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Welcome to Rockford University! #RockSolidRegent

Student with Reggie in BurpeeCongratulations! We’re excited to welcome you to our community. What’s next? Set up a campus visit and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter (@AdmissionsRU), and Instagram (@AdmissionsRU).

Your personal admission counselor is also happy to help answer any questions you may have about RU, or to connect you with a current Regent. Just give us a shout at 815.226.4050,, text your counselor, use the online chat, send us a Facebook message–whatever works best for you. We’re here!




Make your deposit now

Congratulations! Your exciting educational journey as a Rockford University Regent is almost ready to begin. Take the next important step and make your deposit right now in order to secure your place in our next class of new Rock Solid Regents!

Information for International Students

Once you’ve been admitted to Rockford University and the deposit(s) have been received, you must work towards gaining a Visa. Learn more!

Attend First Year Regent Experience Days and Transfer Regent Experience Days

Attend First Year Regent Experience Days and Transfer Regent Experience Days to meet with your faculty advisor and select your classes. Your admission counselor will contact you to set up your appointment.

Attend Orientation and Freshman Retreat

Attend Welcome Week events! It’s required for all new students and is a fun and convenient way to prepare for your new academic adventures and campus activities. Register now!

Download Our Campus App

Once you attend a registration day (SOAR or ROAR), download our brand new app, RU Involved.

Find out what campus events are happening, sign up for them, see who else is coming, see your class schedule (coming soon!), get your email, join groups, clubs and orgs, and more. You can chat with other students that have just registered and start getting to know one another now. You can also ask questions and learn more about campus resources.

 Here’s how you get signed up:

If you have questions, please give us a call at 815.226.4050.

Department Information

Office of Admission
Nelson Hall - 2nd floor
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
Fax 815-226-2822

Mon-Thurs: 8:30 am to 7 pm
Fri: 8:30 am to 5 pm
Sat: 9 am to 1 pm
Please call to reserve an appointment on Saturdays.

Chat with an Admission Counselor

Meet Our Team