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Search for a degree or related subjects in arts and humanities, engineering, natural sciences, or social sciences.

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Graduate Studies

Nationally recognized programs characterized by close contact between students and faculty.

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Research

Embracing creativity, broadening our understanding of how the world works, and gaining insights into society.

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AS&E Priorities

With input from faculty, staff, and students, we’ve identified these aspirations to focus our planning and decision-making for the future.

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Arts, Sciences & Engineering Priorities

Donald Hall, the Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences & Engineering, discusses the new strategic priorities for AS&E, the largest academic division at the University of Rochester. To learn more, visit the AS&E Priorities website.

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Reports on Diversity, Bias, and Sexual Misconduct Available

The University has released its 2018 reports on Diversity and Inclusion, Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response, and College Bias-Related Incidents to provide more transparency about issues of diversity, discrimination, and sexual misconduct. It’s the first time the reports have been released together, online, and in an easy-to-navigate digital format. Print-ready PDFs are available for download.

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Important Dates

  • Last date for students in the College to Add or Drop courses in current scheduleSeptember 25
  • Fall Term breakOctober 14–October 15
  • Undergraduate program advising in the CollegeOctober 28–November 1
  • Undergraduate registration beginsNovember 4
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Student Life

Annual ‘Rockys’ honor outstanding student contributions to campus community

This year, nineteen individuals and three groups will be honored during the College’s annual Student Life Awards, also known as “the Rockys.”

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A close up of a student life award.

Rochester Curriculum

People do their best when doing what they love.

At Rochester, you build your own curriculum with your own unique strengths and interests. There are no required subjects. You study only what you’re passionate about, choosing a major in one of the three divisions of learning and taking thematic three-course clusters in other areas.

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376full-time faculty

Through innovative research and dedication to professional excellence, our award-winning faculty is the foundation of our university, and our students’ successes.

77percent of students

Are involved in undergraduate research. Students can assist a faculty member on an existing research project, or create a project based on their own ideas.

Culture of Respect

At the University of Rochester, we are united by a commitment to be ever better—Meliora. It is our guiding principle and it informs our shared values. We put those values into action by ensuring that all members of our community feel safe, respected, included, and valued.

In support of that mission, the University is taking a number of important steps to strengthen policies, clarify processes, and expand resources to support diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.

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