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.
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.
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?
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!
Students can register for classes several months prior to the start of the semester. The college offers a full semester term as well as several late starting classes
NOTE: First-time students cannot register for classes until they have completed the necessary Getting Started steps for enrollment.
2 Ways to Register
Online: RVC Online Services
Walk-in: All RVC Locations
Main Campus: 3301 N Mulford Road, Records and Registration Office, Student Center top floor.
*The College exercises a Summer Hour Schedule with Friday hours of 8:00am to 1:00pm CST beginning mid-May and ending mid-August. Refer to the Important Dates section of the "Credit Class Schedule" for more details on Friday hour changes and campus closed dates.
Stenstrom Center: 4151 Samuelson Road, Student Development Office, 815-921-4146
Learning and Opportunity Center: Stewart Square Building, 308 West State Street, 815-921-4290
For current or future registration dates click here.