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.
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.
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?
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.
RVC competes in NJCAA Division III in men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, golf, baseball, softball, and men's and women's tennis. Not to brag, but we're pretty good at it. Our teams have won seven national championships and we have had more than 100 All-Americans.
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, October 28, 2011
Media Contact: Nancy Chamberlain, 815-921-4517
Rock Valley College was honored for best practices at the 2011 Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Awards luncheon in Champaign on Thursday, October 27, 2011.
RVC was recognized for the Physical Education Center (PEC) renovation project that was completed in late 2009. Through the renovation, the PEC is the first LEED Gold Certified facility in Winnebago County, and the first Illinois community college facility to achieve Gold Level Certification.
Rock Valley College has a sustainability committee that promotes many sustainable efforts which include offering credit and non-credit classes, recycling efforts and partnerships with community groups.
For years the college has maintained a strong commitment to sustainability in its renovations and new construction, as well as daily operations.
Read the formal release here: http://www.istc.illinois.edu/info/govs_awards_docs/2011%20Gov%20Sustainability%20Award%20winners.pdf