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Rockford University

5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
815-226-4000 http://www.rockford.edu

December 2018

Last Day of Classes

Friday, December 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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All final grades due in Registrar’s Office

Sunday, December 16, 2018
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Fall Degree Award Date

Friday, December 21, 2018 @ 8:00 am CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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January 2019

Last day to make arrangements for tuition

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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January Interim Term (J-Term)

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - Friday, January 18, 2019 @ 8:00 am CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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BSMS Fall Degree Award Date

Friday, January 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Winter Orientation

Thursday, January 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Mark your calendars for Winter Orientation January 17, 2018 from 6-8 p.m.

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Martin Luther King Day-no classes, offices closed

Monday, January 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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First Day of Class

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Last Day to Drop/Add Classes

Monday, January 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Last day to file credit/audit forms

Monday, January 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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February 2019

Spring Census

Monday, February 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Cheese n’ Beats

Friday, February 15, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Join the Campus Activities Board for their first event in the newly renovated Kent Center! Enjoy cheesy snacks and bumpin' music. Request a song to hear or to sing yourself!

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Creed II Showing

Thursday, February 21, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

(Previously Spider-Man but release date got pushed back) Under the tutelage of Rocky Balboa, heavyweight contender Adonis Creed faces off against Viktor Drago, son of Ivan Drago... Join RU's Campus Activities Board for this blockbuster movie and light snacks!

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Last day to file pass/fail forms

Friday, February 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Future Regent Visit Day

Saturday, February 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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There are a lot of factors to consider when choosing a college: academic programs, faculty interaction, what’s the food like?, will I make friends? how about cost? and so much more. Take some time on Saturday, February 23, to explore Rockford University. Let us help you discover what the college search is all about. • Admission Info • Academic & Resource Fair (meet our faculty!) • Campus Tour with a Twist • Free Lunch Join us at Future Regent Visit…

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Anniversary of Signing of Charter, February 25, 1847

Monday, February 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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March 2019

Mid-term exams

Monday, March 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - Friday, March 8, 2019 @ 5:00 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Pizza and Movie: Bumblebee

Thursday, March 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

On the run in the year of 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. Take a break this midterm week to watch Bumblebee and eat pizza in Scarborough Auditorium - Thursday, March 7th at 8:00 pm.

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Mid-term grades due in Registrar’s Office

Monday, March 11, 2019
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Spring break-no classes, Offices Open

Monday, March 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - Thursday, March 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Mid-term grades available on Self Service

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Spring break-no classes, Offices Closed

Friday, March 15, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Academic advising

Monday, March 18, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Gallery Opening: 5 minute Drift by Melissa Leandro

Friday, March 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Melissa Leandro 5 minute Drift presents the work of Chicago-based artist Melissa Leandro.

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Campus Lock-In

Friday, March 22, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - Saturday, March 23, 2019 @ 3:00 am CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

An RU Lock-in is a late night featuring food, competition, and the chance to win a laptop! Receive a raffle ticket for every activity you participate in and/or win! Join your host, the Campus Activities Board, on Friday, March 22nd in the Burpee Student Center at 8:00 pm.

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Registration for fall semester

Monday, March 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am - Friday, April 19, 2019 @ 11:59 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Registration for fall semester for all continuing graduate, undergraduate and BSMS students

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Comedy Night

Friday, March 29, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

The Campus Activities Board welcomes Brent Pella and Feraz Ozel to campus for an RU Comedy Night!  Brent Pella is a comedian based out of Los Angeles, CA. His comedy sketches and music videos have gained millions of views around the world and have been featured on Funny or Die, College Humor, BroBible, The Chive, and Worldstar HipHop. Feraz Ozel was recruited by the CIA, but turned it down for a life in comedy. Now, this LA based comedian tours internationally…

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April 2019

ROAR Transfer Registration:

Thursday, April 11, 2019
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One event on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 12:00 am

Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Regents Off and Running (ROAR) is a registration event specifically focused on transfer students. Meet with your faculty advisor to sign up for classes, chat with Financial Aid, get your student ID card, and find out about all of the services Rockford University can offer; all in one day!   ROAR is by appointment only so call the Office of Admission at 815-226-4050 or toll-free at 800-892-2984 to schedule your appointment.

