Photo of student at Orientation in 2019

Freshman Orientation 2024

Mark your calendars to attend the 2024 Freshman Orientation 

  • Freshman Move-in & Orientation: Saturday, August 17, 2024 – Monday, August 19, 2024; Rockford University Campus

Welcome to Rockford University,

Congratulations on your admission to Rockford University! To launch your Regent Experience, you will be attending Freshman Orientation. These important events for all freshmen begin on campus from Saturday, August 17 – Monday, August 19 . 

RU’s Freshman Orientation is packed with settings in which to make new friends, team-building activities, discussions led by student leaders and faculty, fun surprises, great food, and so much more! At the end of your time at Orientation, you will have made new friends, experienced important moments and activities with your First-Year Seminar group, and will be well on your way to having a great first year at Rockford University.

For more information, please click on the buttons below. You will be able to register for Freshman Orientation and view a schedule of events. Orientation is required of all new students attending Rockford University. There is no cost to attend Freshman Orientation.

If you should have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to me. or 815-394-5035


See What Orientation Looks Like

Countdown Until Move-In and Orientation!








Office of Student Involvement and Orientation

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

Alex Johnson, Assistant Dean of the Student Involvement and Orientation
fax: 815-394-3730

Linzy Harezlak, Assistant Director of the Student Involvement and Orientation 
fax: 815-394-3730