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 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.
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.
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: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
Students who live in the eastern region of the Rock Valley College district, specifically in Boone County, will now have the opportunity to enroll in college courses closer to home. Starting this fall semester, RVC is offering a select number of general education courses at Belvidere North High School. Students can choose from ENG-101 (Composition I), SPN-101 (Beginning Spanish), and RDG-099 (Reading for Academic Purposes) for its inaugural launch of this initiative.
The classes are being offered late afternoon to early evening starting in August when RVC's fall semester begins. RVC hopes to expand offerings by the spring semester in January. Registration is open now for these and all Rock Valley College fall courses. To search all course offerings go to rockvalleycollege.edu/courses.
For more information or to find out how to get started at RVC, please call (815) 921-4250.