Rockford University

Central Illinois



Since 1847, Rockford University has made its mark on its graduates and that mark has extended all around the world. As you prepare to start your new life together let this historic venue bless your nuptials and love with the lasting legacy it is known for. A beautiful, serene oasis awaits you and your guests in the Fisher Memorial Chapel. Pledge your love in a romantic indoor ceremony. Rolling hills, an archway and stunning scenery will provide a unique and dramatic backdrop for your formal portraits. The celebration continues in the heart of the Rockford University campus with a reception in Regents Hall. The hall is a spacious, scenic location with a high ceiling and large windows bringing the beauty of the outdoors inside. There you and your guests will enjoy dinner, drinks, and dancing. The facilities coordinator will be happy to assist you with planning all the details of your special day.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Ballrooms


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 225 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 4:00PM. Events must end by 11:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $1,500 for a reception, which includes a $500, non-refundable payment to reserve the date. Included in the rental fee is the room set-up (rounds that seat 8, a riser for the head table), white table linens,china service,cake cutting/serving, after-dinner snacks and a taste testing. There is a 100 guest minimum. The venue Receptions during the week are limited.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Rockford University is estimated at between $7,154 and $13,646 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Champagne toast
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Beer and wine only
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 11:00PM