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
Dog Days of Summer Saturday, July 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Rockford University: Check-In at Nelson Lot
Reunion / Homecoming Friday, September 27 through Saturday, September 28th Rockford University: Check-In at Burpee

Upcoming Event Spotlight: The Dog Days of Summer 2024

Pack up your pup and join us Saturday, July 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for the Dog Days of Summer, hosted by Rockford University! Stop by the Nelson Lot to check-in, pick up some goodies, grab a campus map, and then take a stroll around RU’s scenic campus. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to spoil your pup with a delightful walk around campus!

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