We understand your concerns regarding the current financial aid delays, and we're sorry this is happening! We're committed to minimizing the impact on you and your family, and, if needed, we will change our FAFSA and college commitment deadlines. Our decision to change our deadlines will be announced no later than March 15. If you have any questions in the meantime, please don't hesitate to contact our Office of Undergraduate Admissions or Office of Student Financial Aid directly.

RVC Pathway Applicants

The Rock Valley College (RVC) Pathway to Illinois program gives RVC students the opportunity to earn their undergraduate degree at UIUC.

Requirements

  • You have to be enrolled at RVC, and it must be your primary institution.
  • No application is required for the program. By the time you’ve earned 30 graded hours at RVC, you just need to complete our Transfer Agreement Form, which will be shared with both RVC and UIUC.
  • You have to complete 60 transferable hours of college credit by your term of entry at UIUC.

Admissions Process

  • You can work toward admission to any of our 150+ majors.
  • Twice a semester you'll talk to an UIUC advisor, who will assist you in carefully selecting your coursework to make sure you're staying on track for admission to UIUC.
  • You'll be offered admission to UIUC as long as all you've met all requirements as posted in the Transfer Handbook. The competitiveness of admission to certain programs will depend on the quality of the applicant pool each year.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about the program, email our office or contact an RVC representative:

Tim Spielman
Rock Valley College
Academic Advisor
815-921-4100

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