Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Prospective Athletes

Think you have what it takes to be a Golden Eagle? Here are the 15 steps you need to follow in order to compete in any athletic program here at Rock Valley College:

1. Contact the coach for your sport.

2. Fill out the on-line prospective player questionnaire for your sport (if applicable):

3. Send any high school game film you may have.

4. Fill out RVC's Enrollment Information Form.

5. Send High School transcript to RVC (or GED Equivalent).

6. If transcript does not include SAT or ACT scores, please send one or the other to RVC.

7. Take the ACCUPLACER placement test (this can be taken before you arrive). To maximize test performance and obtain highest course placements, preparing for ACCUPLACER is strongly recommended. Check out the Review and Preparation section on our web site.  

8. Complete financial aid paperwork.

9. Attend Athlete Orientation.

10. Complete all necessary insurance forms.

11. Understand and sign in-district residency form.

12. Secure housing arrangements (this is your responsibility).

13. Must make arrangements with athletic trainer or coach to take a physical at RVC with the team doctor.

14. Athletes should secure primary insurance through parent’s insurance or from a private carrier if there is no family insurance.  

15. Get ready to compete!

If you have any questions, please contact the athletics administrative office at (815) 921-3801 or Forms can be faxed to (815) 921-3829.