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!
Need help finding information on how to do business with federal, state, and local government? RVC's Procurement Technical Assistance Center can help!
Our mission is to provide guidance for business growth. The Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) at Rock Valley College provides no-cost services to business in Winnebago, Boone, Stephenson and Ogle counties. The PTAC can help determine suitability for government contracting. The government marketplace poses unique challenges that can overwhelm a small business that does not have the proper resources. Let us help you determine if your company is ready for government prime or subcontracting.
The PTAC also has linkages with the federal, state, and local levels through the Illinois Small Business Development Center Network. We work closely with other business assistance programs to provide such services as trade/export assistance through international trade centers, access to financial and energy management assistance, and job training help.
The Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) program is funded by the Defense Logistics Agency, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunities and the Rock Valley College through a cooperative agreement as a service to those members of the business community interested in selling a product or service to the government (federal, state and local).
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If you are not an Illinois business, but are interested in PTAC service in your area, visit the APTAC website for a PTAC near you.
The Illinois PTAC at Rock Valley College is located in the EIGERlab business incubator. EIGERlab is a centrally located, state of the art mixed-use incubator serving the region with leading edge business support services.
605 Fulton Avenue, Suite E109
Rockford, IL 61103
Want to learn more about the services at the EIGERlab? Download their brochure.