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.
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?
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!
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.
1. Completion of one of the career education programs, including a minimum of 64 semester credits. Courses numbered from 100 through 299, excluding certificate level courses so indicated under “Course Descriptions,” can be used toward the 64 semester credits.
2. A maximum of three semester credits may be earned in Fitness, Wellness & Sport physical education activity classes (numbered 100-199).
3. A minimum grade point average of 2.0 (“C” average on a 4.0 scale).
4. Effective with summer of 1999, students must receive grades of C or better in ENG 101 and ENG 103 (if ENG 103 is required for the program).
5. Successful completion of at least 20 semester credits at Rock Valley College.