Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2023 was a success!

2023’s Golden Grads, including the newly inducted members from the Class of 1973

 We hope you’ll join us for the next Reunion, September 27th – 28th, 2024


Registration will open in July 2024.


As an important part of our history, we hope you will join us for Homecoming & Reunion Weekend to see your friends and relive your days on campus. Don’t miss your chance to celebrate what your experience means to you while creating new memories!

We are so excited for the opportunity to come together for Reunion 2024. We look forward to a fun weekend celebrating you and your classmates!

Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us if you are interested in helping plan events for your class or helping with outreach to encourage classmates to attend. This weekend is about you and your classmates, and we want to make it one to remember!

Hotel Information:

  • Rooms and discounted rates are available for Friday, 9/27 and Saturday, 9/28. They can be extended if you want to arrive Thursday, 9/26 or check out Monday, 9/30
  • Deadline for reserving at the discounted rate is August 26. After that, rooms and discounted rate cannot be guaranteed
  • You must call the hotels directly
  • Ask for the “Rockford University Class of 74 Reunion” rate
  • The hotels are close to the I-90/State Street exit and the O’Hare bus station
  • The discounted rate does NOT include 14% tax or breakfast
  • Call or text Michael at 617-721-6750 if you have any problems

Candlewood Suites Hotel

7555 Walton St., Rockford, IL 61108

  • Discounted rate:  $129.00 / night
  • One Queen bed
  • Pets allowed
  • To book a room, call: 815-229-9300
  • Cancellation policy:  6:00 p.m. on the date of your check-in

Fairfield Inn & Suites

7651 Walton Rd., Rockford, IL 61108

  • Option 1 – King Room, Discounted Rate: $139 / night
  • Option 2 – King Suite w/ Pullout Sofa, Discounted Rate: $149 / night
  • To book a room, call: 815-398-7400
  • Cancellation policy: 6:00 p.m. by 9/22/24

See you in 2024!

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


Please feel free to contact us via email at alumni@rockford.edu or by phone at 815-226-3370