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Winter Stay Housing

The University of Rochester anticipates that most students will go home between the fall and spring semester. However, there are options for those students who do need to stay.

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Winter Share Pantry

Do you have warm winter clothes and food during break?  If you need help, visit the Winter Share Student Pantry.

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Upcoming Events

Cooking Demo
January 7, 2019
2:30PM - 4:30PM
Douglass Community Kitchen
All students on campus are welcome to join the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid for lunch. Food will be provided from Akwaaba Restaurant.

Winter Wind Down
January 8, 2019
1:00PM - 5:00PM
Rocky's Sub Shop & Lounge
Come hang out and snack.

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Do you have...

  • Food
  • Winter coat
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Scarf

If yes, GREAT! If not, and you are in need of these items please contact us at

Winter Share

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The Student Support Basic Needs Hub was created to facilitate the connection of campus and community resources for students in need. Basic needs security refers to food, housing and wellness security of our community.

If you are a student in need and would like to request resources, please complete the resource request form. Note that demonstrated need, availability of resources, relevance and timing of the request will all be taken into account when allocating resources.

If you would like to refer a student in need of assistance or have questions, please email us at

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