea of guilty and waiver” section.
2. Fill out the Plea of Guilty and Application for/with Court Supervision form, and the Rock Valley College Traffic Safety Program Registration form, found inside the colored envelope (if you are in doubt of your eligibility call our office at 815-921-3940).
3. Enclose the amount of your fine plus the class fee, made payable to the Circuit Clerk. Each county allows different payment methods:
4. Mail everything to the Circuit Clerk, in the colored envelope you were provided. Do not send cash!
5. You may also pay everything in person at the Circuit Clerk’s office in the county where the ticket was issued.
6. The application is due (must arrive) at least 3 days before the date written on the front of the ticket on the bottom, in the appearance section.
7. If the officer took your driver’s license, you may include a self-addressed stamped envelope along with your payment for a more prompt return of your license.