Students walk across the famous bridge toward the Student Center.


Whether you plan to take classes at RVC and transfer to a four-year university or want to enter one of our career programs designed to get you into the workforce right away, we have what you are looking for or we’re ready to help you find it. Apply now and let our friendly Admissions team guide you through the rest of the registration process.

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    Getting Started Events

    At a Getting Started event we will have extra staff on hand specifically to help you complete the Getting Started steps. You can complete the process the same day and register for classes!

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    Visit Campus

    We would love to have you come take a tour of our beautiful campus!

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Get Started at RVC

Get Started at RVC- Stay on One Line

Deciding to start college is a big step and puts you on track for a fulfilling career and life! To get started at Rock Valley College we just need you to take a few more small steps. We'll walk you through the process right here.

Options for High School Students

Options for High School Students

We have many partnerships and programs with local high schools that will allow you to earn college credit while still in high school!

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Things Parents Should Know

Preparing for college can be a challenge not only for students but also for parents. We're here to answer the important questions for you.