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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
High School Connections can start your student in the direction of working toward an Associate's degree or certificate. CTE (Career & Technical Education) can be insurance for success for your high school student's future.
Challenge Your Student to Think
Challenging your student to think at a college level will help and encourage their abilities for their career. Enrolling in college will prepare them to be ready for a career or for transfer to a four-year college or university.
Acquire Life Skills that Apply to Any Career
Students will attain self confidence, develop self awareness and good work habits, practice problem solving, and learn teamwork and career skills.
High School Connections carries out articulation agreements between secondary and post-secondary institutions and systemically collects information about activities and outcomes to improve program effectiveness and also collaborates among administrators, faculty, counselors and other key staff at both college and high school levels to ensure cohesive curricular connections.