Office of the Dean of Students

The information below will change with each upcoming break. Please bookmark this page for your convenience.

Thanksgiving Break will be held Thursday, November 27 – Sunday, November 30.

Additional information regarding services will be made available soon.

Whether you are staying or leaving for break, please register here.

ARE YOU LEAVING?

Shuttles

Airport/Amtrak Shuttle (Departures)

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014
Southside Towers Rush Rhees Arrive at Transportation
4:00 pm 4:05 pm 4:10 pm (Airport) 4:25 pm
4:40 pm 4:45 pm 4:50 pm (Airport) 5:05 pm
5:20 pm 5:25 pm 5:30 pm (Airport) 5:45 pm
6:00 pm 6:05 pm 6:10 pm (Airport) 6:25 pm
6:40 pm 6:45 pm 6:50 pm (Airport) 7:05 pm
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
Southside Towers Rush Rhees Arrive at Transportation
9:05 am 9:10 am 9:15 am (Amtrak) 9:30 am
10:00 am 10:05 am 10:10 am (Airport) 10:25 am
10:40 am 10:45 am 10:50 am

(Airport) 11:05 am

11:20 am 11:25 am 11:30 am (Airport) 11:45 am
12:00 pm 12:05 pm 12:10 pm (Airport) 12:25 pm
12:40 pm 12:45 pm 12:50 pm (Airport) 1:05 pm
1:20 pm 1:25 pm 1:30 pm (Amtrak) 1:45 pm
2:00 pm 2:05 pm 2:10 pm (Airport) 2:25 pm
2:40 pm 2:45 pm 2:50 pm (Airport) 3:05 pm
3:20 pm 3:25 pm 3:30 pm (Airport) 3:45 pm
4:00 pm 4:05 pm 4:10 pm (Airport) 4:25 pm
4:40 pm 4:45 pm 4:50 pm (Airport) 5:05 pm

Trailways Bus Shuttle (Departures)

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014
Rush Rhees Arrive at Trailways
12:35 pm 12:45 pm
2:20 pm 2:30 pm
4:20 pm 4:30 pm
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
Rush Rhees Arrive at Trailways
12:35 pm 12:45 pm

Airport/Amtrak Shuttle (Arrivals)

Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014
Depart from Transportation Southside Towers Rush Rhees
(Airport) 2:00 pm 2:15 pm 2:20 pm 2:25 pm
(Amtrak) 2:40 pm 2:55 pm 3:00 pm 3:05 pm
(Airport) 3:20 pm 3:35 pm 3:40 pm 3:45 pm
(Airport) 4:00 pm 4:15 pm 4:20 pm 4:25 pm
(Airport) 4:40 pm 4:55 pm 5:00 pm 5:05 pm
(Airport) 5:20 pm 5:35 pm 5:40 pm 5:45 pm
(Airport) 6:00 pm 6:15 pm 6:20 pm 6:25 pm
(Amtrak) 6:40 pm 6:55 pm 7:00 pm 7:05 pm
(Airport) 7:20 pm 7:35 pm 7:40 pm 7:45 pm
(Airport) 8:00 pm 8:15 pm 8:20 pm 8:25 pm
(Airport) 8:40 pm 8:55 pm 9:00 pm 9:05 pm
(Airport) 9:20 pm 9:35 pm 9:40 pm 9:45 pm

Trailways Bus Shuttle (Arrivals)

Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014
Depart from Trailways Rush Rhees
9:45 am 10:00 am

Transportation

Zimride

Need a ride? Try Zimride! A UR ridesharing network

Zimride is a fun and easy way to share the seats in your car or catch a ride. With Zimride, you can find UR friends, classmates and coworkers going the same way you are. If you have a car, split costs by offering rides. If you don't have a car, find rides where you need to go and offer to help pay. To find a ride or offer one go to the website.

My Bus Home (Winter Break ONLY)

Need a ride home over Winter Break? Contact My Bus Home!

Convenient, safe, and affordable bus transportation for college students.

Trip Departure Date Signup Date
Winter Home (sign up) Dec. 21, 2014 Nov. 29, 2014
Winter Return (sign up) Jan. 12, 2014 Dec. 22, 2014

ARE YOU STAYING?

