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Be our guest!
Visiting a college campus can be a little overwhelming. We all need a little help in where to go, who to see, and what to do. The Rockford College Office of Admission is ready to personally greet all prospective students and their families and make sure they see everything they want to see – and even more.
To inquire about a visit, email rcadmissions
or call the Office of Admission at 815-226-4050 or 800-892-2984.
ot only can you and your family see the campus, but you can also meet with an 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 your visit.
Once you’ve set an appointment to visit, here’s how you’ll spend your time with us…
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Check in. The Admission Office is located on the first floor of the Blanche Walker Burpee Center. Check in at the front desk to meet with your Admission Counselor. Everything you’ll need will be ready upon your arrival.
Lunch. Lunch is on us! You’ll find our main cafeteria on the second floor of the Blanche Walker Burpee Center or check out the Lion's Den. Enjoy an amazing assortment of soups, salads, sandwiches, and entrees. But whatever you do, don’t forget to leave room for dessert.
Campus. We have 150 acres to explore, but don’t think you have to find everything yourself. We will arrange to have a Regent Guide take you from classrooms to residence halls and everything in between. Campus Map
Attend a class.
Interact with faculty and students while getting first-hand knowledge of what an actual Rockford College class is like during the academic year.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 college road after you enter the campus from Business 20/East State Street
. Parking MapAccommodations.
During the academic year, 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.
Current Admission scheduled events
Meet with your faculty advisor to sign up for classes, chat with Financial Aid, get your student ID card, and find out about all of the services Rockford College can offer; all in one day! ROAR is by appointment only so call the Office of Admission at 815-226-4050 or toll-free at 800-892-2984 to schedule your appointment.