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 11 national championships and we have had more than 130 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!
Celebration Belle Fall Foliage Cruise
Friday, October 10, 2014
Picture yourself cruising down the Mississippi River aboard the Celebration Belle paddlewheel boat admiring the fall colors of nature. Beautiful scenery abounds as you relax and enjoy the music of the 1940’s to the present--Big Band, Country, and Rock & Roll for your enjoyment.
The relaxing four-hour Fall Foliage Cruise boards at the Celebration River Cruises dock, Moline, Illinois. This quaint riverboat is four decks tall, including two climate controlled dining decks and two outer decks for observation. Don’t forget your cameras to capture the scenic views!
Once aboard, our cruise will start off with hot homemade sticky buns and assorted fresh fruits followed by a buffet lunch.
NOTE: The ship is handicap accessible and equipped with an elevator. Minimal walking is required for this trip.
Depart Rock Valley College at 7:45 am
Return to Rock Valley College about 5:30 pm
Cost: (includes lunch cruise and transportation)
$90 for Center members
$105 for non-members
Autumn in New England
October 14-21, 2014
The Center for Learning in Retirement is partnering with GVG Tours for a travel experience that will cover five New England states: Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont. This 8 day/7 night amazing autumn adventure will be led by Gene Van Galder.