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.
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.
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?
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!
Posted: Friday, January 24, 2014
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
Event Date: Friday, January 31, 2014
Event Contact: Matthew Gargano, 815-921-4123
Local sophomore, junior, and senior high school students have been invited to Rock Valley College for a fun day of exploration that will help them discover how to tap into an entrepreneurial spirit. The event, called Imagine Me, will take place on Friday, January 31, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Physical Education Center (PEC) on RVC's main campus (3301 North Mulford Road).
Students will hear how local entrepreneurs started their own dream. Elizabeth King, PhD, will discuss how entrepreneurship can help students open doors to new opportunities in her keynote presentation, "Make Something Happen!"
For more information on this event, please call Matthew Gargano at (815) 921-4123.