Incoming Students

Welcome Class of 2026 and New Transfer Students!

The College Center for Advising Services (CCAS) assists undergraduate students with their academic needs by helping them find accurate academic information, opportunities to make the most of their undergraduate years, and solutions to academic problems. If you have any questions, please email us at See also our advice from the dean page.

Important information for first-year students:

Academic Advising

Beginning with students enrolling in the Class of 2024 and new transfer students enrolling in fall 2020, every undergraduate in Arts, Sciences & Engineering will be assigned an advisor who will remain with the student throughout their time at Rochester—beginning with the summer prior to matriculation, up until graduation.

Courses and workshops for first-year students:

Important academic information:

Special Academic Opportunities

New Student Orientation

Check out the Orientation and First-Year Programs website for the most up-to-date information.