Progamming & Events for Alumni & Friends

From virtual programming to events on-campus or near you, we offer a range of activities to help you stay connected to your friends and Rockford University. We hope you will join us for these opportunities to engage with one another, hear updates from campus, learn about a new topic, and so much more!

Upcoming Events

Event Name Day & Time Location
Gala 2024: Cocktails & Compositions Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. Howard Colman Library
Charter Day Monday, February 26, at 4:00 p.m. Maddox Theatre – Clark Arts
Dr. Alan Hutchcroft Alternative Spring Break Saturday, March 2 – Saturday, March 9 Rockford University / Starkville, MS
St. Patrick’s Day Alumni Event Thursday, March 14, at 4:00 p.m. Nelson Hall, 2nd Floor
Day of Giving Thursday, April 25 Rockford University

Be sure to check back often as we will add new events as they get closer!


Suggest an Event or Program

Are there individuals from your area, class, student groups, or a department you were heavily involved in that you would like to catch up with? We would love to work with you on a virtual or in-person event.

Suggest an event you would like to see by emailing us at, and please continue to check back as events are added!

Alumni Learning Consortium Monthly Webinars

Just because you graduated doesn’t mean you stopped learning. Alumni & friends have exclusive access to a range of free online learning tools. Each month you will see new, engaging webinars and online events that cover a range of career, life stage and lifelong learning topics. There will also be opportunities to participate in webinars hosted by RU faculty, staff, and alumni. Learn more and sign-up for upcoming opportunities!

Office of Advancement & Alumni
Nelson Hall, 2nd Floor
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
Toll Free: 877-273-4368
Direct: 815-226-3370

Mon-Fri - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm