MarketPlace MT. VERNON
The Rend Lake College MarketPlace, located on Potomac Boulevard just west of Interstate 57 / 64 in Mt. Vernon, is a unique combination of classroom space, retail operations and state services. The college's Cosmetology program, Studio RLC, is located here, as are the EMT-Paramedic, Certified Nurse Assistant, and American Heart Association training centers. There also are classrooms and a computer lab, and several college courses are taught here each semester.
In addition, the MarketPlace houses Project CHILD, the Child Care Resource and Referral program, as well as Adult Education & Literacy classrooms and conference rooms. The Gourmet Coffee Shop, Show Down Steakhouse & Saloon, and Shoe Stop are located at the MarketPlace.
Partnerships with four-year institutions allow students to pursue Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees and higher certifications at the MarketPlace. Also housed here are the state Departments of Human Services and Employment Security, Office of Rehabilitation Services and Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse.
321 Potomac Blvd
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: (618) 437-5321, Ext. 2002
Fax: (618) 437-5677