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SOAR First-year registration

Saturday, April 13, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm CDT
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One event on Friday, June 7, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 9:30 am

Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Rockford University’s orientation program for new first-year students is a two-part process. The first part is Student Orientation Advising and Registration (SOAR), and the second part is Welcome Week. SOAR is designed to specifically make your transition to college life as smooth as possible. During SOAR we will begin to cover everything you need know to be a student here so that when you start classes, you and your classmates, will be ready to hit the ground running. Your SOAR…

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Last day to withdraw with “W”

Friday, April 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Commuter Appreciation Event : RU REWIND – RU Days 2019

Monday, April 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Kick off RU Days with a little appreciation for our Commuter Students and the Earth we live on! Plant and take home a succulent! Enjoy earth day inspired snacks, music and meeting new people! All students are encouraged to come, Commuter and Residential.

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BANG! An Interactive Chemical Show : RU REWIND – RU Days 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Celebrate the second day of RU Rewind with a BANG! Join the American Chemical Society and the Alpha Helix Club for an interactive chemical show in Starr.

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Day of Giving

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Rockford University will hold its fifth annual Day of Giving on Wednesday, April 24.

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Tie-Dye an RU Rewind Shirt: RU Rewind – RU Days 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

No experience needed! The RU Craft Club experts will share all the tips and tricks of tie-dying.

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse : RU REWIND – RU Days 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Sit back, relax, and be amazed on Day 4 of RU Days! Join RU Movie Club on an adventure where Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from another dimensions to stop a threat for all realities. Not to mention there will be Lou Malnati's pizza and retro candy in honor of our RU REWIND theme.

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From Wenches to Loud Black Girls: Primary Sources as Bridges to Contemporary Courageous Conversations

Thursday, April 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
autherine lucyc bethany powell

This session will demonstrate how primary sources can be used as bridges in courageous conversations and how to map historical events and narratives onto contemporary issues.

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$9 – $12

All Shook Up

Thursday, April 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm CDT
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until Saturday, April 27, 2019

One event on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Book by Joe DiPietro directed by Kyle Donahue, Rockford University Performing Arts alum ’03 This happy musical is inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. It’s 1955, and into a “square” little town in a “square” little state rides a guitar-playing young man who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel. TICKETS…

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$9 – $12

All Shook Up

Friday, April 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm CDT
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until Saturday, April 27, 2019

One event on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Book by Joe DiPietro directed by Kyle Donahue, Rockford University Performing Arts alum ’03 This happy musical is inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. It’s 1955, and into a “square” little town in a “square” little state rides a guitar-playing young man who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel. TICKETS…

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Hypnotist Mat LaVore : RU REWIND – RU Days 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Get hynotized on Day 5! #RUDays2019 Experience a miraculous world of magic, mind reading, and hypnosis from world class ‘Astonishment Artist’, Mat LaVore.

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$9 – $12

All Shook Up

Saturday, April 27, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm CDT
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until Saturday, April 27, 2019

One event on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Book by Joe DiPietro directed by Kyle Donahue, Rockford University Performing Arts alum ’03 This happy musical is inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. It’s 1955, and into a “square” little town in a “square” little state rides a guitar-playing young man who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel. TICKETS…

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Glow Party : RU REWIND – RU Days 2019

Saturday, April 27, 2019 @ 10:00 pm - Sunday, April 28, 2019 @ 1:00 am CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

The grand finale of RU Days 2019 is an EDM experience with washable glow paint and FOAM! Students and their plus one are invited to dance the night away! Be sure to register early, ONLY guests are able to register at the door.

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$9 – $12

All Shook Up

Sunday, April 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until Saturday, April 27, 2019

One event on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Book by Joe DiPietro directed by Kyle Donahue, Rockford University Performing Arts alum ’03 This happy musical is inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. It’s 1955, and into a “square” little town in a “square” little state rides a guitar-playing young man who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel. TICKETS…

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May 2019

SOAR First-year registration

Saturday, May 4, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm CDT
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One event on Friday, June 7, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 9:30 am

Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Rockford University’s orientation program for new first-year students is a two-part process. The first part is Student Orientation Advising and Registration (SOAR), and the second part is Welcome Week. SOAR is designed to specifically make your transition to college life as smooth as possible. During SOAR we will begin to cover everything you need know to be a student here so that when you start classes, you and your classmates, will be ready to hit the ground running. Your SOAR…

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Honors Day Convocation

Monday, May 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Last Day of Classes

Friday, May 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Final Exam period

Monday, May 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - Friday, May 17, 2019 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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All final grades due in Registrar’s Office

Sunday, May 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:59 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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MBA/Off Campus Sessions begin

Monday, May 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Degree Award Date Posting Deadline

Friday, May 24, 2019 @ 8:00 am CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Memorial Day Holiday-No classes, offices closed

Monday, May 27, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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June 2019

