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!
Rock Valley College is committed to equal access for all individuals, including those with disabilities.
It is the policy of Rock Valley College to provide equal opportunity through affirmative action in its employment and educational programs and activities. Discrimination is prohibited on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, marital status, special disabled veteran, other eligible veteran, Vietnam era veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other non-job related characteristic, except where such distinction is required by law.
This policy governs admission, access, participation, and treatment in programs and activities. RVC is committed to taking affirmative action to increase opportunities at all levels of employment and to increasing participation in programs and activities by all faculty, staff, and students. Students who feel they have been discriminated against may file a formal complaint with the ADA Compliance Officer (see Grievance section on this website.)
Reasonable accommodations, such as textbooks or materials in alternate format, assistance with note taking, specialized computer programs, sign language interpreters and extended test time are available to qualified students with disabilities.
For a confidential consultation visit our Disabilities Services Office in the Student Center.
For information about disability testing services available to currently enrolled RVC students, please refer to the Testing Center's Special Needs Testing Guidelines or call (815) 921-2380 for further information.
Lynn Shattuck, Coordinator/Disability Support Services
Student Center, room 2144
Phone: (815) 921-2356 V/TTY
Fax: (815) 921-4059