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 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.
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 13 national championships and we have had more than 130 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!
Head Coach: Robert Hayes
Robert Hayes is joining the Golden Eagles for his first season coaching the women's and men's tennis teams. Hayes is a former player at RVC who played under legendary former coach Steve Vee in 1978 after playing four years of high school tennis at Rockford Auburn. Hayes worked as a tennis instructor for the Rockford Park District (1978-1981) and played competitive tennis in the Midwest for over 30 years.
His coaching experience includes 25 seasons (Fall/Spring) over 14 years for Rockford College (University) and two seasons coaching for Boylan Catholic High School. Hayes has been the owner and operator of Advantage Construction for 30 years and has lived in Rockford for most of his life.