Regular Summer Session begins

Monday, June 3, 2019 @ 8:00 am CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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SOAR First-year registration

Friday, June 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm CDT
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One event on Friday, June 7, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 9:30 am

Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Rockford University’s orientation program for new first-year students is a two-part process. The first part is Student Orientation Advising and Registration (SOAR), and the second part is Welcome Week. SOAR is designed to specifically make your transition to college life as smooth as possible. During SOAR we will begin to cover everything you need know to be a student here so that when you start classes, you and your classmates, will be ready to hit the ground running. Your SOAR…

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ROAR Transfer Registration:

Saturday, June 8, 2019
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One event on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 12:00 am

Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Regents Off and Running (ROAR) is a registration event specifically focused on transfer students. Meet with your faculty advisor to sign up for classes, chat with Financial Aid, get your student ID card, and find out about all of the services Rockford University can offer; all in one day!   ROAR is by appointment only so call the Office of Admission at 815-226-4050 or toll-free at 800-892-2984 to schedule your appointment.

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MAT Summer Camp

Monday, June 17, 2019 @ 8:00 am - Friday, June 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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BSMS Spring Degree Award Date

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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National HIV Testing Day

Thursday, June 27, 2019
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) is a day to encourage people to get tested for HIV, know their status, and get linked to care and treatment.

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July 2019

Independence Day Holiday-No classes, offices closed

Thursday, July 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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ROAR Transfer Registration:

Friday, July 12, 2019
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One event on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 12:00 am

Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Regents Off and Running (ROAR) is a registration event specifically focused on transfer students. Meet with your faculty advisor to sign up for classes, chat with Financial Aid, get your student ID card, and find out about all of the services Rockford University can offer; all in one day!   ROAR is by appointment only so call the Office of Admission at 815-226-4050 or toll-free at 800-892-2984 to schedule your appointment.

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SOAR First-year registration

Friday, July 12, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Friday, June 7, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 9:30 am

Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Rockford University’s orientation program for new first-year students is a two-part process. The first part is Student Orientation Advising and Registration (SOAR), and the second part is Welcome Week. SOAR is designed to specifically make your transition to college life as smooth as possible. During SOAR we will begin to cover everything you need know to be a student here so that when you start classes, you and your classmates, will be ready to hit the ground running. Your SOAR…

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MBA session ends

Saturday, July 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Regular Summer Session ends

Friday, July 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Final grades due in Registrar’s Office

Sunday, July 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:59 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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August 2019

Golf Play Day 2019

Monday, August 5, 2019
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Our Golf Playday supports enhancement to the overall student-athlete experience.

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Off Campus session ends

Friday, August 9, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Summer Degree Award Date

Friday, August 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Freshman Orientation and Retreat

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Register for Freshman Orientation today at Rockford.edu/Welcome! Orientation and Move-in: August 17, 2019. Move-in begins at 8 a.m. Freshman Retreat: August 18-20, 2019. Attendance is required of all New Students! Throughout Orientation and the Freshman Retreat, you will learn about valuable resources on campus and beyond, interact with a variety of student leaders, and participate in unique social experiences to make lasting connections with your classmates. If you have questions regarding  Orientation, please contact Alex Johnson, Director of Student Involvement and…

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The Plunge

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Don't miss out on our annual Plunge event, as our campus gives back to the local Rockford community.

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Fall Kickoff Celebration

Friday, August 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Join us from 5:00 - 9:00 pm on Friday, August 23 in the Commons for our annual Fall Kickoff Celebration!  There will be free food and entertainment for current students, faculty, and staff. More information to come! 

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September 2019

Labor Day

Monday, September 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Labor Day- Offices Closed

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BSMS Summer Degree Award Date

Monday, September 9, 2019 @ 8:00 am CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Raise the Roof 2019

Saturday, September 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Rockford Promise cordially invites you to Raise the Roof 2019!

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High School Guidance Counselor Breakfast

Thursday, September 26, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Join Rockford University’s amazing admissions staff and fantastic faculty for a delicious morning celebrating you and your guidance counselor peers.

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ESports Open House and Tournament

Thursday, September 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Come join our Esports athletes in our very own Esports arena in the Lion’s den. There will be free food and more information about our new facility. Come join us September 26th from 2pm - 5pm and show us your skills in the very first Rockford University Overwatch tournament for an opportunity to be recruited onto the team!

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October 2019

Free

Health Awareness Table

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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One event on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 11:00 am

Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Lang Wellness Center will be helping students with what it takes to write a safety plan, as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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Free

Health Awareness Table

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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One event on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 11:00 am

Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Lang Wellness Center will be helping students with what it takes to write a safety plan, as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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Homecoming Weekend

Friday, October 4, 2019 - Saturday, October 5, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Saturday, October 5, 2019

Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Please join us for a weekend of celebrating being a Regent!

