Rock Valley College

Your Journey Begins HereWe're glad you have decided to begin your journey at Rock Valley College!

We are excited you have decided to take this first step on your journey in higher education with us!  Filling out our online application is the first step. For complete details on the getting started, please see our Getting Started @ RVC page.

In order to obtain the most complete and accurate information for our records, we ask that you fill out each section of the application completely using your most current information. After the completion of the application you will receive an e-mail confirmation indicating we have received it. There is no fee required to submit an application.

We can't wait to see you on our campus!

Apply Now for RVC Application page



Printable Application

If you choose to download a .pdf version of our application you can fill it out and return in-person to the Welcome Center on the first floor of the Student Center on the main campus (3301 North Mulford Road) or email your completed applicaton to


Admission Policy

Rock Valley College maintains an open admission policy. There is no deadline for submitting an application, however, it is advantageous to submit it as early as possible to ensure the greatest possible choices of courses at the time of registration. Any students who are applying for a Limited Enrollment Career Program (Aviation, Nursing, Respiratory Care, Surgical Technology, and Dental Hygiene) must complete any additional application materials required by the respective department.

International Students

The specific admission requirements for international students are outlined on our International Student Admissions page.