Rockford College

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Rockford College



Tuition

$22,460 / year

Room and Board

$7,190

Application deadline

August 1

Application fee

$35




Educational Resources

Libraries

College Archives

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 144,453 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 475 current serial subscriptions.
  • 8,430 microforms.
  • 776 Audio/Visual items.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 100 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 12 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 63 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 67 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 9 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are not permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 400 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

    Room Accessories

    • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

    Extracurricular

    • 70% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
    • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
    • Popular events on campus: International Food Fair, Dances, Foam Party, Casino Night, Comedians, Open Mic Nights, Outdoor Activities
    • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper
    • In total, there are about 25 organizations on campus.
    • Honor societies: Phi Kappa Delta, Psi Chi, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Sigma Iota, Phi Beta Kappa;
    • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Cross Roads Chapel, Muslim Student Organization
    • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Multicultural Club, Student Muslim Association,
    • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Anime Club, Anthropology and Sociology Club, Business Club, Circle K, Crossroads Chapel, Entertainment Council, Feast, Gay/Straight Alliance, Hitting Club, Model UN Organization, Multicultural Club, Music Club, Muslim Student Organization, Nursing Student Organization, Poker Association, Psychology Society, Regent Activities Getting Excited, Regent Players, Regent Times, Rotaract, Senior Club, Society of Artsy People, Spanish Club, Student Government, T. E. A. C. H.
    • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Regent Times

    Travel

    • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Chicago (68), Rockford (8)
    • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Chicago (82)
    • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Rockford (10)
    • Public transportation serves the campus.
    • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
    • 75% of students have a car on campus

    Employment

    • School employment is available.
    • 16% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,300
    • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
    • There are 0 fraternities
    • 0 fraternity houses
    • 0% of students are fraternity members
    • There are 0 sororities
    • 0 sorority houses
    • 0% of students are sorority members.

    ROTC

    • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Northern Illinois University)
    • Navy ROTC: Not offered
    • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
    • Additional Policies

      honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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