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?
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 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!
Get caught up on the latest news from the Center for Learning in Retirement!
2015 Spring CatalogsSpring catalogs were mailed on December 19th. They are available throughout the community, on this website and in the CLR office. Assistance with walk-in registrations will begin on Wednesday, January 14th. Mailed registrations will be processed first as they arrive.
New Special Interest Group
CLR has begun offering sessions through the Senior Learning Network, a relatively new organization that presents educational programs online with real-time interaction between the presenter and the audience. Each session costs $5.00 per person, half the rate of a regular CLR one-session class. The first one was about Franklin D. Roosevelt broadcasted from the FDR Library in New York City on Monday, October 27th went well and had rave reviews! The plan is to have one each month. If you're interested, contact Mary Cacciatore at (815) 332-2479 or email@example.com
Fall newsletters have gone out! Make sure to read all the wonderful articles introducing the new Committee Leaders, new staff & new programs here at CLR! There's a LOT of information packed in there, don't miss out!! Trips are filling up fast so reserve your spot today.
There is a bus trip planned for January 28th to the Chicago History Museum. The cost, which includes a buffet lunch at the museum's North & Clark Cafe, is just $69 for CLR members. Print the registration off this website and get it to the office as soon as possible.
Dr. Warrner was an active CLR member and led the "Great Decisions" class for many years. In addition to his many years as a practicing physician, he also has been chair of the Pediatrics Department at Rockford Memorial Hospital and a teacher of Pediatrics at the University of Illinois College of Medicine.
Auburn High School Choir a Hit at Holiday Party
Eighty-five people were treated to a merry afternoon at the Holiday Buzz Bash on December 3, 2014. The Auburn High School CAPA Chamber Choir led by director Beth Heuer provided the outstanding entertainment – truly wonderful! In addition to enjoying the beautiful holiday music, partygoers had fun playing the card game "Buzz" and savored an array of delicious foods. Some even went home with prizes.