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 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!
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?
Traffic Safety classes promote compliance with traffic laws and encourage safe driving habits. The Rock Valley College Traffic Safety Program presents four curricula from the National Safety Council:
Rock Valley College offers Traffic Safety classes in Rockford, Belvidere, Dixon, Freeport, and Elizabeth. The classes are usually offered on Saturdays and some weeknights. Please call (815) 921-3940 for specific dates and times in your area. Classes for companies or groups may be scheduled at other times for customized special presentations. The classes are presented by law enforcement officers, professional educators, and others with specialized training.
During the four-hour span of a typical Traffic Safety class, an average of 17 people will die on our highways and over 1,777 will be injured from vehicle crashes. For more information on the Rock Valley College Traffic Safety program, please call (815) 921-3940.
All facts and figures are from:National Safety Council. (2014).Injury Facts®, 2014 Edition.