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 13 national championships and we have had more than 140 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.
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.
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 over 91,000 book 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!
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?
Welcome to Rock Valley College! We're excited that you have decided to pursue your educational and career goals here at RVC, and we look forward to having you on campus!
We know it's critical to build a foundation for success during your first year. Rock Valley College's First Year Experience (FYE) programs are designed to help you, a new student, have a successful beginning for your college experience. Whether you are planning to transfer to a four year university or pursue a rewarding career after graduation, RVC can help you make the transition.
Our FYE Office is committed to developing and supporting the academic and personal success of all first year students. We offer a comprehensive and intentional experience that supports student learning and involvement.
We're here to help you get started at RVC.
All new students are required to attend a Getting Started Session before registering for classes.
Please discuss this requirement with an academic advisor at the end of your new student Educational Planning Session if you believe this requirement should not apply to you.
Pig Roast BBQ: 12:30pm – 3pm
Games/Activities/DJ: 12:30pm – 3pm
Student Life Involvement Fair: 12:30pm – 3pm
Convocation Ceremony: 3pm – 3:45pmConcert/Live Music by Libido Funk Circus: 4pm – 6pm
STU-100 (Planning for Success) and STU-101 (Career Planning) are designed to help new students transition to college and prepare for the future!
Kerri Langdon, Coordinator First Year Experience