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!
If you're a high school student, Rock Valley College has a lot to offer.
Do you want to get a first-hand glimpse of what college is like? Enroll in a Dual Credit course.
Are you interested in hands-on experience in technical careers right now? Check out our career & technical education Dual Credit options.
The High School Connections office works with high school students, offering college courses either for a career, or for transfer to a four-year college or university.
Rock Valley College (RVC) offers opportunities for high school students to earn college credit at RVC or at participating area high schools. Some programs are through a partnership with the regional career and technical education delivery system, Career Education Associates of North Central Illinois (CEANCI). High School Connections provides services and support to enroll students in college credit courses for Dual Credit, Dual Enrollment and/or Articulated Credit.
Student Center, 2nd floor
3301 N. Mulford Road
Rockford, IL 61114
Fax: (815) 921-4089
Regular Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pmSummer Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Friday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm