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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
RVC EAGLE is functional with four web browsers, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari (just the Mac version). Firefox seems to be the most stable and functional web browser available that works with Windows and Mac operating systems.
To download the latest version of Internet Explorer, click here.
To download the latest version of Mozilla Firefox, click here.
To download the latest version of Google Chrome, click here.
To download the latest version of Mac Safari, click here.
RVC EAGLE needs certain programs in order to display the content properly. All of these downloads are FREE. When downloading the software, please remember to uncheck any extra items you are prompted to install in the during the process, such as toolbars or browsers.
Adobe Reader - Adobe Reader allows you to view certain documents on your computer that are made in the PDF format. To download the latest version of Adobe Reader, click here.
Java - Java allows to you perform certain functions on EAGLE such as chat with classmates, some of the interactive tools, and many more things. To download the latest version of Java, click here.
EAGLE may have videos made in various formats, so it is important to have all the required media players installed on your computer in order to view those properly.
Windows Media Player
To download the latest version of Windows Media Player, click here.
To download the latest version of Flash Player, click here.
To download the latest version of Shockwave Player, click here.
To download the latest version of QuickTime Player, click here.
Keep this information in mind so you
EAGLE and its hosting infrastructure are designed for maximum compatibility and minimal requirements.
Mobile OS Native App Support
Computer Speed and Processor
Browsers EAGLE Supports:
Canvas supports the last two versions of every browser release. As of March 30, 2013, the following browsers and Flash versions are supported:
We highly recommend updating to the newest version of whatever browser you are using as well as the most up-to-date plug-ins.
To use all the features of Canvas, it's required that you download the plug-ins necessary for your computer. If you just downloaded a new browser, you don't need to worry about this, because the internet browser is up to date. If you already have one of the recommended browsers, it would be a good idea to make sure everything is current. Below is a list of plug-ins that you need.
Usually required to read PDF files.
A free program that makes it possible for many communication features to work effectively. For example, Chat applets work on the Java platform. Without Java, Chat applications will not work in Canvas