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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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!
Rock Valley College Library added a new database, Ambrose Video. These streamed videos covering literature that includes BBC Shakespeare Collection, music, sciences, religion, world/U.S. history and other award winning educational films.
|CATALOG QUICK SEARCH|
|Library Hours ( Fall 2013)
|Special Library Hours (Fall 2013)|
|August 17, 2013||Closed|
|August 31, 2013||Closed|
|September 2-3, 2013||Closed|
|November 28-30, 2013||Closed|
|December 14, 2013||Closed|
|December 23, 2013 - January 1, 2014||Closed|
New Student E-Book Collection
The College Library and the Office of Student Retention and Success are excited to have new students join our community and want to help facilitate their transition to Rock Valley College. As part of this effort, the New Student E-Book Collection was created to cover a range of topics related to the transition to college life. Click here to learn more.
|Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids|
|Click here to learn more about our government document collection.|
|Help us serve you better by completing a short survey. The survey is 16 questions. Answers you provide will be treated as strictly confidential and will only be shared with the U.S. Government Printing Office and your Federal depository library in an anonymous and aggregated format.|
| Databases for Evaluation|
From time to time the College Library has the opportunity to provide the RVC community with trial access to scholarly information resources via the Internet. These trials are for a limited time, and for the purpose of allowing you to evaluate the database or service. Click here to learn more.
Estelle M. Black provides free databases trials from time to time.