Upcoming events

Explore our signature event programs–each designed to expand your knowledge, fulfill your curiosity, and bring the best of Rochester directly to alumni, parents, and friends.

Upcoming events

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Don’t miss these upcoming events.

Experience Rochester

Launched through online events, this ongoing program is devoted to featuring topics and speakers unique to the University.

REAL Conversations

REAL–Rochester’s Equity & Access Leadership–Conversations is a monthly lecture and discussion series that offers authentic discussions featuring brave and candid dialogues around equity, measurable action, and meaningful change.

Career Advice and Networking

Led by alumni entrepreneurs, faculty, and Career Coaches, these convenient webinars offer valuable tools and strategies for every industry, background, and level of experience—helping you feel empowered and supported throughout your career journey.

Meliora Weekend

This is a time to reconnect with classmates, reminisce about campus memories, and rediscover everything you love about the University of Rochester.

University of Rochester Medical Center

Whether you want to reconnect with alumni, support our world-class clinical programs, or learn more about the exciting research taking place at the Medical Center, there’s something for you.

Save the date

September 11, 2022 | Wilmot Warrior Walk and 5K

September 29 – October 2, 2022 | Meliora Weekend

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Missed a virtual event that you’d like to watch? We have an archive of events you can watch online whenever it is most convenient for you. View our YouTube channel and webinar library for recordings.

Health and safety protocols

As of October 4, 2022

University of Rochester Advancement is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable event experience for all our guests.

We strongly encourage all guests to be vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. Per current University policy, masks are optional but welcome.

If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms (such as fever, sore throat, chills, cough, shortness of breath, congestion, nausea or vomiting), within 24 hours of the start of the event, we ask that you please remain at home and join us for another event in the future. We will refund any registration fees if applicable.

All health and safety protocols are subject to change and must also adhere to city, state, and venue restrictions. Please check this site and review your event confirmation email before attending an event.