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President's Opening Convocation

Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 at 2 PM
Maddox Theatre, Clark Arts Center

Orientation and Freshman Retreat

Your Regent Experience starts here!

August 17 – 20, 2019

Criminal Justice joins our list 
of bachelor degree options.

The new Criminal Justice degree is designed to provide students with a
wide range of opportunities within the Rockford community and beyond.

Your Successful Nursing
Career Starts Here.

Rockford University Virtual Tour

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

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.>>

Public Meeting –RU Nursing Accreditation

RU Department of Nursing is undergoing a site visit for continuing accreditation with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) this September. We are inviting members of the public to join the ACEN reviewers in a conversation about our nursing program ….read more

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11:1

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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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Rockford University announces fall 2019 Forum Series lineup

The Rockford University Forum Series presents speakers and performances that are concerned with intellectual, social, and cultural matters of general interest to deepen and broaden students’ education.

Public Meeting –RU Nursing Accreditation

Rockford University Department of Nursing is undergoing a site visit for continuing accreditation with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) this September and would like to invite you to join us.

Criminal Justice joins Rockford University’s list of bachelor degree options

Rockford University has added Criminal Justice as a new major and minor degree offering, beginning in fall 2019.

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.

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Sat 17

Freshman Orientation and Retreat

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Fri 23

Presidents Opening Convocation

Friday, August 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Fri 23

Fall Kickoff Celebration

Friday, August 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Campus News

Rockford University announces fall 2019 Forum Series lineup

The Rockford University Forum Series presents speakers and performances that are concerned with intellectual, social, and cultural matters of general interest to deepen and broaden students’ education.

Public Meeting –RU Nursing Accreditation

Rockford University Department of Nursing is undergoing a site visit for continuing accreditation with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) this September and would like to invite you to join us.

Criminal Justice joins Rockford University’s list of bachelor degree options

Rockford University has added Criminal Justice as a new major and minor degree offering, beginning in fall 2019.

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.

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Campus Event Calendar

Sat 17

Freshman Orientation and Retreat

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Fri 23

Presidents Opening Convocation

Friday, August 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Fri 23

Fall Kickoff Celebration

Friday, August 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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