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Rockford University to Hold Virtual Admission Event August 9 for Transfer Students

08/02/2023 3:51 pm

ROCKFORD, Ill. (Aug. 1, 2023) – Rockford University, the region’s leading private four-year educational institution, will hold its first virtual admission event on Wednesday, August 9 for students interested in transferring to Rockford University. 

When: Wednesday, August 9;  4 to 7 p.m.

Where: Zoom

Who: Prospective Transfer Students

How to attend:

  1. Register for the event by going to this link:, and picking a time on Wednesday, Aug. 9 between 4 and 7 p.m. 
  2. After filling out the registration form, they will receive an automated email confirmation with the zoom link. 
  3. RSVP to the Facebook event here:
    1. Those who cannot make the event can schedule a custom meeting time by emailing or calling 815-226-4050.

This virtual event is for students interested in transferring to Rockford University to complete their bachelor’s degree. RU’s Admissions Team will guide you through the admission process, help you learn more about RU, and provide same day acceptance during this event!

The RU Admissions Team will help you complete your application, submit your transcripts, and get you accepted all within 15 minutes on this Zoom call. Take advantage of this concentrated time with our Admissions team and get accepted right away!

Same Day Acceptance:

To be eligible for same day acceptance, please have your official transcript(s) from each institution attended sent to before the event, or have your unofficial transcripts with you during the event.

How to have official transcripts submitted:

  1. Official transcripts should be sent directly from the original institution to Rockford University. Some schools have electronic exchange, in which case you can select “Rockford University” as the recipient. Or you can manually enter for the recipient.
  2. A conditional admission offer may be extended at the event, with further admission requirements required before enrolling (e.g. official transcripts).  


For questions and interviews please contact:

Sara Myers

RU Marketing & Communications



Rockford University is a private four-year, co-educational institution founded in 1847 offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in traditional liberal arts and professional fields. The University offers more than 80 majors, minors, and concentrations, including the bachelor’s degree completion program for a B.S. in Management Studies. 

Through its Graduate Studies department, degrees are extended to include the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), and Master of Education in Urban Education, (M.Ed.). Rockford University is home to one of only 11 Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) chapters in Illinois, the most prestigious honor society in the United States. Named by The Princeton Review as a Best Midwestern College and is a U.S. News & World Report Best Midwest Regional University, Rockford University currently serves approximately 1,250 full-and part-time students.

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