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Your Successful Nursing
Career Starts Here.

Orientation and Freshman Retreat

Your Regent Experience starts here!

August 17 – 20, 2019

Rockford University Virtual Tour

We know not everyone can make it to see our campus.

Regents Golf Playday 2019

Supporting the student-athlete experience.

Monday August 5, 2019 at Aldeen Golf Club

Majors, Minors and Graduate Programs

View all of our Major, Minor, Degree Completion, Continuing Ed, and Master’s Degree programs.

Have you heard? eSports is coming!

RU will be one of the first colleges in the area to offer a competitive eSports team beginning with the start of the 2019-2020 academic year.  To support the team, a new dedicated eSports arena will be located in the center of the Burpee Student Center.  The arena will feature 16 dedicated gaming consoles powered by popular and well-known gaming system company MSI.>>

Right Here. Right Now. Right for you!

Classes for the 2019-2020 academic year start on Wednesday, August 21. We’re busy getting ready and can’t wait to welcome new and returning students back to campus. If you are thinking about enrolling in classes and would like to learn more, we can’t wait to meet you, too.  >>

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What Our Students Have to Say

” I chose to attend RU because of the small community feel, it is close to home, and it gave me the opportunity to play two sports while pursuing my degree.”

– Maddy Pearson

What Our Students Have to Say

”I chose Rockford University because I felt that this would be the best opportunity for me to play football and get a great education. The teachers here help you understand everything that is taught because of the small classrooms sizes. I felt that this was the best choice for me.”

– Jared Johnson

What Our Students Have to Say

”I graduated with my Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and I could not be more excited. The staff and faculty at Rockford University have continuously played a vital part in my life as they both have helped me succeed throughout my time as a student and have helped prepare me for my life and career after college.”

– Selena Arreguin

What Our Students Have to Say

”A plus to Rockford University is the diversity of students, includes diversity, both in the classroom and through extra curricular activities on-campus, commuter, nontraditional and international. The student experience is enhanced by this.”

– Mary Anderson

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Congratulations to RU’s Most Recent Graduates

Rockford University congratulates our recent graduates.

Stephen Kull named Vice President for Advancement

Rockford University has named Stephen Kull as its next vice president for advancement, President Eric W. Fulcomer, Ph.D., announced today.

Competitive eSports coming to Rockford University this fall

Rockford University will be one of the first colleges in the area to offer a competitive eSports team beginning with the start of the 2019-2020 academic year. According to NCSA (Next College Student Athlete) there are currently only 12 colleges and Universities in...

RU announces Dean’s and Distinguished Scholars for the spring 2019 semester

Rockford University congratulates the spring 2019 semester Dean's and Distinguished scholars.

Learn more about benefits of Rockford University’s MBA Program at June 25 Information Session

Rockford University’s Puri School of Business will host a free Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) information session on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Rockford University exceeds original $17.3 million goal for its Rock Solid & Ready Capital Campaign

At a luncheon for supporters and special guests, President Eric W. Fulcomer announced that the University has exceeded its original goal of $17,300,000 with $18,237,000 raised to date.

The Truth about Refugees: I was a Stranger…Now I’m a Neighbor

The Truth about Refugees: I was a Stranger…Now I’m a Neighbor discussion will be presented on Monday, May 20 at 6:30 pm in Rockford University’s Fisher Memorial Chapel located at 5050 E. State St. Rockford.

Rockford University 165th Commencement Ceremony is May 19, 2019

The University will award undergraduate and graduate degrees to approximately 350 students from 22 states and 12 countries.

President Fulcomer participating in U.S. – Mexico Higher Education Summit

Second U.S. - Mexico Higher Education Summit hosted by CIC also includes visit to Rockford University campus.

Performing Arts students rock the stage with “All Shook Up” for their last performance of the semester

Rockford University’s spring 2019 Forum Series concludes with the production of the musical comedy "All Shook Up" on April 25-28.

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Fri 26

Regular Summer Session ends

Friday, July 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Sun 28

Final grades due in Registrar’s Office

Sunday, July 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
Aug 05

Golf Play Day 2019

Monday, August 5, 2019

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Campus News

Congratulations to RU’s Most Recent Graduates

Rockford University congratulates our recent graduates.

Stephen Kull named Vice President for Advancement

Rockford University has named Stephen Kull as its next vice president for advancement, President Eric W. Fulcomer, Ph.D., announced today.

Competitive eSports coming to Rockford University this fall

Rockford University will be one of the first colleges in the area to offer a competitive eSports team beginning with the start of the 2019-2020 academic year. According to NCSA (Next College Student Athlete) there are currently only 12 colleges and Universities in...

RU announces Dean’s and Distinguished Scholars for the spring 2019 semester

Rockford University congratulates the spring 2019 semester Dean's and Distinguished scholars.

Learn more about benefits of Rockford University’s MBA Program at June 25 Information Session

Rockford University’s Puri School of Business will host a free Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) information session on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Rockford University exceeds original $17.3 million goal for its Rock Solid & Ready Capital Campaign

At a luncheon for supporters and special guests, President Eric W. Fulcomer announced that the University has exceeded its original goal of $17,300,000 with $18,237,000 raised to date.

The Truth about Refugees: I was a Stranger…Now I’m a Neighbor

The Truth about Refugees: I was a Stranger…Now I’m a Neighbor discussion will be presented on Monday, May 20 at 6:30 pm in Rockford University’s Fisher Memorial Chapel located at 5050 E. State St. Rockford.

Rockford University 165th Commencement Ceremony is May 19, 2019

The University will award undergraduate and graduate degrees to approximately 350 students from 22 states and 12 countries.

President Fulcomer participating in U.S. – Mexico Higher Education Summit

Second U.S. - Mexico Higher Education Summit hosted by CIC also includes visit to Rockford University campus.

Performing Arts students rock the stage with “All Shook Up” for their last performance of the semester

Rockford University’s spring 2019 Forum Series concludes with the production of the musical comedy "All Shook Up" on April 25-28.

Browse all news stories...

Campus Event Calendar

Fri 26

Regular Summer Session ends

Friday, July 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Sun 28

Final grades due in Registrar’s Office

Sunday, July 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
Aug 05

Golf Play Day 2019

Monday, August 5, 2019

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