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Homecoming Weekend

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - Sunday, October 6, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Saturday, October 5, 2019

Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Please join us for a weekend of celebrating being a Regent!

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Future Regent Visit Day

Saturday, October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Join us at Future Regent Visit Day and explore all of your opportunities!

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Virtual Reality Night with Computer Science Club

Monday, October 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Join the Computer Science Club for a virtual reality experience in the new eSports Arena! There are 16 spots available. See you at 4:00 pm in the Den!

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Free

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Managing Difficult Emotions

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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One event on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 11:00 am

Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Stop by Lang Wellness Center’s table near the Den from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to learn about managing difficult emotions, ways to communicate, and strategies to release tension.

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Free

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Managing Difficult Emotions

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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One event on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 11:00 am

Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Stop by Lang Wellness Center’s table near the Den from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to learn about managing difficult emotions, ways to communicate, and strategies to release tension.

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Chop it up

Thursday, October 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Minority Male Program, lets think about the future with Logan Glendenning.

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Free

Rockford University Blood Drive

Thursday, October 31, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Join the Rock River Valley Blood Center in Parking Lot A from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the blood drive.

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November 2019

Rockford University Disc Golf Doubles Tournament

Saturday, November 2, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Check-7:30-8:30am Non-Sanctioned bring your own partner doubles tourney. Cost: $40/team (student division is free) 4 non-perishable can goods Optional: $1 Ace $2 50/50 ctp $2 50/50 ctp Mini Games: $1/ea Putting challenge Ace race Long Drive Format: Two rounds of best shot Holes: 20/round Divisions: Advanced, Recreational, Ladies, Students *willing to add a mixed division if interested Cash Payouts (except for student division) *Player pack will contain a Gateway Wizard of your choice with custom stamp similar to the picture…

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Scholarship/Admitted Student Day

Saturday, November 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm CDT
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Your achievements have earned you an invitation to an invite-only, special admitted student day on campus.

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Free

Drug Awareness Month: Stimulants and Your Body

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CST
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One event on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 11:00 am

Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Kick off Drug Awareness with as as we uncover the effects of stimulants on your body, in addition to activities.

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Free

Drug Awareness Month: Stimulants and Your Body

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CST
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One event on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 11:00 am

Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Kick off Drug Awareness with as as we uncover the effects of stimulants on your body, in addition to activities.

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Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) Information Session

Thursday, November 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Rockford University’s Puri School of Business will host a free Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) Information Session on Thursday, November 7, 2019, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

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Future Regent Visit Day

Monday, November 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Join us at Future Regent Visit Day and explore all of your opportunities!

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ROAR Transfer Registration

Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Regents Off and Running (ROAR) is a registration event specifically focused on transfer students.

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December 2019

Free

Arabic Language Day

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Please join the Rockford University UN Club and Saudi Club for a celebration of Arabic Language Day on Tuesday, December 3.

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$25 – $35

Chicago Shopping Bus Trip

Sunday, December 8, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 8:00 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

You are invited to one of our most popular events, the Rockford University Chicago Shopping Bus Trip. Charter buses are reserved for RU alumni, families, parents, and friends.

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End of Fall Semester

Friday, December 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Fall semester classes end.

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Winter Break- Offices Closed

Monday, December 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am - Wednesday, January 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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University offices will be closed from Monday, December 23- Wednesday, January 1 in observance of winter break. Normal office hours will resume on Thursday, January 2.

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January 2020

ROAR Transfer Registration

Thursday, January 9, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Regents Off and Running (ROAR) is a registration event specifically focused on transfer students.

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Martin Luther King Day- Offices Closed

Monday, January 20, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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The University offices will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King day.

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Spring Semester Begins

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Spring semester classes begin.

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Free

Puri School of Business Breakfast Briefing

Thursday, January 30, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 8:45 am CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Leading from Within: Uncover your Best Team You’re invited to the first Puri School of Business Breakfast Briefing of Spring 2020 on January 30, 2020. Enjoy a free hot breakfast on your way to work and hear Dr. Mandolen Mull, Puri School of Business Chairperson, share successful strategies for building teams and improving interactions with peers. Check-in begins at 7:15 a.m. and the event will conclude at approximately 8:45 a.m. View the flyer here!

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February 2020

Admitted Student Day

Saturday, February 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm CST
Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States
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Your achievements have earned you an invitation to an invite-only, special admitted student day on campus.

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