University Announces Tuition, Financial Aid Increases for 2016–17
Tuition for undergraduates in the College will rise 3.8 percent to $49,260 in the 2016-17 academic year, with the commitment to undergraduate financial aid increasing 13.5 percent to $122.2 million. Tuition for the Eastman School of Music will also increase 3.8 percent to $49,600. Read more...
Simon Business School Receives $20 Million Gift Commitment
An anonymous Rochester alumnus has made the largest single gift commitment ever to the Simon Business School. The $20 million deferred commitment will provide unrestricted support for the school’s mission and will help ensure the professional success of future Simon students and alumni. Read more...
Housing Selection Process Begins March 18
Freshman, sophomore, and junior students in the College begin the housing selection process on March 18, when the online housing contract submission is available. Click here
for more information regarding housing contracts and the housing lottery, as well as details on housing options. Call Parent and Family Relations at (585) 275-5415 or the Office of Residential Life and Housing Services at (585) 275-3166 with any questions.
Reminder: Student Account Balances
Student account balances must be paid in full for students in the College to register for the fall 2016 semester and participate in the housing lottery for the 2016–17 academic year. Registration begins April 4, and the River Campus housing contract submission deadline is April 6. For more information about your student’s account, contact the Bursar’s Office
at (585) 275-3931.
Urban League President to Students: ‘Activism Is a Mind-set’
Marc Morial (right), president of the National Urban League and former mayor of New Orleans, meets Aleem Griffiths ’17 during a Q&A session at Douglass Leadership House. Before delivering the University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address, Morial answered questions about activism, race, and the keys to leading a successful life. Read more...
Send ‘Hugs from Home’
Thinking of sending your son or daughter a care package for encouragement this semester? The Hugs from Home page
can help you find vendors with a variety of options from which to choose.
Grant Helps Launch Student-Led Recycling Campaign
The University has received a grant to fund a three-part plan to help reduce, reuse, and recycle plastic grocery bags. The plan was developed by five EcoReps—freshmen in a yearlong course that combines environmental education with strategies for engagement. Read more...
Registration Open for Summer Classes
With four sessions and more than 100 classes to choose from, students can earn up to 12 credits over the summer at a discounted summer tuition rate. Many students at the College take courses in the summer to make up a course, focus on a particularly challenging subject, or get ahead in their coursework so that they can have more time to complete a second major, a study abroad program, or an internship. See the Summer Session 2016 course offerings
. For more information and to register, visit the Summer Sessions website
, email the Office of Summer Programs and Part-Time Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org
, or call (585) 275-2345.