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!
In just their first season returning to compete in NJCAA Division III women's soccer, Rock Valley College finished in fourth place at the NJCAA tournament. The Golden Eagles fell 3-0 to Herkimer County Community College in the third place game after also losing 3-0 to Brookdale in the semifinals. RVC defeated Nassau 2-1 in the tournament's opening round to reach the semifinals.
The Golden Eagles earned their spot in the NJCAA tournament after winning the NJCAA District D championship over Anoka-Ramsey in a shootout, winning 4-2 on penalty kicks after finishing tied 0-0 in regulation.
About Women's Soccer
Rock Valley College women's Soccer will begin play in the fall of 2014 and will compete in the N4C (North Central Community College Conference) at the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Division III level.
Carrie Barker is the Golden Eagles women's soccer coach. She brings 14 years of NCAA Division I coaching experience with her to RVC. She was the Head Women's Soccer Coach at Northern Illinois University (2008-2011) where her players succeeded both on the field and in the classroom. Under her watch, her players achieved a cumulative team GPA above 3.0 for seven straight semesters and had 17 student-athletes honored as Victory Scholars for achieving between a 3.5 and 3.99 GPA. She also coached five players who received CoSIDA/ESPN All-Academic Team Honors , three players who earned NSCAA Team Academic Awards, and coached one NSCAA Scholar All-Region player.