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 140 All-Americans.
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.
The Estelle M. Black Library at Rock Valley College features over 91,000 book 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!
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?
Refugee & Immigrant Services provides adjustment and employment services to Refugees from the northern ten counties in Illinois. Our Business Services Staff work with employers who have found that hiring refugees and immigrants through our program has assisted them in attaining great productivity and discovering outstanding employees.
A refugee is a person who has fled his or her native country because of past persecution or a well-founded fear of persecution. This can be based on race, nationality, religion, political opinion, or a membership in a particular social group. Refugees are legal immigrants that are looking for an opportunity to demonstrate their strong work ethics and stable employment.
Yes, Refugees are authorized to work in the United States. They can produce documentation which establishes their right to work for employers. Furthermore, all Refugees are E-Verify compliant. Our Business Services Staff are available to answer any questions regarding this authorization process.
Refugees have varying levels of English capabilities, both spoken and written. Many employers have taken full advantage of our free interpretation services, if needed on the job.