graduation_featured

Countdown to Commencement

Nearly 3,000 individuals will have their bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees conferred during the University’s 164th commencement ceremonies.

Screenshot 2014-05-15 13.47.18

Graphic: Senior Portrait

More than 1,200 undergraduates in the College will receive degrees during commencement ceremonies. Here’s a snapshot of where the students in the graduating class came from and what they studied at Rochester.

Continue Reading

Monika Cepulis , Andrew Brink, and Eric Hepler enjoy a fall day on Eastman Quad in 2011.

Senior Class Scrapbook

A collection of photos of the Class of 2014 through the years.

Continue Reading

Lendsey Achudi

Class of 2014: Making Their Mark

A look at some of the students who, like so many of their classmates, have made the most of their experience at Rochester.

Continue Reading

meliora

Leaders, Scholars to Be Recognized

During Rochester’s 164th commencement ceremonies, the University will recognize 10 distinguished leaders and scholars with honorary degrees, medals, and awards for scholarship and teaching.

Continue Reading

class_president_wu

A Message From the 2014 Class Council President

“Ever better is not just something we say. It is something we, as a class, do. It is in the way our eyes light up and congratulate each other when one of us has reached another important milestone in our lives.”

Continue Reading

Chris Matthews to Address Graduates

Chris Matthews, highly respected political news commentator and historian, has interviewed world leaders and addressed the nation’s political issues.

Continue Reading

ceremony_scene

Graphic: The AS&E Ceremony Scene

The University’s historic Eastman Quadrangle becomes a modern outdoor auditorium each May as members of the College’s graduating class celebrate commencement with their families and friends.

Continue Reading

green

Students Don ‘Green’ Gowns

Graduating seniors are donning commencement gowns made of 100 percent post-consumer recycled plastic bottles.

Continue Reading

Anderson, Marian

A Proud Past of Speakers, Honorees

The practice of having an outside commencement speaker at the University began sometime in the early 20th century.

Continue Reading

Rochester, NY
Today Wednesday Thursday
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM EDT on September 16, 2014
Chance of Rain
66°/45°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 11:00 PM EDT on September 17, 2014
Partly Cloudy
68°/48°
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM EDT on September 18, 2014
Chance of Rain
61°/41°