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 11 national championships and we have had more than 130 All-Americans.
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?
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!
Events for Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014
Area employers, regional colleges and universities, and professional societies in the area of engineering and quality will be present to provide a career exploration opportunity for the community of high school and college students, and community members looking for engineering opportunities.
This event is designed to recognize National Engineers Week and to encourage young people to consider critical thinking, creative careers in engineering and engineering technology. Dozens of engineering company representatives and engineering schools for transfer will be on hand. Last year over 200 students and their parents attended this event.
Panel DiscussionThe event will focus on, "Inventors and Innovation- How Ideas Grow from Concept into Patents" with a panel discussion from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. including local aerospace engineering representatives. The panel guests will demonstrate prototypes, real finished products, and give a presentation on creating new patented products.