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 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!
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?
Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
May 21, 2015
The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.
Rock Valley College student Janus Kozdon is one of only eight community college students selected from around the country to participate in Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU).
Call to Board Operations Committee Meeting
May 15, 2015
The Board of Trustees Operations Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 5:15 p.m. on Monday, May 18, 2015, in room 141/142 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus.
Third-year Chicago Bears linebacker Jonathan Bostic will be at Rock Valley College, Thursday, May 21 for a free, open to the public meet and greet from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Student Center Atrium on RVC’s main campus.
Rock Valley College will graduate 1,218 students this spring, and a record number 484 of them will participate in RVC's 49th annual commencement exercises on Friday, May 15, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the Physical Education Center (PEC) on the main campus.
Call to Board Finance Committee Meeting
May 13, 2015
The Board of Trustees Finance Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015, in room 117 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus.
The Adult Education program at Rock Valley College will hold its 31st annual GED Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, May 14, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. in the Student Center Atrium on the RVC main campus (3301 North Mulford Road).
The Board of Trustees Teaching and Learning Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in room 141/142 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus.
Chandra Lopez of Rock Valley College in Rockford, Ill. has been selected to travel to NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Tex., May 20-22 in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS).
Grow Your Own Illinois Graduates to be Honored
May 4, 2015