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.
Microsoft Office Certifications
Rock Valley College (RVC) is an authorized Certiport Testing Center offering a certification for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS). The MOS certification validates skills in using Microsoft Office 2010. Examinees may be certified through Rock Valley College in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access. Master certification is also available.
Certification testing is conducted in the RVC Testing Center, located on the lower level of the Student Center. Please schedule appointments at least 24 hours in advance. To schedule an appointment, please call the Rock Valley College Testing Center at (815) 921-2385.
Standard fees for MOS are $96 per exam. Examinees not enrolled in Rock Valley College's PCI 228 (Personal Computer Information Specialist) credit course are expected to have purchased vouchers in advance and bring the voucher to the appointment. Examinees not enrolled in Rock Valley College's credit course PCI 228 (Personal Computer Information Specialist) will be charged a $15 proctor fee. Re-tests are subject to the $15 proctor fee.
For more information about the exam, please visit:
To prepare for the exam, you may try these resources:
·Rock Valley College's credit course PCI 228, Personal Computer Specialist. See the college catalog for course description and pre-requisites. Certification exam fees are included in tuition/lab fees for the class.
·Certiprep is available for purchase through Certiport, the company that administers the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam. For more information, please view the link listed below.