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?
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!
Rock Valley College locations closed December 24-January 4
December 19, 2014
All Rock Valley College locations will be closed for winter break beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 23, 2014. The College offices will reopen and resume normal business hours on Monday, January 5, 2015.
Rock Valley College to Manage TechWorks Fast-Track Manufacturing Program
December 17, 2014
An agreement between Rock Valley College (RVC) and Rockford Area Strategic Initiatives (RASI) will more strategically align programs vital to the community's manufacturing training and economic development initiatives.
Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
December 11, 2014
The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, December 16, 2014.
Petition materials for the April 7, 2015, election in Community College District No. 511 for Rock Valley College may be filed starting at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, December 15, 2014.
Call to Board Finance Committee Meeting
December 10, 2014
The Board of Trustees Finance Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December, 2014, in room 141/142 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus.
Call to Board Teaching and Learning Committee Meeting
December 5, 2014
The Board of Trustees Teaching and Learning Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, in room 141/142 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus.
Call to Board Facilities Committee Meeting
December 4, 2014
The Board of Trustees Facilities Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, December 8, 2014, in room 141/142 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus.
DEXTERity: Inside My Dream
December 3, 2014
Experience the art of RVC student Dexter Johnson and the choreography of RVC's Golden Eagle Dance Team. You'll be able to watch Dex as he draws the dancers in action.
Discover what robots can do at Rock Valley College
December 2, 2014
Students in Rock Valley College’s Introduction to Robotics and Automation (EET 254) will be demonstrating what they have trained their robots to do at an open to the public demonstration, Wednesday, December 3.
Game of the Week: #1 RVC (7-1) hosts Kishwaukee (9-0)
December 2, 2014