Information for Rockford Interviews

We look forward to welcoming you to the Rockford campus. The campus is located at 1601 Parkview Avenue, Rockford, Illinois.  The following information is provided to assist you in making travel arrangements. If you have questions, contact Helen Gulley in the Office of Student Affairs at (815) 395-5630 or at or Terri Blevins at

Interview Schedule

11:45 a.m.

12-12:30 p.m.

12:30 1 p.m.

1-1:45 p.m.

2-4:45 p.m.

Check-in and welcome Partners’ Pavilion


Building tour

Dean’s welcome, Q & A sessions for applicants

Applicant interviews

About the Interview

Each applicant will participate in three 25-minute interviews: two interviews will be with faculty and/or physician interviewers and one will be with a current medical student. Interview times are assigned randomly to applicants between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Anticipate that there may be some waiting time before your interview or between interviews. Once you have completed the third interview, your interview day is complete and you will be free to leave.


You may park anywhere on campus. The main entrance where you will check in is at the back (east) end of the UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford.

Directions to the College of Medicine from Interstate 90

Click here for directions from I-90

Hotel Accommodations

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford has a discounted rate at several hotels. When you contact the reservation desk, tell them you are interviewing at the College of Medicine and ask about a discounted rate. Check the hotel’s website for directions. Visit the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau for hotel options.

Daily Bus Service from O’Hare Airport to Rockford

Van Galder Bus provides daily round-trip service. No advance reservation is required. Cost is $21.00 one way. For more information, call 1 (800) 747-0994 or visit You will need to arrange transportation from the Rockford Bus Center to the College of Medicine campus.