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: Friday, March 30, 2012
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
Event date: Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The Rock Valley College Veterans Association will be sponsoring a Veterans Education and Benefits Fair on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Student Center Atrium on RVC’s main campus (3301 North Mulford Road).
There will be numerous representatives from the Rockford area providing information regarding benefits and services for veterans, including: the Department of Veterans Affairs—Benefits, Services, Counseling and Mental Health; Vet Center; Veterans’ Drop in Center; Health eVet website; Circle of Change; Vietnam Veterans of America; Viet Now; Korean War Veterans of America; American Legion; Military Order of the Purple Heart; Veterans Assistance Commission of Winnebago County; Rockford Park District; Oscar Mike Foundation; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Rock Valley College Admissions and Financial Aid.
These participants will be able to assist veterans with questions about employment, counseling services available, GI Bill benefits, State of Illinois veteran benefits, RVC enrollment and classes, health care, assistance for the homeless, and re-integration into society after military service.
The Military Order of the Purple Heart of Illinois will also bring the Traveling Memorial Wall of Honor for display at RVC for the event. This will be the first time this Wall of Honor has ever been displayed anywhere in Rockford.
For more information please call RVC Veteran’s Services at 815-921-4163.