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!
Rock Valley College Athletics has a proud history and we want to share that history with you and have you share your story with us. On this page you will find our Alumni Spotlight where we highlight a specific RVC alum and update you on where they are and what they are doing now.
Who? Simone Coburn
Sport: Women's Basketball
Year(s) at RVC: 2007-2008, 2008-2009
Where is she now?: Simone attended Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, IL, where she was her team's leading scorer as a junior at 14 points/game.
Awards/accomplishments while at RVC: Became the first RVC women's basketball player in history to earn NJCAA All-American honors and did so in back-to-back seasons in 2008 and 2009 while leading RVC to a conference championship in 2008 and a regional championship in 2009.
Simone's message to RVC: "I'm glad to see the women's team keeping the program up. RVC has done a lot to contribute to my success now and I wish the team good luck!!! Keep up the good work!"