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?
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.
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.
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!
Rock Valley College has a long tradition of excellence in intercollegiate athletics with over 130 All-Americans, 12 national titles, and numerous national coach of the year recipients. In recent years, golf, women’s and men’s tennis, men's and women’s basketball, volleyball, and softball have all placed nationally and overall RVC has brought home six national titles since 2011, including championships in women's and men's basketball, women's tennis, volleyball, and softball.
Today, the college competes in ten different sports. In recent years, RVC has invested in athletic facilities, including new fields for baseball and softball and a $13 million renovation of the Physical Education Center in 2009.
Rock Valley College's athletic teams participate at the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Division III level in the N4C (North Central Community College Conference). Members of the N4C include seven full member schools (College of DuPage, Harper College, Joliet Junior College, Madison College, Milwaukee Area Technical College, and Rock Valley College) as well as one associate member school (Wilbur Wright College).