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Incoming Students


All new graduate students are required to attend this orientation, which provides important information about your studies at the University of Rochester. Plan your arrival on campus accordingly. After orientation, there will be a barbeque sponsored by the Graduate Student Association (GSA).

Arts, Sciences and Engineering Graduate Student Orientation

Date: Monday, August 27, 2018

Details coming soon! 

International Student Orientation

The international graduate student orientation will be onWednesday August 15, 2018, starting at 8:30 a.m. This event is mandatory for all new international students. We recommend international students arrive in Rochester in advance of orientation, and no later than August 14, 2017. Additional details regarding international student orientation are available online. 

Once you have arrived on campus and checked in with International Services Office, you will be notified of a specific location.