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Rockford University to host Dog Days of Summer event 

06/27/2023 10:05 am


June 27, 2023

Rockford University is hosting its first Dogs Days of Summer event. RU Alumni and the general public are invited to pack up their pup and join us for a walk around RU’s beautiful campus.

What: Rockford University 

When: Saturday, July 1, 2023, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where: RU Johnson Alumni Center, Rockford University, 5050 E. State St, Rockford, IL, 61108

Who: Rockford University Alumni and the general public.


ROCKFORD, Ill. —Rockford University’s Advancement Office will be hosting its first Dog Days of Summer event on Saturday, July 1. RU Alumni and the general public are invited to bring their dog and guests for a walk around our beautiful campus. 

Attendees will check in at the RU Johnson Alumni Center, 5050 E. State St. in Rockford, where they will be served light refreshments. Free gifts will be distributed while supplies last.

Those wanting to attend are encouraged to contact RU’s Assistant Director of Philanthropy- Alumni & Affinity Groups Natali Monaghan at with any questions. Registration is not required.

All dogs must be leashed and be updated on all vaccines. Don’t have a dog? All are still welcome to join us and enjoy a walk around campus. 



Media related questions or interview requests can be sent to We ask the media to please RSVP by emailing us by 8:30 a.m. July 1, 2023. 



Sara Myers

RU Marketing & Communications