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!
by Dr. Martin Quirk RVC Professor of History
April 2, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. in the Student Center Atrium
This presentation will examine the role of five innovative and daring military missions in changing history and will include events from the history of the U.S. as well as world history. Multiple time periods and eras will be explored using traditional lecture methods, visuals, and videos.
by Kanwal Prashar, RVC Professor Emeritus of Sociology
May 7, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. in the Student Center Atrium
This acrostic style original poem covers the arrival of various religious/ethnic groups from various parts of the world and their impact on this great country of ours, creating a very unique, spiritual skyline.
Where is the Student Center Atrium?
The Atrium is located in the Student Center building on RVC's main campus, located at 3301 North Mulford Road in Rockford. Enter RVC from Mulford Road and park in lots 1 or 2 for the easiest access to the Student Center (see campus map).
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