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.
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.
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?
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.
RVC competes in NJCAA Division III in men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, golf, baseball, softball, and men's and women's tennis. Not to brag, but we're pretty good at it. Our teams have won seven national championships and we have had more than 100 All-Americans.
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!
Posted: Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516The Rock Valley College Foundation received 26 grant applications from RVC faculty and staff for equipment and projects this year and the Foundation's grant committee was pleased to award $99,927 to meet some critical funding needs.
Since 2001, the RVC Foundation has awarded nearly $800,000 in grants to faculty and staff thanks to the generosity of many individuals and organizations. RVC Foundation Grants help strengthen and support academic programs and provide the latest in technology and innovation in the learning environment.
Grants that have been funded for 2013 include projects/equipment such as:
These are just a few examples of the needs met through Foundation grants that enhance the learning experience for RVC students. A complete list of projects and equipment is available upon request and grant applicants are available for interviews.
For more information about the Rock Valley College Foundation, call (815) 921-4501.