Welcome Week

Mark your calendars to attend Welcome Week!

Fall Welcome week: Saturday, August 19 – Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The countdown to Welcome Week has begun and soon you will be attending classes at Rockford University. As you join our campus community and begin to participate in new academic adventures and campus activities, we hope you will quickly immerse yourself in university life and enjoy the many opportunities offered to you throughout the academic year.

Attendance is required of all New Students.

If you have questions regarding Welcome Week, please contact Dean Lisa Hetzel at Lhetzel@rockford.edu.

 

Please choose from the options below to register.

First Year Student (with LESS than 20 credit hours)

Rockford University is excited to welcome you to our campus community. We believe Welcome Week is the foundation for your success both in and out of the classroom and recognize your unique needs as a first year student. Welcome Week is required and designed for you:

  • Become familiar with RU Technology prior to the first day of class.
  • Connect with other new students
  • Understand academic expectations
  • Meet Faculty, Staff and members of Administration

2017 Welcome Week Schedule (pdf)

Register for Orientation Now

Transfer Student (with MORE than 20 credit hours)

Rockford University is excited to welcome you to our campus community. We believe orientation programs and Welcome week are the foundation for your success both in and out of the classroom and recognize your unique needs as a transfer student. Transfer Orientation is required and designed for you:

  • Become familiar with RU Technology prior to the first day of class.
  • Connect with other new students
  • Understand academic expectations
  • Meet Faculty, Staff and members of Administration

2017 Welcome Week Schedule (pdf)

Register for Orientation Now

Department Information

Office of Student Life
Burpee Student Center
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108

Welcome Week Information