You can make an extraordinary difference, wherever you live, as a volunteer.

Volunteer Opportunities

Across the nation and around the world, there are thousands of University of Rochester alumni, parents, faculty and staff, and friends, who are supporting the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create—and make the world ever better. And their partnership—demonstrated in a variety of ways—has been invaluable to our success.

VIP Leadership Conference

June 10-11, 2022

This one-of-a-kind conference showcases thought-provoking sessions and provides unique experiences that are designed to prepare, empower, and energize volunteers. The conference kicks off on Friday, June 10 at noon with lunch followed by skills and educational sessions and University tours. Campus experiences, skills sessions, volunteer expo and more events will continue throughout Saturday, June 11. Registrants will receive an email in May to select specific sessions and to build their personal schedules for the conference.

Learn More

Special Announcement: A number of our volunteer partnerships include both in-person and virtual roles. Given the current climate impacted by COVID-19, some in-person opportunities are presently on hold, however you can still take the time to learn more by reviewing the information below, or even raise your hand to volunteer!

Leadership Boards

Alumni Board

The University of Rochester Alumni Board engages all alumni and students in a lifelong connection with one another and with the University. Comprised of individuals from a variety of schools, class years, and backgrounds, this group serves as a voice for the more than 115,000 graduates that make up our global network.

Diversity Advisory Council

The Diversity Advisory Council (DAC) is a national volunteer body responsible for providing leadership, guidance, and feedback to the University of Rochester on diversity and inclusion initiatives for its alumni and students.

Interested in Volunteering?

In partnership with each other and the University, volunteers are helping advance our mission. If you're interested in volunteering, fill out our interest form.


Volunteer interest form

Volunteer Impact

Learn about the numerous ways that volunteers have made a difference across the University and it’s Medical Center this year.


Volunteer Impact

Already A Volunteer?

We'd love to hear your story. If you're interested in sharing, fill out our quick Volunteer Profile Form.


Volunteer Profile Form