Residence Life

Residence Life

11/11/2016 10:32 am

We are pleased to welcome you to residential living at Rockford University. Residential living provides students with unlimited opportunities to live and grow during college outside of the classroom. Interacting with peers, assuming responsibility for individual and com read more

Volunteer Opportunities Last Lecture  The Last Lecture series at Rockford University was inspired by Randy Pausch. Dr. Pausch was a professor at Carnegie Mellon University from 1997 to his death 2008. Before his death he was asked to give the students his Last Lect read more

Frequently Asked Questions

10/31/2016 10:31 am

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Are first-year students required to live on campus? Incoming first-year students are not required to live on campus; however, they are encouraged to make Rockford University their home. Resident students that actively participate in the Rockfo read more


10/31/2016 10:27 am

POLICIES General Information A residence hall is more than a place to live; it is a place to learn awareness, consideration, acceptance, and compromise. Residence halls also provide recreational, educational, and cultural programs to enhance students’ learning experienc read more

Jane Addams

10/28/2016 2:06 pm

JANE ADDAMS Today, the spirit of alumna Jane Addams, Class of 1881, lives on at Rockford University. We believe each and every one of us has the ability to change the world, just as Jane did through her many societal contributions. Her father was an Illinois legislator, read more

Parent Resources

10/28/2016 1:57 pm

PARENT RESOURCES Dear Rockford University Families, We are pleased that your student has chosen to live on our campus! Living in a residence hall provides several opportunities for growth and development outside of the classroom. We know that you are placing a great dea read more

Alternative Spring Break

10/28/2016 1:56 pm

ALAN HUTCHCROFT ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK Spend Spring Break in Starkville (Mississippi, that is.) The Alan Hutchcroft Alternative Spring Break (AHASB) provides students the opportunity to participate in Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge. This alternative read more

Housing Selection and Forms

10/28/2016 1:53 pm

HOUSING SELECTION AND FORMS Housing Selection Housing Section always takes place in the Spring semester of each academic year.   New Students Complete all three forms below and send a $100 housing deposit to Student Administrative Services (SAS) in order to be read more

Jane Addams Service Fellows

10/28/2016 1:50 pm

JANE ADDAMS SERVICE FELLOWS Students who are entering their sophomore, junior or senior year are eligible to apply for the prestigious Jane Addams Service Fellowship Program. Through the fellowship, students initiate programs on campus that raise awareness about social read more

Residence Halls

10/28/2016 1:50 pm

RESIDENCE HALLS Cummings Complex This three-story complex encompasses four buildings suitable for undergraduate students. The four halls are connected but maintain their individual community environment. In the center of Cummings Complex is an upper and lower lounge tha read more