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RVC Hosting FAFSA Completion Event
October 22, 2018

Students and parents who need help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can come to Rock Valley College on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.

Technology Education and Careers on Display at RVC Tech Expo
October 22, 2018

Rock Valley College’s Computers & Information Systems (CIS) Division will provide a glimpse at the future of technology education and careers at a Tech Expo event on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.

RVC Students of Service Organization Hosting Fundraiser Event - Students Partner with Local Establishment to Help Raise Funds for Students in Crisis
October 19, 2018

A Rock Valley College student organization, Students of Service (S.O.S), will be hosting a crisis fundraising event on Friday, November 9.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
October 19, 2018

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.

Local Students to Engage in RVC’s Annual Minority Male Leadership Conference
October 8, 2018

Approximately 200 students from eight local high schools and Rock Valley College will attend RVC’s annual Minority Male Leadership Conference, Friday, October 12, 2018.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
October 5, 2018

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.

NIU Engineering @ RVC Hosting Fall Information Sessions
October 4, 2018

Rock Valley College and Northern Illinois University are hosting fall information sessions for prospective students and parents who want to learn more about the NIU Engineering @ RVC.

Timely Warning from RVCPD
October 3, 2018

Crime Alerts are posted in an effort to make the Rock Valley College community aware of any situation that poses a potential threat to the safety and well-being of those who work, study and visit our campus.

Visit 120 Colleges and Universities in One Night
October 3, 2018

Rock Valley College will be hosting its annual College Night on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the RVC Physical Education Center (PEC).

Fall Open House for the RAISE Program at Rock Valley College
September 27, 2018

The Rock Valley Academic Institute for Successful Employment (RAISE) invites area young adults with a documented intellectual disability and their parents/guardians to attend an Open House on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
September 21, 2018

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at 5:15 p.m. in the Performing Arts Room (PAR), room 0214 of the Educational Resource Center (ERC), on RVC’s main campus.

Service Components Supports Education Through Equipment Donation
September 20, 2018

Service Components, Inc. has donated a Tri Star laser wire marking/cutting machine to Rock Valley College’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
September 7, 2018

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, September 10, 2018.

All RVC Locations Closed September 1-4
August 31, 2018

All Rock Valley College locations will be closed September 1-3, 2018, for Labor Day, and on September 4 for Faculty & Staff Development Day.

Prospective Community College Trustee Candidates April 2, 2019 Community College Board Election
August 30, 2018

The Consolidated Election for members of the Board of Trustees of Community College District No. 511 (Rock Valley College) is required to be held April 2, 2019.

Rock Valley College and Rockford University Hosting a Career & Internship Fair
August 27, 2018

Rock Valley College and Rockford University will be co-hosting a Career & Internship Fair on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m in the Physical Education Center (PEC).

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
August 24, 2018

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, August 28, 2018.

Rock Valley College Courses to be Offered in Belvidere
August 17, 2018

Belvidere District 100 and Rock Valley College are collaborating to offer RVC credit and non-credit classes. Learn more at a registration event on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
August 10, 2018

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, August 13, 2018.

Misty Opat Departing RVC for Division I Chicago State University
August 7, 2018

RVC Athletic Director and Women’s Basketball Head Coach Misty Opat has accepted a job as Head Coach for the women’s basketball program at Division I Chicago State University.