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.
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?
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!
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 11 national championships and we have had more than 130 All-Americans.
Posted: Friday, August 31, 2012
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
Event date: Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Rock Valley College will be hosting its annual College Night on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the RVC Physical Education Center (PEC). College Night is open to people of all ages and affords prospective students the opportunity to meet with representatives from more than 125 colleges, universities, vocational and technical schools.
In addition to hosting college representatives, Rock Valley College will be presenting information sessions on financial aid. Tours of the Rock Valley College campus will also be available, and Rock Valley's Financial Aid staff will help you better understand your financial options for attending college.
RVC Academic Advising staff will also be available to help students explore colleges through Career Cruising, an industry-leading online career guidance and planning system that helps students find colleges who offer their majors in order to narrow their search process.
College Night is open not only to high school students but also to parents of prospective students, current college students who are looking to transfer, and adults looking to return to school. There is something for everyone at College Night.
There is no admission charge to attend. Prospective students are encouraged to bring their families. The RVC Physical Education Center is located on the RVC main campus at 3301 North Mulford Road in Rockford.
Colleges from all over the United States, from California to Maine, will be represented at this year's event, including: Bradley University, Columbia College, DePaul University, Eastern Illinois University, Illinois State University, Iowa State University, Marquette University, Michigan State University, Northern Illinois University, Purdue University, Rockford College, Seton Hall University, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, St. Anthony College of Nursing, University of California-Davis, University of Cincinnati, University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign, University of Iowa, University of Maine, University of Michigan, University of Missouri, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and University of Notre Dame.
For a full list of colleges that will be attending or for more information, please contact Rock Valley College at (815) 921-4250 or visit www.rockvalleycollege.edu/collegenight.