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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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!
Computer Lab Locations and Hours
Woodward Technology Center, Room 145
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. -10:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m.
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Summer Session I, II, III Hours*: Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Closed on Fridays)
Library Commons Computer Lab and ERC Computer Lab (ERC Room 1308- when class is not in session)
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Stenstrom Center for Career Education (SCCE Room 161)
Hours vary due to courses scheduled in labs. Available hours are posted on the lab doors. For more information, contact the SCCE at (815) 921-4141.
Learning and Opportunity Center (LOC Rooms 219 & 222)
Hours vary due to classes scheduled in labs. Available hours are posted next to the lab doors. For more information, contact the LOC at (815) 921-4290.
* - summer hours in all other locations vary; available hours will be posted on the lab doors.