Rock Valley College
Rock Valley College offers many opportunities for high school students. We provide services and support to enroll you in college credit courses for Dual Credit*, Dual Enrollment**, and/or Articulated Credit.

High School Connections

Want to earn college credits while you’re still in high school? We offer many opportunities for you to do that and we provide services and support to enroll you in college credit courses for Dual Credit*, Dual Enrollment**, and/or Articulated Credit. We encourage you and your parents to explore the option that is best for you!

*Dual Credit options vary from school to school. Check with your high school about your options.

**All high school students taking college courses are considered dually enrolled; enrolled in high school and enrolled at RVC.

Dual Credit at High School

These courses are offered at the high school with students receiving both high school and college credit for RVC-approved high school courses.

Dual Credit at RVC

These courses are offered at RVC campuses with students receiving both high school and college credit for college-level courses successfully completed.

Rock Valley College Running Start student in the tutoring lab

Running Start

This program allows select, qualified, academically motivated students enrolled in Illinois District 511 public high schools an opportunity to earn both their high school diploma and associate degree concurrently by attending RVC full-time during their junior and/or senior years of high school.