Celebrating our Graduates

Graduation day is the best day of the year at Rock Valley College! Celebrate your accomplishments officially by crossing the stage. Graduation ceremonies are held each May on the main campus.

Ready to graduate?

You must submit an application for graduation in order to graduate from RVC. On the application for graduation, you must indicate your intent to participate in this ceremony. Additional information regarding will follow.

Information for Graduates

Tickets Required

Tickets are required for guests to attend each Commencement Ceremony. Each graduate will receive tickets, based on the total number of ceremony participants, to be issued during Cap & Gown Pick Up. The ceremony will also be live streamed in the Student Center Atrium for guests without tickets.

Planning Ahead

Rock Valley College is committed to ensuring its facilities, programs, activities, programs, and services are accessible to everyone. A variety of resources are available for guests with special needs during Commencement.

Request Accommodations


Graduation Survey

As we continuously strive to improve our efforts as an institution of higher education, to help this process we request that you please complete this graduation survey. This survey is designed to help the college learn about the overall experience of our graduates, provide graduates with an opportunity to provide anonymous feedback, evaluate the level of satisfaction our graduates experienced with programs and services, and determine which programs and services may need improvement to improve the overall college experience. 

Graduation Survey


Information for Graduates