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.
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?
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 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!
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.
RVC Adult Education Bridge Programs provide the student the opportunity to improve their skills in reading, writing, math and computer skills, as well as gain valuable skills to transition into further training or employment in the Healthcare field, Manufacturing or Transportation, Distribution & Logistics. Instructors assist the student to explore career options and develop the study and learning skills needed to be successful in a certificate or degree program.
Classes are introduced to the RVC Campus, and learn about student services, financial aid, and the Getting Started Steps to enroll and register in classes. Students learn more about the certificate and degree options available.
During the Bridge Program, you can expect to:
Bridge to Manufacturing
Bridge to Healthcare
To receive information about the Adult Education Bridge Programs via e-mail, please fill out the form below:
Rock Valley College provides, on a flexible and individualized basis, reasonable accommodations to students who have disabilities that may affect their ability to participate in class activities or meet class requirements. Students with disabilities are encouraged to contact the Adult Education office, 815-921-2000, to discuss their needs for accommodations. Approximately 33.8% ($343,988) of total grant dollars to the Adult Education Program are provided through Federal funding.