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.
Satisfactory Academic Policy- This form explains in detail the academic standards all financial aid recipients must maintain in order to receive future aid, as well as the applicants rights and responsibilities.
Completion Rate Charts-These charts will help a student determine how many credit hours they must complete and what GPA they must have in order to remain in good standing for financial aid.
Important Information for 2012-2013- This page lists important information regarding financial aid and financial aid recipients.
Cost of Attendance- This page breaks down the cost of attendance for independent and dependent students who attend Rock Valley College.
Tax Transcript Request Procedures- The Department of Education now requires that students (and parents) use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to transfer tax data to the FAFSA, or provide the school with a copy of the IRS Tax Return Transcript. This page includes instructions on how to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool and how to request a copy of your IRS Tax Return Transcript.
Financial Aid Refund Calculation Sheet- This form shows students, step- by step, how to calculate their financial aid refund.
NOTE: Once Grants have been applied to your account, it may take up to two weeks for refund checks to be mailed.
|1st: Week of September 30, 2013
||Week of September 30, 2013
|2nd: Week of November 11, 2013
|1st: Week of February 24, 2014
||Week of February 24, 2014
|Week of July 1, 2014
NOTE: Students who are registered in late starting classes and who are eligible for a PELL/MAP refund will not have funds delivered for these classes until after the class has begun.
Notice of Exceptions