Young Alumni

Young Alumni

Although you may have left  the River Campus, the Office of Alumni Relations can help you stay connected to your alma mater, peers, and faculty, while providing exclusive programs and services.

As a graduate, you join the more than 100,000 Rochester alumni around the world. We are committed to offering you diverse opportunities to connect back with the University and one another.

All Things College Young Alumni


Attend two or more University events and make a donation of any amount to any fund before June 30, 2019, and you’ll receive an organic cotton University of Rochester tote bag—exclusive to young alumni—delivered just in time for summer 2019. Also, be sure to check the details of upcoming Young Alumni events to see what additional perks you'll get when you refer a fellow young alumnus to an event!

Beyond the Genesee


Welcome to the alumni family, Class of 2019! Beyond the Genesee: A Yellowjacket's Guide to Navigating Life After College is a searchable online guide for new graduates, full of advice from our experienced young alumni. A wide range of transition topics are covered, including applying to graduate school, finding an apartment, preparing for job interviews, and more. In a few months you, too, will have tips of your own to help those following in your footsteps.

Explore Beyond the Genesee here »

Young Alumni Council (YAC)


The Young Alumni Council was formed to help keep Rochester’s recent alumni engaged, connected and involved.

Learn more about the YAC »



One of the most simple and important things you can do to help the University is make a gift, and your participation is essential in establishing a foundation upon which Rochester can rely. Learn more about the impact your gift can have.

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