Visit Day at Rockford University
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Visit Days - Are you the next Regent?

Contact Information

To arrange a spot at Visit Day, e-mail or call the Office of Admission at 815-226-4050 or 800-892-2984.
Not only can you and your family see the campus, but you will also have access to your Admission Counselor who can help you through every step of the Admission process – from answering any questions you may have to helping you apply that very same day. In addition, your application fee will be waived when you fill out an application during Visit Day.
Once you've confirmed your Visit Day spot, here's how you will spend your time with us:

Check in.  Registration will be held Blanche Walker Burpee Center. Park in Lot A and follow the sidewalk to the Burpee Center. Staff members from Admissions will be there to welcome you and get you checked in for the day's events.

Academic Fair.  Trying to decide what major you are interested in? Talk with the faculty one-on-one and they will share the 'ins and outs' of their academic specialty. Take this chance to get to know our faculty members and see how dedicated they are to creating the optimal experience for you university education.

Financial Aid.  Meet our courteous and knowledgeable Student Administrative Services staff at the Academic Fair.  Receive first-hand knowledge about the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) and Rockford University's scholarships.

Meet Admission Staff and Students. You have questions and we have answers. Chat with an admission counselor and current students to find out everything you wanted to know about Rockford University.
Campus Tours.  Receive an in-depth look at the beautiful campus that encompasses the Rockford University Community.  See why our 130+ acre campus is one of the hidden jewels of Northern Illinois.  One of our Regent Guides will give you a taste of the Rockford University Experience from a student's perspective while you get to know the places that will be a part of your university life.

Lunch.  Lunch is on us! Enjoy a delicious meal in the cafeteria from our on-campus dining service.

Directions. Rockford, Illinois, is located approximately 90 miles from Madison, Milwaukee and downtown Chicago. Directions to Rockford and Rockford University.

Parking. You’ll find that Rockford has ample parking. We think it’s best to park in Lot A - the large parking lot to the east of the main university road after you enter the campus from Business 20/East State Street. Parking Map

Not only is there easy accessibility to numerous shops, restaurants, malls and local events in Rockford, but you can enjoy them and return to the secluded 'park-like' setting that is Rockford University. Campus Map

 We invite prospective students to stay overnight in a residence hall. You’ll meet other students and get a feel for what life at Rockford is really like. To make arrangements, contact the Office of Admission. Or we invite you to stay at one of the area hotels.
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