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 140 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!
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Road trip continues for #1 RVC Men’s Basketball
November 18, 2014
RVC’s Marquez Signs with Wright State University
November 14, 2014
#1 Rock Valley takes 4-0 record on the road to D1 Sauk Valley
November 7, 2014
RVC Men's Basketball Preview at Sauk Valley, 11/8/14
3-0 Rock Valley to play UW-Rock County on Thursday at RVC
November 6, 2014
RVC Men's Basketball game preview for November 6, 2014 vs. UW-Rock County.
Golden Eagles to host McHenry on Ring Ceremony Night
November 3, 2014
RVC men's basketball preview for November 4, 2014.
RVC Women’s Soccer Advances to Nationals
November 1, 2014
The Golden Eagles won their NJCAA district championship game, defeating Anoka-Ramsey (#4 ranked in NJCAA Division III), 1-0 (4-2 PK).
RVC Women’s Soccer Players Receive Post-season Honors
October 31, 2014
Golden Eagles ranked #1 in the nation as 2014-15 season begins!
RVC Men’s Soccer Players Nab Post-season Honors
October 28, 2014
After a several year hiatus, the Rock Valley College men's soccer team made a triumphant return this season. The Golden Eagles won the NJCAA Region IV tournament and will now host the NJCAA District C championship game on Saturday.
Post-season Play Begins for RVC Soccer Teams
October 20, 2014
Post-season play is getting under way for both the men's and women's soccer teams!
RVC Hosting Volleyball Tournament, October 17-18
October 17, 2014
NJCAA volleyball teams from all over the Midwest will compete at Rock Valley College on Friday and Saturday, October 17-18 for a tournament in the RVC Physical Education Center.
RVC Athletics Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations
October 17, 2014
The Rock Valley College Athletics department is seeking nominations for consideration for induction into the RVC Athletics Hall of Fame.
Rock Valley College returns to the court with more size, more depth, and more experience than a year ago when they set multiple school records en route to winning the program's first NJCAA national championship in its 48 year history.
Taste the Hops, Support RVC Athletics
September 25, 2014
The Rock Valley College Athletics Booster Club will host its annual "Taste the Hops" beer tasting fundraiser on Friday, October 24, 2014, from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. at the Radisson (200 S. Bell School Road).
RVC Announces 2014-15 Men's Basketball Schedule
September 15, 2014
Head Coach Craig Doty and the 2014 NJCAA national champion Rock Valley College men's basketball program have officially announced their 2014-15 slate of opponents.
Robert Hayes Named New Tennis Coach at RVC
September 3, 2014
Robert Hayes has been named the new women's and men's tennis coach for Rock Valley College.
Opat to Instruct at Coaches Clinic
August 13, 2014
Misty Opat, RVC Head Women's Basketball Coach and Athletic Director, has been invited to instruct at the College of DuPage and East Bay Fall Coaches Clinic on Saturday, September 13.
RVC Softball Stars Sign with NCAA Schools
August 5, 2014
After picking up a national championship and numerous post-season awards, Rock Valley College Softball's star duo of Amanda Blankenship and Danielle Walker have now each picked up a pen to sign a national letter of intent with NCAA schools.
NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Headquarters has released the names of the 2013-2014 NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award winners and five Rock Valley College student-athletes have earned academic awards.
Rock Valley College catcher Cory Starnes has committed to continue his athletic and academic career at Lewis University in Romeoville, IL.