Don’t miss out on the fun, free campus BBQ, and the opportunity to see actress and former Saturday Night Live comedian Nasim Pedrad; award-winning journalist, speaker, and author Soledad O’Brien; Pulitzer Prize–winning author Ron Chernow; innovative multigenre musical group Pink Martini; and political commentator and former Republican National Committee chair Michael Steele.
Students get a free Meliora Weekend pass, which includes many of the weekend’s exciting events including Meliora Village on Friday and Saturday, the free BBQ lunchon the River Campus and the Eastman Food Truck Rally on Friday, October 5, as well as The League of Extraordinary Uncles concert on Saturday, October 6.
Connect with your relatives too—Meliora Weekend is family weekend. Take part in all of the action with events like Cinema Group’s family movie night, A Cappella Jam, Jazz Night, and the Late Night Carnival—there’s something for everyone.
Meliora Weekend is also the only place you can get your limited-edition Rochester Traditions memorabilia. Exclusive to each class, this swag cannot be found anywhere else on campus and is only available on-site Saturday, October 6, in limited quantities to the first 500 students in each class—courtesy of the Office of Alumni Relations.
- First-year students: heritage pennant
- Sophomores: baseball hat
- Juniors: commemorative scarf
- Seniors: vintage sweatshirt
Interested in volunteering for the weekend? Fill out the sign-up form here. Student volunteers will have access to special events and free food.
Join the fun on social: like, share, snap, and post using #URMW18 for a chance to win prizes, and keep an eye out for exclusive contests and content leading up to and throughout Meliora Weekend.
Register now using your Rochester email address. Visit Rochester.edu/melioraweekend to get started.