The Pit

Taking a trip back to campus? Read on for information on all of the benefits available to you during your visit.

Larry and Cindy Bloch Alumni and Advancement Center – A warm "home away from home" to help alumni stay connected to the University and each other. Located at 300 East River Road. Get directions.

Alumni ID – A University Alumni ID card is requested for many campus services. Cards may be obtained free of charge from the River Campus ID office located in the Customer Service Center on the 1st floor of Susan B. Anthony Hall. Call (585) 275-3975 for hours.

Career Center – Alumni are provided with a free online recruiting and career management network that connects them with employment opportunities.

Interfaith Chapel – Many alumni find this the ideal location to celebrate weddings, memorials and other events.

Parking – One visit per month is allowed free of charge for alumni. Beyond that, visitors can purchase one-day permits at the visitors' booth near the Elmwood Avenue entrance. An Alumni ID is appreciated. Parking is free between 7 PM and 7:30 AM Monday – Friday and throughout the weekend in non-reserved spaces.

Robert B. Goergen Athletic Center – For local alumni, the R Club offers membership, providing access to the entire complex. Out of town alumni have access to all facilities with a University Alumni ID card and a daily usage fee. The Athletic and Aquatic Center hours may change periodically to accommodate varsity athletics or special events. For questions, call (585) 275-7643.

Transcript Requests – Alumni and students will be charged a nominal fee for transcripts, depending on the delivery option selected. Full details are available on the Registrar's website.

University Library Services

Alumni Library Gateway – As an alumnus, you have remote access to several premium library databases. Accessing the premium content (JSTOR, Proquest Alumni Edition, and Sage Journals) requires a NetID. If you don't have a NetID, you can set one up by emailing with your name (include maiden or former names, address, class year, and school. You will receive a one-time promo code and instructions for creating your Rochester Alumni Exchange account that provides you with a NetID.

Medical Center Libraries – Alumni are welcome to visit the library and use materials within the library. Those who are not alumni are eligible to purchase a Miner Library Borrower ID.

River Campus Libraries – Borrowing privileges at River Campus libraries are available with the presentation of a University Alumni ID card.

Sibley Music Libraries – This gateway is designed to provide alumni near and far rich musical resources. Music educators and musicians within a 50-mile radius of Rochester may apply for a Community Borrower's Card.