Majors & Minors
Search for a degree or related subjects in arts and humanities, engineering, natural sciences, or social sciences.
Nationally recognized programs characterized by close contact between students and faculty.
Embracing creativity, broadening our understanding of how the world works, and gaining insights into society.
With input from faculty, staff, and students, we’ve identified these aspirations to focus our planning and decision-making for the future.
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.More Video Messages
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.View Reports
- Last date for students in the College to Add or Drop courses in current scheduleSeptember 25
- Fall Term breakOctober 14October 15
- Undergraduate program advising in the CollegeOctober 28November 1
- Undergraduate registration beginsNovember 4
In the News
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.”
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.
Through innovative research and dedication to professional excellence, our award-winning faculty is the foundation of our university, and our students’ successes.
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.
Need help or more information? Contact us.