Rock Valley College
ESL students posing on campus with their instructors

ESL

The ESL (English as a Second Language) program can help you improve your listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Our classes range from providing basic language skills for beginners to helping advanced students prepare for higher education, further training, or a career. We offer classes several times during the year at numerous locations throughout the community.

Enrollment for ESL classes is now open!

Please complete your application (below) and select a test date for your required reading assessment. Openings are available on a first-come basis.

Classes begin the week of August 29, 2022 and continue through early December. Morning classes start at 9 AM and evening classes start at 5:30 PM.


Learn more about the ESL program:

Approximately 36.58% ($406,612) of total grant dollars to the Adult Education Program are provided through Federal funding. Rock Valley College provides, on an individualized basis, reasonable accommodations to students who have documented 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. Rock Valley College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, sex, marital status or sexual orientation.