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?
The Business and Professional Institute at Rock Valley College provides expert training programs tailored to meet the specific needs of your company. Virtually any topic can be customized to meet the particular needs of your business or work group. Training can be held on-site at your business or at Rock Valley College.
If you have two or more employees that need training, your company may be eligible for grant funding. Call (815) 921-2071 for more information.
These are the many customized training services that we offer to our community:
We will take a consultative customer approach (interviews and surveys) positioned to meet your needs and work within your time constraints. Training will be customized to address the individual training needs of your business. Training can be done at your business or organization) or at Rock Valley College at no additional cost.
Mobile laptops are available to customers who have equipment needs. Our training staff are all degree-educated, certified, and experienced, and includes a Certified Master Black Belt, a Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist – Instructor (one of only six in Illinois), and a Certified FANUC Robot Training Instructor (RVC is a FANUC Certified Education Robot Training facility).
We offer competitively priced training with added services to ensure complete customer satisfaction from A to Z!