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First-Year Families

Overview

We know that the transition from high school to college is a big step for students and their families, and are here to help. 

Deadlines and Events

 The following are deadlines and events leading up to your student's first day at the University of Rochester:

  • Decision deadline: May 1
  • Welcome celebrations: July/August
  • Orientation
    • International check-in: August 17
    • International family programming: August 18
    • Domestic check-in: August 19
    • Parent and family orientation: August 19 and 20
  • Fall classes begin: August 26