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?
“A Day at RVC” Will Celebrate 50 Years of Rock Valley College
August 26, 2015
Rock Valley College's year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary will continue with "A Day at RVC" on Saturday, September 12, 2015 on the college's main campus (3301 North Mulford Road).
Associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees to be offered on RVC campus
Media Advisory: RVC & NIU Partnership
August 21, 2015
We are pleased to invite you to an announcement of a historic new partnership between Northern Illinois University and Rock Valley College. This venture is one that will have a lasting impact on education, industry, and our workforce.
Sagar Patel to Speak at RVC
August 20, 2015
Sagar A. Patel, President, Aircraft Turbine Systems Woodward, Inc., will be the guest speaker at the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) Industry Applications Society Meeting on Thursday, August 27, 2015, at RVC.
Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
August 20, 2015
The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, August 25, 2015.
Call to Board Finance Committee Meeting
August 13, 2015
The Board of Trustees Finance Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 17, 2015, in room 141/142 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus.
Call to Board Operations Committee Meeting
August 10, 2015
The Board of Trustees Operations Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, in room 141/142 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus.
The Board of Trustees Teaching, Learning, and Communications Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, August 11, 2015, in room 141/142 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus.
Recent Rock Valley College graduate Spencer Haydary is one of just ten two-year college students in the nation to receive the 2015 Phi Theta Kappa Hites Transfer Scholarship to assist in the attainment of his baccalaureate degree.