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: Monday, December 10, 2012
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
RVC's Blake McElroy has been named Player of the Week for NJCAA Region IV, Division III men's basketball for the week of December 3-9. In three games, all wins for RVC, McElroy averaged 22 points per game, including a 32-point performance on December 9 versus Truman College. He shot 10-18 from three-point range during the three game stretch.
Meanwhile, Marquiesha Grant from RVC's women's basketball team was also named NJCAA Region IV, Division III Player of the Week for the same week. In two games last week, Grant averaged 19 points on 17-24 shooting from the field in wins over Olive-Harvey College and Black Hawk College.
The Golden Eagles men are 6-6 on the season, while the defending national champion RVC women are off to a 9-2 start and are currently ranked #2 in the NJCAA Division III national poll.