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?
Elevate is designed to provide educational, career, and support services to youth between the ages of 16-24 who may have a barrier that is preventing them from completing their High School Diploma, High School Equivalency Certificate, or finding employment.
Serving Winnebago and Boone County
We assist youth in overcoming barriers to employment that might include:
By providing services such as:
We are located at 303 N. Main St. Rockford, IL 61101 Room 328, our phone number is (815)921-2260, and our hours are M-F 8-5PM.
The Workforce Connection's Elevate Program is cooperatively delivered by the RVC Employment and Grants Division, the YMCA of Rock River Valley, RVC Adult Education Division, and Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois . Funding for the program is provided through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
To find out more information about the Elevate program, click on one of the following links below: