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Students taking a photo
August 16, 2018
On Friday, more than 400 fresh faces head to campus for their first year at the Rock. Besides some certain universal truths of residence hall living they are sure to experience, what else do we know about the class of 2022? They’re pretty darn smart. The national average ACT score as of 2017 is 21. This year’s freshman class at Rockhurst did them one better...

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Daniela Lopez Romero on the quad
August 8, 2018
Modeling, designing, sewing — when it comes to fashion, senior Daniela Lopez Romero does it all. It’s been that way for a while. It began,...


Students in Arrupe auditorium
September 6, 2018 - 7:00pm
Arrupe Hall Auditorium
The Rockhurst Film Series and the university’s Department of Modern Languages will present three films on consecutive Thursdays in September. Faculty will introduce the films...
Rev. Thomas Curran, S.J. celebrating the Mass of the Holy Spirit
September 11, 2018 - 10:45am
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
As is tradition at all Jesuit educational institutions, the Rockhurst University community will mark the start of the school year with a Mass of the...

Upcoming Events

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Arrupe Hall Auditorium