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, August 3, 2012
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516Event Date: Saturday, August 11, 2012
The fall semester is coming up, and we would like to help you get started at Rock Valley College! Please join us as we explore what RVC has to offer you.
Rock Valley College Student Development invites anyone who may be interested in attending RVC to visit our main campus (3301 North Mulford Road) on Saturday, August 11, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. to noon.
Prospective students will have a chance to hear from current RVC students and recent graduates to get a perspective of what the experience is really like at RVC. Tours of our beautiful campus will be led by RVC Student Ambassadors who will highlight all the great places to study, where classes are held, and the cool places to hang out. There will be opportunities to take placement testing, attend an Educational Planning Session, buy your books, or simply learn more about RVC.
No matter where you are at in the enrollment process, there will be plenty for you to do to help you get started at Rock Valley College. Interested students are advised to call the Admissions office at (815) 921-4250 to discuss how to get the most out of your day if you decide to come visit us on August 11. Go to rockvalleycollege.edu/explore to register in advance for this event.
The RVC Stenstrom Center for Career Education (4151 Samuelson Road) will also be open on Saturday, August 11 from 8:00 a.m. to noon and will offer students assistance on admissions, financial aid, placement testing, and will also offer an Educational Planning Session. Call (815) 921-4110 if you are interested in visiting our Stenstrom location on August 11.