Events

Residence Hall students should look for events and activities planned by their RAs and CAs!

Men's Basketball - UR/Holiday Inn Airport Tournament

Saturday, Nov. 29 York College (NY) vs. Rochester 5:00 pm
Saturday, Nov. 29 Eastern Connecticut State University vs. Stevenson University 7:00 pm
Sunday, Nov. 30 Consolation Game 1:00 pm
Sunday, Nov. 30 Championship Game 3:00 pm

Rochester Global Connections Thanksgiving Dinner

Thursday, November 27 will mark the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday! This classic American tradition is generally celebrated in family gatherings, with plenty of good food and good times. Members and friends of Rochester Global Connections will invite Rochester area international students to join them for a holiday feast. If you will be in town over the break and would like to visit with a local family for Thanksgiving Dinner, please sign up by Thursday, November 20. Transportation is available if needed. To sign up, please submit the online form for Thanksgiving Dinner. If you have a friendship volunteer, check with them before responding - they may be expecting you for dinner. If you register and your plans change so that you are unable to attend, it is ESSENTIAL that you notify the host and Rochester Global Connections by phone.

Rochester Global Connections (RGC) is a community-based volunteer organization that provides services to international students and Department of State visitors in the Rochester area. The International Services Office (ISO) hosts RGC at the University of Rochester and co-sponsors all events and activities.

Free Yoga at College Town! - Breathe Yoga Grand Opening

For more information see the flyer or visit the website.

Available Sessions
Friday, Nov. 28 Saturday, Nov. 29 Sunday, Nov. 30
9:00 am - 10:15 am 9:00 am - 10:15 am 9:00 am - 10:15 am
11:00 am - 12:15 pm 11:00 am - 12:15 pm 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Schedules

Dining Hours

Dining hours for all locations can be found here.

Athletics and Recreation

Goergen Athletic Center will close at 12:00 (noon) on Wednesday, November 26 and will reopen at 5:00 pm on Sunday, November 30. Please refer to athletic facilities hours.

Wilson Commons

Wilson Commons will close at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 26 and will reopen at 10:00 am on Sunday, November 20. Please refer to Wilson Commons hours.

The Commons will be open from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm on Wednesday, November 26.

Starbucks will be open from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 26.

University Health Services

MD on call whenever UHS offices are closed. Call 585-275-2662 to reach the MD on call.

Open Close
Wednesday, Nov. 26 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Thursday, Nov. 27 Closed Closed
Friday, Nov. 28 Closed Closed
Saturday, Nov. 29 Closed Closed
Sunday, Nov. 30 1:00 pm 6:00 pm

University Counseling Center

Mental health professional on call whenever UHS offices are closed. Call 585-275-3113 to reach the mental health professional on call.

Open Close
Wednesday, Nov. 26 8:30 am 5:00 pm
Thursday, Nov. 27 Closed Closed
Friday, Nov. 28 Closed Closed
Saturday, Nov. 29 Closed Closed
Sunday, Nov. 30 Closed Closed

University Bookstore

Please refer to the University Bookstore website.

Open Close
Sunday, Nov. 23 10:00 am 8:00 pm
Monday, Nov. 24 9:00 am 9:00 pm
Tuesday, Nov. 25 9:00 am 9:00 pm
Wednesday, Nov. 26 9:00 am 9:00 pm
Thursday, Nov. 27 Closed Closed
Friday, Nov. 28 9:00 am 9:00 pm
Saturday, Nov. 29 10:00 am 9:00 pm

University Shuttle Services

Please refer to the Student Shuttles website.

Wednesday, Nov. 26 Normal shuttle service
Thursday, Nov. 27 University Holiday - no shuttle service
Friday, Nov. 28 University Holiday - no shuttle service
Saturday, Nov. 29 Normal shuttle service

UR Tech Store

The UR Tech Store will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28. Please refer to the UR Tech Store website.

IT Center

The IT Center will resume normal hours on Sunday, Nov. 30. Please refer to the IT Center website.

Open Close
Wednesday, Nov. 26 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Thursday, Nov. 27 Closed Closed
Friday, Nov. 28 Closed Closed
Saturday, Nov. 29 10:00 am 5:00 pm