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.
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.
The Estelle M. Black Library at Rock Valley College features over 91,000 book 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!
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?
The Illinois SBDC is funded in part through a
cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small
Business Administration, Illinois Department
of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
and Rock Valley College.
If you are interested in starting your own business, the SBDC is the place to start. Our training programs will provide you with the right information to make the best decisions.Do you want to be your own boss? Having an idea to start your own business is the easy part. Gaining the knowledge to become a successful entrepreneur is a challenging path to pursue. Join us for a couple hours monthly to arm yourself with an overview of the knowledge and skills you need before you jump into the life of an entrepreneur.
Click here for a class schedule or to register.
How To Start Your Own Business - Turn your dream into a reality!
Learn what it really takes to be your own boss.
*Helpful to companies who make a product or provide a unique service
*Learn from experience you can't find in a textbook
*Taught by local entrepreneur
When: October 1, 2015 l 6:00 - 8:45 pm (Meets one night a week for 6 weeks)
Location: Rock Valley College, Woodward Technology Center, Rm. 151
Call Cari at (815)921-2081
Storefront Business Planning Class
Are you an entrepreneur with an idea for a profitable "storefront" small business or an existing small business owner that just needs a little help to make your business sustainable and profitable?
When: September 23, 2015 l 6:00 - 8:00 pm. (meets one night a week for 8 weeks)
Location: Wired Cafe l 414 East State St. Rockford, IL 61104
Call Cari at (815) 921-2081
Call Rock Valley College Community & Professional Education at (815) 921-3900 to register.